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 Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP

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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #45 on: Jun 10, 2016, 05:45 PM »
There isn't a seam to split inside.  There is a zipper that runs through the entire perimeter of the vest interior.  Basically the vest is one big pocket for Kevlar panels.  It was designed for function, not fashion. 



I'm terrible with alterations, but this involves a whole new set of challenges.


Mi'ix, I'll bring it to JAFAX since I can't make it to the east side AP this weekend. 
I don't know if we're doing a west side AP this month, I know it was mentioned, but if nothing else, we can get a gameplan for what to do with it at JAFAX and I can take it from there.

Maybe we can enlist Aria and her sewing skills. 

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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #46 on: Jun 10, 2016, 05:49 PM »
So, the shoulder doesn't have a seam like the one I added in the picture??


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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #47 on: Jun 10, 2016, 05:56 PM »
Unfortunately, no. 



Here is a shot underneath the zipper.  No seam.  And there's no seam on the beige cover I made for it.

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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #48 on: Jun 11, 2016, 12:07 PM »
Can I use EVA foam for the flak jacket? Armor is 1/4"  pvc is too heavy for cloth flak jacket, looks like poo! Tried backing cloth with EVA, looked ok, the EVA looked best as a flak jacket, has a nice weave look to it.

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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #49 on: Jun 11, 2016, 12:19 PM »
Can I use EVA foam for the flak jacket? Armor is 1/4"  pvc is too heavy for cloth flak jacket, looks like poo! Tried backing cloth with EVA, looked ok, the EVA looked best as a flak jacket, has a nice weave look to it.

Seems like this would be a question for your own thread.  No offense, but this does not pertain to anything in my WIP thread.

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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #50 on: Jun 11, 2016, 12:30 PM »
What he said, but also the answer to your question is no. EVA is not an acceptable building material and definitely wouldn't work as a replacement for a fabric garment. If you want to discuss it further, feel free to PM me or start a new thread.

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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #51 on: Oct 30, 2016, 07:48 PM »
So I've been back at it, went with a different flak vests that fits and looks much better and I started on a rope girth belt to either replace or go with my current belt.

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Re: Soft parts, flight suit, flak vest, etc. WIP
« Reply #52 on: Nov 20, 2016, 03:03 PM »
Also scrapped my coveralls as they are far too baggy.  Went with my old USAF flightsuit, with mods in progress.  Will update with pics of new soft parts soon.

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