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{{CRLheader|Stormtrooper, Empire Strikes Back|File:TK_ESB.jpeg|TK-7795|Jason M Kreis}}
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{{CRLdetinfo|File:First_Imperial_Stormtrooper_Detachment_Logo.png|Stormtrooper, Empire Strikes Back|TK|{{#deturl:1116}}|Episode IV: A New Hope|Stormtroopers are the backbone of the Galactic Empire, and were the raiding party that secured Bespin. .}}
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{{CRLdetinfo|File:First_Imperial_Stormtrooper_Detachment_Logo.png|Stormtrooper, A New Hope (Stunt)|TK|First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment|Episode IV: A New Hope|Stormtroopers are the backbone of the Galactic Empire. Renowned for their accuracy, stormtroopers served as the boarding party during the raid on the Tantive IV.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_esb_helmet.jpeg|Helmet|White fiberglass, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), or HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene). The ESB helmet is distinguished by the following details:
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_esb_helmet.jpeg|Helmet|
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*Traps (trapezoids on dome of helmet) and tears (area beneath the corners of eye lenses) are gray.  
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* White fiberglass, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), or HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene).  
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*Rear traps and tears have vertical black lines.  
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*Traps (trapezoids on dome of helmet) and tears (area beneath the corners of eye lenses) are gray.
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*Rear traps and tears have vertical black lines.
*Lenses are a flat green sufficiently dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes.
*Lenses are a flat green sufficiently dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes.
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*The gray "ear" bars have four bumps, with a black outline.
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*The gray "ear" bars have three of four bumps, with a black outline. The bumps may or may not be painted.
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*Frown is painted black and does not leave the teeth area. Eight or six total teeth on the frown are cut out.
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*Frown is painted gray and does not leave the teeth area. Eight total teeth on the frown are cut out.
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*Tube stripes are medium blue, numbering between 9 and 15 per side with the curve bends extending backwards. It is acceptable to have a different number of stripes on each side. These details may be decals, stencils or hand painted.
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*Tube stripes are medium blue, numbering between 9 and 15 per side with the curve bends extending backwards.
*Vocoder (vertically ribbed chin detail) is painted black
*Vocoder (vertically ribbed chin detail) is painted black
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*Aerators (cylinders on either side of the vocoder) are black.|While no longer recommended, the FX helmet is still accepted provided that it is built and detailed per costume specifications. }}
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*Aerators (cylinders on either side of the vocoder) are black.
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*Tears, traps, and tube stripes may be hand painted, decals, or decals that replicate hand painting.|
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*Ears should have three screws used per side, one above and below the ear bar and one at the base of the helmet.
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*Ear bars should have four bumps only, not three.
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*Correct 'hovi mic' aerator tips.
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*FX helmets are not allowed.|
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*MRCE helmets are not allowed.
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*ANHv2 helmets are not allowed.
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*Ear bars should have only one or two bumps painted in black.
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*Tears/traps should be hand painted or use decals that emulate hand painting. }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_neckseal.jpeg|Neck Seal|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:TK_anh_stunt_neckseal.jpeg|Neck Seal|
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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:TK_anh_stunt_shoulders.jpeg|Shoulder Straps|Securely mounted in front and free floating in the back.|A TK may be approved with shoulder straps that are mounted both front and back.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_shoulders.jpeg|Shoulder Straps|
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*These must be securely mounted in front and may free float in back. They may be affixed with rivets, Velcro, or adhesive.|
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*No visible rivets are allowed.|
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*These must free float in back.
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*These must be glued in front.
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*Straps need to be connected to the white under strap connecting the chest/back with an elastic band.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_shoulder.jpeg|Shoulder Bells|One on each shoulder with little or no overlap of the bicep armor. The shoulder bells are considered effectively symmetrical; they may worn interchangeably on the left and right shoulders.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_shoulder.jpeg|Shoulder Bells|
