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{{CRLdetinfo| 1111 |Standard Class Advanced Recon Commando: ARC Clone Trooper|AR|Republic Commando Novels, Star Wars Insider, and Various other Appearances|
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{{CRLdetinfo| 1111 |ARC Trooper - Standard|AR|Republic Commando Novels, Star Wars Insider, and Various other Appearances|
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Advanced Recon Clone troopers or simply ARC troopers—were an elite variant of clone troopers in the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. Although less numerous than the other clones, they were among the most skilled soldiers in the galaxy.
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Advanced Recon Clone troopers or simply ARC troopers—were an elite variant of clone troopers in the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. Although less numerous than the other clones, they were among the most skilled soldiers in the galaxy.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif| Helmet|
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Arc_Standard_Helmet.jpg|Helmet|
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*Episode 2 style Clone Helmet - Fanmade bucket. Some "name brand" helmets may be unacceptable.
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*Realistic (AOTC Style) Phase I Helmet.
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*Visor - Mirrored Chrome or Black Visor.
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**Fan-made bucket.
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**Some "name brand" helmets may be unacceptable.
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*Helmet is painted matte or satin white.
*Helmet Fin on dome.
*Helmet Fin on dome.
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*Rear fin needs a brake light cover installed.
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**Tail fin is painted with one of the corresponding command color variants and the stripe continues down the front of the dome to the black band.
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*6 Primer Grey Vents on each side of helmet cheeks.
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**Rear fin has a red plastic or plexiglas "brake light" cover installed.
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*Helmet frown is charcoal grey in color. Wire or plastic mesh is utilized inside the helmet to cover the open pieces of the frown.
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*Black wrap around band above the visor.
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*Command marking symbolizing rank:
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*Mirrored Chrome or Black eye lens.
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**1. The Tail fin should be painted to the dome of the helmet and continued down to the brow line
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**The lens area is outlined with the same command coloring as the remaining armor.
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**2. The indented wrap around the dome above the brow should be painted in command coloring
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*Helmet frown is charcoal grey in color.
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**3. The visor area is outlined with command coloring
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**Wire or plastic mesh is utilized inside the helmet to cover the open pieces of the frown.
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**4. A vertical stripe down the nose squaring off at the vocoder and wrapping around to the neck ring should be painted in command coloring.
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*Vertical command color stripe extends from frown down to the edges of vocoder opening on chin, then wraps underneath to neck ring.
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*Ear holes may be painted light grey or remain white.
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*Fett style Range Finder mounted in right ear column.
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*Fett-style Range Finder on right side of helmet. Mounted to the outside. Stalk should be black colored Range finder should be white.|
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**Rangefinder stalk is silver.
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*Helmet has the appearance of a neck ring. |
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**Rangefinder top piece is black or painted in command color.
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*Ear holes are painted light grey or remain white.
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*(6) vertical slash vents on each side of helmet aligned horizontally at base of ear columns.
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*Indented helmet band, around the back of dome, is painted with the same command coloring as the remaining armor.
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*Vertical indented rectangle area on back of Helmet is Black.
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*Helmet is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|
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*Helmet has the appearance of a neck ring.
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*Range finder raises to upright position and lowers to align with right eye.|
*Helmet has an enclosed complete neck ring that seals the helmet to the neck.
*Helmet has an enclosed complete neck ring that seals the helmet to the neck.
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*Fett-style Range Finder on right side of helmet. Mounted in the ear, not to the outside. Stalk should be Black colored Range finder should be white.
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*Rear fin light is lit with 3 steady LEDs.
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*Rear fin light to be lit. Light is steady, does not blink, and is composed of 3 LEDs. }}
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**Light does not blink.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Neck Seal|
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{{CRL-realistic-clone-neckseal}}
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*Neck seal to be black in color with vertical ribbing or being smooth in appearance. No logos or labels are to be visible. If the seal is not incorporated as part of the undersuit, a balaclava or other similar covering is acceptable.| |}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_undersuit.jpeg|Under Suit|
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:TK_anh_stunt_undersuit.jpeg|Under Suit|
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* Black non-textured material, either one-piece or two-piece construction with no visible zippers or logos.| | }}
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*Black non-textured material, either one-piece or two-piece construction with no visible zippers or logos.||}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Command Pauldron|
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:ARC_Standard_Pauldron.jpg|Pauldron|
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*Pauldron should be Episode II style.  This pauldron is similar is appearance to TD pauldron. The mantle over the left shoulder should be colored in the command style of choice. The paneling on the remainder of the pauldron should be black too.  
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*Realistic standard ARC style Pauldron is similar to Alpha ARC Pauldron.
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**On the right side of the Pauldron over the right breast a two or three case black leather ammo pouch should be hung. | |}}
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**Elliptical elongated shape with (14) outward angled panels.
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***Panels are not all colored in command color.
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**Pauldron base is black.
