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Scimitar

501st Stormtrooper[TK]
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About Scimitar

  • Rank
    Centurion
  • Birthday August 19

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Newnan, GA

FISD Info

  • Centurion Granted Date
    20190114
  • EIB Awards
    1
  • EIB Cohorts
    ANH-S
  • FISD Supporter
    No

Standard Info

  • Name
    Eric
  • 501st ID
    17529
  • 501st Unit
    Georgia Garrison

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  1. Your certificate was added to your request post here: https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/40769-request-your-eib-certificate-here/?do=findComment&comment=658427 Just click the link provided there to access a digital copy of your certificate to save and print out. Congrats on EIB!
  2. Awesome!! Our concert is at the end of this month and I am very much looking forward to it!
  3. Saw this video this morning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dz4eSdEWQA Looks like Anovos provided numerous helmets, some in multiple quantities, for display at SWGE.
  4. If I'm not mistaken, it's @Cricket!!
  5. I have Ukswrath's audio system, hearing assist, and fan kit and I recommend them all, especially for having a clean, self-contained helmet. I'm still working on the hearing assist, when I use it with the fans on it tends to buzz just loudly enough to drown out what's going on outside the helmet, I'm going to install some padding to dampen/isolate the fan vibrations though. Should fix it right up. I love the audio kit too. For crowd heavy troops I'll run a splitter and an Aker under my chest plate for more volume but for a majority of the troops the audio kit is more than sufficient. Here's how I stuffed everything in my AP helmet. It gets a bit tight going on or coming off, but once it's on, I have plenty of room. I glued each component on some scrap ABS as a mounting bracket/surface and used the ear screws as main mounting points. I backed the brackets that go up into the helmet with industrial Velcro to support the weight and to keep them from flopping down. I did find that it made a noticeable difference to aim the mic directly at your mouth for the most volume possible, so I used Velcro to secure it like so:
  6. So we did a preliminary test fit of most of the parts (didn't quite have the arm pieces ready yet) and any needed return edge trimming has commenced, as well as gluing down the nylon snap plates into the torso pieces to get it ready for strapping. Meanwhile I was not satisfied with trying to fit the Thermal Detonator endcaps over the provided pipe. So I took some measurements and a few hours later I have a properly sized 3D printed pipe and a perfect fit with the endcaps. Now time to sand and paint it. (If anyone building a Legacy needs one of these, PM me. )
  7. There is some visible depth from the outside when they're level like that. Here's a quick close up shot I just took, hopefully that helps!
  8. From your picture it looks like you still have material left to remove if you want. If you'll notice from the inside view of my helmet I removed the plastic from the openings until it was gone/level with the frown itself. Larger openings for a bit more venting, at least that was my reasoning. lol But if you're happy with them as they are now, you can use hobby files (that's what I did, mine came from Hobby Lobby) or an Exacto as Mark suggests to square everything up.
  9. You're going to be encouraged by many (including me) to go for Centurion if you're already aiming for EIB. It's really not a big step past EIB and the AP kit makes it very easy to achieve. To answer your question, you can use the provided U-type trim for the helmet opening for basic and EIB levels, but for Centurion you need the S-type trim as found here: https://trooperbay.com/trooper-helmet-s-neck-trim
  10. If you're comfortable using a Dremel, that's the easiest/fastest way to get it done. Otherwise, cutting and filing by hand is the other way to go about it. This is my AP faceplate after I got done trimming the teeth and eyes with a Dremel, I did use a small file (from the inside) to clean up the corners of the teeth :
  11. Right, but again that's not what we agreed to when we ordered, we agreed to being able to request/receive a refund at any time up until the pre-order shipped. It's quite dishonest to take someone's money under one agreement and then suddenly change the rules, leaving the customer with no choice or recourse. I decided a long time ago to ride my pre-order out but this change stinks for anyone else who gets fed up with the wait from this point forward. Of course, it's not like they were actively giving refunds anyway, so not much is really changing. lol
  12. Correct, no disagreement there. My original point was that their wording states that if you ordered anytime prior to today and don't already have an open support ticket for a refund before today, you're basically locked in for the ride now with no refund option (even if they say they might review a refund request). Which wasn't the current agreement when the order was placed. So it's either bad wording on their part or they're trying to be sneaky with the wording to avoid any new refund requests on old orders from people who are fed up with waiting.
  13. I'm aware, but their use of the words "existing" and "prior" 100% contradicts the first line.
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