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    Feb 17, 2008, 7:40 PM - Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #1

    Hey Hunters,

    Singapore just finished it's 2 day Chingay Parade as part of the Chinese New Year Celebration for 2008. For those of you who don't know what Chingay basically is, it's a mini Rose parade of sorts.

    This year, the Singapore Garrison of the 501st and Star Wars members of Movie Mania were invited to provide 'honor guards' for the Singapore President's arrival and ended with leading his float along the 1.5Km parade route.

    More importantly, it was also the first time gathering of all 3 Mandalorians in Singapore; SE Boba Fett [Herry], Jango Fett [Sharon] and ROTJ Boba Fett [me].

    Here are some of the pics...







    The Fetts Onroutehttp://tankm.fotki.com/events/chinga...1249-edit.html

    Enjoy the pics. We had fun, tired but happy fun.

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
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    Feb 17, 2008, 9:31 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #2

    Looks like you had a great time Tim... Once again, Your costume is looks outstanding! Love that last pic...
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    Feb 17, 2008, 10:46 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #3

    dude, that last picture is awesome man. great effects and outsatanding costumes. thanks for sharing buddy
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    Feb 18, 2008, 12:05 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #4

    Wow I didn't know Singapore has that may 501st members! You guys look great.
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    Feb 18, 2008, 1:40 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #5

    Great job!
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    Feb 18, 2008, 8:08 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #6

    That's fantastic. Looks like it was great fun and the photos are cool too. Now why doesn't Korea go in for Star Wars in the same way then I'd at least get more use out of my Fett when he's done.
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    Feb 18, 2008, 8:54 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #7

    Made me proud to see this
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    Feb 18, 2008, 9:43 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #8

    Looks like a great time. Looking great as always, Tim!
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    Feb 18, 2008, 12:00 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #9

    That does look like such a blast. All of the costumes look great and the march pics are very impressive!!
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    Feb 19, 2008, 10:18 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #10

    Thanks Hunters, we had fun....

    Here's a vid from an outside source...

    The Imperial March In

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
    Last edited by Halo_1; Feb 19, 2008 at 10:18 PM. Reason: typo
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    Feb 20, 2008, 10:03 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #11

    Awsome pics. I don't think I could ever troop over there, I would really stick out....8)
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    Feb 20, 2008, 11:42 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #12

    Quote CMAnavy said: View Post
    Awsome pics. I don't think I could ever troop over there, I would really stick out....8)
    Haha, too tall bro?

    Another pic...I would post some of the parade itself but does anyone want to see it?



    That's me in the foreground and Herry at the back.

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
    Last edited by Halo_1; Feb 21, 2008 at 4:03 AM. Reason: typo
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    Feb 21, 2008, 3:46 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #13

    Tim, ur helmet's BM rite? wonder why mine looked a bit wider than urs ?
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    Feb 21, 2008, 4:01 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #14

    Few more pics of the Mandalorians @ Chingay 2008.

    Herry/al13ns [Left] and me:


    Jango Fett, Female Mandalorian:


    Daddy Jango was a woman!!! :


    Me:


    Herry [foreground]:


    Me, shaking hands with the kids:


    3 Mandalorians [covering the six. ]:


    And an even better video:

    The 1.5 Km March

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
    Last edited by Halo_1; Feb 21, 2008 at 4:31 AM. Reason: added video
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    Feb 21, 2008, 6:21 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #15

    Wow !

    I don't mind saying this, even if I get a little heat for it .. but it looks like our Rose parade pales in comparison to your Chingay parade ! That looks like a HUGE event !! Nothing "mini" about it That's takes a lot of courage to troop that there bro. Seems as if though that was quite an honor for you too.

    And it looks like you guys must have had a fabulous time !! And I for one, looked through all the pics ... just wow.

    Great suits you guys .. Tim, you got a lot of paint detail going on there. It looks great !



    FP
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    Feb 21, 2008, 1:16 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #16

    That parade is extremely impressive!! I love seeing so many accurate stormtroopers together, and your Boba is awesome!
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    Feb 21, 2008, 1:32 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #17

    Looks like you had a blast Tim. Your suit looks great too!
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    Feb 21, 2008, 2:57 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #18

    I really like that pic with all of the smoke!
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    Feb 21, 2008, 3:16 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #19

    dude. that is one sweet rotj.

    i mean, it looks really good. what kind of gauntlets do you have?
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    Feb 21, 2008, 10:34 PM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #20

    Quote al13ns said: View Post
    Tim, ur helmet's BM rite? wonder why mine looked a bit wider than urs ?
    Herry, I think your BM was widened slightly, just look at your t-visor slot. The bottom is wider than the top.

    Quote fettpride said: View Post
    Wow !

    I don't mind saying this, even if I get a little heat for it .. but it looks like our Rose parade pales in comparison to your Chingay parade ! That looks like a HUGE event !! Nothing "mini" about it That's takes a lot of courage to troop that there bro. Seems as if though that was quite an honor for you too.

    And it looks like you guys must have had a fabulous time !! And I for one, looked through all the pics ... just wow.

    Great suits you guys .. Tim, you got a lot of paint detail going on there. It looks great !



    FP
    Chris, it was an honor...and I don't know much about the comparison, but Chingay did pull out all the stops for this year's parade.

    Thanks for the good word on the paintwork bro...but hey, it's your armor!

    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    That parade is extremely impressive!! I love seeing so many accurate stormtroopers together, and your Boba is awesome!
    Quote jawafive said: View Post
    Looks like you had a blast Tim. Your suit looks great too!
    Thanks bros!

    Quote Jimmy BufFETT said: View Post
    I really like that pic with all of the smoke!
    Yup, we had some major fireworks happening that night as well...and it was loud!

    Quote CombatBaby said: View Post
    dude. that is one sweet rotj.

    i mean, it looks really good. what kind of gauntlets do you have?
    Thanks dude! The Gauntlets are from BP. My second pair.

    Thanks again Hunters! Again, all of you here were instrumental in helping me with my ROTJ build, and for that, i'm very, very grateful. Gracias!

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
    Last edited by Halo_1; Feb 21, 2008 at 10:36 PM. Reason: typo
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    Feb 22, 2008, 12:16 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #21

    Tim,
    I just have to say it again my friend. You costume looks awasome! This photo just says it all...

    Cheers
    Matt
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  22. Feb 22, 2008, 12:20 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #22

    Cool! Love it!
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    Feb 22, 2008, 12:27 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #23

    i've never seen so many good looking TK's together like that before! Beautiful parade! so many colors!
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    Feb 22, 2008, 1:43 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #24

    Quote runJEDIrun said: View Post
    i've never seen so many good looking TK's together like that before! Beautiful parade! so many colors!
    Noticed that too. A bunch of nice sized helmets. Makes a big difference.
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    Feb 22, 2008, 1:54 AM - Re: Chingay Parade of Dreams 2008 #25

    Quote runJEDIrun said: View Post
    i've never seen so many good looking TK's together like that before! Beautiful parade! so many colors!

    You were looking at the good looking "TK's" ??? Man I must have missed those , there were "others" far better looking

    FP

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