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**(4) Largest panels over left shoulder are command color matching rank.
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**All other panels are black.
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**Pauldron is weathered.||}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Shoulder Bells|
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:ARC_Standard_Shoulders.jpg|Shoulder Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style shoulder armor.
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** Command paint follows the contour the the shoulder armor. Front should line should match upper arm location and rear shoulder line should match with rear upper arm line. The command stripe should be continuous from one part to the next.|
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*Shoulders are tear drop in shape with all rounded edges.
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*Shoulders should be tear drop in shape with all rounded edges. | |
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white base with command color detail.
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*Shoulder bells should not be symmetrical. The Shoulder bells should slightly curve back at the bottom of the shoulder. }}
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*Armor has command color stripe, about 4 inches wide, at top center edge.
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**Stripe follows contour of armor, running down vertically to bottom edge with slight tapper in width.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.||}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Upper Arm Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:ARC_Standard_Biceps.jpg|Upper Arm Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style Upper Arm Armor.
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**Command paint semi covers some tricept indentation and 1/2" around the front of the bicep
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.
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*Should have a dimple on the lower area of the back of the arm.  The outside of the bicep should have a hard line edge at the front that turns in.  The inside of the upper arm should be rounded.
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*Command color vertical stripe covers outside facing area with about a 1/2 inch overlap on front edge, and about 1/2 inch area into tricep indentation.
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*Armor should be seamless. No visible traces of how the armor was assembled should be shown.| |}}
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*Armor has a front hard line outside edge and inside rounded edge.
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**Armor piece has a dimple on the lower area of the back of the arm.  
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*Armor is seamless.
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**No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.||}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Elbow Armor|  
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:ARC_Standard_Elbows.jpg|Elbow Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style elbow armor.
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** Command paint covers the outside of the elbow and 1/2" - 3/4" of the return. The remainder is white.
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.
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*There are two elbows. On each elbow on the outside of the body near the connection point of the elbow strap there should be detail slots that look like an equal symbol on both elbow pieces.
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*Command color covers the entire outside surface of armor and wraps about 3/4 inch over outside edge along back surface of elbow.
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* Both elbows have strapping.  The straps should have a raised detail line at the top and bottom of the strap. | |
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*Elbow straps are white and have a raised detail line at the top and bottom of the strap.
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*Elbows should be mirror images of each other with a notched area on the outside of the elbow above the detail marks.}}
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*Armor has two parallel dashed detail slots on each outside edge of elbow at the strap connection.
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*Elbows are mirror images of each other with a notched area on the outside of the elbow above the detail marks.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Forearm Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:AOTC_clone_lieutenant_forarm2.jpg|Forearm Armor|
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.
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** Command paint starts at the back of the bottom triangle of the forearm and continues in a straight line to the top of the forearm. The top line starts 1/4" from compad location on right arm and continues in a vertical line. The area between these two lines should be filled in with command coloring. Match this to the left arm.
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*Right forearm has a compad with 8 small buttons,1 large main button, and 1 slightly smaller rectangular button closest to the elbow.
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*Both left and right forearms should be mirror images of each other.
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*Armor has a flat triangular area on outside wrist that tappers to a ridge that runs up to a point at the top of the forearm.
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*Right forearm should have a compad that has 8 small buttons,1 Large main button, and 1 slightly smaller rectangular button.
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*Command color stripe runs along the outside facing area of forearm.
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*Forearm tops should have a flattened triangular area that have a ridge that comes to a point at the top of the forearm.
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**Command color covers the flat triangle wrist area, ridge line and compad on right forearm.
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*Armor should be seamless. No visible traces of how the armor was assembled should be shown. |
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**Outside edge of command stripe starts at the outside point of the flat triangle wrist area, and runs a straight line to top of forearm.
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**Inside edge of stripe is about 2/3 of the forward facing forearm surface.
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*Compad has detail antenna on its left.  
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**This edge aligns with the edge of the compad at the wrist and then angles away from compad as it runs up the forearm.
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*Instead of a hard edge the top of the forearm has a bone ridge.}}
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*Armor is seamless.
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**No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|
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*Compad on right forearm is Phase I style, without side antennae|}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Hand Plates|
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:ARC_Standard_Hand_Plates.jpg|Hand Plates|
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*Hand plates are mirror images of each other.
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*Realistic style hand plates.
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** Handplates should be completely colored with command coloring.
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*Armor is painted in command color.
