I just got back a few hours ago and I had a blast. It was great hanging out with some of you guys, even if it was just for a little while during the 501st pic, (plus right after that me and BobaFettish got to go to the front of the line in the store so we could get the figs :D) but the...
I use velcro and I dont really recommend it. It tends to push the armor off of the vest more than you want it too. I think I'm gonna remove it all and glue the armor to the vest before C3. My $.02
P.S. My armor is sintra but I think the fiberglass would act the same in this case :D
Well Ive gone just over $2000 now I think. Thats over the course of 4 years now though. i've gone through 2 buckets, 2 jumpsuits, 3 pairs of gauntlets, 2 pairs of boots, 3 ammo belts, and 2 girth belts. I still have the same RA armor that I bought back in 2001 though :D That's next on the...
This sounds like the most reasonable to me. After so much time with all the weight of the jet pack putting stress on them, the seams must have ripped and the rest just happened from there. It almost looks to me like you can see the seams at the very top of the rips, but I can't really tell.
I just managed to aquire this piece on eBay for a steal price and wanted to show it off.
I'll post some more pics and see just how accurate it is when I actually recieve it :D