Revision as of 05:05, 26 April 2014 by TK826 (Talk | contribs)
crlblackhd.gif
Snow Scout
Missingprofile.jpg
Model None, Photo by None


Blizzard-Force.png

Description: Snow Scout
Prefix: TS
Detachment: Blizzard Force
Context: Star Wars.

When deployed to frozen, hostile environments, Scouts are equipped with a hybrid of cold weather armor. This armor combines the survival gear of the Snowtrooper with the needed equipment to carry out the scouting mission.
'


  • This CRL is a work in progress.
  • As such, this costume must be approved by the Legion Membership Officer, via the appropriate section of the Legion forum.
  • If you have this costume and would like to assist with the completion of this library entry, please contact your detachment leader.
  • Please note that the use of the word "should" below does not indicate that the armor piece is considered open to interpretation. All instances of "should be" and "should have" will be replaced with "is" and "has", as this guide is completed.

Required Costume Components

The following costume components are present and appear as described below.

The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

The Blizzard Force Detachment defines additional, optional costuming details listed in blue. Please visit the Blizzard Force web site for more details on these options.

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


TB scout helmet.jpeg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Scout Style helmet
  • Helmet is gloss or semi-gloss white.
  • Licensed helmets are acceptable with modifications-
    • Remove manufacturer logos
    • Replace stock lens.
    • Replace inaccurate fish hook symbol with correct square shaped symbol.
    • Replace stock bolts and with correct flat bolt head, or real 3M bolt, painted either grey or white.
  • Fan-made helmets are acceptable as long as they remain true to shape of original screen accurate helmet.
  • Helmet may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
Generic Balaclava White.jpg Balaclava
For 501st approval:
  • White balaclava worn under the helmet.
    • The balaclava is a White head sock/hood that is worn under the helmet and is used primarily to hide any view of the wearer's skin and/or facial hair.
For level two certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Flight Suit
For 501st approval:
  • The under-suit is a one or two-piece white textile suit, such as military flight-suits, motorcycle racing suits, industrial work clothing (Dickies), or similar suit modified appropriately.
  • Suit includes a off-white (oatmeal) suede or faux suede rear flap.
    • Flap is rectangle in shape
    • Attachment point is above the waist and hidden by the cummerbund.
    • The flap is slightly narrower than the width of the trooper and stops slightly higher than the bottom of the troopers behind.
  • Off-white (oatmeal) suede or faux suede thigh patches are present.
    • Patches extend over the crotch of the flight suit and down the front, finishing above the knee armor.
    • The thigh patches are secured by 50mm (2") white elastic, sewn in under the front and back of the thigh patch.
  • Flight suit does not have any visible labels, logos or zippers (including built in flight suit pockets).
For level two certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Vest
For 501st approval:
  • Vest is constructed from matte white, heavy weight cotton fabric.
  • Sleeves are padded and contain ribbing similar to the front of the cummerbund. The sleeves extend farther than the bottom edge of the shoulder armor, but end above the elbow.
  • Vest has a much wider neck opening than the flight suit.

- Secured at the back using white, 50mm (2") hook and loop fastener.