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*Hand plates have a top curving ridge that come to a point over the index or middle finger just past the main knuckle of the hand. | | }}
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*Hand plates have a top curving ridge that come to a point over the index or middle finger just past the main knuckle of the hand.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.||}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Gloves|
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{{CRL-generic_black_gloves}}
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*Black over the wrist gloves made of leather, nylon, or other low pile fabrics. Gloves must not show any labels or logos once the armor is on and cover any exposed skin. | | }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Chest Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:AR_Heavy_Gunner_Beta_Chest.jpg|Chest Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style Chest Armor.
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*Two detail slots on right breast.
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.  
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*Chest and back plate should match together at the sides with no gap, just a seam line.  
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*Two detail slots on lower outside edge of right raised chest area.
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*Shoulder straps should be placed underneath the chest to connect to the back.|
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*There are no command colored dots.
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*Chest and back armor match together at the sides with no open gap.  
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* Shoulder straps should be slotted into the chest into the detail ridges of the top connection points. }}
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**A seam line is present.
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*Shoulder straps are slotted into the detail ridges of the top connection points.  
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.||}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Back Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:Alpha17_Ammo_Pouch.jpg|Ammo Pouch|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Ammo pouch with (2) or (3) side by side vertically aligned MP-40 type pouches is attached to right front of the Pauldron.
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*Rear tank has detailed area that contains 4 circles. Under the circles at the left side of the back there should be two parallel lines and the the right of the back there should a be a squared detail.
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*Ammo pouch is black leather type material and includes a pointed top cover flap with small circular metal snap top detail.||}}
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*Chest and back plate should match together at the sides with no gap, just a seam line.
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*Shoulder straps should be placed underneath the chest to connect to the back. |  
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*Shoulder straps should be slotted into the Back into the detail ridges of the top connection points.
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*Highly detailed resin insert should replace softer details. }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Ab Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:Alpha17_Back.jpg|Back Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic Style back armor.
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*Four 1/4" diameter holes per side on indents of ab plate, eight holes total.
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white.
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*Ab section should wrap around the wearers body and be sealed at the sides or at the back.
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*Back has a detail plate with four circles on top, two elongated areas on left, and vents on lower right.
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*Ab section should be completely contained under the chest and back armor. |
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*Back and chest armor match together at the sides with no open gap.  
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**A seam line is present.
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* Ab section should be seamless at the sides and close in the back.  A detail plate should cover the seam line and hide all work.}}
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*Shoulder straps are slotted into the detail ridges of the top connection points. *Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|
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*Highly detailed resin back box plate cover with circuitry insets.|}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Cod and Posterior Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:AR_Heavy_Gunner_Beta_Ab.jpg|Abdomen Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style abdomen Armor.
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*Cod and Posterior armor should connect at the hips. | |
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white.
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*Hips should be connected via a snap with the correct detailed shape of the armor at the connection point. }}
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*Eight 1/4" diameter holes, with four holes inside each indented channel of the abdomen.
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*Abdomen section wraps around the wearers body and is sealed at sides or at back.
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*Abdomen is completely contained under the chest and back armor.
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*Armor aligns with codpiece with the seam line hidden by the belt.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|
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*Seam line along sides or back has no gap.|}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Belt|
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:CLone_cod_and_rear.jpg|Codpiece and Posterior Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style Codpiece and Posterior Armor.
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*Ammo Belt with boxes and detonator.
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*Armor is painted matte or satin white.
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*Detonator is centered on the back of belt.
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*Codpiece and posterior armor connect at the hips.
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*8 boxes total, 4 on each side of abdomen and attached to the belt. |
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|
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*Hips have correct detail connector snap and edge feature at the codpiece and posterior side connection.|}}
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*Belt Boxes should be notched and fitted flush with the details of the belt.
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*Left Rear belt box should have two square buttons in the top left corner and and equal symbol detail at the bottom right.
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*Right Rear belt box should have a bar with two small cylinders centered with and equal symbol detail on the bottom left.
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*From the rear two belt boxes the belt should have a ribbed detailed appearance.}}
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*The Kama should be black or extremely dark gray. The Kama should be lined with matching color fabric to rank. The rear of the Kama has a triangle split. Kama should start at the front belt boxes. Kama should be from a heavy material like denim or duck cloth similar to that seen in the films. The Kama should flow to the bottom of your knee armor.
