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Revision as of 03:41, 23 June 2014

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Clone Trooper Sergeant
Clone Sergeant.jpg
Model Clone Trooper Sergeant, Photo by Unknown


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Description: Clone Trooper Sergeant
Prefix: TC
Detachment: Clone Trooper Detachment
Context: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Sergeant within in the Grand Army of the Republic. Although all clone troopers are trained from birth to serve as efficient military forces, those serving in the rank of Sergeant receive additional company-level tactical training and are assigned to commanded a squad. When several squads are combined, they form a Platoon.


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.

150px Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Phase I style clone helmet.
    • Fan-made helmet.
    • Some "name brand" helmets may be unacceptable.
  • Mirrored Chrome or Black eye lens.
  • Helmet Fin on dome.
  • Rear fin needs a brake light cover installed.
  • 6 Primer Grey Vents on each side of helmet cheeks.
  • Helmet frown is charcoal grey in color.
    • Wire or plastic mesh is utilized inside the helmet to cover the open pieces of the frown.
  • Command marking symbolizing rank:
    • 1. The Tail fin is painted to match the dome markings of the helmet and contiuned down to the brow line
    • 2. The indented wrap around the dome above the brow is painted in command color green.
    • 3. The visor area is outlined with command color green.
    • 4. A vertical stripe down the nose squaring off at the vocoder and wrapping around to the neck ring is painted in command color green.
  • Ear holes may be painted light grey or remain white.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Helmet has the appearance of a neck ring.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Helmet has an enclosed complete neck ring that seals the helmet to the neck.
  • Rear fin light to be lit. Light is steady, does not blink, and is composed of 3 LEDs.


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.


AOTC clone sergeant shoulder bells copy.jpg Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Command paint follows the contour the the shoulder armor.
    • Front shoulder line matches upper arm location and rear shoulder line matches with rear upper arm line.
    • The command stripe is continuous from one part to the next.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Shoulders are tear drop in shape with all rounded edges.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Shoulders are not symmetrical.
    • The armor slightly curves back at the bottom of the shoulder.
Sergeant Biceps.jpg Upper Arm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • There is a dimple on the lower area of the back of the arm.
  • Command paint partly covers the tricep indentation and 1/2" around the front of the bicep.
  • 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.


AOTC clone sergeant elbows.jpg Elbow Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Command paint covers the outside of the elbow and 1/2" - 3/4" of the return.
    • The remainder is white.
  • There are two elbows.
  • On the outside of each elbow, near the connection point of the elbow strap, there are detail slots that look like equal symbols.
  • Both elbows have strapping.
    • The straps have a raised detail line at the top and bottom of the strap.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Elbows are mirror images of each other with a notched area on the outside of the elbow above the detail marks.
AOTC clone sergeant forarm2.jpg Forearm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • On right arm, the top line starts 1/4" from compad location and continues in a vertical line.
    • The area between these two lines is filled in with command coloring.
    • Match this to the left arm.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
  • Compad has detail antenna on its left.
  • Instead of a hard edge the top of the forearm has a bone ridge.
AOTC clone sergeant hand plates.jpg Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • Hand plates are mirror images of each other.
  • Hand plates have a top curving ridge that comes to a point over the index or middle finger just past the main knuckle of the hand.
  • Hand plates are painted with command coloring.


Generic-black-gloves.jpg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Black over the wrist gloves made of leather, nylon, or other low pile fabrics.
  • Gloves do show any labels or logos once the armor is on and cover any exposed skin.


150px Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Two detail slots on right breast.
  • Chest and back plate match together at the sides with no open gap.
    • A seam line is present.
  • Shoulder straps are placed underneath the chest to connect to the back.
  • There are (4) 3/4" dots, painted in command coloring, centered on the left breast in a horizontal line.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Shoulder straps are slotted into the detail ridges of the top connection points.
Clone back.jpg Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Rear center plate has detailed area that contains 4 circles.
    • Under the circles at the left side of the back there are two parallel lines.
    • On the right side of the back there is a squared detail.
  • Chest and back plate match together at the sides with no open gap.
    • A seam line is present.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Shoulder straps are slotted into the detail ridges of the top connection points.
  • Highly detailed resin insert replaces softer details.
Clone abb2.jpg Abdomen Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Four 1/4" diameter holes per side on indents of ab plate.
    • Eight holes total.
  • Abdomen section wraps around the wearers body and is sealed at the sides or back.
  • Abdomen armor is completely contained under the chest and back armor.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • 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 Codpiece and Posterior Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Codpiece and Posterior armor connect at the hips.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Hips are connected via a snap with the correct detailed shape of the armor at the connection point.
Clone Belt copy.jpg Belt, Belt boxes, and Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Ammo Belt includes belt boxes and rear detonator.
    • (8 )boxes total are attached to the belt.
    • (4) on each side of abdomen.
  • Detonator is centered on the back of belt.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Belt Boxes are notched and fitted flush with the details of the belt.
  • Left Rear belt box has two square buttons in the top left corner and an equal symbol detail at the bottom right.
  • Right Rear belt box has a bar with two small cylinders centered with an equal symbol detail on the bottom left.
  • From the rear two belt boxes the belt has a ribbed detailed appearance.
Clone thighs.jpg Thigh Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Front of thigh armor has a flat triangular area near the knee.
    • From the top of the triangle, a ridge line travels up the front of the thigh to the top edge.
  • Rear of the thigh has an indention.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Outside lower edge of the thigh comes to a point.
    • Inner lower edge is rounded.
Clone knees copy.jpg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Knees wrap around the front of the leg.
  • From top center a raised detail line is present.
  • Knees are 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.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Center strap is primer gray.
  • Connection between the knee and the strapping has a detail clip.
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 have an indentation just under the calf that extends down to the ankle.
  • The outside of the calf is closed.
    • Calf can have an access area on the inside of the leg.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Armor is seamless with a trap door access through the indent in the rear of the lower leg.
  • Outside of the lower leg has a pointed tip at the top edge.
  • Inside of the lower leg is rounded off at the top.


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.


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 should be approximately 26 “or 66 cm.
  • Because of the scale, the Hasbro version is not allowed.
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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