need Stormtrooper bodysuit, neck seal and gloves...any suggestions on sites?

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  1. Sketchman

    Sketchman New Member

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    As the heading states, I'm in need of a bodyglove,neck seal and gloves for a Stormtrooper uni. Any suggestions on sites I could go to get them and not break the bank?
  2. rigormortis

    rigormortis Well-Known Member

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    735,, and Walmart (Jersey gloves), respectively. ;)
  3. OdiWan72

    OdiWan72 Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    General Mayhem is the one you´re looking for

  4. Clutch

    Clutch Master Member

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    Renaissance Dancewear is the best IMHO, but I don't know if they are in business anymore.

    Shadow Dale Creations makes a good suit and neckseal. I love the built-in neckseal and it is very realistic looking, although the 1-size-fits-all suit is a little big on me and bunches up around the knees and arms. I'm 5'11" 170lbs.

    TK-409 makes good neckseals. I would go for the smaller-ribbed version if he still offers it. The cloth that lines the bottom and goes over your shoulders tends to bunch up and go where it wants. I end up tucking all that inside my undersuit which is a pain.

    You can also use a scuba dive SKIN, not suit. Just look out for any logos that might show.

    And of course, underarmor, or a cheaper version of underarmor that you can find at wal-mart.

    Gloves, you can go realistic and get rubber chemical gloves, or do like me and use nomex flight gloves. They are cloth with leather palms.
  5. Stormy320

    Stormy320 Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I don't have my suit finished yet, but I just went to a local sports apparel story and bought black underarmor stuff.

    Real easy.
  6. troopermaster

    troopermaster Well-Known Member

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    Here's my plans for an E-11 holster if you want to have a go at making one?


  7. GeneralMayhem

    GeneralMayhem Sr Member

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    We also do the neck seals on the body glove in different amounts, for those that want a more accurate version.


    ~ GM
  8. JTKenobi

    JTKenobi New Member

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Stormy320 @ Jul 3 2006, 01:21 PM) [snapback]1273366[/snapback]</div>
    Can you tell me which Under Armor items you got and where you got them? I would definately rather get one from a sporting good store so I could try it on instead of getting one online.

  9. Darth Clayton

    Darth Clayton Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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  10. firebladejedi

    firebladejedi Well-Known Member

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(troopermaster @ Jul 3 2006, 09:03 PM) [snapback]1273454[/snapback]</div>

    Sweet holster i was going to have a go at making myown, cheers :thumbsup
  11. TK1536

    TK1536 Sr Member

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    Can't recommend UnderArmor enough. I have a set for the summer (hot) months and a set for the cold Winter months. Without a doubt, the best stuff you can buy, however, expect to pay almost $100 for a set.
  12. Darth Kahnt

    Darth Kahnt Sr Member

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    I'll second the underarmor recomendation. I have a set for the summer and it was the best money I spent on my suit hands down, in terms of comfort anyways. :)
  13. freakengine

    freakengine Well-Known Member

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    There are also some good UnderArmour knockoffs available out there. has them from time to time, and the quality is very good. I troop in mine all the time.

    I agree with the other poster that the best neckseals are from
  14. chris08234

    chris08234 Well-Known Member

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    I'd have to say Under Armor too. Any sporting goods chains like Dicks usually has a good supply. You can atleast use the store to try for fit then order on-line if needed. I also suggest flight gloves from say US Calvary. Although not screen accurate the dexterity is nice and they are not too hot. Neck seals, definitely TK409 or Shadow Dale Creations.

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