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The Costumebase buckle is not acceptable for two main reasons:
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The cost of a CB belt & buckle is comparable to the cost of purchasing the parts and building your own more accurate belt, and because of that comparative cost, the CB buckle has been disqualified for 501st membership.|| }}
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*Take caution when choosing/ building a proper looking Imperial Belt Buckle.
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{{CRLtemplate-nolevels|File:Duty belt trident.jpg|Fan Made Imperial Belt Buckle|
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Although these rounded buckles are readily available online, the cost of purchasing such a buckle is comparable to the cost of purchasing the metal pieces and constructing an accurate version.
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Revision as of 08:56, 20 March 2014

150px Correct Style Imperial Belt Buckle
For 501st approval:
  • The imperial buckle should be shaped with long flat sides and only slightly rounded corners.


150px Inaccurate Style Buckle
For 501st approval:
  • Take caution when choosing/ building a proper looking Imperial Belt Buckle.
  • Notice that the corners and sides are too round. almost oval in shape.
  • This also causes the buckle to be the incorrect size.

Although these rounded buckles are readily available online, the cost of purchasing such a buckle is comparable to the cost of purchasing the metal pieces and constructing an accurate version. Because of the comparative cost, the rounded inaccurate buckles are will not meet Imperial standards.


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