DETROIT metro area TK armor party

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DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Mr Fett » Thu Feb 04, 2016 1:09 pm

Planning thread for anyone in the metro Detroit area to plan TK armor parties for building all these incoming Anovos armor kits. Find each other here and plan out locations, dates and times. :mrgreen:

Hopefully, at least one existing TK will be at the armor party with their own armor to show inexperienced people what finished TK parts look like up close.

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by R4ZORBL4DE » Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:52 pm

Depending on the date, I could attend and possibly host.

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Mr Fett » Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:58 pm

R4ZORBL4DE wrote:Depending on the date, I could attend and possibly host.

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Well the whole point of these threads was for people in your area to create your own dates and locations for armor parties. :lol:

Discuss amongst yourselves once more people reply in the metro Detroit section here.

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by R4ZORBL4DE » Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:05 pm

Mr Fett wrote:
R4ZORBL4DE wrote:Depending on the date, I could attend and possibly host.

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Well the whole point of these threads was for people in your area to create your own dates and locations for armor parties. :lol:

Discuss amongst yourselves once more people reply in the metro Detroit section here.
I understand that .. so, depending on when the MAJORITY decides .. I may be able to attend

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Husky » Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:51 pm

Jason Womack (Rentailor) is having one at his shop on February 21 at 2:00 pm.

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259 E 14 Mile Rd
Clawson, MI
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Ripcode » Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:10 am

If you have your kit, feel free to fill out the online application:

http://www.501st.com/members/join_form.php
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Rentailor » Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:29 am

Husky wrote:Jason Womack (Rentailor) is having one at his shop on February 21 at 2:00 pm.

Location:
Stitch in Time Tailor Shop
259 E 14 Mile Rd
Clawson, MI

Yes indeed. I have 3 dremmel tools as well as a ton of cutting implements. Please feel free to come. Throw me post here if you are planning to attend. We can get pizza and I hear there is a brewery close by.

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Proto » Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:41 am

Ripcode wrote:If you have your kit, feel free to fill out the online application:

http://www.501st.com/members/join_form.php
I followed that link and it says to complete registration when you have a completed costume. I have a box of untrimed parts
Rentailor wrote:Yes indeed. I have 3 dremmel tools as well as a ton of cutting implements. Please feel free to come. Throw me post here if you are planning to attend. We can get pizza and I hear there is a brewery close by.
I would like to join you. I can bring an extra Dremel type implement and/or a benchtop belt sander
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Ripcode » Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:56 am

Proto wrote:
Ripcode wrote:If you have your kit, feel free to fill out the online application:

http://www.501st.com/members/join_form.php
I followed that link and it says to complete registration when you have a completed costume. I have a box of untrimed parts
It's just an application.

You don't become official until after your costume is approved. So you can fill this out any time.
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Husky » Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:47 pm

I'll be there. I'll bring:
Dremel set
Clamps
Xacto knife
Ruler
Magnets
And anything else I can think of
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by DJtrooper » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:50 am

I will be there too! I will bring my build kit, tools & supplies. Thanks Jason for hosting. :)
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Proto » Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:25 am

So what is the plan?

Everyone work on a specific part at the same time? if so, which part?

Or, is everyone going to work on whatever they want?
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Mr Fett » Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:49 am

I still say pick an area and everyone helps each other do all that to completion. Arms or legs most likely. Next armor party move onto the next section, etc.

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Proto » Mon Feb 08, 2016 3:08 am

Mr Fett wrote:I still say pick an area and everyone helps each other do all that to completion. Arms or legs most likely. Next armor party move onto the next section, etc.
my goal was not to bring the entire armor kit, if possible.

The idea for me is, the less parts I move the less parts I have could misplace.
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Ripcode » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:51 am

Proto wrote:
Mr Fett wrote:I still say pick an area and everyone helps each other do all that to completion. Arms or legs most likely. Next armor party move onto the next section, etc.
my goal was not to bring the entire armor kit, if possible.

The idea for me is, the less parts I move the less parts I have could misplace.
It is best to bring everything. If you are worried about misplacing a part, label each part with your initials on the inside. Inventory at the end of the build event.
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Flash » Mon Feb 08, 2016 11:42 am

Most people I know are at different stages of their build. It would be almost impossible for everyone to stay together on their build process. Especially while some are anxious to finish and you never know when the next armor party will be. As long as there is 1-2 experienced builders on site they should able to help everyone no matter where they are in their build.

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by zambam17 » Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:02 pm

I will be at the Clawson armor party!

A friend of mine who wants to join the 501st and is doing his first TK build will be going too.
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by Mayhem75 » Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:36 pm

I will stop by to smell the grinding of ABS and E6000 :thumbs:
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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by JAYSONCOMGUY » Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:11 pm

Just came back from Ripcode's armor party yesterday; three of us Westsiders made some headway on our ANOVOS kits (forearms, shoulder bells, and thermal detonators completely done, and other parts pre-trimmed--BLESS YOU, Ripcode!).

But I'm a total fish out of water when it comes to construction-type projects, so I'm eager to work with experienced builders whenever I can. I know it'd be quite a drive for me (from Holland), but I could use some guidance with adding shims between the ab and kidney plate, as well as perhaps bringing the chest down so it properly overlaps the top of the ab plate (I'm one of the tall guys who's trying hard to make this armor fit!). Is there any more room at the Clawson armor party on Feb. 21?

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Re: DETROIT metro area TK armor party

Post by DJtrooper » Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:53 am

I am not the host for the party on Sunday, but I am sure that the answer would be... Yes come on out!
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