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PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:58 pm    Post subject: Anybody know this symbol? Reply with quote

Hello,

Does anybody know what the symbol on the techs hat actually looks like (i.e. better detail and/or image)?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not sure! Blue Ray screen grab, Anyone?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got nothin....
and..
I am a doofus when it comes to advanced skills like grabbing screen caps..

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've yet to buy the blu-rays (gasp), so I'm no help either.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is another screen cap. showing the same (again blurry) symbol...



I think it might simply be an orange Alliance starbird???

Here is another image of a "Rebel Fleet Controller" I found searching through Google. If that is the same symbol as shown on the Home One crew, then it isn't a starbird. So, what is it?


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wow that certainly is a differtn looking coverall.
capped slash pockets, nothing on the chest, mandarin collar.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wow that certainly is a differtn looking coverall.
capped slash pockets, nothing on the chest, mandarin collar.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dewka wrote:
wow that certainly is a differtn looking coverall.
capped slash pockets, nothing on the chest, mandarin collar.


Yes, for sure. I am almost done with a "male" version of this character. Now the question I still have is (and have talked to several other RLers) is this an Officer or Trooper?

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

my guess...and it is just a guess...
it some kind of Communications Officer?

dunno...
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree Schph. I would say they are either NCOs (NonComs) or maybe Warrant Officers. You see them alongside of Rebel Techs/Groundcrew in the hangar, so I think they clearly have a different, and more authoritative? role.

Schph Gochi wrote:
my guess...and it is just a guess...
it some kind of Communications Officer?

dunno...

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think I have your answer...
the photo below is from the new book "The Making of The Return of the Jedi"....
the tiny poloroid photo in there is labeled

rebel female tec



so...
this is a tech costume?


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really need that book O_O

Also I can nab some blu-ray screen grabs later tonight ^__^
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lauphen_Staar wrote:
I really need that book O_O

Also I can nab some blu-ray screen grabs later tonight ^__^


Yes I agree...I need to get this book ASAP. I have taken about 30 screenshots from the BlueRay and none of them are very clear...ever. There is another thread somewhere that has one good pic that I have been working with though.

Schph, I think we finally do have the answer. Thank you! I will have to say with my Naval background, I would say that they play a different role than the grey jumpsuit techs (White helmets). Coveralls were/are worn when your working uniform might become very dirty or damaged and CPOs (chief petty officers) would were distinctively different uniforms than other enlisted sailors, so I would surmise that these "Techs" are senior enlisted crewers.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Todd I agree with you completely.


With this wonderful revelation of this costume, it might be time to test the waters for a Tech Detachment: Yavin (ANH), Hoth (ESB), Home One (ROTJ). Though, I would argue that in Star Wars there is only one costume. Empire has two (hanger and deck officer.) Return has two also, War room and hanger (Yavin variant.)
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where I agree with you on the fact that I would love a Tech Detachment ...

the truth of the matter is we have nowhere near enough actual Tech costumes to make that a reality..
I believe you need 20 of the costumes...
and...
we have only 4 (I think) Yavin Tech costumes (2 of them are mine)
and
only one Hoth Tech...which is also mine...

So basically...we have only 3 techs..

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