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    Dec 5, 2017, 9:34 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #801

    Thanks to @Indy Magnoli, I’ll be ready for TLJ!.... Fantastic work as usual!
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  2. Dec 7, 2017, 10:40 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #802

    That's looking good! On further review, i actually think i may need to shorten my jacket by 5/8" to an inch.


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    Thanks to @Indy Magnoli, I’ll be ready for TLJ!.... Fantastic work as usual!
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    Dec 10, 2017, 2:53 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #803

    Heads up. Amazon has deal of the day on the black series Poe helmets. $45 Shipped For The Next 12 Hours. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    Dec 12, 2017, 3:46 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #804

    Having a difficult time finding US sellers for Poe's pilot boots. Anyone got a brand name or a link to a US seller? JD williams is out of stock in the black size 11.
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    Dec 17, 2017, 2:04 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #805

    Hey guys, so I spoke with White Sheep Leather to see if I could have a Poe Dameron made on time for the premiere. Luckily, they were able to and I wanted to show how it came out. These are the photos they sent me:






    Looks darker than it really is. I asked for it not to be waxed, because I wanted to work on that myself. I think its pretty good, got it for $170. Although, only a few things I'd fix would be the patch and the zipper, cause he has the hook and eye thing instead. Fit me great tho! And I did't feel it was too long, except maybe the sleeves, but then again it looks like it covers Poe's hands a bit as well. Here are some pics of me wearing it at the premiere and at a con I just went to:



    (Gotta have the Black series helmet ofc!)

    All in all, I feel the jacket is very nicely made and it fit me great! For a nice price too! Made the boots myself, cant really afford the Pozu boots rn, same with the holster. I do plan on remaking the holster later on though.

    Also, thanks to Gordon Gekko for the helmet link when it was on sale, great price!
  6. Dec 17, 2017, 11:21 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #806

    Looking good!

    Zeuqzalev101 said: View Post
    Hey guys, so I spoke with White Sheep Leather to see if I could have a Poe Dameron made on time for the premiere. Luckily, they were able to and I wanted to show how it came out. These are the photos they sent me:

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    Looks darker than it really is. I asked for it not to be waxed, because I wanted to work on that myself. I think its pretty good, got it for $170. Although, only a few things I'd fix would be the patch and the zipper, cause he has the hook and eye thing instead. Fit me great tho! And I did't feel it was too long, except maybe the sleeves, but then again it looks like it covers Poe's hands a bit as well. Here are some pics of me wearing it at the premiere and at a con I just went to:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...5a98d0748a.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...82be565573.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...8373d19310.jpg

    (Gotta have the Black series helmet ofc!)

    All in all, I feel the jacket is very nicely made and it fit me great! For a nice price too! Made the boots myself, cant really afford the Pozu boots rn, same with the holster. I do plan on remaking the holster later on though.

    Also, thanks to Gordon Gekko for the helmet link when it was on sale, great price!
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  7. Dec 17, 2017, 11:25 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #807

    Does this settle the leather or waxed cotton debate, or make it worse?

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    Dec 17, 2017, 1:02 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #808

    CaptainTightpantsCosplay said: View Post
    Does this settle the leather or waxed cotton debate, or make it worse?

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    Eh, neither, really. It only definitively answers what it's supposed to be in universe.
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    Dec 17, 2017, 3:10 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #809

    CaptainTightpantsCosplay said: View Post
    Looking good!



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    Thank you!

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    Dec 18, 2017, 5:18 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #810

    Recreating the look of the movie is cool but someone should have a go at creating a hypothetical alternative look for Poe!
    Comic plus movie plus imagination could equal a cool look? Maybe? No?...

    N.


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  11. Dec 18, 2017, 9:52 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #811

    ManOfGallifrey said: View Post
    Eh, neither, really. It only definitively answers what it's supposed to be in universe.

    My thoughts exactly! Ah yes, the famous Runyip of Yavin, prized for it's hide that strangely resembles waxed cotton. Lol.
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    Dec 23, 2017, 4:33 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #812

    I know there's debate over whether Poe's casual boots are brown or black. Po Zu boots in brown are on sale right now. I actually just bought a black pair (though haven't received them yet), but I'm considering getting a pair in brown too. Do they run pretty true to size? How did you guys decide on which colour to get?
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    Dec 30, 2017, 7:41 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #813

    I have exact measurements if someone can tell me who might be printing these...
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    Dec 30, 2017, 7:46 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #814

    Taff said: View Post
    Hey, so I'm still searching for the sleeve/collar trim for Poe's flight suit. I've bought the elastic that some have made work really well on theirs, but it's pretty wide and I have very thin arms so I'm hoping to find something closer or a method to make my own. I've been through everything here and on the Rebel Legion forums with little luck.

    Any chance anyone has a lead they haven't posted about yet? Anyone who has completed this costume, can you tell me what you ended up using on yours?

    One thing I've noticed is that the trim on Poe's suit looks sort of fuzzy, almost like corduroy:

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    BUT the close up from Jess Pava's suit on display looks like a pretty tight, clean weave:

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    Has anyone else noticed this? Any thoughts? I did find a company that makes a fat corduroy that looks very close on Alibaba, but it's coming from China and there's no good way to communicate with the seller to explain what I want. (Also it would come as wider fabric I'd have to cut down and pipe if I did that.)

    The trim on the costumes really does look ready made to me aside from all of that. There's even a break in it on Jess' costume near the shoulder where you can see that a new piece was added on which makes me think that this may have come from a pre-made roll:

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    The discrepancy in texture between Jess' and Poe's trims seem to suggest that they're not the same OR that Poe's was distressed more to soften it maybe. So right now I've got two options: try to alter the elastic or try make my own from scratch using cartridge pleating (which I've tried and it's not easy for ridges this small) and neither option is ideal. Any help would be awesome! Thanks.

    It's a box pleat. Cut from a fabric roll and I think they used a foot of some kind to finish the edges off. It's cotton too. However the store in NY that sold it to Foodles is officially out. I got some elastic stuff that kind of looks like it. But it's super stiff.

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    Dec 31, 2017, 6:32 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #815

    Woah, that fabric sheet is super helpful! You don't have one of those for the vest, do you?
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    Dec 31, 2017, 10:36 PM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #816

    Risu said: View Post
    Woah, that fabric sheet is super helpful! You don't have one of those for the vest, do you?
    Sorry bud. It's all I have. I do have accurate measurements of everything and have touched the vest if you wanna DM me for details.
  17. Jan 2, 2018, 11:40 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #817

    Dude, I love you. The fact that you have confirmed that the suit itself is Cordura validates me more than you would ever know.

    DShinShin said: View Post
    It's a box pleat. Cut from a fabric roll and I think they used a foot of some kind to finish the edges off. It's cotton too. However the store in NY that sold it to Foodles is officially out. I got some elastic stuff that kind of looks like it. But it's super stiff.

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    Jan 2, 2018, 11:46 AM - Re: So, no RPF love for the new pilot, Poe Dameron? #818

    Denny,

    Thanks for the extended research on the materials - this is great stuff!

    Peter