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Boushh
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Model BH 3016, Photo by Kelly Wicks Preshaw


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Description: Boushh
Prefix: BH
Detachment: Bounty Hunters Guild
Context: Star Wars Episode VI, Return of the Jedi


The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

The Bounty Hunters' Guild defines two additional, optional levels of costuming excellence. In the page below, requirements for Level 1 "Notorious" are listed in blue. Level 2 "Infamous" requirements are in red. Please visit the BHG web site for a full description of these standards.

For 501st membership only the requirements in black need to be met.

  • This CRL is a work in progress.
  • This costume may be approved by GMLs, but until the library entry is complete, it is suggested that this character first be submitted to the appropriate DL/GML peer review section of the legion forum.
  • If you have this costume and would like to assist with the completion of this library entry, please contact your detachment leader.
  • Please note that the use of the word "should" below does not indicate that the armor piece is considered open to interpretation. All instances of "should be" and "should have" will be replaced with "is" and "has", as this guide is completed.
Required Costume Components

The following costume components are present and appear as described below.

BH-boussh-helmet.jpeg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Helmet is dark brown in color.
  • Helmet is weathered to match the visual references as closely as possible.
  • Helmet has (2) dark colored lenses.
    • One at eye level and one on the forehead.
  • The forehead visor compartment and a panel on the top center back are silver in color.
  • Ten black evenly spaced vertical stripes on the lower back panel.
  • The ear pieces are black with greeblies that are gun metal in color.
  • A scope projection piece is mounted on the upper left side of helmet.
  • The right side has “1138” in a dark red color above the ear piece.
  • The left side has a stylized “C23” and eight vertical lines in a dark red color beside the scope.
  • The snout and lower jaw are covered with light brown or tan colored deer skin or leather.
  • A leather strap in the same color as the snout extends across the back of the helmet and is connected to the ear pieces. Six evenly spaced seams are sewn horizontally across it in a matching thread.
  • A leather flap in the same color as the snout hangs from the inside of the helmet to cover the back and sides of the head with three vertical seams sewn at the center back in a matching thread.
  • The end of the snout has a silver colored rounded trapezoid shape with two horizontal "trenches" and a black vertical "trench" in the center.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Two horizontal strips of blinking green wire in the forehead visor
  • Voice Changer
BH-boussh-armour.jpeg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • The chest armor is one piece that curves around the back and down the front of the chest.
  • The chest armor covers each shoulder and extends up to cover the sides and back of the neck.
  • Armor has dimension giving the feeling of thickness and depth.
  • The two front sections of armor are connected near the bottom edge by a trapezoid “commlink”.


BH-boussh-backpack.jpeg Tanks
For 501st approval:
  • Two cylindrical tanks hang from the back of the armor.
  • Both tanks are dark grey in color.
  • The left tank is slightly longer than the right tank, with exposed parts inlaid down the front side.
  • The tanks are connected by a small horizontal metal tube fixed to the upper front sides.
  • Lettering symbols (either hand painted or decals) match visual references as closely as possible.


BH-boussh-bandolier.jpeg Bandolier
For 501st approval:
  • Consists of a waist belt with a second belt worn diagonally over the right shoulder and connects to the waist belt in front and back at the left hip.
  • Bandolier is made of webbing or parachute strap material, silver grey in color and approximately 2” wide.
  • A 2in wide black parachute clip attaches the waist belt over the right hip.
  • Bandolier has the following components attached to the diagonal belt in order starting from the top of the right shoulder:
    • T-shaped component
    • Six small cylinders
    • Two rectangular boxes with cylinder between.
  • The following components are attached to the waist belt:
    • Two cylinders on left side.
  • All patterns, colors and weathering match visual references as closely as possible.


BH-boussh-cape.jpeg Cape
For 501st approval:
  • Cape is beige in color.
  • Cape is made of a coarsely woven fabric.
  • Shoulders of the cape are fixed to the Bandolier at the right shoulder and left hip to hang down the back.
  • Cape is weathered to match visual references as closely as possible.


