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Minuteman

501st Stormtrooper[TK]
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About Minuteman

  • Rank
    Expert Infantryman

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Germany, Ruhr-District

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  • EIB Awards
    1
  • EIB Cohorts
    ANH-S

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  • Name
    Steffen
  • 501st ID
    18793
  • 501st Unit
    German Garrison

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  1. The armor for stunt and hero is the same, so no advantage there.
  2. Yes, sir http://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/20260-tk-8981-requesting-anh-stunt-centurion-status43ata/
  3. And it also misses the black stripes in the tear and trap sections
  4. Welcome Thomas! Think about the fibreglass armor... It will be very heavy compared to ABS - no fun to wear at all. There are so many good armorers around here, just have a look at ATA. 8 months wait, but worth it at a great price ;-)
  5. Jep, they are selling the AM armor together with the NE helmet, seems to be the original makers. But there are also photos of the "old" NE set.
  6. Good job! Just keep it slow, step by step, measure twice, cut once
  7. Halleluja I say! Great newsletter AND great news
  8. Looks good so far! I would trim all of the return edge from the bottom, as it will cause armor bites at your elbows most likely. Keep it coming!
  9. Welcome Tom! First of all it depends on your height, weight and proportions which armor to consider. AM and RT-MOD are for the bigger trooper, AP is more for the smaller build (but can be modified for bigger troopers) The rest of the armor fits the "average" trooper, 1,75m -1,85m, 70-90kg I would say (but this is no law, there is always room for modifications). Then it comes to your budget - what are you willing to pay? The ATA (affordable trooper armor) set costs around $600, TM and RS are a decent lot more, but beeing more accurate. And the assembly... well, this is no rocket sience, there are so many builds and tutorials here on FISD and we as a community will help you with any question you have. I would say that everybody can do this. The pre build armor is offered by TM and RS, but comes at a higher price, for RS around 2k. I found it very satisfactory to build my own armor, something to be proud of, although I understand those who are not able or willing to do this. In the end it is up to you, don´t hesitate to ask questions ;-) p.s.: very good thread: http://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/11538-the-various-types-of-armor-and-where-to-find-them/
  10. Apart from this thread beeing the wrong place to ask this question, approval could become difficult as there is this big seam on the front. Basic approval could be possible, but no way for EIB or Centurion. Just look for TKboots on google or chelsea boots (need to be painted white) on ebay. Not an expensive change, but one that really would improve your look.
  11. Probably this will be an ESB :-P
  12. Your ears are pretty thin, best is to look at screen caps and original helmets: Also give this technique a try: http://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/27375-howto-draw-an-approximate-ear-trim-line-with-no-gaps/
  13. Another armor manufacturer in Germany on his way to the top? ;-)
  14. Welcome Stefan! The right time to dive into this white armor thing! Good luck and don't hesitate to ask questions!
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