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 FooTheBoss WIP

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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #15 on: Jun 17, 2018, 11:25 PM »
Looking god now on width.  Where is your belly button in the photo? If your ab plate ends at, or an inch or so above it, you're in good shape.
The bottom of that bottom tape is the belly button!  Sweet.  If you think they look good im going to start cutting some sintra !! :D:D:D

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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #16 on: Jun 18, 2018, 10:27 AM »
Yeah your template sizing looks good. Your plate size will change slightly when you start bending and forming your plates so some adjustment may be needed later.

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« Reply #17 on: Jun 18, 2018, 11:16 PM »
What a pain!!!!  Ive been trying to get this straight and tape is a pain to get to hold on the vest!  I think once the plates look good enough im going to go crazy with velcro!
Anyways, lemme have it :D

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« Reply #18 on: Jun 18, 2018, 11:30 PM »
What a pain!!!!  Ive been trying to get this straight and tape is a pain to get to hold on the vest!  I think once the plates look good enough im going to go crazy with velcro!
Anyways, lemme have it :D


Quick update.  I touched up the circled areas.   curved them inwards toward the vest a little more and made it more "flush".  I just dont want to get too far ahead heating it up.  One step at a time! 

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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #19 on: Jun 19, 2018, 07:42 PM »
What I can see from what you've done looks great.  There's a lot that might be revealed from a side facing photo ;)   So if you can get your photographer to take a pic with you facing directly right, and directly left, there might be some other things to look at.  Spcaing and placement look reasonable.  Plates get shaped in 3d though. 

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« Reply #20 on: Jun 19, 2018, 07:45 PM »
What I can see from what you've done looks great.  There's a lot that might be revealed from a side facing photo ;)   So if you can get your photographer to take a pic with you facing directly right, and directly left, there might be some other things to look at.  Spcaing and placement look reasonable.  Plates get shaped in 3d though.
Will do ASAP :D.  Thanks again!!!

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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #21 on: Jun 20, 2018, 12:14 AM »
Ok.  here is an updated front, left and right side post. 6mm sintra plates are being held with masking tape for now.  Still trying to get the adjustments perfect before I move on to the shoulder bells, and lower body.  Lemme have it :D




p.s. I put the helmet on fast but I do have a bacalava to cover up the skin :D

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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #22 on: Jun 20, 2018, 04:23 PM »


The areas I circled appear to be "floating"  -- not laying against the vest, and will need additional shaping or additional velcro.  It looks like the bottom right of your ab plate is also floating.

Other than that, looks pretty good vod!

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« Reply #23 on: Jun 20, 2018, 04:34 PM »
Awesome! Can't wait to make those adjustments

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« Reply #24 on: Jun 21, 2018, 02:23 AM »
Made those corrections.  I used the heat gun on the specific spots and slowly molded them back.


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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #25 on: Jun 21, 2018, 06:50 AM »
Those chest plates are looking good! I love the beveled edges!

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« Reply #26 on: Jun 21, 2018, 09:22 AM »
Those chest plates are looking good! I love the beveled edges!
Thanks!  I'm going to have to redo some of the edges unfortunately.  I should have waited to do the sanding AFTER I formed the plastic :)

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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #27 on: Jun 21, 2018, 09:25 AM »
Unfortunately shaping the plates tends to warp some of the features.  :rolleyes:

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Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #28 on: Jun 21, 2018, 12:56 PM »
You fixed the floating  :D :cookie:

Re: FooTheBoss WIP
« Reply #29 on: Jun 21, 2018, 01:01 PM »
You fixed the floating  :D :cookie:
Saweeeeet!  It does look 100x better.  On to the shoulders and maybe lower body.  Thanks!

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