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Wear orange . . . it's trendy!
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good question and I agree about the colors.

I bought two of these coveralls (in orange). One for the actual flightsuit and the other for the fabric to make the pockets. At $30 a piece, this isn't too bad.

http://www.workingclassclothes.com/product.php?productid=16279&cat=256&page=1#images

As far as the ejection harness . . . you can sometimes find 2" silver webbing at fabric stores. Usually, you can buy it by the foot.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome! Lemme know if y'all need any help. Looks like you guys have prices covered, and there are also 'buy pieces' options for the soft parts if someone doesn't have access to someone who can sew. We'll still have a few guys that need to order pieces, so you guys are more than welcome to tag along on our orders. Corellian Base has a project going too I believe.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So is this helmet considered "canon"? Laughing


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sssssssssh. We won't tell Jon.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Psssh, paint it in aurebesh. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nexu1 wrote:
Psssh, paint it in aurebesh. Very Happy
Oooooo....good idea!! Razz
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tatooineboy wrote:
Sssssssssh. We won't tell Jon.


Shhhh... don't tell anyone, but Jon knows. Razz

Nexu1 wrote:
Psssh, paint it in aurebesh. Very Happy


And yeah, technically the Aurabesh gets you through. For an example, here's the Top Gun variant I designed for a Hazard pilot: (it's about halfway down the page.)

http://www.rebellegion.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11480&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=105
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's pretty nifty! Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great looking design, and I love the "inside jokes".... you know in Clone Wars, the guys have tattoos or things written on their buckets in the same manner.

So I guess this makes the idea "canon"... LOL
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

*sniff* All this talk about adding pilots to Bespin just makes your CO all teary-eyed.

But on the other hand...

For 8 years I've been the only pilot for the base!!!! It's about time ya'll realized just how AWESOME the orange is!! chickpilot

Beth

oh, and for the record....there is NO orange mafia
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 3:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Phrog wrote:
oh, and for the record....there is NO orange mafia


Beeeeethhhhhh ... don't go there.Surprised Razz Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Special thanks to Michel and Jon for sending me lots of references, images, and measurements for this costume.

Bespin folks, if you need info on a specific piece of this costume, let me know and I'll send an email your way Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yup, pretty much buried him. And that didn't include my stash of generic pilot reference pics.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just received my orange coveralls and they're nice Smile Too bad I have to cut one up for the pockets Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 11:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ok, I have done a Google product search for orange coveralls and orange flight suits. Is there a difference between coveralls and flight suits? And if there is a difference, which is preferred?

This is what I get when I do a search for coveralls:
http://www.google.com/products?q=orange+coveralls&hl=en&aq=f

And this is what I get when I do a search for flight suits: http://www.google.com/products?q=orange+flight+suits&hl=en&aq=f
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