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*The Kama should have ribbed panels that connect to the belt at each side of the Kama. | |}}
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:ARC_Standard_Kama.jpg|Kama|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.  
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*Realistic Phase II (Episode III) style Kama that is modified with different front detail and back bottom edging.
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* Front of thigh armor should have a flat triangular area near the knee. From the top of the triangle a ridge line should go up the front of the thigh to the top.
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*Kama is made from a heavy fabric material like duck cloth.
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*Rear of the thigh should have an indention.
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**Leather or vinyl is not acceptable.
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*Armor should be seamlessNo visible traces of how the armor was assembled should be shown. |
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*Kama is dark grey and has command color edging.
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*Kama has triangle ribbed front corners that attach under belt front.
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* Outside of lower portion of the thighs should come to a point and inner lower end should be rounded.}}
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*Kama extends down to bottom edge of knee armor.
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*Kama has straight edge on backThere is no “V” split at bottom of Standard ARC Kama.
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*Kama is weathered.||}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Knee Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:Holsters_Realistic.jpg|Holsters|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style (Episode III type) clone holsters.
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**Top center raised detail line is painted in the command color.
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*Holsters are matte or satin white with a black inverted triangle detail on upper front surface.
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*Knees should wrap around the front of the leg.  From top center a raised detail line should be present.
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*Holsters are sized for DC 17 Hand Blaster.
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*Knees should be strapped to the leg via a white strap with a raised center area that wraps around the leg and connects on both sides of the Knee. |
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*Holsters have flat extension plates that run up and connect behind the second (smallest) belt boxes to allow holsters to hang over outside edge of each thigh.
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*Holsters are weathered in shades of grey.|
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*Center strap should be primer gray.
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*Holsters are lined inside with dark fabric or thin padding to keep pistol from rattling around.|}}
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*Connection between the knee and the strapping should have a detail clip.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Lower Leg Armor|
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:Clone_thighs.jpg|Thigh Armor|
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*Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
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*Realistic style thigh armor.
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*Lower Legs are mirror images of each other. The front of the armor should have a triangular detail at the top of the leg and a hard ridge line down the front of the shin.
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*Armor is panted matte or satin white.
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*Back of the lower legs should have an indentation just under the calf the follow down to the ankle.
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Thigh Armor has a flat triangle area above the knee which transitions to a ridge line that runs up the front of the thigh to the top edge.
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*Calf can have an access area on the inside of the leg. The outside of the calf should be closed. |
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*Rear of armor has an indented area.
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*Armor is seamless.
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*Calves should be seamless and have a trap door access through the indent in the rear of the lower leg.
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**No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
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*Outside of the lower leg should have a pointed tip at the top and the inside of the lower leg should be rounded off at the top.}}
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|
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*Outside lower portion of the thighs come to a point and inner lower end is rounded.|}}
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:Arc_Standard_Knees.jpg|Knee Armor|
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*White, ankle high or tall enough to cover the ankle and eliminate any black undersuit visible at the ankle area in armor. Boots must be lace-less and have flat soles. The boots have armor detail to include a natural seam at the toe and a strap that goes over the top of the foot with two protruding disks at each side of the strap. There should be no markings or labels from the shoe makers. | | }}
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*Armor is panted matte or satin white.
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*Knees have a protruding flat area in front oriented towards the top of Knee.
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*Knees bend around the front and connect to white detail clips that connect the strap on each side.
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*A white colored flat strap, about 2 inches wide, wraps around back of leg.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey.|
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*Flat Strap has raised 5/8 Inch wide grey center strap.|}}
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{{CRLtemplate-onelevel|File:Arc_Standard_Shins.jpg|Lower Leg Armor|
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*Realistic style lower leg armor.
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*Armor is panted matte or satin white.
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*Front of lower leg has a flat triangular detail at the top which transitions to a ridge line that travels down the front of the armor to the ankle.
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*Back of the lower leg has an indented arched area that continues down to the ankle.
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*Bottom of the back side has an arched half circle engraved line at the heel.
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*Armor is seamless, except where the calf spoon connects to the back of the lower leg indent edge.
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*Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.|
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*Calf spoon inserts connect to lower leg inside and are secured to keep in place.
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*Outside top edge has a pointed tip, and the inside edge has a smaller rounded point.|}}
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Latest revision as of 16:38, 12 July 2014

