Props to the local 501st

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    I helped at SDCC '08 Prudii Solu's Avatar
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    Props to the local 501st

    Although I'm not affiliated with the Dune Sea Garrison, I want to express my appreciation for them. These guys were standing in the hot weather of AZ for the good of society; taking pictures with children and others at the local Costco for 5 dollars. All of the proceeds went to charity.

    Props, Tucson 501st!

    Sad, though, I didn't see Boba Fett...

    Here's some shots, I didn't get to go inside because I forgot my Costco card and the door guy would NOT let me go in. Also, please forgive the quality of photos, they were from my phone.

    This was just a little guy, I had to squat down for the picture and I'm only 5' 5". His mom said the 501st approval was tough.


    This guy completely scratch made his Sandtrooper.


    Clones! Almost as good as a mandalorian!


    There's the guy that was not letting me go in!!! (and Darth and a stormtrooper)


    Finally, everyone loves a Tusken Raider!

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    Wow, awesome pics, and I am also wowed about the Arizona heat. I declined an event today because it is too dang hot.

    It is a wonderful thing to have this much fun and make money for charities!


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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    I love Trooping!!! If I still lived in AZ, I would go to every event.
    We only get 3-4 Troops a year in Colorado.

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    LadySewforus said: View Post
    Wow, awesome pics, and I am also wowed about the Arizona heat. I declined an event today because it is too dang hot.

    It is a wonderful thing to have this much fun and make money for charities!

    YOU SISSY!!!
    It was only in the high 90's at that event8)
    You woulda been fine.We only walked 3 miles

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    That's soooo cool! I can't wait to complete my ESB Fett and hopefully join the 501st. I'd love to make little kids happy and troop. Nothing more enjoyable than being my favorite character and making people happy.

    El1te

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    Great photos
    I love the Jawa I wonder how old the "little guy" is. ithought there was a age limit to join.That is presuming that is a minor dressed as a Jawa or as in "little guy" do you mean "little person/adult"

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    There's the cadets or Legion 123 for kids
    http://www.albinjohnson.com/501stcadets/

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    One word after reading the site....AWESOME ! ! ! !

    I never heard of thos part of the 501st.This needs to get out more
    Thank you

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    Those guys in the Jundland Wastes Squad are crazy... heat doesn't bother them!

    They were raising money for the Children's Miracle Network - the money was going toward the Tucson Medical Center Children's Hospital. A great cause! There's more about it on the Dune Sea Garrison Website.

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    You guys in the Dune sea have an awesome website
    Much better than ours
    Maybe we could steal a few ideas from you?

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    The XO (TB 1181) is the guy who did all the work on the site (And yes it is freakin awesome! )

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    Re: Props to the local 501st

    Oh good you did make it out! Jango was Jimmy BufFETT and I was wearing the Imperial Crew tech. We were all wandering around too so we may have missed you. I am sorry I did not see you man would have loved to meet ya in person! Well theres always an armor party!

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