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* Frown must have either 6 or 8 teeth cut out and Grey coloring must not leave indented area.
* Frown must have either 6 or 8 teeth cut out and Grey coloring must not leave indented area.
* Tube stripes are black and may number between 9 and 15 per side with the curve bends extending backwards. There does not need to be the same number per side.
* Tube stripes are black and may number between 9 and 15 per side with the curve bends extending backwards. There does not need to be the same number per side.
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* Aerators (cylinders on either side of the vocoder) are black, and screening maybe silver or black.
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* Aerators (cylinders on either side of the vocoder) are black, and screening is silver.
* Tears and traps may be: hand painted, decals, or decals that replicate hand painting. They must be grey with black outlines and highlights.
* Tears and traps may be: hand painted, decals, or decals that replicate hand painting. They must be grey with black outlines and highlights.
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* Chin / Vocoder (vertically ribbed chin detail) is black.. ||}}

Revision as of 04:36, 17 November 2011

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Magma Trooper
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Model TX-9293 , Photo by Thomas E Durbin


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Description: Magma Trooper
Prefix: TX
Detachment: Spec Ops Detachment
Context:


Black text indicates a feature that is required for approval. Blue text denotes features that are nice to have, but not required. Red text indicates features that take the prop/costume item to an even higher level of accuracy.

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

Special Notes:

  • Blasters are not required for legion membership per our weapons policy.
  • The armor parts shall be gloss red and made from one of these types of materials or like materials: Fiberglass, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), or HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene.


  • 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.

TX magma helmet.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Lenses must be Black or Smoke and dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes. They may be flat or Bubble.
  • The grey "ears" have three or four bumps
  • Frown must have either 6 or 8 teeth cut out and Grey coloring must not leave indented area.
  • Tube stripes are black and may number between 9 and 15 per side with the curve bends extending backwards. There does not need to be the same number per side.
  • Aerators (cylinders on either side of the vocoder) are black, and screening is silver.
  • Tears and traps may be: hand painted, decals, or decals that replicate hand painting. They must be grey with black outlines and highlights.
  • Chin / Vocoder (vertically ribbed chin detail) is black..
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):


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.


TX magma shoulderstraps.jpg Shoulder Straps
For 501st approval:
  • These must be securely mounted in front and may free float in back.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma shoulderbells.jpg 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):
TX magma biceps.jpg Biceps
For 501st approval:
  • Biceps are fully closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma forearms.jpg Forearms
For 501st approval:
  • Forearms must appear to be fully sealed and enclosed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma handplates.jpg Handplates
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):


TK anh stunt gloves.jpeg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • 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.


TX magma chest.jpg Chest Plate
For 501st approval:
  • Chest plate overlaps the abdominal plate.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma back.jpg Back Plate
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):
TX magma ab.jpg Abdominal Plate
For 501st approval:
  • The ab plate has a button area that has 9 gloss buttons of approximately 7/16" in diameter.
  • Six of the buttons are black, the other three are grey, as shown.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma back-butt.jpg Kidney and Butt Plates
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.
  • 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):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma belt.jpg Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Belt face is made of plastic (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 may be made from glossy black ABS or a similar shiny material and must be 3 to 3.5" wide. Black canvas or similar heavy material may also be used.
  • The drop boxes dangle from the sides of the plastic belt face via black straps and are aligned under the plastic tabs of the ammo belt.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma thermal.jpg Thermal Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • (a.k.a. O2 canister) attaches to the back of the belt. This is an all black cylinder 2 to 2.5" in diameter with black end caps and a black control panel pad, with controls closest to the right end cap.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma thighs.jpg Thigh Armor
For 501st approval:
  • The thigh armor may open and firmly close in the back allowing the two halves to appear sealed when viewed by spectators. The ammo belt is installed on the bottom of the right thigh.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma shins.jpg Shin Armor
For 501st approval:
  • The shin armor is able to open and firmly close in the back allowing the two halves to appear sealed when viewed by spectators. The trapezoid knee plate is affixed to the top of the left shin.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX magma boots.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • Red 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. Jodphur-type boots or an equivalent style. All stitching must be black, and unnecessary or decorative stitching must not be present. Elvis / Mariachi boots are not acceptable.
  • White, or other color boots may be painted black so long as the boots are maintained to remain the proper color.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TX shadowstorm holster.jpeg Holster
For 501st approval:
  • Made of black leather or leather-like material.
  • Holster must be worn on the left and be may be attached to the belt from behind with rivets or with loops covering the outside of the belt.
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.


Generic black pauldron.jpeg Black Pauldron
For 501st approval:
  • Must be black in color and made from vinyl or leather. Must be worn over the right shoulder.



TK anh stunt e11.jpeg E-11 Blaster
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, the E-11 is standard-issue for many Imperial troops. Light, compact yet powerful, the E-11 blaster is always in high demand throughout the galaxy.

  • 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.
    • 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).
  • If using the Hasbro E11 toy blaster, it is modified to have the correct number of T-tracks (6 total), with a lower row of open vent holes on the magazine housing side.
    • This is accomplished by covering the pre-existing rows of holes with T-tracks, then grinding off the lower integrated T-track on the magazine housing side, and drilling a new row of holes in its place.
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