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*One on each shoulder. The shoulder bells are considered effectively symmetrical; they may worn interchangeably on the left and right shoulders.| | }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_biceps.jpeg|Biceps|Biceps are fully closed.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_biceps.jpeg|Biceps|
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*Biceps are fully closed.| |}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_forearms.jpeg|Forearms|Forearms are fully closed.| }}
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*Forearms are fully closed.| |
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*No return edge on the inside of the front of the forearm is allowed.
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_esb_handplates.jpeg|Hand Plates|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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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_esb_handplates.jpeg|Hand Plates|
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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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*Hand guards should be latex or latex-like, painted white, affixed to rubber gloves in lieu of plastic hand guards.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_gloves.jpeg|Gloves|Black rubber, nomex, leather, or leather-like material, with no visible straps or logos. The fingers are enclosed, non-textured.|Any plain black glove may be approved, so long as it has no visible markings/textures and completely covers the wrist.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_gloves.jpeg|Gloves|
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* Black rubber, nomex, leather, or leather-like material, with no visible straps or logos. The fingers are enclosed, non-textured.| |
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* Gloves should be rubber or rubber like chemical gloves
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_chest.jpeg|Chest|Chest plate overlaps the abdominal plate.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_chest.jpeg|Chest|
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* Chest plate overlaps the abdominal plate.| |
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* Chest and back should be connected with a white fabric or preferably elastic strap at the shoulders.
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_back.jpeg|Back|Back plate contains a "O II" design with little or no overlap of the kidney plate.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_back.jpeg|Back|
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* Back plate contains a "O II" design with little or no overlap of the kidney plate.| |
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* Back plate must have no or minimal overlap of the kidney plate.
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_undersuit.jpeg|Under Suit|Black non-textured material, either one-piece or two-piece construction with no visible zippers or logos.| }}
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* Black non-textured material, either one-piece or two-piece construction with no visible zippers or logos.| | }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_ab.jpeg|Abdomen Plate|The ab plate has a button area that matches the color pattern shown (3 blue + 6 gray); buttons are approximately 7/16" in diameter. The ab plate and kidney plate should match together at the sides with no gap, just a seam line.|Some older stormtrooper kits included larger black abdominal buttons. Accurately sized blue/gray buttons are now considered mandatory.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_ab.jpeg|Abdomen Plate|
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* The ab plate has a button area that matches the color pattern shown (3 blue + 6 gray); buttons are approximately 7/16" in diameter. |
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* Armor side gaps should be closed. This should be done by adding a shim or shims of material that must be of similar material and color as the ab and back plate. Shims should fit flush and may have seams.|
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* The ab plate and kidney plate should match together at the sides with no gap, just a single visible seam line.
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* Rivets on the left side of the ab plates: a total of three rivets equally spaced out along the depth of the armour and about 10mm from the edge. They may be painted white, or not.
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* A single male snap on the top right corner of the ab plate should be present.
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_kidney.jpeg|Kidney Plate|Kidney plate sides should line up with the ab plate leaving no gaps, just a seam line. The top of the kidney plate should abut the bottom of the back plate.|Some stormtrooper kits include the kidney and butt plates as one piece. These should be separated for approval. Please see the detachment forum for assistance with this modification.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_kidney.jpeg|Kidney Plate|
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* It is allowable to have a single kidney/butt plate for 501st requirements. If a separate kidney plate is used, it should line up with the ab plate, with the top of the kidney plate being flush to or under the back plate.|
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* A separate kidney plate must be present, split from the butt plate.|
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* 3 rivets must be present on the left side of the kidney plate, equally spaced out along the depth of the armour and about 10mm from the edge. They may be painted white, or not.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_butt.jpeg|Butt Plate|The top of the butt plate should below the bottom of the belt, with minimal gap between it and the kidney plate.|Some stormtrooper kits include the kidney and butt plates as one piece. These should be separated for approval. Please see the detachment forum for assistance with this modification. }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_butt.jpeg|Butt Plate|
