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*Lenses sufficiently dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes.
*Lenses sufficiently dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes.
*The “ear” bars
*The “ear” bars
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*Frown is painted gray and does not leave the teeth area. Six total teeth on the frown are cut out and the frown is tapered at the ends.
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*Frown is painted gray.
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*Tube stripes are medium blue, should be 11 or 13 per side but can be between 9 and 16 per side with the curve bends extending backwards.
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*Aerators/Hovi mix tips (cylinders on either side of the vocoder) are black or painted black.
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*Tears, traps, and tube stripes may be hand painted, decals, or decals that replicate hand painted.
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*Mesh may be used behind the frown to obscure the face of the wearer.
*Mesh may be used behind the frown to obscure the face of the wearer.
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*Note: The FX helmet is considered deprecated (to be avoided), though is acceptable for Legion requirements.
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*Note: A stock (out of the box) MRCE and/or EFX PCR helmet does not meet the basic 501st requirements without the major modification that are necessary. Please visit FISD/whitearmor.net for more info on these modifications.|
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*Lenses must be green bubble or smoke bubble only.
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*Ears shall have two screws per side, one above the ear bar and one at the base of the helmet.
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*Ear bars should have three bumps only, not four.
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*Traps/tears and tube stripes shall have the correct ANH TK details.
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*Correct 'Hovi mic' aerator tips.
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*FX helmets are not allowed.|
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*MRCE and/or EFX PCR helmets are not allowed.
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*ANHv2 helmets are not allowed.
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*Ear bars shall have only one or two bumps painted in black (rank stripes).
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*Neck trim shall be of an s-type profile rather than a u-type profile.
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*Tears/traps shall be hand painted or use decals that emulate hand painted (with correct ANH TK details). }}
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*Black with horizontal ribs, fitted to the wearer, and extending from the base of the neck to the top of the Adam's apple.| |  
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Shoulder Straps|
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*These shall be securely mounted in front and may free float in back. They may be affixed with rivets, Velcro, or adhesive.|
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*These shall be securely mounted
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*No visible rivets are allowed.|
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*These shall free float in back.
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*These shall be glued in front.
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*The plastic shoulder straps need to be held down in the back via a white elastic band to the white fabric that connects/bridges the chest and back piece.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Shoulder Bells|
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*One on each shoulder. The shoulder bells are considered effectively symmetrical; they may be worn interchangeably on the left and right shoulders and should have a black elastic strap that wraps around the inside of the bicep.| |  
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*If your shoulder bells have the swoop, the left shoulder bell ” swoop” should point forward toward the chest, and the right shoulder bell ”swoop” should point backwards toward the back plate.
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Forearms|
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*Forearms are fully closed.| |  
*Forearms are fully closed.| |  
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*Roughly pentagonal in shape, the hand plates are mounted securely over the back of the glove. As an alternative to plastic, these may be made out of latex or latex-like material.| |  
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* the hand plates are mounted securely over the back of the glove.| |  
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*Hand guards shall be latex or latex-like, painted white, affixed to rubber gloves in lieu of plastic hand guards.
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*Black in color, made of either rubber, nomex, leather, or leather-like material, with no visible straps or logos/designs. The fingers are enclosed, non-textured.| |
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*Black in color with no visible straps or logos/designs.
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*Chest and back shall be connected with a white fabric or preferably elastic strap at the shoulders.
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*Ideally the AM/FX style chest plate should be replaced with a more screen accurate type. If using an AM/FX style chest plate, the bottom and sides shall be trimmed and a new return edge shall be added at the bottom to eliminate the over elongated appearance and to give a more accurate look. See the tutorial: http://www.whitearmor.net/fisd/Tutorial-chestback
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Back|
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*Back plate shall have no, or minimal overlap of the kidney plate.
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*Ideally the AM/FX style back plate should be replaced with a more screen accurate type. If using an AM/FX style back plate it shall have no, or minimal overlap of the kidney plate. and shall be reshaped to emulate a screen used back plate by properly trimming and re-shaping (stretching) the left and right edges of the armor to contour to your body. Note: There is currently no tutorial available for this, but you can see an example of this Mod and visual comparison at whitearmor.net
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*Any gap between the ab and kidney plate shall be no more than 1/2" (12.5mm) wide. Any shims used to achieve this effect should be of a similar material and color as the ab and kidney plate. Shims shall fit flush and seams are allowed.|
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*Rivets on the left side of the ab plate: a total of three rivets, the heads should be approximately 5/16"(8mm) diameter and equally spaced out along the depth of the armor and about 10mm from the edge. They may be painted white, or not. Note:For the original used TK armor, this type of rivets where, bifurcated rivets or split rivet.
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*Three rivets shall be present on the left side of the kidney plate, the heads should be approximately 5/16" (8mm) diameter and equally spaced out along the depth of the armor and about 10mm from the edge. They may be painted white, or not. Note: For the original used TK armor, this type of rivets where, bifurcated rivets or split rivet.}}
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*(A.K.A. O2 canister) attaches to the center back of the belt. This is an all gray cylinder without silver stickers or silver paint. The cylinder is between 2” (50mm) and 2.68"(68mm) in diameter with white end caps on each end. The white control panel pad faces upwards, with controls/round washer style detail closest to the right end cap. The total length should be approximately 7.50" (190.5mm).
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{{CRLtemplate|File:Blankwhite.gif|Thighs|
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*Thigh armor shall be closed in the back.
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*There shall be no seam on the front of the boot (e.g. CABoots are not allowed).
*There shall be no seam on the front of the boot (e.g. CABoots are not allowed).
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Revision as of 09:02, 26 August 2013

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Stormtrooper, Concept Armor
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Description: Stormtrooper, Concept
Prefix: TK
Detachment: First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment
Context: The Concept Stormtrooper inspired by conceptual illustrator Ralph McQuarrie.


