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Re: triss's armor
« Reply #15 on: Jun 18, 2021, 07:23 PM »
For my vest, the sides have some velcro closures and the neck hole is just big enough to get my head through. I really recommend a method which you can get on by yourself, whatever that may be. For me it was openings on the side, I can just pat down the velcro and be ready to go!

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« Reply #16 on: Jun 18, 2021, 08:59 PM »
I think I will probably use Velcro, since I have a lot of it that I got for free. Thanks again guys for all of your awesome options and ideas. I will post pictures of the vest when I am finished with it. :P

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« Reply #17 on: Jun 24, 2021, 12:47 PM »
su'cuy vods, thanks to all your help, i finished my vest. my next step is to draw patterns for armor. i started the chest pattern with cardboard (see pic) dose it look to big to you?    (sorry the cardboard is crooked)
 



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Re: triss's armor
« Reply #18 on: Jun 24, 2021, 04:10 PM »
Hello Cattriss,  :)

I do think the plates look a little to wide for you.  So a good rule of thumb is that you should be able to lift your arms up infront of you without hitting the plates on the outside or having them fold over each other on the inside.   As it is now it looks like it will catch you in the upper arm or even a bit in the armpit area.  Which when you wear your kit long term will hurt and bruise you with repeated bumping.  Personally I think that the rest looks good.  :like:

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« Reply #19 on: Jun 24, 2021, 04:29 PM »
Vest looks great! As said before, plates look a little too wide, you should have them so you can comfortably move around. I like to put my plates on and do everyday tasks like water my plants or unload the dishwasher, it really shows you the limits of mobility and how your plates fit on you. But the size and spacing looks generally pretty good!

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Re: triss's armor
« Reply #20 on: Jun 24, 2021, 05:10 PM »
Hello Cattriss,  :)

I do think the plates look a little to wide for you.  So a good rule of thumb is that you should be able to lift your arms up infront of you without hitting the plates on the outside or having them fold over each other on the inside.   As it is now it looks like it will catch you in the upper arm or even a bit in the armpit area.  Which when you wear your kit long term will hurt and bruise you with repeated bumping.  Personally I think that the rest looks good.  :like:
.           Thanks that's really good advice!! I will definitely trim the plates mentioned and hopefully post pictures of it tonight. ;D


Vest looks great! As said before, plates look a little too wide, you should have them so you can comfortably move around. I like to put my plates on and do everyday tasks like water my plants or unload the dishwasher, it really shows you the limits of mobility and how your plates fit on you. But the size and spacing looks generally pretty good!
.    Thanks evening.echiveria!! :P that's a great idea! I have LOTS of plants so it would work well. I will try it this Saturday When I water them

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« Reply #21 on: Jun 24, 2021, 10:31 PM »
so i trimmed about 1cm ish off of the collar and chest. i think i will trim some more off though. the cardboard armor dose not sit well on me, mainly because it is being held on by scotch tape. i have ordered some 3mm sintra/pvc board, that should arrive soon. 


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« Reply #22 on: Jun 24, 2021, 11:53 PM »
Looks good, ultimately comes down to if you can move around well in it. Good luck working with the sintra!

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Re: triss's armor
« Reply #23 on: Jun 25, 2021, 07:47 AM »
Looks good, ultimately comes down to if you can move around well in it. Good luck working with the sintra!
  thanks! I still have quite a few of patterns to make.  :knee, Thighs/holsters, hand, Gauntlets, shoulder. So I better get working  ???

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Re: triss's armor
« Reply #24 on: Jun 25, 2021, 09:25 AM »
The sizing definitely looks better.  I think I agree with your assessment that it still needs a little more off.  Not much, just a little trim.  I would run your templates through your Ruus'alor before you cut into your Sintra, just to be sure its good to go.   ;)

Don't let the templates get you down.   One piece at a time and soon it will all be there!  :like:

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« Reply #25 on: Jun 25, 2021, 10:16 AM »
The sizing definitely looks better.  I think I agree with your assessment that it still needs a little more off.  Not much, just a little trim.  I would run your templates through your Ruus'alor before you cut into your Sintra, just to be sure its good to go.   ;)

Don't let the templates get you down.   One piece at a time and soon it will all be there!  :like:
      thanks for the encouragement!! I appreciate it :<3: I have been post on my clans forum as well so that's been helpful two. ;D

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Re: triss's armor
« Reply #26 on: Jun 26, 2021, 06:25 AM »
Su'cuy, I am still working at doing my patterns, but in the mean time I've been thinking about belts. I have the material to make pouches, but not sure of a good style for my belt or pouches. So I would really love if you guys could post pictures of your belts and what you did.

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« Reply #27 on: Jun 29, 2021, 12:46 PM »
update: so i did my knee patterns. what do you think? the pvc/sintra i ordered also arrived today. :porg1:







i didn't have any darts for my knees so i just stuck arrow heads in them. so if they look funny that's why.

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« Reply #28 on: Jun 29, 2021, 01:49 PM »
Knees look great! Good luck on the sintra  :like:

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Re: triss's armor
« Reply #29 on: Jun 29, 2021, 03:19 PM »
Looks like a great fit, they should transfer to sintra really well! I don't know why cardboard armor is so exciting, but it really is. ;D And the fun thing about being shipped sintra is you get more cardboard! :porg2:

It may just be that I'm not familiar with arrows, but those arrow heads look like greeblies that suit the knees really well to me!

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