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Mandalorian Armor => Equipment & Accessories => Topic started by: TurboTeaBagger on Nov 14, 2020, 09:35 PM

Title: Q? if your flak vest is a jacket why do you need an flight suite top?
Post by: TurboTeaBagger on Nov 14, 2020, 09:35 PM
so i have a leather jacket im moddin gfor a flak vest,
se pics
(https://i.imgur.com/v2vCaEk.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/ZfmOc5Z.jpg)
 iplan on wearing a neck seal,
so now im not sure why would i run a top flight suit and not just a t-shirt
am i the first to run into this?
Title: Re: Q? if your flak vest is a jacket why do you need an flight suite top?
Post by: Arminius on Nov 14, 2020, 09:45 PM
I don't think you can just use jackets as flak vests. Have you run this through the app team?

Remember that even if you can mod the jacket as a flak vest you have to follow the CRL, which specifically states that you require a flight suit. The CRL is made based on visual references so that all costumes are consistent and fit in the era they are designed for. Not to mention that modding a jacket as a flak vest would be a considerable effort and would require a lot of work. Frankly it doesn't seem like it's worth it.

You can make a two-part flight suit if you want, but you can't just use a regular shirt you picked up at a local store. It has to be something that looks in-universe and, again, that complies with the CRL and the overall SW and Mandalorian aesthetic. Furthermore it has to give the appearance of a single-piece flight suit.

Here's a link to the Costume Requirementes (http://mandalorianmercs.org/get-involved/costume-requirements/), make sure your ideas are in line with them and you shouldn't have any problem whatsoever. Hope this helps! :like:
Title: Re: Q? if your flak vest is a jacket why do you need an flight suite top?
Post by: TurboTeaBagger on Nov 15, 2020, 12:35 AM
I don't think you can just use jackets as flak vests. Have you run this through the app team?

Remember that even if you can mod the jacket as a flak vest you have to follow the CRL, which specifically states that you require a flight suit. The CRL is made based on visual references so that all costumes are consistent and fit in the era they are designed for. Not to mention that modding a jacket as a flak vest would be a considerable effort and would require a lot of work. Frankly it doesn't seem like it's worth it.

You can make a two-part flight suit if you want, but you can't just use a regular shirt you picked up at a local store. It has to be something that looks in-universe and, again, that complies with the CRL and the overall SW and Mandalorian aesthetic. Furthermore it has to give the appearance of a single-piece flight suit.

Here's a link to the Costume Requirementes (http://mandalorianmercs.org/get-involved/costume-requirements/), make sure your ideas are in line with them and you shouldn't have any problem whatsoever. Hope this helps! :like:
ok that makes sense to make sure,, i sent a few questions to APP to make sure,
 i reread it a few times, i think the problem is  that its not in cannon they way the crl are now,
the heavy mando uses a flak vest that goes below the wasit belt,   so i asked for a claification on that,
Title: Re: Q? if your flak vest is a jacket why do you need an flight suite top?
Post by: Arminius on Nov 15, 2020, 12:45 AM
That's post-imperial and still I'm not sure that a jacket would work as a flak vest. As far as I can tell the CRLs are up to date. The post-imperial flak vest may be longer but even if it goes past the waist you still need a flight suit. I suggest using a work coverall if you want a single-piece or hospital scrubs if you want a two-piece flight suit.
Title: Re: Q? if your flak vest is a jacket why do you need an flight suite top?
Post by: Kurz on Nov 15, 2020, 05:50 AM
IMO, flack vests are sleeveless, so you would anyway need sleeves that match your pants to be sewn to the flack vest itself to give the illusion of a single piece flightsuit. That's a lot of work.