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Got My First TK!

Post by DarthKnight » Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:19 pm

Got my first TK. Now then, the knee bone is connected to the leg bone, the leg bone is connected to the...OMG! Where to start ?!? This should be a fun build. Got eye surgery next week so might wait a couple weeks to really get into it. It has TK and TD parts. Can you be a clean TD? You know, fresh off the star cruiser. New recruit. Think I will go TK for now. Complete hard armor, helmet, helmet pad, belt, soft shoulder straps, hard shoulder straps, 2 knee plates (one TD and one TK), fullers earth pouches, neck seal, boots still in the box, thermal detonator kit, 2 pairs of gloves, spare abs for joining strips, sign abs for the shims, 2 paldrons black and orange. Ordered Henderson dive suit. Got blower fans for the bucket. :blink: Am I missing anything besides an instruction manual?
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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by n0c00lgamertag » Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:21 am

Wow. :blink: That has to be a big pile of stuff!

Hyperfirm and holster, helmet fan and voice amp and you are trooping pretty!

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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by DarthKnight » Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:32 pm

Ordered an E11 blaster (Hasbro). Do some mods and lighting effects to it. The holster looks easy to build. Looking for one now. Anyone see that blaster one eBay for $777.77 . That's crazy.
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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by DarthKnight » Wed May 15, 2013 5:00 pm

Decided to build a HWT. The helmet is built. I keep looking at the box of parts yet they are still not done. LoL. Little intimidated to start cutting. Do HWT have to wear the back pack all the time?
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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by DarthKnight » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:09 pm

Hi, Just thought I would update this thread. HWT is about 80 percent done. Its the little details to finish up this build. Found it fairly easy to put together. Love Zap-A-Gap. Makes the build fast. Can't wait to leave Vader at home and get my Trooper on!
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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by Flash » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:42 pm

Looking forward to seeing it finished! We can never have enough Stormtroopers.

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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by Mr Fett » Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:23 am

Flash wrote:We can never have enough Stormtroopers.
.....unless they are Stormtroopers wearing FX helmets. :snap:

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Post by squadleader » Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:24 am

Watch it pal...
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Post by Mr Fett » Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:28 am

:lol: :mrgreen:

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Post by oldscool » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:12 pm

Some of us have really large heads...
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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by Mr Fett » Fri Sep 20, 2013 2:33 pm

That’s why RT-Mods now has been making movie style Stormtrooper helmets in a bigger size for the guys who can’t fit the accurate standard movie style Stormtrooper helmet size. :wink:

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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by DarthKnight » Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:53 pm

I really had to stretch out the thighs on my build. One inch strips on the front and I dont even want to say how big the back strips are. Gotta cut out the twinkies and just stick with Ding Dongs....lol
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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by DarthKnight » Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:56 pm

So question here about getting this HWT approved. What do I do and will I get another number other than my Vader?
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Post by Lumpy » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:14 pm

When you get it approved, you will not get another number, just another 2-letter designation (like the SL for your Vader).

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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by DarthKnight » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:17 pm

Got some pictures of the build. Almost done with just a few tweaks and things to finish it all up. T-21 Blaster will go into paint this weekend. Then lights and sound for it.

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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by n0c00lgamertag » Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:27 pm

Looks great. Love those packs.

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Re: Got My First TK!

Post by tk1440 » Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:13 pm

SWEET :thumbs: :mrgreen:

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