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Tie Pilot/501st costume thread

Discussion in 'Cleveland, OH' started by Anrev_the_Jedi, Jan 30, 2004.

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  1. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Ok things are better now. We talked. Things are cool. Back to the good stuff.


    [image=http://homepage.mac.com/anrev/.Pictures/TiePilot/helmet03.jpg]

    PAINTED! The pic dosnt do it justice.
     
  2. Padawan92

    Padawan92 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I guess some don't like being splashed :D

    Nice paint job...I...want...ONE!! ;) ;) ;)
     
  3. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Well, unless someone outbids me...do and I'll space you out the window I swear to Yoda! We should have a TIE helmet. Of course the question is, which one of us gets the 1st helmet (padawan92 or myself)

    you think the Summit Mall foodcourt would mind a lightsaber duel? :D
     
  4. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Well If things go well then you wont have a problem getting your other one too. <thick Italian accent> I know this guy who knows a guy....
     
  5. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Update!
    [image=http://homepage.mac.com/anrev/.Pictures/TiePilot/helmet04.jpg]

    I went and bought a really fine detail brush to paint the mouth on by hand. Then I screwed in the grebilies. The ear studs are my non-canon studs. But they are reversible to look canon when needed.
     
  6. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Let be the first to say....

    WOOHOO
     
  7. TheRandomMenace

    TheRandomMenace Jedi Master star 4

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    Mar 13, 2002
    Don't you mean

    YIPEE!

    ?

    :D
     
  8. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    OH yeah my bad.

    YIPEEEEEEE


    And on a second note I ordered Cog decals and a sleeve com pad today. :D
     
  9. TK-P01

    TK-P01 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Dec 1, 2003
    Lookin god Anrev. TIE Pilots are a sweet costume, unfortunately The Master Chief armor comes first.
     
  10. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    UPDATE #2
    I got paid today so I went and bought hoses.
    [image=http://homepage.mac.com/anrev/.Pictures/TiePilot/helmet05.jpg]
    And I reinstalled the lenses. I'll use these till Scifilensguy.com gets some more stock in. The hoses are too long but I'll wait to fix that till the box is complete. I'll finish the paint job later.
     
  11. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I won the e-bay helmet, so once I get the payment arrangments setup...1 down, 1 to go!

    ((dances around))
    "bells that ring...has bling bling...that's on e-bay!!!"
     
  12. Padawan92

    Padawan92 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jan 22, 2001
    Yep, and now we get to duel to the death to see who gets it first!! ;)
     
  13. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Go Geoff, Go Geoff, Go Geoff...
    <ducks swing at head from Em>


    ummm. Ladies first.

    Go Em, Go Em, Go Em....


    So exactly how soon will it arrive?
     
  14. Jade-Walker

    Jade-Walker Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nah. I vote for Geoff. Afterall, Em's got several other costumes that she can work on in the mean time. ;)
     
  15. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I've sent an e-mail to the person asking which method of payment works best in their situation. Apparently, not everyone can accept credit card payment (via paypal) so I want to find out what works the best in this situation.

    The helmet is mine!
    ((Em bites finger))
    ...where is Sean Astin when you need him :D
     
  16. Jade-Walker

    Jade-Walker Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Usually on Ebay in the payment instruction section, they will have a list of what they accept. If they accept Paypal but not credit cards on Paypal, they will specifically state so. If it's not stated and the Paypal logo is there, then it's safe to assume that it's okay.
    But it never hurts to ask. ;)
     
  17. Beltayn

    Beltayn Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Yeah, I found that out, much to my chagrin...

    All in all, though, everything has gone pretty well with E-Bay. I've bought some pretty nice stuff, and quite a bit of prop material for various costumes.
     
  18. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Beltayn...sounds good (in response to your PM)

    I mailed a money order to the guy with my TIE helmet...should be just a couple days and we'll be well on the way towards getting our TIE costumes started.

     
  19. Padawan92

    Padawan92 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Now all Krash and I have to do is figure out who gets which helmet!!
     
  20. Beltayn

    Beltayn Jedi Youngling star 1

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    They both look alike :=P

     
  21. Padawan92

    Padawan92 Jedi Padawan star 4

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  22. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Em said she will take the one from Beltayn (as discussed over PM) and I'll keep the e-bay auction one.

    After trying Bret's on (at the costuming session) I am really looking forward to getting my own, all tricked out to match Bret's. If last night's jedi costuming was an indication...building TIE helmets is gonna be like an episode of "Monster Garage" :D
     
  23. Jade-Walker

    Jade-Walker Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nov 21, 2002
    Since this seems to kinda be the 501st thread, I'll re-post what I posted in the other costume thread:

    I just got an e-mail stating that my lightsaber is ready and he will ship it out tomorrow! :D

    If you want to see it go to [link=http://www.randomsabers.com] Random Sabers [/link] and click on Juno. There will be a difference, however, in that the buttons and D-ring will be brass instead of silver. And later I'll wrap the grip with leather.

    When I get it, then I'll get my pics for the 501st done. :D
    One question guys...when we take the pics, can we change the blade color to purple on the computer?
     
  24. Anrev_the_Jedi

    Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    [image=http://www.randomsabers.com/raw_images/juno.jpg]
    VERY NICE! I'm going to send hime some designs soon.
    And yes I can change the color to purple. :D
     
  25. Jade-Walker

    Jade-Walker Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Excellent! Thank you!
    And thanks for putting the pic up. I don't know how to do that.
    :D
     
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