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 Chro's Gaunts, 2014 upgrades on pg 6

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Re: Chro's Gaunts, 2014 upgrades
« Reply #75 on: Oct 15, 2014, 09:54 AM »
I've since overhauled the gauntlets, as depicted in my main build thread. Long story short, I used the toilet brush method to build new gauntlets from scratch.



These fit great, they're light, and they're durable. Only problem was that kids could see the phone that I've always had on these and they would tell me they could see it. This is both embarrassing and against CRLs, so I had to fix this.

Sorry for the lack of build pictures, but what I did is really simple:




I took a piece of leftover sintra and cut it to size, then used a heat gun to curve in one side. Once I had the curve, I added a piece of plastic to the front (cut to shape) to cover up that end, and cut a notch in the sintra to fit the clip from the phone holder. Once it was painted, I drilled and riveted it to the hinge already present and voila: hidden phone.

This is the happiest I've been with my phone setup yet. It looks beefy and serious, but it isn't heavy. I can easily remove the phone for use thanks to the clip-in system, but the whole thing is concealed while retaining easy access.

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Re: Chro's Gaunts, 2014 upgrades on pg 6
« Reply #76 on: Oct 15, 2014, 09:58 AM »
Awsome job vod they look really good!

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