The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

FISD Defines two additional, optional levels of costuming excellence. In the page below, requirements for Level 2 "Expert Infantryman" are listed in blue. Requirements for Level 3 "Centurion" are listed in red.

  • Those armor pieces without blue and/ or red text are by default considered the highest level.
  • Please visit the FISD web site for a full description of these standards.

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

Special Notes:

  • Visit the Frequently asked questions page for information on the Rubies Supreme Stormtrooper costume.
  • Blasters are not required for legion membership per our weapons policy.
  • The armor parts shall be made from one of these types of materials or like materials: White fiberglass, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene), or Polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
  • FX armor may not be used for Level 3 approval.

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.

Blankwhite.gif Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Traps
  • Rear traps and tears.
  • Lenses sufficiently dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes.
  • The “ear” bars
  • Frown is painted gray.
  • Tube stripes
  • Vocoder
  • Aerators
  • Mesh may be used behind the frown to obscure the face of the wearer.
  • Neck trim

For level two certification (if applicable):
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For level three certification (if applicable):
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Blankwhite.gif Neck Seal
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Shoulder Straps
For 501st approval:
  • These shall be securely mounted
  • No visible rivets are allowed.
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
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Blankwhite.gif Shoulder Bells
For 501st approval:
  • One on each shoulder.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • I

Blankwhite.gif Biceps
For 501st approval:
  • Biceps are fully closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Forearms
For 501st approval:
  • Forearms are fully closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • the hand plates are mounted securely over the back of the glove.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Black in color with no visible straps or logos/designs.
  • The fingers are enclosed, non-textured.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Chest
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Chest and back

Blankwhite.gif Back
For 501st approval:
  • Back plate
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Under Suit
For 501st approval:
  • Black non-textured material, either one-piece or two-piece construction with no visible zippers or logos/designs.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Abdomen Plate
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • I

Blankwhite.gif Kidney Plate
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Butt Plate
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Belt
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Thermal Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • (A.K.A. O2 canister)
  • The thermal detonator
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Thighs
For 501st approval:
  • Thigh armor shall be closed in the back.

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

Blankwhite.gif Lower Legs
For 501st approval:
  • Greaves close in the back.

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Boots
For 501st approval:
  • White leather or leather-like
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • There shall be no seam on the front of the boot (e.g. CABoots are not allowed).

Blankwhite.gif Holster
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
Optional Accessories

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

Blankwhite.gif BlasTech E-11
For 501st approval:
  • Based on a real or replica Sterling sub-machine gun, scratch-built, or a modified commercial toy Stormtrooper blaster.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Folding stock (does not need to function).
  • A real or replica ammo counter - based off of a Hengstler counter - shall be present.
  • D-ring mounted on the rear.
  • Correct style scope.
  • Two power cylinders on the magazine housing.
  • Scratch-built, resin cast, Hyperfirm rubber cast blasters shall have a total of 6 T-tracks on blaster (leaving the lowest row on the magazine housing side uncovered).
  • If using the Hasbro E11 toy blaster and you cover all the rows of holes, the blaster will have 7 T-tracks total. But, if you want to have the correct number of T-tracks (6 total) with the lower row of open vent holes on the magazine housing side, then you shall cover the pre-existing rows of holes with T-tracks, and grind off the lower integrated T-track on the magazine housing side and drill a new row of holes in its place.
  • No ESB/ROTJ greeblies are allowed on the blaster.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Hasbro blasters are not allowed, even conversions.
Blankwhite.gif BlasTech DLT-19 Heavy Blaster Rifle
For 501st approval:
  • Based on a real or replica MG-34 machine gun
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • A DLT-19 is an MG-34 with T-tracks on the barrel, ejection port cover added, and a small disk on left side.
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Grappling Hook/Comlink
For 501st approval:
  • Grappling hook and comlink (the grappling hook and comlink should be substituted as a set in the place of the thermal detonator, not worn in addition to it).
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif BlasTech SE-14R
For 501st approval:
  • The SE-14R blaster was only seen on promotional pictures. It should have a correct scope if carried in lieu of the E-11 for informal events.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):


Blankwhite.gif Stormtrooper Laser Sword
For 501st approval:
  • The TK Laser Sword should be accurate towhat is shown, in Ralph Mcquarrie concept illustrations for the movie script entitled: “Star Wars” or originally known as” The Star Wars” The Laser Sword has a white or clear blade.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

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