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* It is allowable to have a single kidney/butt plate for 501st requirements. If a separate butt plate is used, it should line up below the bottom of the belt with with the ab plate, with minimal gap between it and the kidney plate.|
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*A separate butt plate is required.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_belt.jpeg|Belt|The belt consists of three parts:
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_belt.jpeg|Belt|
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*Belt face is made of plastic (TK ammo belt). There should be three square buttons (one centered in the middle and one on each end) and 6 main rectangular detail boxes.  
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* Belt face is made of plastic (TK ammo belt). It is comprised of 6 rectangular boxes, with three square buttons, one centered in the middle and one on each end.
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* Belt proper is made of canvas, canvas covered material, leather, or vinyl, 3 to 3.5" wide. The color is be white to off-white.
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* The drop boxes dangle from the sides of the plastic front belt via white straps and are aligned under the plastic tabs of the ammo belt.|Some stormtrooper kits include plastic parts for the belt proper. These should be replaced with canvas for approval. Please see the detachment forum for assistance with this modification. }}
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* The drop boxes dangle from the sides of the plastic front belt via white straps and are aligned under the plastic tabs of the ammo belt.|
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* Belt must be canvas or canvas covered, leather and vinyl are not acceptable.
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* There should be three square buttons, one centered in the middle and one on each end.|
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* Drop boxes are closed in the back.
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* The corners of the belt should be trimmed at a 45 degree angle.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_detonator.jpeg|Thermal Detonator|(a.k.a. O2 canister) attaches to the back of the belt. This is a gray cylinder 2 to 2.5" in diameter with white end caps and a white control panel pad, with controls closest to the right end cap.|Silver foil tape should NOT be used on the thermal detonator.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_detonator.jpeg|Thermal Detonator|
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* (a.k.a. O2 canister) attaches to the back of the belt. This is a gray cylinder 2 to 2.5" in diameter with white end caps and a white control panel pad, with controls closest to the right end cap.|
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* The thermal detonator needs to be attached via metal clips approximately 1 inch wide, and should be all gray without silver stickers or silver paint.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_thighs.jpeg|Thighs|The thigh armour is closed in the back. The ammo belt is installed on the bottom of the right thigh.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_thighs.jpeg|Thighs|
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*The thigh armour is closed in the back. The ammo belt is installed on the bottom of the right thigh.| |
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*The thigh armor may be connected by brads/split rivets, but not by standard rivets.
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*The bottom corners of the belt corners must be rounded off.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_shins.jpeg|Lower Legs|reaves close in the back. The trapezoid knee plate is affixed to the left greave.|Diamond knee plates or the absence of a knee plate is not canon approvable.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_shins.jpeg|Lower Legs|
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* Greaves close in the back. The trapezoid knee plate is affixed to the left greave.| |
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* There should be no visible rivets used to secure the sniper plate to the left greave.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_boots.jpeg|Boots|White leather or leather-like, above ankle height, with a flat sole, and small U-shaped elastic sections on both sides of the ankle with no buckles or laces. Jodhpur-type boots or an equivalent style.|Elvis or Mariachi boots are not canon approvable.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_boots.jpeg|Boots|
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* White leather or leather-like, above ankle height, with a flat sole, and small U-shaped elastic sections on both sides of the ankle with no buckles or laces. Jodhpur-type boots or an equivalent style. Elvis or Mariachi boots are not acceptable.| |
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* There should be no seam on the front of the boot (e.g. CABoots are not allowed).
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* Boots should be lightly scuffed.}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_anh_stunt_holster.jpeg|Holster|
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* Made of black leather or leather-like material.|
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* Holster must be worn on the left and be attached to the belt from behind instead with no loops covering the outside of the belt.
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* The holster will be affixed with two fasteners at the bottom, instead of none or four. These may be rivets, snaps, or Chicago screws.| }}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_esb_holster.jpeg|Holster|Made of black leather or leather-like material, worn on the right and affixed via two loops over the belt.| }}
 
