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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Report for duty trooper!, 25 Nov 2013
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:5.0 out of 5 stars 
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This review is from: Shepperton Design Studios Original Stormtrooper Battle Spec Full Armour (Toy)
One of my secret desires for the last 20 years was to own my own Stormtrooper costume and I recently decided that the time was right. Having done a lot of research on the various costumes available out there, I finally opted for the SDS battle spec armour. OK, so we've all read the stories in the press regarding the legal wranglings with Lucasfilm (which SDS won) and whether or not you approve of unlicensed replicas, there's no denying that if you are looking for the most screen accurate stormtrooper armour, ready to wear out of the box, this is the one for you.

Some of the costume purists might be a bit sniffy with you because you didn't spend months scouring the internet for just the right make and model of microphone tips or the exact brand of rubber for the detailing. They may even voice concerns that by making a purchase from SDS that you are not directly funding the next Star Wars movie (or George Lucas' new conservatory.)

All that aside if, like me, you love these movies to the extent that you want to own an highly accurate version of possibly the coolest costume in movie history, but simply don't have the time, skills or resources to build one from scratch, or modify a cheaper version, then pay no attention to the cosplay snobs, this product ticks all the boxes!

May the force be with you!

K
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value for a suit By SDS, 13 Nov 2013
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= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:5.0 out of 5 stars 
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I really did not know what to expect from an SDS battle spec suit, but was extremely happy with this purchase. I previously owned an FX suit that is nice and has great hard plastic. This one is a bit more flexible and allows you to move around a bit more. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to get into this hobby.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Money well Spent, 22 May 2014
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I've always wanted to have my own stormtrooper armor, ever since I was a kid! I finally took the plunge and eagerly awaited my package. If you are like me and are waffling over the purchase, do it! You will be incredibly happy that you bought it.
It comes with everything you need, excluding boots and blaster. My favorite part is the built-in "popper" and strap system, which makes putting the armor on that much easier. I still would recommend having a friend help you out to speed up the "suit-up" process!

The Good:
- Velcros are already attached and ready to wear right after you open the box!
- "Popper" button and strap system is fantastic, many of the pieces are even color-coded to show you where each piece goes to get the correct fit
- Detail and quality are amazing

The Bad:
- The included helmet isn't that great, the "lenses" is just a thin piece of green-tinted plastic. I recommend the eFX Stormtrooper helmet (much better fit).
- May need to perform minor modifications to make it fit perfectly on your body. Examples include: adjusting velcro pieces for a tight fit, cutting pieces to fit your body and allow more maneuverability.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good set of Stormtrooper armour., 28 Dec 2013
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I like the armour a lot... However it will require some minor modifications to make it screen accurate to ANH standards.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for the price, 16 Feb 2014
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Plus
- ready to wear out of the box; all straps system included and mounted
- nice look ; does make a Wow factor
- price to quality
- it is a proper colours [worry not about stock proto on Amazon; it is white!]

Minus
- a quality could have been a little better
- I am 1,75 m high and can not imagine 1,90 wearing it [especially a body suit]
- some parts had to be little cleaned [had minor scraches]

Overall would recommmend it!
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