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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:14 pm 
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Amazing work! 8)
Great Archive and good to use for Cons.
Very well done.

Thanks alot for sharing this.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:07 pm 
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Outstanding! 8) :delta:

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:20 pm 
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Can this PDF be shared on social media (with a link back here) or is it just for these forums?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:41 pm 
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That is absolutely amazing Gentlemen Great work,and thank You Verry much For referencing my Build :D

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:22 pm 

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brilliant reference, thanks for sharing.


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This is absolutely stunning. Man I wish this had existed when I got started! Thanks to both of you for your hard work on this Magnum Opus!

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:06 pm 
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This is very useful!
Excellent work on this!

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This is awesome info! Thank you for your work!


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 11:36 pm 
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Awesome write-up. I am honored that my pulsey build was referenced.


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Great compilation! But was it a deliberate decision to not reference SD-studios as a source for metal parts like grenades?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:45 am 
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Great idea. Top work work, chaps. It's a great guide.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:39 am 
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Wow!

How do you spell 'Comprehensive' again?

Great work.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:23 pm 
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Excellent work chaps!

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:10 pm 
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Wow! A lot of time and energy was clearly been spent here but great work and well worth it.

Speaking as someone who is still finding their feet with their kit and costume, this guide is fantastic. Thanks

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:20 pm 
Pint of AB negative please
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:06 am 
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Great job! Many thanks for that!

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:36 pm 
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Glad everyone is liking it and it was (and is) a fun project. If people think of other things that are missing or could make it better, please do chime in. This is just the first draft and as Mantroon said it was done fairly quickly so I'm sure there are things we either missed or could give more attention to.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:59 pm 
You tell me man, I only work here.
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I can pitch in some info for v2.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:48 pm 
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Amazing!! Brilliant!! A blessing for any one especially new trying to build or collect this stuff . Amazing work , bravo , bravo . Thank you for the hard work guys

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:03 pm 
Pint of AB negative please
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Mantroon wrote:
nocternus wrote:
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Yup, like it or lump it, cosplay is now the common phrase,



Then I shall lump it as it may be ok for you but not for me

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I just hate being referred to by that term as you know, And now back to normal programing

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 1:03 am 
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FANTASTIC work guys!! I know one of the things that I've noticed since I started into this hobby two or so years ago of seriously putting together my own USCM kit, is that a number of the great reference websites that were around at that time are now gone, and you have thankfully preserved that info. I remember one of the sites is where I originally found the info for Spat's armor, the use of Polish Desert BDUs as an alternative, and even the original patch placement info is now gone. So again, many thanks for this guide - I haven't read through it completely but everything I've seen so far is awesome!!

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:11 am 
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Very nice of you! It will be of great help for any new comers, I'm sure of it :) I did find interesting info in there and might actually start my build!

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:29 am 
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this is awesome just what i need for when i get cracking on my marine


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Been reading the guide and it is great. Wondering about the steel pot M1 helmets. I see the link for the replica helmets but am wondering if the steel pot is used for all the characters? I am planning on working on a Hudson costume and it looks like he had just the liner not the steel pot. Granted his helmet has a cover so it would need to be both parts but am I missing something? Flip side is I am not looking forward to cutting and drilling the steel.


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