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 Straka Zulu, Brigades or Bust!

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #510 on: Sep 21, 2014, 03:08 PM »
OK Vod this is what i'm seeing ;) BUT app style pics would help  :P

apart from the wonky chest plates  :rolleyes: your knees are not even.

also you cod does look a bit high  ???

your close vod ;) only small things and they are mainly placement ;)

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #511 on: Sep 21, 2014, 10:54 PM »
OK Vod this is what i'm seeing ;) BUT app style pics would help  :P

apart from the wonky chest plates  :rolleyes: your knees are not even.

also you cod does look a bit high  ???

your close vod ;) only small things and they are mainly placement ;)
All good in pointing out, Niabi. ;D Thank you.
The knees look offset, but there is a black secondary plate on the right knee, so they are aligned.  Might have to add some color to show that.
Cod was high in this pic, adjusted it a bit lower for the troop I just went on. 

As is always the case, wearing for an extended period will show exactly what you need to fix:
-Said knees need better attachments, elastic pulled loose.
-Helmet could use better ventilation and padding.
-NEED some insoles for the boots.
-Need to get better fixtures for the chest/ab plates.
-Shoulders of the backplate need better bends, float way too high off the shoulder... STILL... >:(

Other than that, had a blast!  Pics to come!

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #512 on: Sep 25, 2014, 09:59 PM »

Action Figure Pose!
Need to fix so much...

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #513 on: Sep 26, 2014, 12:21 AM »
NICE! Very good, vod! :)

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #514 on: Oct 03, 2014, 01:40 PM »
OK, some minor updates:


So, fixed up a couple paint spots that had been bothering me, and added some ventilation to the bucket.  Next, might drill some small holes to the sides, in the groove of the earcaps, to be able to hear better.

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #515 on: Oct 03, 2014, 01:45 PM »
Looks good vod-only thing I'd change is it looks like the botom keyslot is fully opened while the  rest are just cut with slits? it might be cool to cut them all full andthen put a perforate metal grill behind it like the metal  that covers speakers or something

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #516 on: Oct 03, 2014, 05:43 PM »
Yeah, was figuring on that. ;D

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Re: My first build, looking for advice. Almost there...
« Reply #517 on: Oct 08, 2014, 06:12 PM »
So close I can taste it... Although, it could just be paint fumes. :rolleyes:
Got some ideas for taking up some real estate between my ab plate and girth belt, main one being one of the web belts I have, and hanging my pouches off of that.
Also, need to get some sticky-back Velcro for my knees, have to sew some of the regular kind to my elastic for that.
Need either a better Dremel tool, or a thin saw to open my keyholes further. Current tool isn't keeping a charge.
Pics to come, as I take them.

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Re: My first build, looking for advice. Almost there...
« Reply #518 on: Oct 08, 2014, 07:20 PM »
So close I can taste it... Although, it could just be paint fumes. :rolleyes:
Got some ideas for taking up some real estate between my ab plate and girth belt, main one being one of the web belts I have, and hanging my pouches off of that.
Also, need to get some sticky-back Velcro for my knees, have to sew some of the regular kind to my elastic for that.
Need either a better Dremel tool, or a thin saw to open my keyholes further. Current tool isn't keeping a charge.
Pics to come, as I take them.

Check harbor freight or Menard's for their brand of rotary tools. They only rune about $15-20.

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #519 on: Oct 08, 2014, 07:40 PM »
Had one, but it kept telling me "Nnnnnnooooo, nnnnnno, nnnnnnooo...." as I tried to cut.

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #520 on: Oct 08, 2014, 08:51 PM »
Had one, but it kept telling me "Nnnnnnooooo, nnnnnno, nnnnnnooo...." as I tried to cut.

Does it still run? If so, you should pick up some cutoff wheels, as they do a great job cutting anything. :)

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #521 on: Oct 08, 2014, 09:19 PM »
That was with the cutoff wheels :'(

Going to borrow one, a Craftsman, from my buir. It's what I used to finish my visor.

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #522 on: Oct 08, 2014, 09:32 PM »
That was with the cutoff wheels :'(

Going to borrow one, a Craftsman, from my buir. It's what I used to finish my visor.

That's really odd. At least you have someone to borrow from! :)

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #523 on: Oct 13, 2014, 02:25 AM »
So tired of getting stuck with a 4-day on, 1-day off schedule at work. Leaves me zero time to plan or work on my kit.  Anywhoo... Going to try a few things out, see if I like where the ideas I'm coming up with take me. Pics to come.

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Re: My first build, looking for advice
« Reply #524 on: Oct 19, 2014, 01:56 AM »
Looking for input.  The black pouches were what I was using at Cincy, but they were on the belt holding my cod plate on.  The other is a handbag that I found lying around in a bin of Ren Faire stuff that belonged to my sister's ex.  Any chance I could use either of these (maybe both?) on a belt above the girth?


Painted the knees, so it's a little more apparent that I have an offset piece.  I want to continue this further up the kit, add a elbow guard to the right gauntlet, maybe  an extra plate at the shoulder.

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