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sylverbard

Imperial Attaché[TK]
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About sylverbard

  • Rank
    Centurion
  • Birthday 04/10/1969

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    ottawa canada
  • Interests
    undergrad. waiting on grad admissions. paintball. scuba diving. not succumbing to depression. building a wampa.

FISD Info

  • Centurion Granted Date
    20151023
  • EIB Awards
    1
  • EIB Cohorts
    ANH-S
  • FISD Kudos
    First Capitol City Garrison Centurion

Standard Info

  • Name
    Mark
  • 501st ID
    69323
  • 501st Unit
    capital city garrison

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  1. you want the extra size for gell soles :-)
  2. hey. i like paint templates. if you have a really steady hand and mix paint perfectly, maybe you won't need them. if you use them be careful about the placement, curves the right way, pencil thickness from the cheek. then put one on slowly and press it down as flat as you can. do the other. then paint white paint in the template and let it dry. paint a second coat of white. let it dry. the white pain fills all the gaps and imperfect spots. the blue will sit perfect now. paint: mix it. a lot. an awful lot. when you feel done, keep mixing. i uses a thin wooden stir stick from coffee shops. go nuts slowly mixing it. like for five minutes. then paint. if the blue goes on less than perfectly blue, this is the first coat. let it dry. repeat. same for any template really and the black edges around traps. brushes: the bigger the brush the bigger the mess. use a decent size round pointed one. L2 and L3 Build it to the red standards. red meets or exceeds blue in most cases since it (L3) is highest echelon. After basic approval at your garrison, make your EIB thread here with all the pics hosted somewhere else and just linked here. Once that award is in hand, repeat for Centurion. easy peasy.
  3. so, any updates? suit comparison? did they fit properly?
  4. the extreme racing undersuit is good winter warmth for parades. i wore underarmour heat gear shorts and t-shirt in my fotk. cloth gaskets, i cant imagine the speed it would get toasty with chocolate scented floor mat gaskets :-)
  5. aw, i never did get an FOTK coin. OG75 badge yes. i forget if there were first 75 coins now.
  6. search Galactic Academy, sign her up, and she gets her own GA Id number just like Dad. Any costume counts, they are all about the experience not the details. if assistance technology is prevalent, there are lots of cool ways to incorporate things. make a project out of it, include her, sign up on the detachments that cover a costume she likes, or the rebel legion or mandos, and when she turns 18, give her a TK box :-)
  7. if she is over 18, she joins, as a handler or in a costume, and you troop, or if she is already a member, you join her :-) if she is not, that is up to your local garrison. some events are not kid friendly / safe / appropriate. e.g. younglings can join the Galactic Academy, and they have rules about trooping, mainly, accompanied / supervised by parent / guardian at all times. I haven't looked at specifics in a while, but adults used to be limited to not in costume so they were obviously a eagle-eyed parent watching over kids. given the special circumstances, I am sure your local garrison will be happy to make trooping with her possible. also, nothing stops you from escorting her around on Halloween, or her birthdays, etc.
  8. i remain confident that Salacious Crumb is what you get when you strip, shave, and fail to domesticate Jawa. the big assed versions on whatever cartoon they are on are what happens when you feed them after midnight.
  9. no. make sure the codpiece is so high and tight it either raises your voice an octave, or you feel an urge to walk on tip toes to prevent friction. if thats not possible and leaves the black gap then you will need to resize something, and you wont be able to walk like that....
  10. kit, or completed suit? also, I know you cant get onto the Canadian Garrison forums yet, but It would be a good idea to look up their GML email on 501st.ca or on 501st.com, find the groups. say hi, tell them you have a TK coming and want to know the joining process, and ask if they have Mentors still, build parties, or Armourers for commission. RSP is a great suit and it will look sharp when it is fitted to you. Just remember, go slow. Slow is smooth, smooth is fast, and fast is approved :-)
  11. sylverbard

    Holster

    but are they separate thus allowing for a sling to be slid up to sit on the shoulder or is there still a bicept to should strapping? otherwise the sling would go on, then the bell to clavicle strap. otherwise I think the slings are a goof, an afterthought, or just to hold a blaster for display.
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