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flak vest

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Kryamla Redalur

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Re: flak vest
« Reply #15 on: Mar 17, 2017, 06:27 PM »
It looks like the collar could come up a bit and the rest of the plates to follow. The collar should pretty much be choking you (but not actually!)
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #16 on: Mar 17, 2017, 06:42 PM »
I will try my neck seal is kinda big so it might get in wait,besides at how's the spacing.
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #17 on: Mar 18, 2017, 12:30 AM »
Spacing appears consistent all around, good job there :)
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #18 on: Mar 18, 2017, 07:35 AM »
Spacing appears consistent all around, good job there :)
Great im just going to temporally put them on with magnets  of if they will stay on and the day after the con will go to armor party to get help making it stay,what is the best way to put on back plate?
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #19 on: Mar 18, 2017, 03:52 PM »
Mine has about 6 snaps that are arranged around the back plate and snap to the flak vest in strategic places to take the weight and pull the flak vest up to the back plate so I don't get any gaps.
Then, above both shoulders on the back plate, I embedded two Chicago screws above that allow me to attach two thick leather straps that go over my shoulders and connect with snaps to the underside of my collar plate.
That means I can leave the backplate connected to the vest, put on the flak vest and snap the collar plate onto the vest and finally the two straps.

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Re: flak vest
« Reply #20 on: Mar 18, 2017, 11:23 PM »
My backplates are held on by Velcro. it does sometimes need a little adjustment here and there, but overall I like this method personally
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #21 on: Mar 19, 2017, 10:49 AM »
I moved the color plate as much as I could and formed plates more to body.
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #22 on: Mar 19, 2017, 02:18 PM »
The collar looks like it's in a better spot :) don't forgot to leave the same distance between your collar and chest plates as the chest and ab plates
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #23 on: Mar 19, 2017, 02:33 PM »
The collar looks like it's in a better spot :) don't forgot to leave the same distance between your collar and chest plates as the chest and ab plates

So is the distance between the chest plates good and I just have to make sure collar is sane distance or do I need to move chest plates closer?
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #24 on: Mar 20, 2017, 12:57 PM »
Spacing should be consistent between all plates. We like to say that it should be about a thumb width apart.
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #25 on: Mar 20, 2017, 05:23 PM »
Spacing should be consistent between all plates. We like to say that it should be about a thumb width apart.
ok thanks will fix tonight and then put on shoulder plates.
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #26 on: Mar 21, 2017, 10:38 AM »
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #27 on: Mar 22, 2017, 06:12 AM »
Almost there...

Check out how the top corners of Jango's chest plates line up with the bottom corners of the collar to form neat side-on V shapes...
   
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This would mean either widening the collar or trimming the outside edges of the chest & ab plates and I'm erring on the side of the latter solution - any other Ruus'alors want to take a look at this and feedback?


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Re: flak vest
« Reply #28 on: Mar 22, 2017, 01:50 PM »
Spacing looks good. And yes I agree that the chest plates will need a trim so they line up with the collar. I think the collar is the right size so I would trim the chest plates
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Re: flak vest
« Reply #29 on: Mar 23, 2017, 06:29 PM »
Put magnets on how is it now
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