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blackrock last won the day on October 3 2017

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  1. This is the one I am using, but it's no longer available via Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01GXR5GQG
  2. I use an Aker amp and a throat mic.
  3. Welcome, you've definitely found the right place. I'd recommend creating a build thread in the Ventress section with photos of everything you've done so far and I am sure that one of our Ventress experts will chime in.
  4. FYI, the Revan CRL is in the process of being updated, and the proposed CRL has a more accurate picture of his lightsaber's hilt, which is shown here. I personally use a Vader's Vault Rev-N Elite. It is a little on the expensive side, but you don't need the saber to submit for approval, so it's something you can always pickup later. I would personally try to make your costume fit this proposed CRL as it would suck to start on the current one and have the proposed one go into effect before you submit for approval. I personally don't know when it will become official, perhaps @DarthValkyria can provide some insight. As for the rings, I got some brushed nickle shower curtain rings from a local hardware store.
  5. Welcome! There are several of us using his kits, myself included. I did make some changes to the kit though. I changed out his rings that are on the bottom of the armor as well as removed the pleather and replaced with real leather. Make sure that you post pictures of things as you put everything together so that we can offer up some advice.
  6. I like most of the changes. One note though... for the saber, you have the description that the pommel is gold / brass in color, but the reference image looks gray / pewter in color for the pommel. Also, are currently approved costumes being grandfathered?
  7. These are the gloves that I got. I searched for a while since it seemed most of the gloves I found were $$$$ or lined. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002T68G4 The little bit of "decoration" on the back of the hand gets covered up by the armor piece.
  8. Those look really similar to the Kylo Ren boots. They do look quite different with the vertical pleats than what is listed in the CRL, and as such, I would personally avoid them. With that being said, our boots aren't really visible, but ultimately it's up to your GML as to whether or not he/she would approve it. If you can find source images of Revan wearing something similar, then it would be easier to get them approved. Just my two credits...
  9. Unfortunately the 501st doesn't have a Generic Sith like the RL has Generic Jedi. Every character in the 501st needs to have a reference (movie, game, comic, etc). There is another club, The Dark Empire, which does allow Generic Sith, but that's all I know, I'm not a member.
  10. These are the ones that I use... Very comfortable! http://www.darkknightarmoury.com/showProduct.aspx?SEName=gothic-medieval-boots&ProductID=7332
  11. Mine took just short of two weeks to be approved. Also, depending on how familiar your GML is with your particular costume, they may be reaching out to the respective detachment for advice. I know our GML has said that there are only a handful of costumes he's comfortable with approving without consulting with the detachments as there are over 300 different costumes in the Legion. We've all been there. Hang in there and looking forward to seeing you join our ranks!
  12. The hakama also looks really long. Even with the left leg forward, it is still completely covering the boots. This may or may not be an issue when it comes to being approved, but will definitely be a quality of life issue as you will be stepping all over it during troops, possibly tripping due to it.
  13. This is the throat mic I went with. Fits under my balaclava just fine. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01GXR5GQG I also went with this voice amp. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003FQ2X56
  14. You can see it on the CRL image here: http://databank.501st.com/databank/File:SL_revan_shirt.jpg It's the horizontal line that goes across the chest.
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