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Han Solo holsters: Anovos vs. Todd's Costumes comparison
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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fantastic info Smile

I want to order a Todd's ESB style holster but cant get hold of him at the moment. I am thinking I will have to order a much larger belt to go around the Hoth Parka jacket.

Are there sources on this forum for obtaining original style greeblies? I will never end up getting an Anovos as they are "out of stock" meaning years waiting...


Which movie were you looking for, ESB?

There are a number of vendors on Etsy that sell resin kits, and you may even be able to get 3D printed parts in various places now... I haven’t really kept up with the market since I have the full set. For ESB, I’ve never seen anyone selling the Lego-looking piece, but that’s pretty uncommon since it’s only briefly seen on screen (and not clearly), so the Anovos set was the first good look anyone ever had. It’s definitely considered optional, at any rate, since Han doesn’t have it in more scenes than he has it.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am doing ESB Hoth style...

Todd has got back to me tonight so theres hopefully not too long to wait on that now Smile

Greebs - I will do an Etsy hunt. Etsy isnt really all that big a deal here in the UK, not like the US. So its harder to find things. I then have to cross reference everything to make sure its accurate.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anovos are back in stock and 25% off until tomorrow at midnight. (thru jan 1)

https://www.anovos.com/collections/in-stock-items/products/star-wars-classic-trilogy-han-solo-holster-belt-items

I bought the "3 movie bundle". I'm quite happy with them.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How adjustable is the ANOVOS belt? I wanted to get on their interest/wait list, but I'm right on the cusp between the S and M sized belts, so I'm not quite sure which one to pick.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:16 am    Post subject: Two Belt Options Reply with quote

Kman-

Thanks so much for posting both of these belts and breaking them down as far as positive and negatives of the two.

With that said... I will GLADLY relieve you of which ever one you are no longer interested in as I feel it would be the nice thing to do to unburden you of the stress of owning two of these belts and I eventually need to own one to go with the Han Solo build I'm about to begin.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:42 am    Post subject: Re: Two Belt Options Reply with quote

CaptainoftheFalcon wrote:
Kman-

Thanks so much for posting both of these belts and breaking them down as far as positive and negatives of the two.

With that said... I will GLADLY relieve you of which ever one you are no longer interested in as I feel it would be the nice thing to do to unburden you of the stress of owning two of these belts and I eventually need to own one to go with the Han Solo build I'm about to begin.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

YunSolo92 wrote:
How adjustable is the ANOVOS belt? I wanted to get on their interest/wait list, but I'm right on the cusp between the S and M sized belts, so I'm not quite sure which one to pick.


It's *somewhat* adjustable? You can move the snaps around the center buckle in the back, in or out from the middle position. But I'm not sure what position their snaps are in for the measurement they offer. One would hope the middle... so perhaps +/- one inch? If I get a chance, I'll see if I can measure my belt at the two extreme positions, to see what the adjust range is. I'm a different size than you, but assuming the snaps are placed relatively similarly, it should still work.

That said, my personal guess is always go bigger. You can cut it down, and add more snaps if needed, but adding leather onto the end of a too-short belt is pretty impossible.
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