Greetings from FT Polk

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Greetings from FT Polk

Postby yodaid764 » Tue May 05, 2015 8:36 pm

Hello all,

My name is Tom, I am an Army Officer currently stationed at FT Polk, LA. I have started my biker scout costume recently and hope to have everything finished in the coming months. I already purchased the balaclava and just ordered the helmet from KS. GLoves will be next as will the flight suit once i get my measurements taken.

I have no sewing skills nor tools for making/shaping/altering this stuff, so it will be a challenge all around.

I think the armor will be the trickiest part to this, but I will tackle that when i get there.

Tips and suggestions are welcome.

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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby VADER1 » Tue May 05, 2015 8:40 pm


Welcome!!! Very glad to see you made it on the forum. We have several very skilled members that will gladly offer advice and tips. So please do not hesitate to ask any questions.
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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby halyonix » Tue May 05, 2015 9:17 pm

hi tom! welcome!
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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby Reela » Tue May 05, 2015 9:40 pm

Welcome Tom.
Paul Land lives near you and be has a biker scout. He would probably be happy to help.
But if you have questions just ask. Everyone on here would be willing to help how ever they can.
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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby Scribbles » Tue May 05, 2015 11:22 pm

Welcome to the party, Tom!
I find your lack of cheese disturbing.
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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby TRACER » Wed May 06, 2015 3:49 pm

welcome Tom!

Looks like I will be spending some time in your AO come this fall. UG! Time for a tour in the box. :(


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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby blitz1027 » Wed May 06, 2015 7:54 pm

Welcome Tom. Biker scouts are awesome and I look forward to seeing it.
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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby Bubonos » Wed May 06, 2015 8:25 pm

Another tree Dodger in the works? Welcome aboard! So excited to see more and more fellow scouts joining! If you haven't already, go sign up on pathfinders. Lots of great scouts who beg for build wips! Be sure to post pics there too! You'll find great advice there. And as Jeffrey said, Paul lives out that way and is full lancer so he will be great help as well.
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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby Dewka » Thu May 07, 2015 10:19 am


ive built a couple of scouts, and I know you said Kropsercle for the helmet, not sure about armor. Ive built a couple of the Studio Creations kit and they come complete with great assembly instructions.

Lady K makes the bund and vest if you want it, shes made them before. Ive even made them but hers are much better than mine.

Good to see another tree dodger, they are great to have especially in groups
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Re: Greetings from FT Polk

Postby Landeaux » Thu May 07, 2015 6:41 pm

Welcome Tom. I live in Lake Charles and be glad to help. The only thing I haven't with a biker scout is build a helmet, but the garrison has many top-flight armorers that can help. If you haven't already done so, you should sign up on the biker scout forum at
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