Because we aren't offical.xomanowar said:the 501st are in the Guinness World Records (omg) for the biggest costume group like (lol) ever!!!!! (in starwas tho') but why cant we be the bigget mc costume group?
or,can we beat this??? they have there own trading cards for gods sake!!!
Thats why they reshow star wars in theaters every so many years. Another 10 years and they might reshow it.NZ-TK said:Lucas Film Ltd allow us (the 501st) to exist because of the charity work of some of our members, it makes Lucas look good by proxy. There will probably never be another group like the 501 because no film will probably ever have the same impact as the first Star Wars, you have to remember at the time there was nothing like it, Star Wars represented a huge leap in the use of effects in a film, this is what I believe really grabbed the publics attention and gave star wars such an important place in the western worlds imagination. George was a pioneer in the FX industry (and still is) One thing I worry about is the future generations of kids (like the ones we visit in hospitals etc) will stop recognising our costumes, at which point the 501 will just be like any other costume club. Sure there are a lot of us, all over the world, but when the kids don't know/care who darth vader is, it wont really help that much.
Go look at rubies, then go cry at it's horrible armor. Thats why we cant mass sell one kit, because rubies can.CMANavy said:We can't make a standard kit to be distributed. Who even makes it will get shut down real quick, same thing happens with people that make star wars stuff that are to open about it. It's the biggest problem about good costuming, the best stuff is always non-licence and is there for "bootleg" and not legal.
Rubies bought the licence to sell it. Plus all of the Don Post (The orginal licence holder) items were significantly altered from the orginals. That was part of the deal.AoBfrost said:Go look at rubies, then go cry at it's horrible armor. Thats why we cant mass sell one kit, because rubies can.
I don't see much of a difference, they both have similar features, except the very top one has the mouth piece different then the ones at the bottom, which look painted from the angle shown.CMANavy said:Rubies bought the licence to sell it. Plus all of the Don Post (The orginal licence holder) items were significantly altered from the orginals. That was part of the deal.
Case and point, first pic is a Rubies/Don Post stormy helmet. The second pic is a 2nd Gen casting of the orginial "Set for Stun" ANH helmet.
Now the Good one, My TE ANH Sandtrooper.