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 Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #30 on: Oct 08, 2014, 11:44 AM »
I believe that unless you have ALL of the required plates for the next step up, you're still classed as the lower.  So, for example, though my kit has shnees, biceps, a double shoulder, and neck armor, I'm still classed as light because I don't have thighs  :laugh:

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #31 on: Oct 08, 2014, 12:34 PM »
Ok  :laugh: I should've been more clear, my jango thighs don't wrap around, but still count as full thigh armor for purposes of classifcation?

I want my kit to look heavy, but be TECHNICALLY medium to pass the Brigade CRLS...  :-\

Full shoulder - Heavier style shoulder bell that covers the entire shoulder (Loophole? ???)

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #32 on: Oct 08, 2014, 12:47 PM »
According to Mandalore The Uniter. Medium armour is Jango at a minimum. and a mazimum of jango with bicep plates, hand plates and collar armour. Heavy is when you take the medium armour max, and add wrap around thighs (full thigh coverage) Wrap around shins (full lower leg coverage) wrap around bicep and gauntlets (full arm coverage) and collar plates.

So if you have to be medium but want to look well armoured, you can add biceps, collar and hand plates and still be classified as medium.

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #33 on: Oct 15, 2014, 09:59 AM »
Excellent! Those are all the extra plates I wanted as it was!  ;D

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #34 on: Oct 19, 2014, 06:48 PM »
Nice Heavy Assault Kit!
I don't know about butt armour, but you DO look like a proper HardArse!!!

Has this kit been approved by the Brigade yet?

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #35 on: Oct 30, 2014, 12:09 PM »
Hi, I'm planning my first armor, and I was wondering how strict the classification system and by extension the approval process was.
Specifically, I'm planning a Legacy armor, but wanted to fit into a brigade too. What I'm planning would fall I think into the Heavy armor range, as a combination of the Heavy Assault and Heavy Weapons Brigades. The only thing I really want to add in terms of armor is a larger pauldron in addition to the collar armor and shoulder bells. This would sit above them. Not a clone or TK, something heavier, with a neck guard. Sort of like those used by medieval swordsman in function, but obviously keeping the Mando form and style.
Wanted to add a short cape and kama pair, but it doesn't sound like that matters.

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #36 on: Oct 30, 2014, 12:49 PM »
Hi, I'm planning my first armor, and I was wondering how strict the classification system and by extension the approval process was.
Specifically, I'm planning a Legacy armor, but wanted to fit into a brigade too. What I'm planning would fall I think into the Heavy armor range, as a combination of the Heavy Assault and Heavy Weapons Brigades. The only thing I really want to add in terms of armor is a larger pauldron in addition to the collar armor and shoulder bells. This would sit above them. Not a clone or TK, something heavier, with a neck guard. Sort of like those used by medieval swordsman in function, but obviously keeping the Mando form and style.
Wanted to add a short cape and kama pair, but it doesn't sound like that matters.

Will you have the below?

Heavy Armor

•Head - Helmet
•Neck - Neck armor. ARC-style pauldrons are allowed in addition to collar plates, but not in lieu of.
•Upper Torso - Chest plates and abdomen
•Full shoulder - Heavier style shoulder bell that covers the entire shoulder
•Bicep - Bicep armor or elbow and shoulder armor that end up covering this gap
•Forearm - Gauntlets
•Back - Back plate. Capes are allowed in addition to back plates, but not in lieu of.
•Groin - Cod plate. Loincloths are allowed in addition to cod plate, but not in lieu of.
•Thigh - Standard plate coverage or enclosed
•Knee - Separate knee armor or extended shin armor
•Shin - Standard shin type coverage
•Boot - Some form of boot armor
•Backside - Kama or enclosed thigh armor and butt armor

If you can fully account for all pieces in the above list then its heavy, if its less its medium still

Also if you want to do both those brigades you'll need 2 kits for them as its one kit per brigade, loadouts not accepted, though parts can be used between the two (just not plates or lid if I remember right)

Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #37 on: Nov 01, 2014, 06:50 PM »
Thanks, Ashen Kelborn

Yes, I would have all those plates. At least that's the plan. But if I go Heavy Assault in the end, yes definitely. I guess I'll just go heavy assault, and just have the repeating blaster too? Based on my understanding that should be fine. Right now I'm only planning one suit, so I'll just focus for now. Maybe later I'll branch out.
Thanks for the assist, Vod!

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #38 on: Nov 18, 2014, 08:38 PM »
Where can I get armor?

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #39 on: Nov 19, 2014, 09:50 AM »
Where can I get armor?

Normally you can easily make from templates listed Here and Sintra from your local sign maker
or there arer sellers Here


Hope it helps ;D

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #40 on: Nov 19, 2014, 05:35 PM »
Where can I get armor?

Most of our members make the armour themselves, we have plenty of info and resources available here:
http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?action=forum#c2

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #41 on: Dec 01, 2014, 02:47 AM »
Question regarding Legacy. It's listed as being automatically Medium. I that "considered medium" or "requires all plates to be medium" Because I was hoping to go Light, with spats covering my boots.

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #42 on: Jan 09, 2015, 09:49 AM »
For Legacy armor, can I go a little on the heavy side? Something along the lines of pauldrons with integrated bicep plates, 3/4 thigh plates, and full armored boots?

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #43 on: Jan 09, 2015, 11:55 AM »
Question regarding Legacy. It's listed as being automatically Medium. I that "considered medium" or "requires all plates to be medium" Because I was hoping to go Light, with spats covering my boots.

There are no actual legacy CRLs so this has always been confusing.  Some say you need medium to be legacy or you need plates butted, or overlapping etc.  But as of now they still fall under modern.  So as long as you follow the CRLs you will be fine.  If you try for a brigade, that is a different story.

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #44 on: Feb 01, 2015, 11:20 PM »
Well, I guess it's good to know that if I ever want to officially upgrade to medium armor, all I have to do is add thigh plates.

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