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NAME: James Forte

501st ID :95926

FISD Forum Name: Chicojames

Garrison: California Central California Garrison

501st Profile : https://www.501st.com/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=22434

 

 

Armor : Anovos (kit)

Helmet : Anovos (kit)

Blaster : Doopydoo's Resin Kit, self made purchase

 

Height: 175cm

Weight: 82kg

 

Boots : TKBoots

Canvas Belt: Imperial Issue

 

Hand Plates : TrooperBay

Neck Seal : Anovos

Holster : Anovos

 

 

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trying to add more pictures and can't

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You need to use to use a photo share service that allows you to use links. This will allow you to add as many photos as you wish.

many use Imgur which is easy once you know how.

 

 

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Hi James, welcome to FISD,  great to see your EIB app. If using Imgur be sure to use the "Direct Link " Option instead of BBCode. 

 

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I'm adding your app to the process line right now.

 

:salute:

 

 

 

 

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Nice work trooper, a few suggestions before the DO's get here

You have quite a lot of room at the top of the thighs, you could move these upwards which would give you more room at the knees. Arms armor is at different heights, forearm covering hand plate. Belt could come up a tad, should sit just under the bottom button.

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Can see your shin closure on this image, shins should close outside over inside.

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Butt plate is sticking out

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There is some paint on the gums, should be removed from the CRL Frown is painted gray and does not leave the teeth area

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You could also add some white paint to the rims of the hovi's

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Your bottom ab rivets are a little low and are not aligned with each other

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Nice work trooper, a few suggestions

 

You could trim the inner curve on your sniper plate

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It's a bit hard to tell if you have the correct screws, should be slotted pan head

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Also screws could be closer to the ends of the clips

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Could you also post the following images,

Close up sniper plate front and both sides

 

Good luck with approval

 

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Hi James.

Before one of us can process your EIB app, there are some fixes we need you to address.

 

1- CRL for Basic  level : Frown is painted gray and does not leave the teeth area. ..

 

 As Glen pointed out above, you'll need to remove a bit of the grey paint from your teeth, as they're leaving out onto the gums area and paint the edges corners. A paint remover (Non Acetone) can be used, in my case I have used a pointed or sharp tool like cutter or knife to do it also)

 

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2- CRL foe Level 2 : Correct Aerators/Hovi-MIX tips are present. Screens used shall be of a wide type mesh, with the rim of the mic and the inside white or painted white.

 

This is a common issue of the Anovos Helmets.

 

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Personally what I have done several times to fix this is as follows.

 

A- Remove the mesh from tips . I have used knife, screwdriver and plier.

B- look for a strainer with the proper mesh

 

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C- Use a permanent marker top and a rubber hammer  to give the shape to the mesh.  

 

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D-  Paint the hovi tips inside and rim with white acrylic and cut the mesh with a minimal edge.

 

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E- Place the mesh into the tip carefully and reassemble to the helmet.

 

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3- CRL for Basic Level : ... The cover strip edge shall be facing the inside of the leg.  

 

Finally , it looks like you right shim cover strip is closing facing outside of the leg. You will need to disassemble and re-glue it to the correct position. This could be a bit challenging and take more time but we are confident you can achieve it . 

 

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We'll be ready when you're ready.  :salute:

 

 

 

 

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6 hours ago, TKSpartan said:

Hi James.

Before one of us can process your EIB app, there are some fixes we need you to address.

 

1- CRL for Basic  level : Frown is painted gray and does not leave the teeth area. ..

 

 As Glen pointed out above, you'll need to remove a bit of the grey paint from your teeth, as they're leaving out onto the gums area and paint the edges corners. A paint remover (Non Acetone) can be used, in my case I have used a pointed or sharp tool like cutter or knife to do it also)

 

                                                                                                                                               Reference images

 

6EMyurD.jpg?1    w7I2K3W.jpg    udtpA6Y.jpg

 

 

 

2- CRL foe Level 2 : Correct Aerators/Hovi-MIX tips are present. Screens used shall be of a wide type mesh, with the rim of the mic and the inside white or painted white.

