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Fraulein

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Fraulein last won the day on May 11 2018

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    Diane
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    Tijeras, New Mexico

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    10743
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    Dewback Ridge

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  1. Fraulein

    TD-12250 "Bobby Boucher" Tour Of Duty

    I thought you were at T4T in 2015? That was when we had quite a few sandies. Noel, Johnny, Myself, Tye and I thought you? No?
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    Where did the reference photos go?

    Yay. I got it right. I follow that thread because I keep forgetting where it is. Had you not mentioned screenshots - I would not have figured it to be that one. I don't know who put it all together - but it is super clean and organized. As an example to show someone what can and cannot go together - I went through the effort of making them paper dolls. It helped the individual visually connect to what I was explaining. Showing them the print out and online the images of the different TDs just didn't seem to be working. But making them into a little paper doll - the lightbulb went off in their head. If you are going to get back to work on making new updated versions - make them neat and tidy (in case I need to make another paper doll )
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    MEPD Patrol Patches!

    All of my DRG patches are Sandy Patches.
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    Where did the reference photos go?

    I think that Pandatrooper's pics should remain the standard. Because there are people who are still referencing them, or may have them saved. They have helped me explain the breakdown of the different TD's to someone still building their TD (I blame Kylo Ren for this persons delay of a year ) Unless there are SWAT ones missing from his images. Unless the @Plainsrunner is asking for the thread with all of the screenshots and close ups went -
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    TK/TD shoes needed

    I don't have any, but I can help you with the name of the style of boot is called Chelsea.
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    Help promote the MEPD!

    One of my favorite troops is the "Home Depot Kids Safety Troop" - I always go straight for the kids bike safety course. FTR - I do ride my regular bike in armor when we have been out at El Mirage and in the neighborhood.
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    Need guidance on my first build

    I think the Northern Darkness Garrison covers the Lake county area. Northern Darkness Garrison http://www.ndgarrison.com/ The other garrison I think is also closest to you would be the Midwest Garrison. http://www.midwestgarrison.com/ I would contact them as they are local to you. They can probably find someone close to you to help you out. Maybe even have an armor party. I'm not sure who here might be a member.Speaking from experience, cutting and assembling your armor by yourself without any help is frustrating and daunting. I just kind of figured you were in Hammond from your email address. I would contact their CO, XO or GML http://www.ndgarrison.com/contact.php Joining their forum might also be of benefit, as you can get quicker help and in person probably. You will also meet your future garrison members. Some garrisons have a Facebook group where they help incoming members.
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    Mystery pouch

    Could it be a medical pouch? A German one on a belt. You have to scroll down http://quanonline.com/military/military_reference/german/belt_buckles/gmedic.php A Swiss one from WW2
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    Boots won't fit under armor

    Woah. Would it be possible to give me the entire message and not just the line you have quoted? Or any other info that came with that?. So I can share it on the LotL forum. I had recommended TK boots recently.
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    Where can I find the CRLs for PO/SWAT?

    Try this link http://databank.501st.com/databank/Costuming:TD_sandtrooper Basic Sandtrooper is all in black text. Police Officer requirements are the blue text. (these are in addition to the basic ones) SWAT requirements are in the dark red.
  11. Fraulein

    What is in your helmet?

    Nothing much. My head and hair is far to big for anything else. I have some padding for my forehead from a Team Wendy Epic air replacement liner set. And Petzl replacement foam for a vertex helmet. Even though it is for the head band part, I adhered it to the inside of the helmet.
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    Merch Runs- MEPD still waiting?

    Oh man - that so much. The one idea I did have was just too cool, but due to the number of people in the detachment and the cost of setting up the artwork and production of the items and the required minimum, it just wasn't happening. But I do keep it in mind in case I ever hit the lotto.
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    Merch Runs- MEPD still waiting?

    I have been working on two merch ideas. The logistics of getting everything sorted and approved has been a daunting task for me, probably because I have never ever done anything like this before. So maybe the problem partially lies in the amount of time and money that someone has to put in before something goes into production might be some of the delay. I'm cool with there being no merch coming out constantly. It makes it more exclusive when something does come out.
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    Craft Foam Pouches

    Pretty neat, but I had thought the CRLs required the pouches to be canvas, leather or leather-like. Leather like meaning a material like "pleather" or imitation leather, not craft foam. So I would think these would not be approvable. @henselmonster - asking for clarity in case someone does make these pouches and goes for approval to find out that they are not.
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    Belt Weathering

    I did a "watercolor" method. I dampened the area I was working on with water. Then did little dabs of the clay I use (would work the same with paint) gently tapped the brush/Qtip/swab/sponge onto the fabric. Not making too much contact with the belt fabric, but letting the water in the fabric wick from the brush with the clay/paint. This way the weathering would be "in" the belt and not just on top of the surface looking like I had an accident with pudding in the lunch room.
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