Trooping in the Rain????????

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    Trooping in the Rain????????

    Ok. I have a really stupid question. Getting ready for my first troop (EVER). Of course there is a 30% chance of rain (AAAGHHH). I had a thought. Is it ok to troop in the rain with Fett? Maybe I am being silly but started wondering about paint and such. I did dullcoat my helmet (3 coats actually). Armor is Wickedbeard. Anybody ever have any issues. Sorry for the noob question.

    Thanx

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    I've been caught out in it but got out of it as quick as I could. More worried about electronics than paint but as much sweating as I do on a hot day troop it would not really matter.

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    I would love to see a whole legion of the empire scattering at the first signs of rain. If only the Rebels had known that moisture was the trick.

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    WookieScalper said: View Post
    I would love to see a whole legion of the empire scattering at the first signs of rain. If only the Rebels had known that moisture was the trick.
    So THAT'S what all that moisture farming stuff was about...

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    So do you think Palpatine got his robe from her?


    but seriously it happened to Vader according to this:

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    WookieScalper said: View Post
    but seriously it happened to Vader according to this:
    I just died a little XD

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    I stood out in the rain at Dragon Con in my Jango and when I came in I got the comment that I looked like I just got out of the battle with Kenobi on Kamino. The only thisng I was concerned about was any affect int had on my leather (boots, holsters, ammo belt) but it dried out just fine. The water just beaded up on my armor - it was cool looking I have to admit!

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    I had issues with my armor getting spots on it when I marched in a parade in the rain. Not cool. I ended up having to repaint all my chest armor because of it.

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    I was worried about this too. Cos, being in the UK. There is 99.9% of rain all year round. :P I may have to swap my blaster with an umbrella!

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    I lucked out (this time) it actually cleared up! But it was HOT! Thank gosh for under armor and the coolmax shorty!!!! There was an issue with sweat though!!

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    WookieScalper said: View Post
    I would love to see a whole legion of the empire scattering at the first signs of rain. If only the Rebels had known that moisture was the trick.
    LOL! Now that is funny!

    JayBox325 said: View Post
    I was worried about this too. Cos, being in the UK. There is 99.9% of rain all year round. :P I may have to swap my blaster with an umbrella!
    How about an umbrella that springs forth from the barrel of said blaster?

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

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    I had issues with my armor getting spots on it when I marched in a parade in the rain. Not cool. I ended up having to repaint all my chest armor because of it.
    Might I ask what type of paint and top coat you had (and do you think it would have made a difference)? Was your bucket fine? That kind of scares me a little.

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    It all depends on what sort of paint you use.

    Mine is all painted with rattlecans. One of the reasons I do that is that the paint is really tough, often made for outdoor use. I haven't had any problems in rain or snow.

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    TripleD said: View Post
    I lucked out (this time) it actually cleared up! But it was HOT! Thank gosh for under armor and the coolmax shorty!!!! There was an issue with sweat though!!
    So any pics mate of your first troop??

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    Re: Trooping in the Rain????????

    Yep. Hit me up on Facebook. I created a facebook page that I will post all the pics. Friend: Triple-d Fett

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