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 Yodamann's Sintra WIP

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #30 on: May 29, 2016, 07:18 PM »
Size bigger for height, size smaller for width, bland the two together to get something that fits your build. Space from where you first put the collar but then add an extra half cm to the gaps between armour would be my advice. With it already cut out - definitely only trim the width off not any height and see how it looks then. Remember to trim from both inside and outside of the chest plates or you'll end up with extra thin little prongs on the outside.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #31 on: May 29, 2016, 11:57 PM »
Size bigger for height, size smaller for width, bland the two together to get something that fits your build. Space from where you first put the collar but then add an extra half cm to the gaps between armour would be my advice. With it already cut out - definitely only trim the width off not any height and see how it looks then. Remember to trim from both inside and outside of the chest plates or you'll end up with extra thin little prongs on the outside.

If I'm reading your comment correctly, it looks like your concern is over insufficient sintra on the existing plates? I checked my new templates against what I already had cut out, and the only new ones that don't fit quite right are the collar and back plates. On the collar, it's a matter of the 1 cm on the inside of the collar, and I have enough scrap sintra to cut a new back and then the existing back becomes new scrap. As for the spacing advice, I added some more space, and here's the result:


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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #32 on: May 30, 2016, 04:58 AM »
They look like they'll be alright at that length providing you have a good size girth/sash and cod plate. But they still look too wide for your frame.



That is the pic that had me worried - template over plate that looks like you're planning to trim off a cm or so from the bottom of the collar plate.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #33 on: May 30, 2016, 05:02 PM »
They look like they'll be alright at that length providing you have a good size girth/sash and cod plate. But they still look too wide for your frame.

That is the pic that had me worried - template over plate that looks like you're planning to trim off a cm or so from the bottom of the collar plate.

So I should just trim the sides  and top of the collar plate, and then see where I am?

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #34 on: May 30, 2016, 06:35 PM »
Aye width only. You do not want to take any height of any of those.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #35 on: Jun 09, 2016, 09:24 PM »
Here we go, I've got some new templates, and I think these might be the ones. But what do I know?

Anywho, here they are:



I added some length to the "prongs" on the collar, and I narrowed the 5'9" templates by about 10% while maintaining height. Hooray for online tools!

So now they reach the ol' BB and I can cross my arms. I guess I also need to trim the sides of the collar plate, but that can wait until I have chest/belly plates that fit.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #36 on: Jun 09, 2016, 11:31 PM »
Tragically, the top of the collar (ie, the part against your neck) is now too low.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #37 on: Jun 10, 2016, 05:23 AM »
Aye, trim the outside edge of the collar to match the chest width and add half a cm to the inside edge of the collar plate and you have a winner.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #38 on: Jun 10, 2016, 09:55 PM »
Here we go, new collar plate, now with added interior area!


And just look at that fit!


If this is looking good, I think I can start trimming the actual plates tomorrow.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #39 on: Jun 11, 2016, 05:35 AM »
Yup. Looks good.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #40 on: Jun 11, 2016, 05:18 PM »
So today, I got to trimming. As my existing collar plate couldn't be trimmed, I re-purposed my existing back plate (also not trim worthy).

Here's what I've got now:


I'm thinking I'll use what are now the backs of the painted plates as the backs, as they got a few nicks on the from in the process of cutting them out.

Now for my gauntlets, I was thinking of putting some plates on them, kind of like this: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=5332.msg516643#msg516643

I was wondering if I could use shoulder bell shapes as the extra plates, or if that was against the CRLs.

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #41 on: Jun 11, 2016, 05:30 PM »
Shoulders must be shoulders only. Shoulders should not be gauntlets, knees, ab plates or anything else :P

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #42 on: Jun 16, 2016, 11:40 PM »
I kinda figured that would be the answer about the shoulders, but it couldn't hurt to ask.

Anywho, I got some more cutting done tonight:

Shoulders have been resized:


And I got the back plate cut out. I just need to sand the edges.


Plan for the weekend is to sand the backplate, and make a pattern for a flak vest.

On a somewhat related note, how are my existing leg plates/cod size-wise?

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #43 on: Jun 17, 2016, 06:13 AM »
Trim about half an inch of the bottom of the shins and drop them down and trim about the same from the bottom of the thighs and don't move them. That should give you enough room to fit your knees in. You may decide to trim a little more off the shins for better fit/comfort and to stop them dropping and clipping the knees - but that decision will be better made when the knees are in place.
Size of the cod looks fine :)

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Re: Yodamann's Sintra WIP
« Reply #44 on: Jun 24, 2016, 12:34 AM »
Tonight I flattened out my leg plates and marked out the areas to cut. I thought I would get some input from here before I cut, what with the finality of the rotary cutter and all.

So without further ado... pictures!


all the plates laid out. You can also see my work sandals in this one.


Shin one. I measured out 1.5cm from the bottom and marked the line with a pencil.


This one was more connect the dots, as curves are harder to measure off of.


Shin two. Not much to say here.


Thigh II. Once the other thigh is cut, I'll use it as a template so that the curves are the same across both plates. I was just eyeballing the last one, and so I didn't trust myself to get the shape identical without some help.


Is this enough of a cut?

 


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