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_esb_blaster1.jpeg|BlasTech E-11|Based on a real or replica Sterling sub-machine gun, scratch-built, or a modified commercial toy Stormtrooper blaster.|}}
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{{CRLtemplate|File:TK_esb_helmet2.jpeg|Helmet Details|'''''501st Note: The following are recommendations. Failure to meet any of these points is not a reason to defer approval. '''''
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* Correct style scope.
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Revision as of 19:34, 16 March 2011

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Stormtrooper, A New Hope (Stunt)
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Model TK-8377, Photo by Patrizio Logar


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Description: Stormtrooper, A New Hope (Stunt)
Prefix: TK
Detachment:
Context: First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment
Episode IV: A New Hope


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.

Costume Components:
TK esb helmet.jpeg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • White fiberglass, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), or HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene).
  • Traps (trapezoids on dome of helmet) and tears (area beneath the corners of eye lenses) are gray.
  • Rear traps and tears have vertical black lines.
  • Lenses are a flat green sufficiently dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes.
  • The gray "ear" bars have three of four bumps, with a black outline. The bumps may or may not be painted.
  • Frown is painted gray and does not leave the teeth area. Eight total teeth on the frown are cut out.
  • Tube stripes are medium blue, numbering between 9 and 15 per side with the curve bends extending backwards.
  • Vocoder (vertically ribbed chin detail) is painted black
  • Aerators (cylinders on either side of the vocoder) are black.
  • Tears, traps, and tube stripes may be hand painted, decals, or decals that replicate hand painting.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Ears should have three screws used per side, one above and below the ear bar and one at the base of the helmet.
  • Ear bars should have four bumps only, not three.
  • Correct 'hovi mic' aerator tips.
  • FX helmets are not allowed.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • MRCE helmets are not allowed.
  • ANHv2 helmets are not allowed.
  • Ear bars should have only one or two bumps painted in black.
  • Tears/traps should be hand painted or use decals that emulate hand painting.
TK anh stunt neckseal.jpeg Neck Seal
For 501st approval:
  • Black with horizontal ribs, fitted to the wearer, and extending from the base of the neck to the top of the Adam's apple.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt shoulders.jpeg Shoulder Straps
For 501st approval:
  • These must be securely mounted in front and may free float in back. They may be affixed with rivets, Velcro, or adhesive.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • No visible rivets are allowed.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • These must free float in back.
  • These must be glued in front.
  • Straps need to be connected to the white under strap connecting the chest/back with an elastic band.
TK anh stunt shoulder.jpeg Shoulder Bells
For 501st approval:
  • One on each shoulder. The shoulder bells are considered effectively symmetrical; they may worn interchangeably on the left and right shoulders.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt biceps.jpeg Biceps
For 501st approval:
  • Biceps are fully closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt forearms.jpeg Forearms
For 501st approval:
  • Forearms are fully closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • No return edge on the inside of the front of the forearm is allowed.

TK esb handplates.jpeg Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • 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.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Hand guards should be latex or latex-like, painted white, affixed to rubber gloves in lieu of plastic hand guards.
TK anh stunt gloves.jpeg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Black rubber, nomex, leather, or leather-like material, with no visible straps or logos. The fingers are enclosed, non-textured.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Gloves should be rubber or rubber like chemical gloves

TK anh stunt chest.jpeg Chest
For 501st approval:
  • Chest plate overlaps the abdominal plate.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Chest and back should be connected with a white fabric or preferably elastic strap at the shoulders.

TK anh stunt back.jpeg Back
For 501st approval:
  • Back plate contains a "O II" design with little or no overlap of the kidney plate.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Back plate must have no or minimal overlap of the kidney plate.

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.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt ab.jpeg Abdomen Plate
For 501st approval:
  • The ab plate has a button area that matches the color pattern shown (3 blue + 6 gray); buttons are approximately 7/16" in diameter.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Armor side gaps should be closed. This should be done by adding a shim or shims of material that must be of similar material and color as the ab and back plate. Shims should fit flush and may have seams.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • The ab plate and kidney plate should match together at the sides with no gap, just a single visible seam line.
  • Rivets on the left side of the ab plates: a total of three rivets equally spaced out along the depth of the armour and about 10mm from the edge. They may be painted white, or not.
  • A single male snap on the top right corner of the ab plate should be present.

