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    Sep 19, 2008, 12:32 PM - My Ep2 Clone Pilot #1

    Ok, well I guess if we're going to start a new forum for other SW costumes, I'll help get things started as well. Here are a few pics of my Ep2 clone pilot. I don't have many due to me only trooping in it twice, with only one being in it's completed state. So, here are a few shots I like. The first pic is at the Clone Wars premier (my sister, littlebekahc , calls it "marshmallow clone"). The second is with some friends from my local FanForce group while at LegoLand Star Wars Days 2008, this past weekend.

    I did incorporate a hidden hinge and pin closure on my forearm armor, and snaps on my shins...hmm, wonder where I got those ideas from?


    Enjoy,
    Cruzer
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    Sep 19, 2008, 2:07 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #2

    It looks like you just came out of the digital set.

    Great job man!

    You have set the bar man.

    Arturo
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    Sep 19, 2008, 2:12 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #3

    That's a gorgeous costume my friend, top notch job as always.
    I'd like to make a clone pilot some time down the road, so don't be surprised when I start PM'ing you for details.
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    Sep 19, 2008, 2:19 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #4

    ***Edited to remove good-natured ribbing that was not taken lightly.***
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    Sep 19, 2008, 4:26 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #5

    Quote slave1pilot said: View Post
    Cruzer,
    how did you find 3 people shorter than you to take that pic?
    were you at a dwarf convention?
    ...LoL...Nate you better be careful dude...cruzer, dan, and I just had this talk about little people still being adults and kicking some behind
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    Sep 19, 2008, 4:32 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #6

    Quote slave1pilot said: View Post
    Cruzer,
    how did you find 3 people shorter than you to take that pic?
    were you at a dwarf convention?
    Seriously! That kinds of brings doubt that it's Cruzer in the photo. There's no way he's as tall or taller than those people.

    J/K looking good man.

    Lewis, you could still be a Jawa dude.
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    Sep 19, 2008, 5:44 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #7

    Quote MandalorFett said: View Post
    Lewis, you could still be a Jawa dude.

    Oh Snap!
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    Sep 19, 2008, 6:21 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #8

    Quote slave1pilot said: View Post
    Cruzer,
    how did you find 3 people shorter than you to take that pic?
    were you at a dwarf convention?
    Actually, it was an orthodontic convention! I got some business cards if you ever need a good dentist. I'm just kidding. What would SW characters be doing at a dental convention, silly me? It was really the Star Wars days at LegoLand this past weekend. Weren't you there on Sunday?

    Don't tell anybody, but I'm actually wearing lifts! So fortunately it puts me at about 5'10" suited up.8) I'm a short clone, but a clone none-the-less.
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    Sep 19, 2008, 6:32 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #9

    Thanks guys for the compliments.

    Seeker, the weathering is actually based on the ref. pic in the Chronicles Prequels book, which I believe is from the digital files.
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    Sep 19, 2008, 7:06 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #10

    Quote Cruzer said: View Post
    Actually, it was an orthodontic convention! I got some business cards if you ever need a good dentist. I'm just kidding.
    Does your Orthodontist also dabble in Hair Replacement, or do you have a seperate guy for that?
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    Sep 19, 2008, 7:18 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #11

    utinii!!!!!
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    Sep 19, 2008, 7:24 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #12

    Quote slave1pilot said: View Post
    Does your Orthodontist also dabble in Hair Replacement, or do you have a seperate guy for that?
    Actually, I think I haven't had an orthodontist since I had my braces back in jr high and high school. I believe that's when a lot of people have them, but then there are some people like my wife who have braces later on as adults. She's doing that invisaline thing, and she really recommends them. As for hair replacement, why would I have a guy for that?

    So did I miss you on Sunday at LegoLand? I was only able to attend on Saturday, but I heard Sunday was fun as well. If I lived closer, I would have surely attended that day as well. It was neat to hear some of the kids know exactly who my character was. I even had some kids ask me if I flew particular ships, I would just say yes to all the ones they'd mention. I guess I now need to brush up on my ship classes!
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    Sep 19, 2008, 7:26 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #13

    Quote slavefive said: View Post
    utinii!!!!!
    ahahahha
    Dude, you know I have access to a complete costume if I ask nicely enough!
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    Sep 19, 2008, 9:26 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #14

    Great looking costume! I'm glad that I was able to see it over the weekend at LegoLand.
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    Sep 21, 2008, 1:40 AM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #15

    WOW you look good dude......At least for a little guy but hey I cant really talk either cause I am WWWWAAAAYYYY too big for Jango....LOL
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    Sep 21, 2008, 9:40 AM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #16

    marshmallow
    I think you've just found yourself a call sign there Cruzer!

