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Very nice work. Other than the painting of the side rivets as stated above, I don’t see anything keeping you from your approval. Good job.

 

 

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I'll take my submission photos this evening.... Currently e6000ing the flexible hand guards to my rubber gloves so I'll be ready for the next steps .


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I'll take my submission photos this evening.... Currently e6000ing the flexible hand guards to my rubber gloves so I'll be ready for the next steps .

 

 

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E6000 will not work. Neither will superglue or Gorilla glue. It will not hold the silicone to the rubber. You need a glue many of us use called Loctite.

 

 

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E6000 will not work. Neither will superglue or Gorilla glue. It will not hold the silicone to the rubber. You need a glue many of us use called Loctite.
 
 
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Hmmm, I have the just Joseph plates with fabric backing -i thought I read somewhere he said the e6000 would work.


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Ahh, then that should work since he has the fabric on there. The silicone plates that don’t have that fabric backing will not stick using E6000.

 

 

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Ahh, then that should work since he has the fabric on there. The silicone plates that don’t have that fabric backing will not stick using E6000.
 
 
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7 hours ago, Bud Spaklur said:

E6000 will not work. Neither will superglue or Gorilla glue. It will not hold the silicone to the rubber. You need a glue many of us use called Loctite.

Actually it depends what silicone hand guards they are, I have had 3 from different vendors and each one needed a different glue, I've used E6000, superglue and Sikaflex silicon. So try on a small section before fully gluing.

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Looking great Jen!!:duim:

 

While you wait for approval paint the left side rivets;)

 

Can't wait to see it in person. We'll bust Leia together! I'll even let you slap on the cuff's Rookie.

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Looking great Jen!!:duim:
 
While you wait for approval paint the left side rivets
 
Can't wait to see it in person. We'll bust Leia together! I'll even let you slap on the cuff's Rookie.

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Oops! That was yesterday's picture! I did paint those rivets!

Can't wait to troop! I'll pack my cuffs



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Congratulations! Spray paint a white Imperial cog on that dog of yours!


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He's got his Darth Vader collar on .


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These are not the pan head screws, right?
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And I know I need to add the d ring to my hyperfirm e11. I'm assuming I drill out the hole. Do I then cut the d ring? Any tips for where on it? Also need to repaint the d ring.

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These are pan heads, they have the curved sides, required for L2 

 

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Drill holes a little way in housing, cut D ring to same depth of the holes, open D ring with pliers enough so you can fit in both ends, then bend straight so it’s now held in place.

 

This thread should help https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/26946-hand-forged-d-rings-for-an-e-11-possibly/

 

Or this https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/20592-d-ring-onto-hyperfirm/

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These are not the pan head screws, right?c33e90d1a45363c3f2502f0f3bf610be.jpg&key=df45afd43f028e4d13a5fe6e625080c8c05017fc078ea6e8b2711f9b8e2d9214 

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And I know I need to add the d ring to my hyperfirm e11. I'm assuming I drill out the hole. Do I then cut the d ring? Any tips for where on it? Also need to repaint the d ring.

 

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Jen- Do not drill any holes. You simply need to cut the D-Ring right around where I marked. Maybe slightly wider- you can just line it up on the back of the blaster and see where you need to cut. A metal cutting wheel on a rotary tool will do the trick. I don’t have a vise so I held onto the one end using a pair of pliers. You may find that you will need to slightly bend the metal ring open to fit onto the back of the blaster, but then you simply clamp it back shut. I did this just about a month or so ago. Very easy.dbd26a2d55b9a9020399a35f229ac2f5.jpg&key=5530dcb460a20b84d1b7627fc9fff65d3e7cc7bf208eb3771710fa8585e2acdd 

 

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Jen- Do not still any holes. You simply need to cut the D-Ring right around where I marked. Maybe slightly wider- you can just line it up on the bag of the blaster and see where you need to cut. A metal cutting wheel on a rotary tool will do the trick. I don’t have a vise so I held onto the one end using a pair of pliers. You may find that you will need to slightly bend the metal ring open to fit onto the back of the blaster, but then you simply clamp it back shut. I did this just about a month or so ago. Very easy.dbd26a2d55b9a9020399a35f229ac2f5.jpg&key=5530dcb460a20b84d1b7627fc9fff65d3e7cc7bf208eb3771710fa8585e2acdd
 
 
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Perfect! Thank you!


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Excellent Work on that Armor. You should be proud Trooper! :salute:

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Looks great, Jen!!!  Way to go!!!:jc_doublethumbup:

The only thing I noticed that you may want to look at is the drop box on your left side.  The right side drop box lines up correctly.  The left one seems to be positioned inside a little too much.  It should be lined up with the end of the plastic belt.  See pic below.  

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That's just an EIB issue, though!  And you certainly look like that's where you're going next, right?  ;)  Nice work, trooper!

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Oh, a few more suggestions for you!

The back plate looks like it's overlapping a bit on the bottom when you've got your arms down.  You could easily remedy this by bringing up the back plate.  You'd need to trim at the back plate neck line and on the shoulder tabs on the back.  And you might need to hot water bath the bottom side ends of the back plate once it's been raised in order for the bottom of the back to meet the curve at the top of the kidney.  

I noticed that your knee ammo pack slipped down in one of the pics.  Be sure to add a drop or two of e6000 on the ammo pack in order to secure it at the thigh.  I had to do that to all of my builds! :) 

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Looks great, Jen!!!  Way to go!!!default_jc_doublethumbup.gif

 

The only thing I noticed that you may want to look at is the drop box on your left side.  The right side drop box lines up correctly.  The left one seems to be positioned inside a little too much.  It should be lined up with the end of the plastic belt.  See pic below.  

 

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That's just an EIB issue, though!  And you certainly look like that's where you're going next, right?    Nice work, trooper!

We are on the same page, here Cricket. I pmd Jen the same thing regarding the left drop box. I also asked about the COD because I was going to suggest she have two snaps if she didn’t already.

 

 

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We are on the same page, here Cricket. I pmd Jen the same thing regarding the left drop box. I also asked about the COD because I was going to suggest she have two snaps if she didn’t already.
 
 
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I've got the two snaps
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And my higher level gloves are ready to go.

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