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Advanced Recon Commando - Standard
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Model ARC Trooper - Standard, Photo by Unknown


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Description: ARC Trooper - Standard
Prefix: AR
Detachment: Clone Trooper Detachment
Context: Republic Commando Novels, Star Wars Insider, and Various other Appearances

Advanced Recon Clone troopers or simply ARC troopers—were an elite variant of clone troopers in the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. Although less numerous than the other clones, they were among the most skilled soldiers in the galaxy.


Please note that this costume is also eligible for membership in The Rebel Legion.

The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

In the page below, items listed in blue are recommended features that will improve the quality of the costume. Items listed in red are intended to further enhance the finished costume.

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

This Visual Guide has been reviewed by the detachment staff and the LMO team and is certified for use as a minimum approval guideline for GMLs. GMLs are free to approve this costume type.
  • Any uncertainties or questionable aspects of the submitted costume should be brought to the appropriate DL/GML peer review section of the legion forum.
Required Costume Components

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

Arc Standard Helmet.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic (AOTC Style) Phase I Helmet.
    • Fan-made bucket.
    • Some "name brand" helmets may be unacceptable.
  • Helmet is painted matte or satin white.
  • Helmet Fin on dome.
    • Tail fin is painted with one of the corresponding command color variants and the stripe continues down the front of the dome to the black band.
    • Rear fin has a red plastic or plexiglas "brake light" cover installed.
  • Black wrap around band above the visor.
  • Mirrored Chrome or Black eye lens.
    • The lens area is outlined with the same command coloring as the remaining armor.
  • Helmet frown is charcoal grey in color.
    • Wire or plastic mesh is utilized inside the helmet to cover the open pieces of the frown.
  • Vertical command color stripe extends from frown down to the edges of vocoder opening on chin, then wraps underneath to neck ring.
  • Fett style Range Finder mounted in right ear column.
    • Rangefinder stalk is silver.
    • Rangefinder top piece is black or painted in command color.
  • Ear holes are painted light grey or remain white.
  • (6) vertical slash vents on each side of helmet aligned horizontally at base of ear columns.
  • Indented helmet band, around the back of dome, is painted with the same command coloring as the remaining armor.
  • Vertical indented rectangle area on back of Helmet is Black.
  • Helmet is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Helmet has the appearance of a neck ring.
  • Range finder raises to upright position and lowers to align with right eye.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Helmet has an enclosed complete neck ring that seals the helmet to the neck.
  • Rear fin light is lit with 3 steady LEDs.
    • Light does not blink.