    It looks absoutly awsome mate!
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    Sep 21, 2008, 10:46 AM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #17

    Amazing costume mate !!! I love the 2nd pic !!!

    What helmet is that ??? (the ep.II clone pilot costume is one of my very favourite ones !! I hope I can complete one someday, with the chest tank, and the amzing helmet !! GREAT WORK DUDE !!! You MUST send me more pics !!!
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    Sep 21, 2008, 11:29 AM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #18

    Quote jodo said: View Post
    I think you've just found yourself a call sign there Cruzer!

    It looks absoutly awsome mate!
    Well, I kinda liked "Cruzer", but I'll consider it....ok, that didn't take long...I think I'll stick with "Cruzer"!

    Benkenove, here's a link to more pics of the chestbox for you . I think I estimated about 45-50 hours invested alone in the chestbox build because it's all scratch built from styrene sheet, sprinkler parts, and all working electronics. The bottom dowl is removable. The chestbox itself, contains two alternate blinking LEDs, a steady red LED, and a faux screen that's backlit by a high intensity blue LED, and the speaker for my Hasbro voice changer. The power supply for the LEDs is located in the chestbox, with the LEDs being controlled by the two rocker switches on the chestbox.

    The wiring for the speaker runs through one of the hoses and into my helmet where the Hasbro speaker system's circuit board and power supply is housed. Then, the prerecord voice commands and voice amplifier are controlled by tact switches located in the finger tips of my left glove.

    http://s383.photobucket.com/albums/o...oject/?start=0
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    Sep 21, 2008, 3:48 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #19

    Quote Cruzer said: View Post
    Don't tell anybody, but I'm actually wearing lifts! So fortunately it puts me at about 5'10" suited up.8) I'm a short clone, but a clone none-the-less.
    i do the same thing in my fett... i'm 5' 9" natively, but between the shoes, lifts and helmet padding, the top of my dome is just around 6'
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    Sep 21, 2008, 5:03 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #20

    Bloody fantastic job on a costume we rarely see.
    Excellent work
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    Sep 22, 2008, 6:10 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #21

    Then, the prerecord voice commands and voice amplifier are controlled by tact switches located in the finger tips of my left glove
    Oh yes...bla bla bla!

    This is what happen when Cruzer touch the girls with this electric glove!

    http://www.3bmeteo.com/html/images/i...ale/7584_3.jpg
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    Sep 23, 2008, 12:21 AM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #22

    Quote stormtrooperguy said: View Post
    i do the same thing in my fett... i'm 5' 9" natively, but between the shoes, lifts and helmet padding, the top of my dome is just around 6'
    I'm 5'9" out of costume, I don't do any lifts or anything, but I think I come out to a modest height for Boba.
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    Sep 23, 2008, 12:33 AM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #23

    Quote Dark-Side said: View Post
    Oh yes...bla bla bla!

    This is what happen when Cruzer touch the girls with this electric glove!

    http://www.3bmeteo.com/html/images/i...ale/7584_3.jpg
    Wow, the power I posses in one hand!
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    Sep 23, 2008, 2:52 AM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #24

    Oh my god!!! That is so funny Lorenzo!!! LMAO

    It's ok Fabrizio, I still think your "manly" looking.
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    Sep 23, 2008, 7:15 PM - Re: My Ep2 Clone Pilot #25

    Lorenzo don’t let anyone give you any gripe about you’re height, you’re not short dude, just funsize ENnnnn!!!

    Kidding aside you’re clone is looking great; the addition of weathering really sells the definition and depth of all the curved proportions on the armor, really liked the direction you took with it. As for the chestbox I don’t even know where to begin about the ingenuity you put into that, all I know is you’re spending waay too much time in the garage these days sir and its paying out in spades.

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