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Greetings from the Western Suburbs!

Postby Ente » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:23 pm

I do not believe I have formally introduced myself yet to everyone so its about time I do so!

I'm from Aurora, IL and have been cosplaying Kylo Ren (TFA) for a few years now and I'm on my third revision of the ensemble. I also just started the beginning stages of pursuing 501st approval within the Sith Lord Detachment. I was at this year's C2E2 Chicago burning alive in full garb for about 4-5 hours on both Friday and Saturday with the custom saber that had clear acrylic blades sporting a lightning effect. I really appreciate the Wookiee who let me temporarily lay some of my gear down behind the 501st booth so I could make adjustments.

I also spoke with Sam (TK-49811 I believe?) for awhile Friday to get ideas and a little insight behind the 501st. I also had a blast hanging around a couple Vaders on the floor.

My next goal is to refresh my helmet as its starting to show age and I'm always looking for a way to finally integrate my voice modulation kit inside.

Valerie (as Rey) was very helpful and adamant that I hook up with the local 501st chapter.

I look forward to seeing some of you again soon!

Few pics from C2E2:

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Re: Greetings from the Western Suburbs!

Postby Avatar190 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:58 pm

Welcome Kyle! Glad to hear of your interest in the 501st Legion. Hopefully we'll be able to help you out, and answer any questions that may arise during your Kylo Ren build...
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Re: Greetings from the Western Suburbs!

Postby Toddahhhh » Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:39 am

Welcome! Glad to hear of your interest in the garrison, look forward to meeting you.
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Re: Greetings from the Western Suburbs!

Postby Dirty Scout » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:23 am

WELCOME!!!!!
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Re: Greetings from the Western Suburbs!

Postby River » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:04 am

Sorry i'm late to the party!

Welcome Kyle. I remember seeing you at C2E2. Glad to see you come to the boards. if you're not approved, let us know we'll help you with the fine details.

However, your Kylo looked real good. But i'm no GWC (I think that's the title).

Glad to have you be a part of the fam!

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