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Snow Scout
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Description: Snow Scout
Prefix: TS
Detachment: Blizzard Force
Context: Star Wars. These troopers wear special cold weather gear for hostile climates
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  • 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:
  • Gloss white, semi-gloss, or lightly weathered.
  • Dark green or black lenses.
  • Licensed helmets are acceptable with modifications:
    • Remove the manufacturer logo.
    • Replace stock lens.
    • Replace inaccurate "fish-hook" logo
    • Replace stock visor bolts with flat-disc "elevator" bolts.
    • Visor Bolts painted white.
    • Replace inaccurate aerator.
  • Fan-made helmets are acceptable as long as they remain true to shape of original screen accurate helmet.
    • If needed, modify to correct shape of screen accurate helmet
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Neck Seal
For 501st approval:
  • Made from tan or off white cotton fabric matching color of vest.
  • Velcro enclosure, vertically down center of back.
  • Horizontal rows, evenly spaced.
    • Any excess material on bottom is tucked into the flight suit.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Flight Suit
For 501st approval:
  • The undersuit is a one or two-piece white textile suit, such as military flightsuits, motorcycle racing suits, industrial work clothing (coverall), or similar suit modified appropriately.
  • Tan suede or faux suede thigh patches must be present, extending over the flight suit crotch and down the front finishing above the knee armor.
    • The thigh patches must be secured by 2” white elastic, sewn in under the front and back of the thigh patch.
  • Must have a suede or faux suede, rectangle shaped, rear flap.
    • The flap is attached above the waist with the attachment point hidden by the cummerbund.
    • The flap should be slightly narrower than the width of the trooper and stop slightly higher than the bottom of the troopers rear.
    • The flap is tan in color, matching the riding patch.
  • Suit must not have any visible labels, logos or zippers (including built in flight suit pockets).
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Vest
For 501st approval:
  • Made out of tan or off white matte finish heavy weight cotton fabric.
  • Sleeves should be padded and contain ribbing similar to the front of the cummerbund. The sleeves should end just slightly longer then the bottom edge of the shoulder armor.
  • Must have a much wider neck opening then the flight suit.
  • Secured at the back using 2” white Velcro.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Cummerbund
For 501st approval:
  • Made out of tan or off white matte finish heavy weight cotton fabric, same as the vest.
  • Cummerbund closes in the back with 2 inch Velcro.
  • Should sit from just under the chest armor down to the waist.
  • Has a tapered crotch, made from the same material and includes a stitched inverted curve detail. It sits between the legs and connects to the back of the cummerbund with a 2 inch, white elastic strap.
  • The vest Has 6 or 7 (trooper’s choice) vertical stitch lines producing 5 or 6 raised ribs of equal width, stitched into the front and centered.
  • There are NO front pouches on the cummerbund.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS chest.jpg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Must have painted details including several squares in the recessed area, red and gray accents on the wearers right side, and a gray square on the left side.
  • An inveted T shaped greeblie is required in the recessed area.
  • Box section must have a three button "rank bar" mounted on top, with a silver backing and two slotted screws holding it in place.
  • 2 shoulder straps connected to the top of the chestplate.
  • One white elastic strap connects the front and back armor on each of the sides.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TB scout back.jpeg Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Gloss white, semi-gloss or lightly weathered.
  • The back plate has a tank attached.
  • The top of the tank is flat with a detail piece painted black.
    • The detail piece must use the same greeblies as what is seen on the standard Biker Scouts.
    • The detail piece also includes a white painted circle and thin red line.
  • The tank has a black pinstripe details.
  • Snow Scouts may have additional "rank indicators" that are present on the right side of the tank and can number anywhere from 0 to 6 stripes.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS shoulderbell.JPG Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Shoulder plates have the raised boxes to the bottom.
  • Shoulders plates are connected directly to the Vest.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS gaunts.JPG Forearm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • The Snow Scout uses Snowtrooper style forearms.
    • Although each Snowtrooper forearm is different, placement is not consistent, therefore either forearm may be worn on either arm.
  • Forearms must have an unadorned curved strap around the bottom of each wrist.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS gloves and handplates.JPG Gloves and Handlplates
For 501st approval:
  • White or Off-white wrist length gloves.
    • Knit gardening gloves are preferred, however leather gloves are acceptable.
  • Handplates are attached directly to the gloves.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Gloss white, semi-gloss or lightly weathered.
  • The front and two "boxes" of the belt are made of plastic.
  • The rest of the belt that fastens at the back of the waist is made from a white, 3 inch, textile material (webbing).
  • Hanging from the sides of the belt are hip pouches, which are the same style as used by Snowtroopers.
    • Pouches are tan or off-white, have a rectangular and boxy shape, with an angled closing flap.
    • Pouches secure to belt through loops on the back of each pouch.
  • Pouches are connected to the belt by 1.5 inch, tan or off white, textile straps. There are a total of four 1.5 inch black "parachute” clips on these straps, with one on each side of each pouch.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt detonator.jpeg Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • The detonator 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.
  • Detonator is centered on the back of belt.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TB scout knees.jpeg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Gloss white, semi-gloss or lightly weathered.
  • White elastic is used to secure the armor around the leg.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS boots.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • Canadian Mukluk boots with or without the inside liner.
  • Three 1 inch straps must be added to the upper portion of the boots.
    • Straps are attached to the back of the boot using one rivet per strap.
  • Loops and metal rings must be removed.
  • Boot laces are optional.
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 Boot Holster
For 501st approval:
  • Biker Scout style boot holster attached to the mukluk.
    • Gloss white, semi-gloss or lightly weathered.
    • Attached to the outside of the right boot by rivets, not straps.
For level two certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif 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):
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For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
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