BH-boussh-jacket.jpeg Outer Tunic
For 501st approval:
  • Outer Tunic is tan or beige in color.
  • Outer Tunic is made from suede pigskin or a similar looking material.
  • Outer Tunic is a "karate" style tunic with elbow length sleeves and a V-neck opening.
  • Outer Tunic is long enough to reach the bottom of the hip.
  • Outer Tunic is weathered to match visual references as closely as possible.


BH-boussh-innershirt.jpeg Inner Shirt
For 501st approval:
  • Inner Shirt is dark brown in color.
  • Inner Shirt is made from suede pigskin or a similar looking material.
    • Note that pigskin cannot be machine washed.
  • The image shown features pigskin sleeves that attach via hook and loop fastener to a washable shirt.
  • Inner Shirt has a mock turtleneck and long sleeves that extend to the knuckles and have a thumb hole.
  • Spiked metal studs are fixed to the sleeves over the back of the hands in the following triangular arrangement moving up from the knuckles: five spikes, two spikes, one spike.
  • Spikes stand up from the sleeve and do not hang loosely.


BH-boussh-gloves.jpeg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Gloves are beige in color and made of a thin, soft leather or similar material.
  • Gloves are worn tucked underneath the Inner Shirt sleeves.


BH-boussh-belt.jpeg Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Belt is made of leather or similar sturdy material, medium brown in color and approximately 1.5” wide.
  • The buckle is rectangular in shape and is gunmetal grey / black in color. It has an oval detail in the center with a small raised dot within the oval located slightly to one side.
  • The belt is worn on top of the Girth Belt and may overlap the Bandolier.


BH-boussh-girth.jpeg Girth Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Girth Belt is made of suede pigskin or similar looking material and is dark brown in color.
  • Girth Belt is constructed of horizontal rows of suede-covered rope (or similar material) and is approximately 5” wide.
    • Depending on the height of the person.
    • Typically (16) to (18) rows of rope constitutes the average size girth belt.
  • Belt attaches in rear.
    • Heavy duty hook and loop fastener or lacing is recommended for durability.
  • Girth Belt isweathered to match visual references as closely as possible.


BH-boussh-pants.jpeg Pants
For 501st approval:
  • Pants are medium brown color.
  • Pants are made of leather or similar looking material.
  • Pants have two horizontal seams in the front, sewn above the knee approximately 4” apart.
  • Pants have a pleated or gathered section in the front, starting just above the knee and flows into the boot.
  • Pants are weathered to match visual references as closely as possible.


BH-boussh-spats.jpeg Spats/Boot Covers
For 501st approval:
  • Boot Covers are tan or beige in color.
  • Boot Covers are made from suede pigskin or similar looking material.
  • Boot Covers fill the lower leg, from the heel to mid-calf.
  • Boot Covers have vertical top-stitching, sewn approximately 1.5” apart around the circumference of the spat.
  • Boot Covers have a black "quick clip" at the top rear of the spats.
  • Boot Covers have a matching ridged belt across the front of the lower leg, attached at the ankles.
    • A round circle piece is attached at each outer ankle and is gun-metal in color.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Every second quilted line has a doubled stitch as shown in the image.
BH-boussh-boots.jpeg Shoes/Boots
For 501st approval:
  • Boots are tan or beige in color.
  • Boots are worn under the Lower Leg Spats.
  • Boots have a low heel and are free of laces or other details.


Optional Accessories

Items below are optional costume accessories. These items are not required for approval, but if present appear as described below.

Boussh Electrostaff.jpg Electrostaff
For 501st approval:


BH-boussh-det.jpeg Thermal Detonator
For 501st approval:


Boussh Detonator Pouch.jpg Thermal Detonator Pouch
For 501st approval:
  • Brown pouch worn on the lower back


Blankwhite.gif Wookiee Leash and Collar
For 501st approval:



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