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  1. Member Since
    Mar 2007
    Aug 18, 2008, 2:29 PM - Question for veteran Zammers #1

    I am hoping to start my costume as soon as i graduate cosmetology school next april. I was wondering honestly, realisticly, how much you spent total on your costume. If you dont want to post it here you can pm me. I plan to (if they are still being made then) order any premade pieces, unless my brother decides to help me make them. I've tried browsing for prices on things (shoes, fabric, notions, materials of all sorts), but its just always so vague. I dont care if you did it thr trifty way or if you did it the most accurate/pricey way, i just want a realistic price range to plan on spending for it. I just now its an extreme undertaking, and was going to ask for the money for my costume for a graduation gift if its not too much.

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  3. Thumper's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2007
    Aug 19, 2008, 9:29 AM - Re: Question for veteran Zammers #2

    I have spent alot on my Zam so far and I am no where near close to finishing. Here is my list so far.

    Prada shoes - $180
    Zam fabric from custom run - $245
    Aluminum Blaster - $150
    Resin Blaster Handle - $45
    Electronics for Blaster - $140
    Rifle Scope and Greeblie - $80

    Total so far - $840

    I still have tons to purchase for my Zam (leather, dyes, more resin parts, etc). I am going for a vrey acturate Zam costume.
  4. Member Since
    Oct 2003
    Aug 19, 2008, 11:05 AM - Re: Question for veteran Zammers #3

    I'm pretty close to $2,200 and I just have the rifle left to actually buy. I need to still build everything.......but I have all the parts, leathers, dyes, fabric etc. Maybe even a little closer to $2,'s been awhile since I added it all up.
  5. Blue's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2007
    Aug 21, 2008, 9:39 AM - Re: Question for veteran Zammers #4

    I think I'm up to about $3,000. I havn't been keeping track of all the little things for the last few months.
  6. Admin Staff MaulMaus's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 2002
    Aug 21, 2008, 6:20 PM - Re: Question for veteran Zammers #5

    Somewhere around $3,000. I don't know the exact dollar amount because I never added it all up... and I really don't want to know. (It's better that way! )
  7. Iceheart's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 2004
    Aug 27, 2008, 11:43 PM - Re: Question for veteran Zammers #6

    I have about $3500 in mine, but at least $500 of that was parts that I've since replaced, so if you start with the good stuff and make the leather parts yourself, you can do a quite nice one for under $3k
  8. sl tk8456's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 2006
    Sep 2, 2008, 12:52 AM - Re: Question for veteran Zammers #7

    Living in the UK and constantly getting clobbered import tax, Becky's was 3000 maybe more in the end

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