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Snowspeeder glove question - judges?

 
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:14 am    Post subject: Snowspeeder glove question - judges? Reply with quote

The CRL says “gray/white gauntlet” gloves. Does that mean “stark” white? Or can they be “off white”? Especially if they’re weathered. As others have started, it’s tough to find these gloves that don’t have a huge brand on the gauntlet. But I did find these. Are they acceptable?



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where’d you find those? Link?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where’d you find those? Link?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Those look acceptable to me. I'm not a judge, but they look fine. I got mine from Pilot Bay. I know Wampa Wear makes some too.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I’ve been wanting a set from Pilot Bay but he doesn’t seem to have any 😕
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heres a screen cap for reference: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JdNucXHZzG3_uiIL4ZB6cgp3x6IPbKID/view?usp=sharing

Have you considered Imperial Boots as an option?

I dont think the offwhite will be a huge issue (if it were me judging) but as there are other options available id suggest looking for alternatives. Off white could be subtle or could be a creamy yellow colour in reality.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The logos are usually fairly easy to remove, through sanding and sometimes a bit of acetone, then the usual weathering. There are some very inexpensive options on eBay that work quite nicely, and just need the printing removed in the manner described.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kman wrote:
The logos are usually fairly easy to remove, through sanding and sometimes a bit of acetone, then the usual weathering. There are some very inexpensive options on eBay that work quite nicely, and just need the printing removed in the manner described.



What did you look for on eBay?
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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kman wrote:
The logos are usually fairly easy to remove, through sanding and sometimes a bit of acetone, then the usual weathering. There are some very inexpensive options on eBay that work quite nicely, and just need the printing removed in the manner described.



What did you look for on eBay?


Portwest A520 Welding Gloves.

UK brand so shipping takes some time. But I haven't seen anything closer, TBH. Just over $11 USD shipped.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Portwest-A520-Leather-Tig-Welders-Gauntlet-Work-Gloves-Welding-Safety-Workwear/182093860511
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