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  1. Member Since
    Mar 2008
    Apr 1, 2008, 4:20 PM - Newbie Introduction #1

    Hey everyone, some may know me from the RPF as being a big Indy, Blade Runner fan and crazy paper prop guy, but like many people I have been a huge SW fan for my entire life. Growing up, my favorite character in the series was Fett and of course I had the vinyl costume with real thin... and totally inaccurate mask front... ha ha

    For the past year I have been pretty light on any prop projects as I have been working on my own artwork to put in our new house that we built last year. During that time I have been thinking about two projects; the first is gathering parts and building a new proton pack to replace the one I sold almost four years ago (I should never have done that); the second was deciding if I should go all the way with Fett or do a bust display of Fett. I have run the numbers, I am used to this expensive little hobby of ours, and I finally decided that I really wanted to go all of the way and do an entire Fett.

    So where do I go? TDH of course. I have been lerking here for a while, but I finally joined the other day. I am now ready to get started researching a ROTJ Fett to be the centerpiece of my collection. I hope in the process I will be able to find a way of contributing to this community. There are a lot of talented people here and I have learned a lot already just as a lerker.


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  3. HeadlessHunter's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 2003
    Apr 1, 2008, 4:24 PM - Re: Newbie Introduction #2

    A very warm welcome, your in the right place indeed, I am also a member on the RPF my screen name there is CommanderCody You've probably already searched around all the various forum sections and I think you'll find this is one of the friendliest costuming boards around, a lot of hugely talented artisans here, sculptors, painters etc who will do their utmost to help you achieve your ROTJ dream, all the best


    PS - I cant tempt you to go ESB can I?
  4. stormtrooperguy's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 2004
    Apr 1, 2008, 4:40 PM - Re: Newbie Introduction #3

    Quote HeadlessHunter said: View Post
    PS - I cant tempt you to go ESB can I?


    welcome to the board! read up, look at old threads, and you'll suddenly find your brain overflowing with fett trivia!
  5. Member Since
    Mar 2008
    Apr 2, 2008, 11:27 AM - Re: Newbie Introduction #4

    Ok, so I spent some more time looking at my copy of Chronicles last night and then I hit TDH again... just note that I am not being swayed by peer pressure BUT I have changed my mind, I think I am going to go with the ESB Fett.

    I keep reading all of these great threads with paint progressions of kits and I just decided and this may sound totally superficial, but I like the paint scheme of the ESB Fett a little better... personal preference, nothing more.

    So that is what swayed me the most. LOL

  6. TehEl1te's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2008
    Apr 2, 2008, 12:45 PM - Re: Newbie Introduction #5

    Haha, I'm in the same boat bbabich. I realy like the ROTJ Fett, but for some reason I like the paint scheme of ESB better. Thats what im gonna do as well. Keep us posted with progress! I'll do the same whenever I piece mine together over time Welcome to TDH, these guys and gals rock, you'll love it here.

  7. BobaFett07's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2007
    Apr 2, 2008, 2:33 PM - Re: Newbie Introduction #6

    Bryan, Welcome to the TDH! Good luck and go ROTJ! That's the style I'm going with!
    Check the Cargo Hold for things to start your journey with. There are a lot of talented people here and the tutorials/advice given is priceless!

    Good luck!,
  8. Admin Staff webchief's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2002
    Apr 2, 2008, 3:42 PM - Re: Newbie Introduction #7

    Welcome to TDH!
  9. I helped at SDCC '08 MandalorFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 2005
    Apr 2, 2008, 3:54 PM - Re: Newbie Introduction #8

    Bryan, welcome to TDH. There are some great threads about the suit being made for Jeremy Bulloch currently. The suit is an ESB replica, so they're great for reference.

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