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Looks GREAT!!  The connecting line (see arrow) is a bit askew, but this is no biggie.  As long as your cover strips have an equal amount of space on both sides you are golden!

 

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Nice work

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You’re doing great!

Just make sure your cover strips are trimmed evenly (long edges are parallel) and glued so they cover the joint,  and everything will look good.

When it comes time to do the legs, let me know. You don’t need to completely tear apart the calves.

I actually trimmed the overlap at the back with a pair of good scissors.

 

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Soon are the forearms complete, did the right one today

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Now I have glued on the first two covering strips for both arms

 

Left:

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And right:

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Also my cloth belt finally arrived!:laugh1: Soon I can start with it!

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Coming along nicely

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Awesome job.

I also forgot that I added Velcro to the tops of the boots, front and back, where the little pull tabs are.

I then added Velcro to the inside of the calves, front and back. This prevents the calves from riding up. Mine never move :)

 

So far in the package I have:

  • Leather strip for holster
  • Aluminum strip for TD
  • Rivets, various sizes. I have lots of these left over
  • Helmet fans, two types. These are just the fans. You  will need to do some wiring for a power source, but at least you have these. I won't need them

 

I checked you shopping list and didn't see any of the following.

Question:

Do you need any of  this stuff?:

  • Sticky Velcro in black and white. (can you find industrial strength near you?)
  • Line 20 or 24 snaps
  • Chicago screws
  • 2" White elastic strapping for shoulders.
  • Thin white elastic string to tie down the shoulder strap.
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Looking really nice, Jonas!  I noticed that you have a bit of E-6000 seepage under the cover strip.  Not to worry, this is to be expected.  This is super easy to remove, just carefully cut along the cover strip edge with a razor and them rub off the excess dried glue with your thumb.  

 

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@Helotech Dave, I have taken care of everything that you mentioned, it's actually just the stuff we have talked about that's missing i.e leather strips, aluminum strips e.t.c.

I have ordered everything else and I have no problem finding velcro, thanks! :)

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Update:

 

I haven't had much time so far working with the armor, my brothers' birthday party is now on sunday. (And jedi fallen order released, it has some nice troopers!)

 

Atleast the forearms are done (may need padding since I have pretty thin arms.):mellow:

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So... Progress?

I have started with the biceps and taken them apart, the stuff that they used as glue might be stronger than the plastic itself! :angry:

 

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Tips on how to assemble them? Should I do same as with the forearms?

 

Also here is how they came out:

Left

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And right

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I also rounded out the edges of the covering strips :)

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The forearms came out GREAT!  The only issue I can see is that even with your arm slightly bent it looks like the "scoop" is looking as if it will end up cutting into you (red arrow).  This can be safely opened up a bit like the right one is (if needed).  

 

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For the thighs, remember that the cover strip should only go down as far as the top of the raised ridge.  If you have a gap between the thigh ridge connection this should ideally be filled with ABS paste or a small piece of ABS can be glued behind it.  You want to avoid this look: FVLjPRb.jpg?2  ;)

 

                                                                                     Fronts

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Also, when you get to this part, the back edges of the thigh ammo pack need to be an equal distance from the "corners" of the ridge at the rear.

 

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I just posted up a thread this morning which may help for your journey to Centurion, Jonas:  https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/48335-quick-crl-reference-guide-for-your-ot-build-pics-notes-tips/,  It contains info. on what we will be looking for when you apply, but keep those questions and photos coming!

 

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