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*The imperial buckle should be shaped with long flat sides and only slightly rounded corners.||}}
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*An accurate style imperial buckle should be shaped with long flat sides and lightly rounded corners.
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*Take caution when choosing/ building a proper looking Imperial Belt Buckle.
*Take caution when choosing/ building a proper looking Imperial Belt Buckle.
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* Notice that the corners and sides are too round. almost oval in shape.
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*Notice that the corners and sides of these inaccurate style buckles are too round. Almost oval in shape.
*This also causes the buckle to be the incorrect size.
*This also causes the buckle to be the incorrect size.
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Although these rounded buckles are readily available online, the cost of purchasing such a buckle is comparable to the cost of purchasing the metal pieces and constructing an accurate version.
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Although these rounded buckles are readily available online, the cost of purchasing such a buckle is comparable to the cost of purchasing the metal pieces and simply constructing an accurate version.
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Because of the comparative cost, the rounded inaccurate buckles are will not meet Imperial standards.||}}
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Because of the comparative cost, the rounded inaccurate buckles will not meet Imperial standards.||}}

Revision as of 06:36, 21 March 2014

Imperial Buckle Accurate Style.jpg Accurate Style Imperial Belt Buckle
For 501st approval:
  • An accurate style imperial buckle should be shaped with long flat sides and lightly rounded corners.
  • Correctly shaped buckles also have a slight horizontal curve.


Imperial Buckle Inaccurate Style.jpg Inaccurate Style Buckle
For 501st approval:
  • Take caution when choosing/ building a proper looking Imperial Belt Buckle.
  • Notice that the corners and sides of these inaccurate style buckles are too round. Almost oval in shape.
  • This also causes the buckle to be the incorrect size.

Although these rounded buckles are readily available online, the cost of purchasing such a buckle is comparable to the cost of purchasing the metal pieces and simply constructing an accurate version. Because of the comparative cost, the rounded inaccurate buckles will not meet Imperial standards.


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