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Submission is for Chewbacca.
1. Mesh Suit: Material purchased from
seller on Rebel Legion Buy/Sell. Had the
mesh suit made by a local professional
2. Hair/Fur: Used Kanekalon brand hair
for latch hooking onto suit. Numbers 27
(Light Brown), M4/27 (Dark Brown) and
Used a mixture of Light Brown and Dark
Brown for the core of the suit. And a
mixture of Dark Brown and gray for the
shoulders and sides of the legs.
3. Mask: Purchased from seller on Rebel
Legion buy/sell. They purchased it from
4. Feet/Stilts: Using bucket stilts
purchased from SteppinUpinc.com
Modified them from the original 18
inches to approximately 15 inches,
which puts me just over 7ft tall. We
used a separate piece of mesh with hair
latch hooked on to cover the stilts.
5. Toes: These were also purchased
from seller on Rebel Legion buy/sell. I
added and used an elastic band to
attach them to the stilts. With a thin
rubber tread added to the bottom to
allow for traction, it also helps keep the
toes in place.
6. Hands/Gloves: Purchased black
leather gloves from Target.
7. Bandolier: Purchased from Etsy seller
CYodaRun. The main strap is made from
8oz leather and is approximately 70
inches long and 3.5 inches wide. The
secondary strap is 3/4 of an inch wide
and is attached to the main with double
cap rivets secured between each resin
box. The bandolier includes 10 large and
9 small resin boxes. The leather pouch
is hand stitched and fully functional.
8. Soundboard: Purchased a MiComm
Sound Rig with an eight button trigger.