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Under suit for Winter

Post by Enforcer » Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:48 pm

summer is almost over and I am preparing for fall/winter trooping. Some troops are outside such as parades and other events. The question is how to keep warm when trooping? Any specific under suits that are thermal?
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Flash » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:08 pm

Some have the cold gear from Under Armor. I've worn thermal undergarments under my regular under armor. There are also heat packs that hunters use that you can stick to yourself before you get dressed.

Also, stay out of the wind as much as possible and dont stand still. The waiting period for parades in the cold are the worst.

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by GingerSnap » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:17 pm

I also have a question on this. Is it appropriate for Mara to wear a long sleeve under armor shirt for any parades in the winter?

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Flash » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:31 pm

flutefreak05 wrote:I also have a question on this. Is it appropriate for Mara to wear a long sleeve under armor shirt for any parades in the winter?
Unless otherwise specified, most parades are very relaxed. Safety first. So do what you have to do to be warm.

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by GingerSnap » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:06 pm

OK. I just wanted to check.

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Ripcode » Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:37 am

ENFORCER wrote:The question is how to keep warm when trooping?
You don't.

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Flash » Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:11 pm

At the end of the day there is only one real solution. Put the white pants on after Labor Day and become part of the Thundersnow Assault Squad of Snowtroopers.

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Mr Fett » Mon Aug 25, 2014 1:21 pm

Flash wrote:At the end of the day there is only one real solution. Put the white pants on after Labor Day and become part of the Thundersnow Assault Squad of Snowtroopers.
That's obviously the correct answer.
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by drbones2nd » Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:49 pm

Or, option B, become a slith lord, wear black leather sweat suit with layers of wool. A 10 degree parad will feel like a summer day. :lol:
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by KrisAntilles » Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:44 pm

Flash wrote:At the end of the day there is only one real solution. Put the white pants on after Labor Day and become part of the Thundersnow Assault Squad of Snowtroopers.
:thumbs:

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Enforcer » Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:59 pm

I guess I ''ll be cold but I would look COOL :lol:
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Husky » Mon Aug 25, 2014 9:58 pm

Ripcode wrote:
ENFORCER wrote:The question is how to keep warm when trooping?
You don't.

The Empire requires your suffering! :wink:
In case you haven't noticed, Ripcode is ever so helpful :D

One thing about the hunter heating packs: DO NOT put them in your shorts. If you're unsure, just remember the liquid heat scene from Revenge of the Nerds.
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Lumpy » Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:34 pm

I hear Wookiee fur makes a pretty good insulator!! :lol:

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Ripcode » Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:54 am

Kcjohnson wrote:In case you haven't noticed, Ripcode is ever so helpful :D
I do what I can. :mrgreen:
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Mayhem75 » Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:30 am

White pants is the answer!

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by GingerSnap » Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:15 pm

Michael how much dies a snow trooper cost? I've been debating doing an armor costume.

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Mr Fett » Wed Aug 27, 2014 1:00 am

flutefreak05 wrote:Michael how much dies a snow trooper cost? I've been debating doing an armor costume.
All the "main types" of Imperial armor you see... Stormtrooper, Scout Trooper, Snowtrooper...for the entire costume top to bottom, they're usually roughly about $1,000 each. That price can go up or down a bit depending on "brand of armor", blaster choice, etc. There's a number of variables, but that's a good rough estimate for any of those armor types.
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Mayhem75 » Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:38 am

What Mr. Fett said :thumbs:
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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by GingerSnap » Wed Aug 27, 2014 5:54 pm

I'll just stick to Mara.

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Re: Under suit for Winter

Post by Brewski » Sat Aug 30, 2014 10:58 am

You mean our regular armor does not keep us warm ?? :wink:
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