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Two-person AT-AT costume
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From Photobucket user 8jarjar8, this video of a Chinese-lion-dragon style AT-AT costume with lighted cheek-lasers. Don’t really know anything about the makers/wearers. Anybody with info, please feel free to comment. [via Geekologie]

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  1. I wore this out to First Avenue in minneapolis this Halloween. The entire costume was made of foamcore. It’s a rigid board made for the mounting of posters. Anyway, it was pretty lightweight and easy to wear. The inside of the head featured the correct vintage AT-AT drivers and commander figures and I put a couple rinky dink LED lights that blinked as lasers on the head. My brother and I were inside walking on reinforced buckets. (Which later broke.)

    Overall it took me a month to build and cost about $150 in materials. I did win the First Ave costume contest so it paid for itself.

    I got attacked by a douchebag who tied rope around the legs while inside the club. I had to use a ton of duct tape to put it back together in time for the costume contest onstage. The douchebag got punched in the face and thrown out.

    Thanks for the props!
    -Jason

    1. “I got attacked by a douchebag who tied rope around the legs while inside the club.”

      Damn that Luke Skywalker!

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