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TK19984 - Requesting help for EIB / Centurion pre-approval / points of improvement


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Hey Guys!

 

Looking for a quick guide on where best to start with EIB / Centurion improvements to my ANH: Stunt TK armour.

 

I'm aware that I will need to repaint the vocoder for example, but is there anything else glaringly obvious the I should be worrying out?

 

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Great work, a few things to address.

Rotate (shorten clips) the TD so the O can be seen.

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Raise belt a touch so the belt is just under or touching the last ab button

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The top of the ABS belt shall sit at or just above the bottom of the central and vertical ab button panels.  A slight overlap is suggested, but not required

 

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Drop boxes align to end of plastic belt. Also tighten strapping between ab and kidney, a slight gap there:

OPTIONAL Level three certification (if applicable):

  • Ideally there no gap between the abdomen and kidney armor.

 

Also corners of the plastic belt should touch the fabric belt

  • Drop boxes are vertically aligned with the end of the ammo belt with minimal gap between belt and box.
  • The corners of the plastic ammo belt shall be trimmed at a 45 degree angle that that meets the outer edge of the cloth belt.

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Drop boxes are vertically aligned with the end of the ammo belt with minimal gap between belt and box.

 

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Butt plate is overlapping the kidney, adding V tabs may help

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Handplates appear to be curled, are they attached properly to the gloves? You may be able to shorten the gap between the shoulder bells and shoulder straps

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A little hard to see your blaster, just make sure there is no weathering on the grip or T tracks as they were black plastic ;) 

Vocoder looks a little narrow, top middle

Should be no paint on gums, remove excess

Paint white rim on mic tips (hovi's)

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Belt is on an angle. You may also be able to reduce the gap around the base of your helmet by modding your padding inside the helmet. 

Your neck seal is sticking out on the right side back

Could add abs paste to the gaps between the thighs on lower ridges

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Just a few tweaks, also having a mirror handy is great to check for gaps and alignments.

 

Good luck with EIB, looking forward to seeing your application soon.

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Could also move the elastic straps backwards on your shoulder straps, this will help pull them closer to the backplate, yours are in the middle of the elastic at present ;) 

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Hey trooper! Looking good so far. As someone who went though EIB and Centurion recently (last 12 months), I can say that providing detail photos is a great way to diagnose any required changes.

If you take a look over the CRL and note the requirements at EIB and Centurion, then provide photos, it will make it easier for others to help out. For example, a close-up photo of the thigh ammo pack, close ups of your sniper plate (all angles), close up front on of your boots, close up of shoulders, etc. It looks like you're close anyway, as Glenn has noted above, but these finer details will yield the information you're after.

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Hey guys!

Gotten around to checking my kit over and hand a couple of questions as I didn’t build it originally myself:

a) With the Hovi Mic painting, is it just the tips or the interior of the mics as well?

B) if it is the interior is painted as well, does that mean the whole interior or just the sides?

c) with the hand plates, what would be best used to glue them back down? e6000 glue? Would it help to heat them and move them back into shape first with a hair dryer?

d) what is the best way to remove excess paint from the helmet? Rubbing alcohol? Scalpel blade? Something else? This is to fix the paint around the gums

Thanks again for all your help guys!


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27 minutes ago, Ebio Amisi said:



a) With the Hovi Mic painting, is it just the tips or the interior of the mics as well?  For ANH Stunt, the entire interior and the rims.

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B) if it is the interior is painted as well, does that mean the whole interior or just the sides?  Yes sir.

c) with the hand plates, what would be best used to glue them back down? e6000 glue? Would it help to heat them and move them back into shape first with a hair dryer?

I would (pardon the pun) stick with E-6000.  CA (super) glue can get brittle over time and the bond can fail (again).

d) what is the best way to remove excess paint from the helmet? Rubbing alcohol? Scalpel blade? Something else? This is to fix the paint around the gums

Any non acetone paint remover, some cotton swabs, toothpicks and a few paper towels should do the trick.  If you take off too much, you can always re-paint the edges.  You really don't need a lot taken off, so it should go pretty quickly!

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While you have your paints out, I would suggest extending the paint on the ridges(2nd from the outside ones) just a bit. ;)

 

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