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    1 Week Ago - Jul 22, 2015, 3:30 PM - 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #1

    Off to a slower start till I reach my 50 post count and can message people to buy stuff but here is where I am at : DVH helmet , squeegee and a Kaiser upper brace for the blaster. Constantly looking for the grip at this point or another complete assembly- tons of the other models out the but not the 6004. Will most likely use as MOW stuff as I can and also will be ordering all the currently available dental things and other items. If anyone has the minor trim pieces let me know. Also in process of wrapping up my Biker Scout to get certified.
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    1 Week Ago - Jul 22, 2015, 3:57 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #2

    You can message members about purchasing parts for your build, you just can't post in the cargo hold yet. Many people that have bought gloves from me in the past year didn't have cargo hold access yet. i am looking forward to watching your build, the super trooper is pretty cool.
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    1 Week Ago - Jul 22, 2015, 4:00 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #3

    Thanks! I tried messaging some and it wouldn't given me option ... I will try from my laptop later.
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    1 Week Ago - Jul 24, 2015, 2:09 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #4

    I am working on getting my full membership, and my costume is 85% done... Checking the cargo hold every ten minutes helped hahah
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    1 Week Ago - Jul 24, 2015, 8:26 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #5

    Lol. Yea I check it a lot as well. I would like to post more questions but don't want to get responses of " research it more" since there are sooo many resources on here already. Other than complimenting others builds I'm not exactly how to get 50 posts relatively quickly. However I'm still making my list of what I want from where so progress is being made.
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    1 Week Ago - Jul 25, 2015, 7:31 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #6

    Quote 01Hawk said: View Post
    Lol. Yea I check it a lot as well. I would like to post more questions but don't want to get responses of " research it more" since there are sooo many resources on here already. Other than complimenting others builds I'm not exactly how to get 50 posts relatively quickly. However I'm still making my list of what I want from where so progress is being made.
    You can comment or ask questions on other's threads and you can post about what you have done so far and the challenges you faced / overcome. Posting progress pics of painting your bucket should easily get you there. Good luck!
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    1 Week Ago - Jul 26, 2015, 2:41 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #7

    Ordered MOW Jetpack and boots today.. And a telescope that looks like it will work for the gun as well as a chemical stirrer ( think I will need 2). Emails out for armor/Flight suits and other stuff. may spend next weekend ( after Monstermania) at a bunch of local antique places looking for some more of the found parts/kaiser grip etc. Also went to Dicks to buy an airsoft gun but they don't have them so may just eBay one.
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    5 Days Ago - Jul 29, 2015, 8:02 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #8

    More parts on order and trying to figure out what to do about the upper receiver on the sling gun ( where the telescope goes in). Is the concensus that that part was fabricated vs an off the shelf kind of part? Will be searching pictures for now to try and find something
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    5 Days Ago - Jul 29, 2015, 10:40 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #9

    Quote 01Hawk said: View Post
    More parts on order and trying to figure out what to do about the upper receiver on the sling gun ( where the telescope goes in). Is the concensus that that part was fabricated vs an off the shelf kind of part? Will be searching pictures for now to try and find something
    The top housing was scratch built by George Block:



    You'll find lots of interesting thing in the Gallery here ==> Boba Fett Supertrooper
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    5 Days Ago - Jul 29, 2015, 11:02 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #10

    Thanks! I had been reading over all the info in there , saving the pics to my desktop and glanced over that. Guess I will start printing out the templates to build my own.
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    5 Days Ago - Jul 29, 2015, 6:21 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #11

    Ordered my MOW flight suit and vest yesterday and have it in hand today. Looks and feels great. Have to see about making my biker scout flight suit out of the same material and 2 pieces. All the major pieces are lined up and on order/pending order except for armor.
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    3 Days Ago - Jul 31, 2015, 11:46 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #12

    Good day for parts today... Got the Uzi, stirrer, an MQ2 ( just to compare against an MQ1 which will be here next week), a Tasco 1Y telescope and a made in Japan Korvette telescope -that kinda looked like one in another thread about which telescopes to use so I bought it. Next step will be to build the upper for the sling gun until I can find a grip ( may make one of those as well).
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    3 Days Ago - Jul 31, 2015, 12:04 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #13

    Was going to wait till the MQ1 got here but I was curious. Here is the MQ2 broken open and a comparison shot of what it looks like next to an MQ1 ( photo taken from elsewhere on the board). Similar but not exact- not sure how much shows or needs to show when assembled because I don't have my helmet slots cut out yet. I didn't realize the buttons were all loose.. The keypad won't work because the letters aren't stamped - I was going to try and stamp them in with punches and add a new hole for the missing button.

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    15 Hours Ago - Aug 3, 2015, 7:29 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #14

    Hope to have pics of the telescopes up for reference today. Went with BobaMaker armor and knees. Just need to check on where I can/want toget a Jetpack harness, which gauntlets I want, graflex tube for the front of the Uzi, the lower grip for the sling gun , toes spikes and of course the towel. May try and make white gloves since I have plenty of time before all the other parts get here.
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    13 Hours Ago - Aug 3, 2015, 8:51 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #15

    The towel is almost impossible to find there was someone who found one on ebay and was going to get it replicated but i think it fizzled out since i thought about doing a supertrooper
  17. 11 Hours Ago - Aug 3, 2015, 10:36 AM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #16

    the MQ-2 has too many rows of buttons..so if you cut off the row that is short one, you will have a similar keypad to the MQ-1. Its a shame the text isnt raised like the MQ-1 because it would be a less expensive and slightly easier to find alternative. Although, at that point, a cast of an MQ-1 keypad would be just as good lol.

    The circuit board is very close and you'd likely be able to get away with that. Its so covered up the only part you REALLY notice is the big rectangle resistor (or whatever that is, im not good with electronic stuff lol)
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    9 Hours Ago - Aug 3, 2015, 12:57 PM - Re: 01Hawk WIP : Supertrooper #17

    I am determined to find a towel haha. I am going to buy one of the common ones for color matching and see if I can scale one of the known photos up ( unless someone can post one with measurements of the graphics). Someone suggested on of the shirt places that print stuff from Internet pictures. Enough of the other styles come up on eBay .. I emailed some sellers and one said she just sold the correct one

    For some reason I thought the keypad was metal on the MQ1 which it isn't . And the keys look like they are an actual different size as well. I have both here now so I guess it was kind of a waste of money since I was going to try and find a way to stamp the key pad out of metal. May still do that though and see how it goes. I will rip them apart and post side by sides of the important parts after work

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