Clone trooper neck seal.jpg Neck Seal
For 501st approval:
  • Neck seal is black in color with vertical ribbing or being smooth in appearance.
  • No logos or labels are visible.
    • If the seal is not incorporated as part of the undersuit, a balaclava or other similar covering is acceptable.


TK anh stunt undersuit.jpeg Under Suit
For 501st approval:
  • Black non-textured material, either one-piece or two-piece construction with no visible zippers or logos.


ARC Standard Pauldron.jpg Pauldron
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic standard ARC style Pauldron is similar to Alpha ARC Pauldron.
    • Elliptical elongated shape with (14) outward angled panels.
      • Panels are not all colored in command color.
    • Pauldron base is black.
    • (4) Largest panels over left shoulder are command color matching rank.
    • All other panels are black.
    • Pauldron is weathered.


ARC Standard Shoulders.jpg Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style shoulder armor.
  • Shoulders are tear drop in shape with all rounded edges.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white base with command color detail.
  • Armor has command color stripe, about 4 inches wide, at top center edge.
    • Stripe follows contour of armor, running down vertically to bottom edge with slight tapper in width.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.


ARC Standard Biceps.jpg Upper Arm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style Upper Arm Armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.
  • Command color vertical stripe covers outside facing area with about a 1/2 inch overlap on front edge, and about 1/2 inch area into tricep indentation.
  • Armor has a front hard line outside edge and inside rounded edge.
    • Armor piece has a dimple on the lower area of the back of the arm.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.


ARC Standard Elbows.jpg Elbow Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style elbow armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.
  • Command color covers the entire outside surface of armor and wraps about 3/4 inch over outside edge along back surface of elbow.
  • Elbow straps are white and have a raised detail line at the top and bottom of the strap.
  • Armor has two parallel dashed detail slots on each outside edge of elbow at the strap connection.
  • Elbows are mirror images of each other with a notched area on the outside of the elbow above the detail marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.


AOTC clone lieutenant forarm2.jpg Forearm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.
  • Right forearm has a compad with 8 small buttons,1 large main button, and 1 slightly smaller rectangular button closest to the elbow.
  • Armor has a flat triangular area on outside wrist that tappers to a ridge that runs up to a point at the top of the forearm.
  • Command color stripe runs along the outside facing area of forearm.
    • Command color covers the flat triangle wrist area, ridge line and compad on right forearm.
    • Outside edge of command stripe starts at the outside point of the flat triangle wrist area, and runs a straight line to top of forearm.
    • Inside edge of stripe is about 2/3 of the forward facing forearm surface.
    • This edge aligns with the edge of the compad at the wrist and then angles away from compad as it runs up the forearm.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Compad on right forearm is Phase I style, without side antennae
ARC Standard Hand Plates.jpg Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style hand plates.
  • Armor is painted in command color.
  • Hand plates have a top curving ridge that come to a point over the index or middle finger just past the main knuckle of the hand.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.



Generic-black-gloves.jpg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Black over the wrist gloves made of leather, nylon, or other low pile fabrics.
  • Gloves cover any exposed skin.
  • Gloves do not show any labels or logos when the armor is worn.


AR Heavy Gunner Beta Chest.jpg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style Chest Armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white with command color detail.
  • Two detail slots on lower outside edge of right raised chest area.
  • There are no command colored dots.
  • Chest and back armor match together at the sides with no open gap.
    • A seam line is present.
  • Shoulder straps are slotted into the detail ridges of the top connection points.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.


