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My hanger trooper build

 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:56 am    Post subject: My hanger trooper build Reply with quote




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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Having trouble with the vest material. Can not find the right color. The Khaki Trigger material suggested is fine if you used a grey jump suit but I am using a tan one. It should have more "yellow" in it. Trying to get a close match.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you could try a faint dye wash. This worked for me when I was adding to my Endor Rebel Trooper soft cap. The antique cloth was a little more yellow than my khaki fabric, but close. So I dyed it, using a big storage bin of water and about 1/4 bottle of yellow RIT dye instead of a whole bottle. Follow the directions on the bottle (using salt, putting in wet fabric, stirring, etc.) and you can also pull it earlier than the 30-60 minutes. It is hard to see the color at all when wet, so you will have to wash out the dye thoroughly and dry it before you can accurately see it. If you are worried about over doing it, do 1/6 bottle of dye, for 20 minutes, and hand wash all the dye out (until the water runs clear), and dry it. If it needs more, you can do it again.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I received a swatch from the Wampawear tan suit and took a photo compairing it with the Moncal ( Far Away Creations ) suit. This should work out well for Hanger Trooper. It will be easier to find a good color material for the vest.

I did get a Wampa suit , It just needs a bunch of mods since I had to order one that was larger so it would not be too small. Some areas or too baggy. The size down from it is out of stock till April.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you still working on this? Love to see any updates
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Draeden Wren wrote:
Are you still working on this? Love to see any updates


Not as quickly as I wanted t. I hit a couple snags. Have to find a new seamstress. I may have to end up getting a cap and vest from Mountain Princess. She has an Etsy Shop. Hopefully I work things out eventually. Got the perfect color suit but it is very big on me and has to be taken in. That will need to be worked on as well.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do you have a link for her?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Draeden Wren wrote:
Do you have a link for her?



https://www.etsy.com/shop/20EyesDesign
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So I got this. Will have to get a piece of fabric for the backing. I want to make it a pin on, so I can use the suit for Rebel Tech.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote






Have to switch out the strap to make it more Star Warzy. Got some sliders coming to make the loop things that are on the movie goggles. Not sure if I will figure that out before an event coming up. Probably will just do that part later. Just a quick strap switch for ,when I get the new slider, for now. Let's see if I can learn how to use this thing. Also want to make the strap off white.

I like this close up image because it shows how lite colored the vest really is. I'm going for the lighter color.
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