Globo Gym Purple Cobras

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  1. seswa

    seswa New Member

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    i'd like to make this costume for my husband but its a little out of my league. where would you guys suggest starting?
    it looks like the shirt and pants are similar to regular athletic wear, but the chest, shoulder, bicep, and back armor looks really unique. ideas?

    much thanks..

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  2. Qui-Gonzalez

    Qui-Gonzalez Master Member

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    The shirt is an Underarmor brand shirt. The pants look like two layers, football pants for the top and an Underarmor compression pant for the purple. As far as the armor goes, it looks almost like motocross armor if memory serves.
     
  3. seswa

    seswa New Member

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    thanks.. i'll start checking those things out..
     
  4. Qui-Gonzalez

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    Found something close. They have other suits that you might find that are closer. One has the ribbed looking armor.
     
  5. rocketx13

    rocketx13 New Member

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    The back armor is definitely a sportbike back protector. www.denniskirk.com will have something just like it.
     
  6. hydin

    hydin Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    the "deltoid" arm armor looks to me like regular old fashioned knee protectors.

    no idea on the forearm pieces, but check out shin protectors for kids, like soccer, etc.

    good luck.
    chris
     
  7. RedTwoX

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    <div class='quotetop'>(hydin @ Jun 10 2006, 04:01 PM) [snapback]1259739[/snapback]</div>
    The fist thing I thought when I saw that picture was, "That shoulder pad is way too small".
    The second thing I thought was, "That looks more like a knee pad than shoulder protection".

    The back plate is definitly "road armor" for sport bikes. The shoulders and forarms are most likely sports equipment: shin guards and knee pads.

    I'm no so sure about the chest plate. It's too small to really be torso protection. Perhaps it's another "misplaced" found item like the knee pads on the shoulders. If you can't find anything similar in the Sporting Goods section, it should be easy enough to fake it with a large piece of sheet ABS or styrene. Is the Cobra emblem raised? You could cut that out of plastic as well and glue to base piece.
     
  8. RICHIES ARMOR

    RICHIES ARMOR Sr Member

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    Try 661 motorcross suits.

    Richie
     
  9. Qui-Gonzalez

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    <div class='quotetop'>(RICHIES ARMOR @ Jun 12 2006, 09:59 AM) [snapback]1260524[/snapback]</div>
    Yup, those are the ones I found on Sierra Trading. There is no knee pad sewn on, just part of the suit. Good looking stuff.
     
  10. seswa

    seswa New Member

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    thanks so much everyone.. i have been tracking down all the pieces everyone has been suggesting and will hopefully start to make some purchases and get one together.
    i'll keep ya'll posted.
     

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