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TLJ Transport Pilots

 
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BobaFiend (Austin)
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:24 am    Post subject: TLJ Transport Pilots Reply with quote

I'm in the process of building a Transport pilot from TLJ and I'm curious if there are plans to create a CRL for this costume.

Unlike the A-Wing or Bombardier pilots, who have standard uniforms consistent with their roles, the transport pilots feature a mashup of costume pieces. This mish-mash of Resistance equiptment includes:

-Ground crew coveralls (Rose Tico style)
-Bombardier flak vest
-X-wing chestbox
-Leather holsters

Since the idea of this role is that the Resistance is so undermanned that anyone who could fly a shuttle was assigned that duty, how much variance in costume pieces will be allowed for a generic character submission?

For example I'd like to wear X-wing style mucker boots rather than jackboots. The ground crew coveralls include a hood, but if it's tucked under a flak vest is it okay to exlclude it and opt for a bombardier style mandarin collar?

What are the thoughts on unique or optional gear? Is all of this conjecture pointless since there are few images of the back of these costumes?




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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey! I'm working on this too. I made a Resistance Technician. The same coveralls, boots, belt with a headset. So this minus the vest/chest box/hose, helmet and gloves.Now I'm hoping to add the pieces to make it a transport pilot. The long vest is basically the bomber vest. Just a few things I noticed. One strap on the left shoulder is red and it appears that there is a grommet on the side. Here's my mane reference pic for those things. The other parts I've been using the references for bombers and the male A-Wing pilot. Have you made much progress? I have a ton of resources for the coveralls, boots, belt and etc I'm happy to share (I also have a WIP in the RAID detachment forum.



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