Alpha17 Ammo Pouch.jpg Ammo Pouch
For 501st approval:
  • Ammo pouch with (2) or (3) side by side vertically aligned MP-40 type pouches is attached to right front of the Pauldron.
  • Ammo pouch is black leather type material and includes a pointed top cover flap with small circular metal snap top detail.


Alpha17 Back.jpg Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic Style back armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Back has a detail plate with four circles on top, two elongated areas on left, and vents on lower right.
  • Back and chest armor match together at the sides with no open gap.
    • A seam line is present.
  • Shoulder straps are slotted into the detail ridges of the top connection points. *Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Highly detailed resin back box plate cover with circuitry insets.
AR Heavy Gunner Beta Ab.jpg Abdomen Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style abdomen Armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Eight 1/4" diameter holes, with four holes inside each indented channel of the abdomen.
  • Abdomen section wraps around the wearers body and is sealed at sides or at back.
  • Abdomen is completely contained under the chest and back armor.
  • Armor aligns with codpiece with the seam line hidden by the belt.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Seam line along sides or back has no gap.
CLone cod and rear.jpg Codpiece and Posterior Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style Codpiece and Posterior Armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Codpiece and posterior armor connect at the hips.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Hips have correct detail connector snap and edge feature at the codpiece and posterior side connection.


Clone Belt copy.jpg Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style belt, boxes, and detonator.
  • Belt, boxes and detonator are painted matte or satin white.
  • Belt front, between front boxes, has three vertical rectangle indents which are spaced apart by two protruding rectangle areas.
    • The rest of the belt is flat surfaced with raised edging on top and bottom that run along the rest of the belt.
  • Eight Belt Boxes are attached to Belt, with four on each side.
    • The two largest Boxes are in front with angled top surface that is higher toward the center.
    • The smallest boxes are located behind the front boxes, about 1/8 inch apart and have an angled end on top.
    • The medium sized matching boxes, with flat top cover, are about 1/8 inch from smallest boxes.
    • Left rear box is spaced closer to detonator and has two square buttons in the top left corner, and two dashed indented detail marks on bottom right.
  • Right rear box is spaced closer to detonator and has a bar with two small cylinders centered, and two dashed indented detail marks on bottom left.
  • A detonator is centered and attached to back of Belt.
    • Detonator tube is about 2 1/4 inch diameter with wider detailed end caps.
    • Seven horizontally aligned square buttons are on left side of tube, facing backwards.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Boxes are notched on back and fit flush to belt.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Back of belt, between rear boxes, has horizontal ribbing.
  • Detonator connects to back of belt without any visible clips and is firmly secured in horizontal position.
ARC Standard Kama.jpg Kama
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic Phase II (Episode III) style Kama that is modified with different front detail and back bottom edging.
  • Kama is made from a heavy fabric material like duck cloth.
    • Leather or vinyl is not acceptable.
  • Kama is dark grey and has command color edging.
  • Kama has triangle ribbed front corners that attach under belt front.
  • Kama extends down to bottom edge of knee armor.
  • Kama has straight edge on back. There is no “V” split at bottom of Standard ARC Kama.
  • Kama is weathered.


Holsters Realistic.jpg Holsters
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style (Episode III type) clone holsters.
  • Holsters are matte or satin white with a black inverted triangle detail on upper front surface.
  • Holsters are sized for DC 17 Hand Blaster.
  • Holsters have flat extension plates that run up and connect behind the second (smallest) belt boxes to allow holsters to hang over outside edge of each thigh.
  • Holsters are weathered in shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Holsters are lined inside with dark fabric or thin padding to keep pistol from rattling around.
Clone thighs.jpg Thigh Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style thigh armor.
  • Armor is panted matte or satin white.

Thigh Armor has a flat triangle area above the knee which transitions to a ridge line that runs up the front of the thigh to the top edge.

