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327th Star Corps. Trooper
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Model CT 6309, Photo by Andy B.


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Description: 327th Star Corps. Trooper
Prefix: CT
Detachment: Clone Trooper Detachment
Context: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

The 327th Star Corps is an elite corps of clone troopers and one of the most active units in the Grand Army of the Republic. They serve within the 2nd Sector Army and Systems Army Alpha. The troops of the 327th Star Corps are distinguished by striped yellow markings running the length of their armor. As a result of Clone Marshal Commander Bly's ARC training, these troops are allowed to don kama's and command pauldrons.


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.

327th helmet.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style ROTS Phase II helmet.
    • Fan-made helmet.
    • Some "name brand" helmets may be unacceptable.
  • Helmet is painted matte or satin white.
  • Black eye lens.
  • Helmet Mohawk on dome.
  • Helmet has a black brow band, just above the eye lens, that extends around to the back of helmet.
  • Yellow stripe runs vertically up front of helmet starting at chin and widens as it continues on top of dome.
  • Helmet frown is charcoal grey in color.
    • Wire or plastic mesh is utilized inside the helmet to cover the open pieces of the frown.
  • Stripe running up between vocoder and frown is about 1 inch wide.
  • Stripe edges, along center of T lens, are about 3/8 inch wide at bottom and expand to about 5/8 inch near top.
    • Stripe above black band is about 3 1/2 inches wide and extends over top of dome to back side.
    • Stripe at center of dome is about 2 1/4 inches from edge of mohawk.
    • Stripe stops short of rear dome edge, leaving about a 3/8 inch white border just above the grey indented band.
  • Black aerators with metal grills are mounted inside the two indented front jaw tubes at base of helmet.
  • Ear caps are dark grey with black edging and detail.
  • (9) dark blue vertical hash marks on each side of helmet cheek.
  • Grey indented helmet band around back of dome.
  • Black Indented vertical rectangle area on back with ribbed detail.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Helmet has an enclosed complete neck ring that seals the helmet to the neck.


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.


327th pauldron.jpg Pauldron
For 501st approval:
  • Episode III style Pauldron.
  • Mantle is black.
  • Large shoulder plate over the left or right shoulder is colored in burnt sienna.
  • Small shoulder plate and paneling is all black.
  • On the small shoulder plate side of the Pauldron, an ammo belt is strung down to the belt.


327th shoulder bell armor.jpg Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Shoulders are tear drop in shape with all rounded edges.
  • Yellow vertical command is painted on each shoulder.
    • This is a forward facing stripe.
    • Front part of the stripe is painted like any other command stripe.
    • The rear part of the stripe is placed in the center of the shoulder.
  • Shoulder bells are not symmetrical.
    • The Shoulders slightly curve back at the bottom.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


327th upper arms.jpg Upper Arm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Yellow stripe starts on the hard outside edge of the bicep and extends to the middle of the outside bicep.
  • (3) smaller white ammo boxes are attached to the right bicep on a brown strap.
  • Armor has a dimple on the lower area of the back of the arm.
  • The outside of the bicep has a hard line edge at the front that turns in.
  • The inside of the upper arm is rounded.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.



Clone elbow copy.jpg Elbow Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style elbow armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Elbow straps 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.


327th forearm armor.jpg Forearm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • There is a two inch Yellow stripe on the top part of each forearm.
    • Right arm compad remains white.
  • Acceptable options for the left arm include:
    • Yellow stripe only.
    • A second compad.
    • A painted outline of a compad.
  • Both left and right forearms are mirror images of each other.
  • Right forearm has a compad with 8 small buttons,1 Large main button, and 1 slightly smaller rectangular button.
  • Forearm tops have a flattened triangular area with a ridge that comes to a point at the top of the forearm.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Compad has detail antenna on its left.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Instead of a hard edge the top of the forearm has a bone ridge.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
327th hand plates.jpg Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • A two inch yellow stripe is located on the center of the hand plate.
  • Hand plates are mirror images of each other.
  • 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.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.



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.


327th chest armor.jpg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Two detail slots on right raised chest area.
  • Yellow vertical center stripe, approximately 2 inches wide, extends from neck to lower return curve.
  • Chest and back plate 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.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


327th chest ammo belt.jpg Chest Ammo Belt
For 501st approval:
  • (3) white ammo boxes are attached to a grey strap on right side of chest.


Clone Back Realistic.jpg Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • 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.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Highly detailed, resin back box plate cover, replaces softer details.
327th ab armor.jpg Abdomen Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Four 1/4" diameter holes per side on indents of abdomen.
    • Eight holes total.
  • Abdomen armor wraps around the wearers body and is sealed at the sides or at the back.
  • Abdomen is completely contained under the chest and back armor.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Abdomen armor is seamless at the sides and closed in the back.
    • A detail plate covers the seam line and hides all work.
CLone cod and rear.jpg Cod and Posterior Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Realistic style Codpiece and posterior armor.
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Cod and posterior armor connect at the hips.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Hips have correct detail connector snap and edge feature at the codpiece and posterior side connection.
327th belt.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.
    • Two front protruding rectangle areas are painted yellow.
    • 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.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • 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 has 1/8 to 1/4 inch wide rectangle base, connecting detonator to Belt.
327th kama.jpg Kama
For 501st approval:
  • Kama is constructed from a heavy material like canvas or a tight weave burlap.
    • Leather or vinyl is incorrect.
  • Khaki or tea brown color.
  • The Kama is not trimmed with matching color fabric.
  • Kama is mounted at the start of the front belt boxes.
  • Kama extends to the bottom of the knee armor.
  • The rear of the Kama has a split in the bottom center.
  • Khaki or tea brown colored 1/2 inch wide connector straps are attached to Kama, approximately 6 inches below the belt boxes.
  • Metal clips at the end of the strap connect to the command buckle which is centered on the front of the belt.
  • Kama is weathered.


Holsters Realistic.jpg Holsters
For 501st approval:
  • Holsters are painted satin or matte white.
  • Holsters connect to the belt via straps.
  • Straps are painted matte or satin white.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


327th thigh armor.jpg Thigh Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is panted matte or satin white.
  • Thigh Armor has a flat triangle area above the knee which transitions to a ridge line that travels 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.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Outside lower portion of the thighs come to a point and inner lower end is rounded.
327th knee armor.jpg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Knees have a protruding flat area in front oriented towards the top of Knee.
  • Knees have a yellow stripe that starts at the top and runs vertically down to the bottom of the knee.
  • Knees wrap around the front of the leg.
  • Knees bend around the front and connect to white detail clips that connect the strap on each side.
  • Yellow areas are weathered with various scuff marks.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Flat strap has raised 5/8 Inch wide grey center strap.
Clone shins.jpg Lower Leg Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Lower Legs are mirror images of each other.
  • The front of the armor has a triangular detail at the top of the leg and a hard ridge line down the front of the shin.
  • Back of the lower legs ave an indentation just under the calf the extends down to the ankle.
    • Calf can have an access area on the inside of the leg.
    • The outside of the calf should be closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Calves are seamless and have a trap door access through the indent in the rear of the lower leg.
327th boots.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • Red, 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.
    • This strap is painted Yellow.
  • Across the shoe, just in front of the detail strap, another thin yellow stripe is present.
  • 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.



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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