For level two certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Cummerbund
For 501st approval:
  • Cummerbund is constructed from matte white, heavy weight cotton or nylon fabric.
  • Closes in back using white, 50mm (2") hook and loop fastener.
  • Cummerbund starts just under the chest armor and extends down to the waist.
  • There is no gap between the belt and cummerbund.
  • Cummerbund has a tapered crotch area with inverted curve stitched detail.
    • This section is made from the same heavy weight cotton or nylon material. **Sits between the legs and connects to the back of the cummerbund by a 50mm (2") white elastic strap.
  • Cummerbund has 6 or 7 vertical stitch lines producing 5 or 6 raised ribs of equal width.
    • Ribs are stitched into the front, between the two fabric pouches.
  • Cummerbund may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
TS shoulderbell.JPG Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Snow Trooper style shoulder armor.
  • Gloss or semi-gloss white.
  • Shoulders do not have any adornment.
    • Optional: Shoulders may have the three 'double hole' stitching points as per the screen used Snow Trooper shoulder bells. Pieces are either to be sewn to the suit OR have the appearance of being sewn on.
  • Shoulders may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
TS gaunts.JPG Forearm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Snow Trooper Forearm style armor.
    • No two forearm pieces have identical details, but can be worn on either arm.
  • Forearm piece has complete plastic cuff.
  • Armor piece may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
TS gloves and handplates.JPG Gloves and Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • White canvas, short style gloves.
    • Similar to Gardeners gloves.
    • Gloves do not have buttons, snaps or other adornments.
  • Hand armor pieces are attached to the gloves.
  • Hand plates are mirrored designs (Both are different for each hand).
    • Optional: The hand plates have the four 'double hole' stitching points as per the screen used Snow Trooper hand plates. Pieces are either sewn to the gloves OR have the appearance of being sewn on.
  • Armor pieces may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
TS chest.jpg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Snow Trooper style chest armor.
  • Gloss or semi-gloss white.
  • Chest armor has detail pieces, including several squares in the recessed area, red and gray accents on the wearer’s right side, and a grey square on the left side.
  • An inverted, silver, T shaped greeblie is mounted in the recessed area.
  • Raised box section has a three button "rank bar" mounted on top, with a silver backing.
  • The chest armor and back plate are joined together over the shoulder with shoulder bridges consistent with the Snow Trooper.
    • Note: The screen used Snowtrooper shoulder straps have a brass Chicago screw / Binding Post. This piece is painted white for the Snow Scout.
  • The sides of the chest armor are attached to the back plate with white elastic.
  • Chest piece may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
TB scout back.jpeg Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Scout style back armor.
  • Gloss or semi-gloss white.
  • The back plate has a tank attached.
  • The top of the tank is flat with a detail piece painted black.
    • Detail piece includes the same greeblies as that of the standard Scout Trooper, including white painted circle and red line detail.
  • Tank has a black stripe detail on surface.
  • Tank may have additional "rank indicators" present on the right side.
    • These indicators can number anywhere from 0 to 6 stripes.
  • Armor piece may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Gloss or semi-gloss white.
  • The front section and two "boxes" of the belt are made out of plastic.
  • The rest of the belt, which fastens at the back of the waist, is made from a textile material.
    • 2" nylon webbing is preferable.
  • Hanging from the sides of the belt are hip pouches.
  • Pouches are made from white or off-white material (same as the standard Scout cummerbund pouches).
  • Pouches are connected to the belt by textile straps, with a buckle in the center of the strap.
    • Buckles are parachute-style and are in proportion with straps.
    • White buckles (or buckles covered in white material) are highly encouraged.
    • Black buckles are acceptable.
  • Armor piece may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • The plastic sections of the belt are constructed from a single piece or have the appearance of being a single piece and is attached to a nylon 50mm (2") webbing belt.
  • Belt is secured with a single rivet on each end.
  • Closure is secured at the rear with hook and loop fastener.
TK anh stunt detonator.jpeg Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • Attached to the back of the belt is a TK style Thermal Detonator (same as the Snow Trooper).
  • The detonator is a gray cylinder 2 to 2.5" in diameter with white end caps and a white control panel pad.
    • Controls are closest to the right end cap.
  • Armor piece may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
TB scout knees.jpeg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Standard Scout style knee armor.
  • Gloss or semi-gloss white.
  • White elastic is used to secure the armor around the leg.
  • Armor piece may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Each knee piece is secured with two white elastic straps.
    • One, 25mm (1") piece which passes through the lower section.
    • One, 12mm (1/2") piece which is riveted to each side of the upper section.
TS boots.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • Snow Trooper style Mukluks.
  • Three 1” to 1-1/4” straps are added to the upper portion of the boots.
    • Straps are made of a thick/heavy webbing material.
    • Straps are riveted or held in place with a brass/silver Chicago screw along the rear-center "spine" of the boot. (one per strap).
    • Straps do not sag when worn and have a distinctive gap between them.
  • Lace loops may be present or removed.
    • Note: If lace loops are present, laces are also present.
  • Boots may be weathered.
For level two 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 Neck Seal
For 501st approval:
  • Made from white or off-white cotton fabric, matching color of vest.
  • Horizontal rows, evenly spaced.
  • Closure is secured vertically down center of backside with hook and loop fastener.
  • Any excess material, on bottom of neck seal, is tucked into the flight suit.
For level two certification (if applicable):
TB scout pistol.jpeg Hold-out Blaster
For 501st approval:
  • Flat or semi-gloss black.
  • Blaster does not have any visible trigger, labels or logos.
  • Blaster may be lightly weathered.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • The scope has lens discs cut into the scope for a more realistic appearance.
  • No decals representing cross hairs or similar.

This document and all of the images within were created by and are the property of the 501st Legion. All other uses are prohibited.

This CRL is available as a PDF at www.501st.com/databank/Costuming:TS_Snow_Scout

The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. ©2012 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Visit www.501st.com to learn more.
Personal tools
The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.