Shale

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Fursuit Name: Shale
Database ID: 316
Added: 2007-02-14
Last updated: 2007-05-04
Nb views: 1992
Species: wolf
Gender: Male
Built by: Sookta
Description: My first suit. Gray and biege wolf named Shale.
Owner: Sookta   
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Created: 2007-02-06
First appearance: Furry Weekend Atlanta 2007
Cons attended: AC2007 , FFRIGHT2007 , FWA2007
Cons planned: -
Toonyness: 50
Partial Fursuit: no
Special Types: foam head , moveable jaw , digitigrade
Available for performing: no
Characteristics: Shale is a playful, somewhat shy, gray and beige wolf. He certainly isn't afraid to give that lonely looking fur a big hug, and always willing to pose and play.
Notes: Shale is my first suit, but I will hopefully have many more to come. I've learned so much in making him, and I wish to apply all that new knowledge so that I can make him even better. I truly hope to entertain so that I might hear the laughter and see the smiles of my fellow furs.
Suit Journal:
Friday, 4 May:
Repair/rebuild started. I am attempting to remake Shale's head into a balacalva head (as opposed to the current foam). I will also be adding paw pads (which were previously incomplete due to time constraints), and tightening up parts of the body suit. I also plan on switching from a wire supported tail to a PVC (or at least a stronger material) supported tail.

First Appearance: FWA 2007!
I had a great first time suiting at the con, and a memorable first day as I got up on stage with 2 at the first con panel. All of the hugs and snuggles were very much appreciated, and I felt at home again. I found out some things about the suit that need some working on (namely wiring inside of the head for the fan, which I found that I desperately need to be working), and somethings to change. I might reposition the fan, for example, because it liked cutting my lip up if the head shifted or I opened my mouth the wrong way. Between now and AC, I plan on finishing the pawpads on the suit and working on tightening up the body.

Suit construction finished: Feb. 12, 2007

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