 

This is a common issue of the Anovos Helmets.

 

                                                                                                                                           Reference Images

jf5HY2f.jpg?1         zayXZha.png    gwf7qNT.jpg?1 

 

Personally what I have done several times to fix this is as follows.

 

A- Remove the mesh from tips . I have used knife, screwdriver and plier.

B- look for a strainer with the proper mesh

 

Vf2nPx4.jpg?1   70behPr.jpg?1

 

 

C- Use a permanent marker top and a rubber hammer  to give the shape to the mesh.  

 

JgcUquP.jpg?1   wxbkY7m.jpg?1

 

 

D-  Paint the hovi tips inside and rim with white acrylic and cut the mesh with a minimal edge.

 

TEHuCvU.jpg?1  3bWXOLq.jpg?1

 

E- Place the mesh into the tip carefully and reassemble to the helmet.

 

8tGWpve.jpg?1

 

3- CRL for Basic Level : ... The cover strip edge shall be facing the inside of the leg.  

 

Finally , it looks like you right shim cover strip is closing facing outside of the leg. You will need to disassemble and re-glue it to the correct position. This could be a bit challenging and take more time but we are confident you can achieve it . 

 

                                                                                                                      Reference Images

0bBGB2i.jpg                  4kbSiRH.jpg?1     htFeU24.jpg?1

 

 

We'll be ready when you're ready.  :salute:

 

 

 

 

thanks I will get my homework completed. 

 

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Awesome work, James! If you wouldn't mind, could you please post a photo of you wearing the new shin armor? I'm fine if you just want to wear the boots and shin armor. Would just be nice to see the finished product on you.

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Thanks, James. Nice job bringing in the frown paint but after some discussion the DO team is requesting you clean up the edges a bit. We don't expect perfection, but we'd like to see it a bit cleaner. Should be just a few minutes with some mineral spirits and a cotton swab. Additionally, we noticed you missed painting the last bit of the frown.

 

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Hi trooper,

Just to add what my fellow troopers have mentioned, I’d raise a more fundamental suggestion - armour sizing.

It looks like your limbs are quite a bit smaller that your armour, specifically your biceps, forearms and shins.

As below, it looks like your arms are a bit lost in the size of the armour. This gives a slightly bulky appearance. You could consider trimming down the parts to better fit your size. This will give a sleeker, more accurate look.

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As above, there is perhaps a good inch / 1&1/2 inch gap around the bicep.


Notice below and above how snug the bicep armour hugs the trooper.

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To achieve this, you could remove the coverstrip and trim even amounts from each side to reduce the overall diameter.


With the big gap, you also ya e quite thick return edge on the bottom of the bicep and tops of the forearms.

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You could also consider similar with your left thigh and your shins.


Below, note that the coverstrip should not extend beyond the armour. Plus, the snug fit around the boot that you could consider aiming for for that sleeker look.

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Best of luck with your EIB submission.

Dan :-)

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On 11/20/2020 at 7:32 AM, shashachu said:

Thanks, James. Nice job bringing in the frown paint but after some discussion the DO team is requesting you clean up the edges a bit. We don't expect perfection, but we'd like to see it a bit cleaner. Should be just a few minutes with some mineral spirits and a cotton swab. Additionally, we noticed you missed painting the last bit of the frown.

 

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IMG_4988.thumb.jpg.3cce19691b023b2d7bb1da855a54b7c8.jpg updated with additional paint removal and corners of frown added.

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Hi James! Looking closely at your submission photos, I can't tell what color your TD screws are. They appear to be silver, but it could just be the lighting in the photo. If they are silver, they will need to be painted black for EIB. If they are indeed black, we'd appreciate another photo with clearer lighting so we can confirm. Thank you :)

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