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Captain Rex (Cold Weather Gear)
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Model CC 6065, Photo by Ruud W.


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Description: Captain Rex (Cold Weather Gear)
Prefix: CC
Detachment: Clone Trooper Detachment
Context: The Clone Wars: Season 1 - Episode 15

Rex uses specialized cold weather gear for extremely low temperature environments, such as the arctic world of Orto Plutonia.


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.

IMPORTANT: The "Animated" armor design, seen in The Clone Wars CG Series, differs from the "Realistic" armor design used to create characters from the theatrical films and graphic novels.
See this thread at clonetroopers.net for the differences between the sculpts.

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.
Rex Cold Helmet.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Phase I cold weather helmet.
  • Helmet painted matte or satin white.
  • The helmet is decorated with painted blue markings.
    • Top center vertical blue stripe.
    • "Jaig eyes" on center forehead.
  • Black eye lens.
  • Eye lens is is outlined with a blue stripe.
    • Concept style, cold weather markings are on the sides of the helmet.
  • The one piece helmet flares outward toward the bottom.
  • The helmet has an antenna.
  • Two round aerators.
    • One located on each side of the mouth area.
  • The bottom of the faceplate has three vertical striped vents.
  • A cloth shroud is attached to the back of the faceplate and covers the front of the faceplate, across the chin area.
  • The lower section of the shroud has a blue stripe which travels from the chin to the bottom of the cloth.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.



TC animated neckseal.jpg Neck Seal
For 501st approval:
  • Neck seal is black in color with no ribbing.
  • No logos or labels are visible.
    • If the seal is not incorporated as part of the under suit, a balaclava or other similar covering is acceptable.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Neck seal closes in the front via 2 small black snaps.
Rex Cold Pants.jpg Undersuit
For 501st approval:
  • A one piece or two piece White undersuit, with vertical ribbing.
  • Blue vertical stripe on arms.
  • Undersuit is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Shoulders.jpg Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Vertical blue stripe down center of shoulder.
    • Shoulder armor are worn reverse style, with curved point toward bottom and flat edge toward top.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Forearms.jpg Forearm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Center blue stripe along forearm and around wrist.
  • Armor is seamless on the outside edge.
    • Due to the shape of the armor, a butted seam is acceptable on the inside if required.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Hand Plates.jpg Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Hand plates are mirror images of each other.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Gloves.jpg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • White 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.


Rex Cold Chest.jpg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Chest armor has a vertical rank-bar with one red (upper) and two blue (lower) raised colored squares.
  • Chest and Back Armor match together at the sides and shoulders with no open gap.
    • Butted seam lines are permitted if required.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Back.jpg Back armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Back and Chest Armor match together at the sides and shoulders with no open gap.
    • Butted seam lines are permitted if required.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Backpack.jpg Backpack
For 501st approval:
  • Backpack has a blue vertical stripe.
  • Top and bottom of backpack is blue.
    • Optional: Alternate color for top and bottom of backpack is grey.
  • The round details on the sides of the backpack are blue.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Codpiece.jpg Codpiece
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Worn under the Duster, over the pants.
  • There are two belt boxes attached to cod piece.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Belt Boxes.jpg Belt Boxes
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Belt boxes attached through the Kama to the codpiece.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Kama.jpg Kama
For 501st approval:
  • The Kama is made of white, heavy duty cloth or medium weight fleece.
  • The kama has blue trim that matches the stripes on the armor.


Rex Cold Knees.jpg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Knee armor has a blue stripe.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Shins.jpg Lower Leg Wraps
For 501st approval:
  • Leg wraps extend from knee to ankle.
  • Four bands wrap around the lower legs.
    • Bands are secured with hook and loop fastener.
  • Wraps are weathered with shades of grey.


Rex Cold Boots.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • White boots.
  • Strap across top of boot.
  • Boots are weathered with shades of grey.


Optional Accessories

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

Rex Cold Holsters.jpg Holsters
For 501st approval:
  • Holsters are painted matte or satin white.
  • Holsters may connect to the sides of the Chest Armor via straps or directly to the kama with no visible attachment.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.



CW animated dc17 pistol.jpg DC-17 Hand Blaster (animated style)
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, DC-17 pistols are designed for use as secondary weapons. Because they are widely recognized for their high stopping power and firing rate, many battlefield officers use them as primarily combat weapons.

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


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This CRL is available as a PDF at www.501st.com/databank/Costuming:CC_CW-animated_rex_coldweather

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