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My TFA Build Notes

 
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:35 pm    Post subject: My TFA Build Notes Reply with quote

I was just notified today that I was accepted as formal. Here are my notes as I went through the journey to build a TFA Pilot. I have some notes on TLJ and the Hose seemed to be a common issue.

TFA Pilot Notes

Note prices and availability changes. I custom modeled an 3d printed some items myself. Where available I note alternates.

TLJ Images
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcltdw/36999975986/in/album-72157686563644064/


CRL
http://newsite.rebellegion.com/resistance-pilot-generic/


TFA Break Down
http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=71772

Fabric for flight suite is most definitely a 1000D Cordura Deep Orange color (CTD1000 Orange)
Fabric for the vest is a thermal skin material (more of a rubber-ish than a fabric)


http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=82332&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=75
• There are some that may look at the “flightsuit + vest from Costume Base, and source the other parts from elsewhere. (Not Chosen)


http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=79080
- Philonius [Makes really good stuff] (Recommended)
- http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=929448#929448
- suit & vest as a set
- leg flare bands
o http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=90098
- Canvas side pouch

Suit [Chosen]
https://www.etsy.com/listing/599260216/tfa-tlj-resistance-x-wing-suit-and-vest?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=resistence+pilot&ref=sr_gallery-1-5&organic_search_click=1
• Custom sizing
• Note: Cordura needs weathered. I used a red orange crayon (long wise) all over the material to tone down the sheen. Brown and Black on edges. Airbrush was used on the vest to weather

Helmet [Chosen]
https://smile.amazon.com/Star-Wars-Dameron-Electronic-X-Wing/dp/B01N3B2E4P/ref=sr_1_2?crid=PUCRFRJFOJ3K&keywords=poe+dameron+helmet&qid=1552185749&s=gateway&sprefix=Poe+Dameron+%2Caps%2C153&sr=8-2
• $53
• The Black Series helmet will need modified. Remove Electronics and Greebles + repaint
• Stickers:
o https://www.etsy.com/listing/629777237/star-wars-snap-wexley-x-wing-resistance?ref=related-1
o Note: I went custom stickers
• Greebles 3D Printed
o [Chosen] Custom 3D modeled or alternate
o https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2848150

Chest Box [Sourced]
https://www.etsy.com/listing/616949699/tfa-resistance-x-wing-pilot-chest-box?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=resistence+pilot&ref=sr_gallery-1-8&organic_search_click=1
• TFA Version has 1 green LED while TLJ have lit buttons

Chestbox 3D Printing [Chosen]
- [Chosen] Modified Thingiverse model with space for power switch and electronics.
o https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2056942
- [alternate] https://www.etsy.com/listing/677367067/tlj-resistance-x-wing-3d-files?ref=shop_home_active_22

Hose
- [Chosen] TUBANO Radiator Hose 20mm for TFA (Only)
- https://www.parquiponline.com/Meter-20mm-25-mm-Tubano-Radiator-Hose
o UK Only (got shipped from a friend)
o I 3D modeled connectors with rare earther magnets.
- Alternate If TLJ https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-in-Plastic-Gas-Mask-Filter-Hose-40MM-Close-Quarter-Combat-New-Old-Stock/222284165061?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649


Boots not Poe (e.g. Snap)
https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/servus-mens-supersize-5-buckle-rubber-overboot
• $50, Requires a Rubber “bike tire” to cover buckles

Poe Style Boots
[Chosen]
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Thermal-Waterproof-Mucker-Boots-Winter-Thermal-Zip-Welly-Wellington-Shoes/401651137567?var=671396169988&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20170920101022%26meid%3D81257056222d45b08a254ea4e36640ed%26pid%3D100010%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D3%26sd%3D401651137567%26itm%3D671396169988&_trksid=p2047675.c100010.m2109
• $75 UK size 12
• Note: There are many options that are smaller sized Mucker boots

Gloves
[Chosen]
https://www.wampawear.com/product/resistance-pilot-split-thumb/
$60 XL 67.85 Shipped

Ejection Harness / With Belt
[Chosen]
https://www.etsy.com/listing/575343759/x-wing-resistance-pilot-ejection-harness?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=resistence+pilot&ref=sr_gallery-1-3&organic_search_click=1
$125. Size 44 needed

Signal flares & leg bandolier
• 3D Printing Flares, Leg bandolier is included in the suit.
• Self-drawn [Chosen]
• Alternates
o https://www.etsy.com/listing/677367067/tlj-resistance-x-wing-3d-files?ref=shop_home_active_22
o https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1291628


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