TK anh stunt kidney.jpeg Kidney Plate
For 501st approval:
  • It is allowable to have a single kidney/butt plate for 501st requirements. If a separate kidney plate is used, it should line up with the ab plate, with the top of the kidney plate being flush to or under the back plate.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • A separate kidney plate must be present, split from the butt plate.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • 3 rivets must be present on the left side of the kidney plate, equally spaced out along the depth of the armour and about 10mm from the edge. They may be painted white, or not.
TK anh stunt butt.jpeg Butt Plate
For 501st approval:
  • It is allowable to have a single kidney/butt plate for 501st requirements. If a separate butt plate is used, it should line up below the bottom of the belt with with the ab plate, with minimal gap between it and the kidney plate.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • A separate butt plate is required.
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt belt.jpeg Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Belt face is made of plastic (TK ammo belt). It is comprised of 6 rectangular boxes, with three square buttons, one centered in the middle and one on each end.
  • Belt proper is made of canvas, canvas covered material, leather, or vinyl, 3 to 3.5" wide. The color is be white to off-white.
  • The drop boxes dangle from the sides of the plastic front belt via white straps and are aligned under the plastic tabs of the ammo belt.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Belt must be canvas or canvas covered, leather and vinyl are not acceptable.
  • There should be three square buttons, one centered in the middle and one on each end.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Drop boxes are closed in the back.
  • The corners of the belt should be trimmed at a 45 degree angle.
TK anh stunt detonator.jpeg Thermal Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • (a.k.a. O2 canister) attaches to the back of the belt. This is a gray cylinder 2 to 2.5" in diameter with white end caps and a white control panel pad, with controls closest to the right end cap.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • The thermal detonator needs to be attached via metal clips approximately 1 inch wide, and should be all gray without silver stickers or silver paint.
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt thighs.jpeg Thighs
For 501st approval:
  • The thigh armour is closed in the back. The ammo belt is installed on the bottom of the right thigh.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • The thigh armor may be connected by brads/split rivets, but not by standard rivets.
  • The bottom corners of the belt corners must be rounded off.
TK anh stunt shins.jpeg Lower Legs
For 501st approval:
  • Greaves close in the back. The trapezoid knee plate is affixed to the left greave.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • There should be no visible rivets used to secure the sniper plate to the left greave.
TK anh stunt boots.jpeg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • White leather or leather-like, above ankle height, with a flat sole, and small U-shaped elastic sections on both sides of the ankle with no buckles or laces. Jodhpur-type boots or an equivalent style. Elvis or Mariachi boots are not acceptable.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • There should be no seam on the front of the boot (e.g. CABoots are not allowed).
  • Boots should be lightly scuffed.
TK anh stunt holster.jpeg Holster
For 501st approval:
  • Made of black leather or leather-like material.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Holster must be worn on the left and be attached to the belt from behind instead with no loops covering the outside of the belt.
  • The holster will be affixed with two fasteners at the bottom, instead of none or four. These may be rivets, snaps, or Chicago screws.
For level three certification (if applicable):
Costume Accessories:
TK esb blaster1.jpeg 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 - should be present.
  • D-ring mounted on the rear.
  • Correct style scope.
  • Two power cylinders on the magazine.
  • Scratch-built, resin cast, Hyperfirm rubber cast blasters should have a total of 6 t-racks on blaster (leaving the lowest row on the Hengstler side un-covered).
  • Popular commercially available toy Stormtrooper blasters have a total of 7 T-racks (if you cover all the rows of holes) or 6 T-racks (if you cover the "open row" of holes on the Hengstler side. * Below this, you must grind off the lower T-rack and drill a new row of holes).
  • No ESB/ROTJ greeblies on the blaster are allowed.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Hasbro blasters are not allowed, even conversions.
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