Hello from downunder

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by shadan, Dec 25, 2017.

  1. shadan

    shadan New Member

    Hello all.
    I’m Shaun from Sydney (very soon to be Canberra) Australia, of the Southern Cross Garrison. Currently I have an approved ANH Tusken and about halfway through an ANH TK Stunt from RS Props. I’m always thinking about what I can do next and I’ve been seriously considering a more long-term project, by doing everyone’s favourite bounty hunter. I’ve always known that Boba is one of the more expensive costumes (if not the most expensive!) and as such have always thought it beyond me. Then again, I used to think the same about TKs. I haven’t really thought if I’d go ESB or ROTJ, but if I said the first thing that popped into my head it would be ESB. I don’t know, the ‘original’ always seems best to me, hence my two ANH builds.
    But that is as far as I’ve got. I have no idea as to ‘approved’ vendors (FISD has a list in the new troopers section - totally get this isn’t a detachment site) and I’m certainly not about to start buying up today - the finance officer would have my head :p
    Anyhow, I thought I should say hello and all that. Seems like a great community here from what little reading I’ve already done. Thanks for having me.
     
    Last edited: Dec 25, 2017
  2. Evan1701

    Evan1701 Member

    Welcome Shaun! I may be biased but ESB is definitely the best ;) a lot of the vendors hang out here in the Cargo Hold, you'll see names like Wasted Fett, Darth Voorhees, Animefan, Arkady, Man of War Studios, and so on. Fett is definitely not a cheap way to go, but you gotta say, if I'm gonna spend money to do another costume, why not go for the mac daddy himself? :cool:
     
  3. shadan

    shadan New Member

    Exactly my thoughts, I think I’m sold on an ESB already. Yeah I had no illusions about the costs of a Fett believe me :) I may as well go all out.
    Thanks for your pointers, I’m already seeing those names pop up a lot and spent time through various sale threads. The hardest part for me has always been shipping but that’s the price I pay for living in the greatest country in the world! *runs and ducks for cover*
     
  4. hvacdon

    hvacdon Member

    Welcome !! Be sure to look over the Cargo Hold. The Imperial Outpost Armory has just gone back on line. They offer some of the best armor you can get !!
    Enjoy the Journey !!
     
  5. Artakha

    Artakha (Formerly le1120)

    Welcome on board! Let me know if I can help in any way.
     
  6. ThatRndmBounty

    ThatRndmBounty Active Member

    Welcome fellow Legion bro!
     
  7. Hames13

    Hames13 Jr Member

    G’day mate! And welcome good choice on the ESB
     
  8. GeekdadX7

    GeekdadX7 Member

    Welcome aboard bud :)
    GL with your build
     
  9. Fettfreak

    Fettfreak New Member

    Hi Shaun. I'm from Canberra and have an ESB suit unpainted ready to sell. I bought it off TDH member in the states. They spent years collecting the parts off the venders here and then wasn't able to complete. I bought it and haven't been able to start. Boots 10.5-11. Suit would suit medium to large. See pics. PM if interested. WIN_20180103_14_47_36_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_47_53_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_48_04_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_48_10_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_48_23_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_48_32_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_48_37_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_48_49_Pro.jpg WIN_20180103_14_50_28_Pro.jpg
     
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  10. SexyNerdGirl

    SexyNerdGirl New Member

    Welcome! *waves*
     
  11. RobaFett

    RobaFett Member

    Welcome and have fun here! I love it!!!
     
  12. Fatbed

    Fatbed New Member

    G'day mate, welcome, I'm from Ballarat, Victoria.
     
  13. TheZeroEffect

    TheZeroEffect Member

    Welcome from across the ditch....
    I thoughts same about the Jedi vs Empire conundrum... I settled for Jedi as I always liked the colour scheme better. It would be awesome if you could mix and mash the favourite parts of each, but I guess that’s what the Mando Merc’s are for.
    Screen acquit a expensive pain in the ..... but well worth the effort
     
  14. Kdogg211187

    Kdogg211187 Jr Member

    That's basically what the Special Edition version is.
     
  15. TheZeroEffect

    TheZeroEffect Member

    Almost.... not quite were i was going with it... no side arm in that one, just the helmet really... not to forget a few more pouches....:D
     
  16. Kdogg211187

    Kdogg211187 Jr Member

    Yea I guess it depends on which parts are your favorite. Which is subjective to each person. (y)
     

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