Step 5: Complete The Look

The cape and light-sabers complete the look. You probably will not be able to use the arms without getting the cape out of the way. It serves two purposes. It hides the unwieldy backpack and it discourages others from triggering the mechanism. I think it's an effective costume without the backpack so give it a try!

If you like this costume, please check out my other instructables and halloween builds at Creatrope Halloween.

Some of them are in instructables as well.

Godzilla / T-Rex
PVC Mannequin

Ok, I'm almost there with the back pack, but I can't quite figure out the arms spring thing. Can you give me a little more direction?? The guys at Ace Hardware are psyched and telling me I'll be the Mom of the Year if I can pull it off. Please.....
are you happy ?
BAD ASSNESS extreme that is freakin awsome<br />
OMGosh!! This is awesome!! My son would be so excited if we could make this...we will definitely try. Thanks for sharing.
Excellent job, exactly what I was looking for.
That's a really cool project... I sure wish i could do that, congrats...
hmmm... i dont like it...
Sweet and i love the cute little laugh at the end by the kiddo in the costume :D 5 stars
hmm....lol seeing all that pvc in there makes me think that haveing a inbuilt PNUEMATIC CANNON would be cool. "haha u may have a light sabre, BUT I have a light sabre AND A PNUEMATIC CANNON, touche' " hehehe
Nice job! Still don't get the arm part :P
woo dud.. great costume.
That's incredible! I'm hoping you've made other costumes/ you're going to make more. I hope you can post them as Instructables! Thanks for sharing! +5/5 stars.
Thanks GorillazMiko, it was fun to make. I've put some of my other work in instructables:<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.instructables.com/id/GodzillaT-Rex-Costume/">Godzilla / T-Rex</a><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-PVC-Halloween-Mannequin/">PVC Mannequin</a><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.instructables.com/id/General_Grievous_Costume/">General Grievous with Mechanical Arms</a><br/><br/>And also in my blog <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.creatrope.com">creatrope</a>.<br/>
Super costume! My son was Darth Vader last year, and a clone trooper (or "chroopr" as he spells it) this year. I have a strong suspicion that this will be next year's costume. I don't dare show him these pictures until Nov. 1st, or he will want me to make it for him in the next hour and a half.
This is really really cool man, congratulations :-)

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