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  2. Boo at the Zoo // Nashville, TN

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    Event Name: Boo at the Zoo Venue: Nashville Zoo at Grassemere Venue address: 3777 Nolensville Pike Nashville, Tennessee 37211 USA Event Start: 10/11/19 - 5pm Event End: 10/27/19 - 9pm Event Website: https://www.nashvillezoo.org/boo Expected number of attendees: 3,000-5,800 Requested number of characters: N/A Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Comments: Boo at the Zoo! Dates for this year are 10/11-13, 10/18-20, & 10/24-27 from 5-9pm. We would love to have 501st back again for another year of Boo! Please email sames@nashvillezoo.org for more info. Referred by: We have worked with you in the past
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  4. @xtra Good to know that my thought process was on track regarding that. On a sad note I'm going to have to put off starting on my build till next weekend. On the bright side of things my boots arrived today. Got a smoking bargain on GH Bass Amsterdams used but look like they have only been worn/walked in a few times at most and for $24 I couldn't pass them up.
  5. Hello from Knoxville (again)

    That is 100% true, while the bracket system is screen accurate and could get you Centurion Status on your build, it is all but guaranteed to create fault lines that will cause the armor to crack. Personally I would not do it on a suit you plan to troop in, it will be more likely to break and will severely limit your mobility due to constant fear of it breaking. I highly suggest using line in snaps (specifically from Tandy Leather, not walmart or Joannes) and of course velcro where needed.
  6. Thanks @xtrachrispy, I'm hoping to begin work on my TX this weekend. I've been doing research and will probably be spending day one trying to round up the majority of tools ect. that I don't have laying around. Also, I was thinking about ordering the bracket set from trooperbay, it looks like it would be quite useful. It looks like it could be quite useful. On the other hand it also looks like it could end up promoting cracks at the edges of the armor when put through the rigors of trooping. Any thoughts opinions or advice is much appreciated.
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    Event Name: Wish Reveal Venue: Franklin Visitors Center Venue address: 400 Main St. Franklin, TN 37067 Nashville, Tennessee 37067 USA Event Start: 8/21 - 3:45PM Event End: 8/21 - 5:30PM Event Website: Expected number of attendees: 40 Requested number of characters: n/a Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Comments: We are granting Lennon's wish! Lennon is a 3 year old boy diagnosed with leukemia who wished to go to Disney World. On Wednesday, August 21st, Lennon will find out that his wish is coming true with the help of the Williamson County community! Lennon absolutely LOVES Star Wars and all things space. Referred by: Previous work
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  9. Newly Transferred

    We are currently in southern indiana. We'll be moving after the first of the year. We're only 2 hours from Nashville though so it's an easy drive to troop!! Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
  10. Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion

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    A request for an event has come in via the 501st.com website. The details provided on the form follow: Contact Name: Justin Murray Contact Phone Number: (865) 385-3929 Contact Email: Jeepinvasion@gmail.com Event Name: Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion Venue: LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge Venue address: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee USA Event Start: 8/23/19 - 9am Event End: 8/24/19 - 5pm Event Website: https://www.greatsmokymountainjeepinvasion.com/ Expected number of attendees: 20000. Requested number of characters: Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Comments: Largest Summer Jeep only show in the world! Referred by: Friend at the Knoxville Zoo. Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion The Jeep Club Invasion is coming to Pigeon Forge! Visit here for news, updates, events, and to purchase tickets or register for shows! greatsmokymountainjeepinvasion.com Adam
  11. Hello From Kingsport

    Thank you!! Oh I’m totally prepared for that price tag and I’m lucky enough to have the finances available to do it. Good to meet you sir! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Hello From Kingsport

    Welcome aboard. Vader can be quite a pricey and challenging build and wear but is usually the star of the show SLD boards are always the best place to get info but if you need any other assistance please feel free to reach out. I am the Squad Leader for your area and a former GML for the Garrison so feel free to shoot me a PM.
  13. Hello

    Welcome back! Let me know if you need any assistance with the transfer both within the Legion and outside of it. Moving is usually a pain
  14. Newly Transferred

    Welcome aboard, what part of TN do you two reside in?
  15. Hello from Knoxville (again)

    Welcome back. I am the squad leader for Knox Eisley Squad covering East TN (other than Chattanooga area) and currently reside in Seymour. We have quite a few active troopers in and around the Knoxville area and are expanding. I've got a TX and a few other TK variations finished and working on and am also a former GML for the Garrison. If you need any assistance with your build or need any general legion info please reach out. We'll probably have a few larger build days coming up after people are able to settle back in after Dragon*Con, but individuals are working on stuff all the time.
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    Event Name: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo Venue: Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Venue address: 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501, Clarksville, TN 37043 Clarksville, Tennessee 37040 USA Event Start: 2 November 2019 - 2 pm Event End: 2 November 2019 - 5 pm Event Website: mcgtn.org/library Expected number of attendees: 500 Requested number of characters: 12 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Comments: The library's annual Sci-Fi Expo is coming on Saturday, November 2nd. We are looking forward to another festive afternoon of games, crafts, demos, displays and various media. Hope you can join us again! Referred by: The Force
  17. Hello from Knoxville (again)

    Looking forward to seeing the progress!
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    Welcome!
  19. Hello from Nashville/Eagleville

    I hit up WTF and placed my order, I'm looking forward to my build coming together over the next few months and joining in the shenanigans! Thank you everyone.
  20. Newly Transferred

    Welcome aboard
  21. So, first let me say hello, again. I've not been here to the Mid South Garrison site in some time ... about 10 years. That said I have recently acquired an Anovos Shadowtroopoer armor kit (new old stock). I plan on starting work on assembling everything (other than the helmet as the kit came with it already assembled) in the next few weeks. I am hoping to be able to end up with a TX armor set that any member of the 501st could be proud of. I thought I would return here as it seems to be a great community full of helpful people and resources. I'd put off for some time getting back around to working on another Stormtrooper costume until I could do it right. I have a set of white armor that I purchased probably 10 years ago at a bargain price (Rubies... I know, I know). It served it's purpose especially after spending time rigging up a strapping system on it that would actually hold things in place. I had a good idea that I'd never have a chance of joining the 501st with that armor. So here I am 10 years later hopefully off to a good start and will hopefully be on my way to having a set of black armor that any member of the 501st would be proud of. All that said I hope to be posting pictures of my progress in the coming weeks.
  22. Newly Transferred

    Congratulations on your recent transfer, hope to get to shake you guys hand and Troop together soon!!!!!
  23. Hello from Nashville/Eagleville

    Welcome Chuck, I was recently approved back this past April. I built ANH HERO and ordered from Walts Trooper Factory, (WTF) I am 5'6" 180 lbs and found that Walts Armor fit my body type best. Absolutely go to whitearmor.net to find out the list list to stay away from, like Ebay sales. Be sure to introduce yourself at whitearmor.net and state your body size and type and ask for recommendations on Armor Makers based on your body type. The most common TK is a Stunt build, very few build a Hero. Walts Armor runs $685 as other range much higher. Keep in mind, that is the price for Hard Parts only, (from the Armor Maker) you have to find suppliers for all your soft parts and you could end up spending $1600 - $2000 on your first build. If I can further help or explain, please feel free to reach out to me. I currently live in Auburntown, 16 miles South East of Murfreesboro. Troopers helping Troopers!!!!! Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    Welcome
  25. Hello from Nashville/Eagleville

    Happy to help. Let me know.
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    Welcome! [emoji16] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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