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Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:48 pm

So here's my AM Armor kit I bought, as you can see it's a bit big on me, is there any ways this can be trimmed or resized to fit me? I'm 5'7 and this was made for sombody around 6'2.

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:49 pm

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:50 pm

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by mbone » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:08 am

It might be as simple as shortening the straps between the chest plate and the ab section and/or the back plate and the kidney plate. This might pull the whole thing up while pulling it down on your shoulders more. Is that foam in there as a spacer between your actual shoulders and shoulder strap? I can't really make it out.

But don't get me wrong, it looks really good. :thumbs:
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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Ripcode » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:10 am

Did you buy it pre-assembled?
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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:43 am

Ripcode wrote:Did you buy it pre-assembled?
Yeah I bought it with the hopes of modifying it myself.

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:44 am

Mwaynick wrote:
mbone wrote:It might be as simple as shortening the straps between the chest plate and the ab section and/or the back plate and the kidney plate. This might pull the whole thing up while pulling it down on your shoulders more. Is that foam in there as a spacer between your actual shoulders and shoulder strap? I can't really make it out.

But don't get me wrong, it looks really good. :thumbs:
Yeah the foam was there so the armor wouldn't run on my sunburn lol

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Ripcode » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:24 pm

Mwaynick wrote:
Ripcode wrote:Did you buy it pre-assembled?
Yeah I bought it with the hopes of modifying it myself.
How is it glued together?
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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:18 pm

With E6000 I already resized the thigh prices all I have to do is trim them, how does the torso and arms look to you? Look like they need any modifications?

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Ripcode » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:11 pm

The arms look gigantic on you.
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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:20 pm

Ripcode wrote:The arms look gigantic on you.
Think you can you just give me a list of what needs to be fixed then please?

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Johnny » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:57 pm

I don't have a TK myself but have you tried the forums on whitearmor.net? There are tons of helpful folks there who are experts with this kind of armor.

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:04 pm

Johnny wrote:I don't have a TK myself but have you tried the forums on whitearmor.net? There are tons of helpful folks there who are experts with this kind of armor.
Thanks I'll check them out.

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:34 pm

Mwaynick wrote:
Johnny wrote:I don't have a TK myself but have you tried the forums on whitearmor.net? There are tons of helpful folks there who are experts with this kind of armor.
Thanks I'll check them out.
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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Zark » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:21 pm

You have to upload them to imgur or photobucket
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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:28 pm

Zark wrote:You have to upload them to imgur or photobucket

Ahhh ok then.

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by squadleader » Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:41 am

I am looking for a larger stormtrooper. Maybe we can work something out.
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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mr Fett » Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:05 pm

squadleader wrote:I am looking for a larger stormtrooper. Maybe we can work something out.

:thumbs: He does have unbuilt TK armor made for smaller bodies sitting there, Mwaynick.

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by Mwaynick » Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:04 pm

squadleader wrote:I am looking for a larger stormtrooper. Maybe we can work something out.
Where are you located at?

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Re: Possible armor modifications?

Post by squadleader » Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:04 am

I am in Grandville, by Grand Rapids.
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