  • Rear of armor has an indented area.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Outside lower portion of the thighs come to a point and inner lower end is rounded.
Arc Standard Knees.jpg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style knee armor.
  • Armor is panted matte or satin white.
  • Knees have a protruding flat area in front oriented towards the top of Knee.
  • Knees bend around the front and connect to white detail clips that connect the strap on each side.
  • A white colored flat strap, about 2 inches wide, wraps around back of leg.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Flat Strap has raised 5/8 Inch wide grey center strap.
Arc Standard Shins.jpg Lower Leg Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style lower leg armor.
  • Armor is panted matte or satin white.
  • Front of lower leg has a flat triangular detail at the top which transitions to a ridge line that travels down the front of the armor to the ankle.
  • Back of the lower leg has an indented arched area that continues down to the ankle.
  • Bottom of the back side has an arched half circle engraved line at the heel.
  • Armor is seamless, except where the calf spoon connects to the back of the lower leg indent edge.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey and has scuff marks.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Calf spoon inserts connect to lower leg inside and are secured to keep in place.
  • Outside top edge has a pointed tip, and the inside edge has a smaller rounded point.


Clone shoes copy.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • White, ankle high or tall enough to cover the ankle and eliminate any black undersuit visible at the ankle.
  • Boots are lace-less.
  • The boots have armor detail to include a natural seam at the toe and a strap that goes over the top of the foot with two protruding disks at each side of the strap.
  • There are no markings or labels from the shoe makers.
  • Boot soles are flat.
  • Boot soles are colored primer grey.


Optional Accessories

Items below are optional costume accessories. These items are not required for approval, but if present must meet the guidelines below.


CRL side arms.jpg DC-17 Hand Blaster
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, DC-17 pistols are carried in quick-release holsters. They are widely recognized for their unusually high stopping power and firing rate.

  • The number of pistols carried is dependent on the amount of holsters.
  • This is the realistic variant of the DC-17 blaster.


Westar M5 Rifle.jpg Westar-M5 Blaster Rifle
For 501st approval:
  • The WESTAR-M5 blaster rifle is adjustable to fire in semi-automatic, automatic, and burst-fire modes. It can be equipped with a variety of attachments, including a under-barrel grenade launcher and pump-action missile launcher for use against armored advancements.



DC15 carbine.jpg DC-15S Blaster
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries the DC-15S is smaller in scale than the DC-15A blaster rifle. Although it has a shorter range than that of the "A" model, it is easier to handle with a higher rate of fire. It features a folding stock for braced firing.

  • Blaster rifle may be scratch built out of plastic, wood, metal or cast in resin.
  • Total length is approximately 26“ (66 cm).
    • Because of the scale, the Hasbro version is incorrect.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Folding stock (does not need to function).
  • A total of (12) radiator fins are present on the barrel.
  • Spare igniter is present on both sides of barrel.
  • Charge magazine is present on the right side.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Charge magazine is metal to gun metal grey in color.
  • Any bolts and screws are metal to gun metal grey in color.
  • Parts of the spare igniter are copper in color.
  • Blaster is weathered.


DC15 rifle.jpg DC-15A Blaster Rifle
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, the DC-15A is a tibanna gas, cartridge powered weapon. Hyper-ionized blue plasma bolts are more than capable of penetrating armored units. Exceptionally effective against both droids and contemporary targets.

  • Blaster rifle is scratch built out of plastic, wood, metal or cast in resin.
  • Total length is approximately 55 inches (139.7 cm).
    • Because of the scale, the Hasbro version is not allowed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • A total of (10) radiator fins are present on the barrel.
  • A power setting adjuster is present.
  • The correct style of sniper scope is present.
  • Charge magazine lock is present on the left side.
  • Power setting adjuster, sniper scope and charge magazine lock is metal to gun metal gray in color.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Sniper scope is able to be removed from storage position (bottom of rifle) and attached to the top of the rifle.
  • Parts of the spare igniter are copper in color.
  • Front optical sight is able to flip to the up position.
  • Any bolts and screws are metal to gun metal grey in color.
  • Blaster is weathered.

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