New Uniforms for the 'gades

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New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by Slaphappy7 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:48 pm

Looks like the Matrix days are OVER :yeah: :yeah: :yeah:

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by Hostrauser » Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:47 am

They even worked a "7" into the design of the uniform. :rotf:

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by JenKozy » Fri Mar 20, 2009 8:53 am

You expected anything less from Camp Evil??

Sharp and snazzy! :yeah:
I am NOT too old for this!

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by pittech » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:48 am

I like em. I think it'll help them visually A LOT. I’d prefer some sort of cover instead of glasses but hey, baby steps right?
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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by pittech » Fri Mar 20, 2009 1:26 pm

That and compaired to the rest of the DCA top 10. I think they are going to be just fine. Examples....

Reading Buccaneers
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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by Mr. H. » Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:28 am

Nice look! Love the 7!

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by MaestroOfBandX » Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:32 pm

I like the new uniforms and think they were a necessary investment for the 'Gades to make. However, I think they need some sort of cover to go with them. Keep the sunglases (on the west coast DCA corps always get stuck going on when the sun is right next to or just above the pressbox), however I think the formal uniform needs a cover. Not the traditional shako like MBi, but something......
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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by pittech » Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:39 pm

Re: hats (shacko, Aussie, cover, etc) The official statement from randomnoise:
Hi gang,

Thanks for the comments.

Uniform design was first sketched by yours truly, refined by Greg Gilman and the rest of our uniform team. The dark "inner seven" is actually Velcro, allowing us to add accent colors. The uniform company is actually creating a number of different "sevens" for us to try.

Out headgear is a pair of black sunglasses. No hat. I totally understand the reasoning behind using a shako, but we reject the conformity of a hat for a variety of reasons - mostly to be different and to show our passion and energy while performing.
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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by MaestroOfBandX » Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:45 pm

I know I read that but I still think being a formal uniform, it looks, for lack of a better word, odd, without a cover.

Even a beret with an embroidered 7 to match whatever color accent they choose would be better than nothing. I respect their design decision.....and this is just my opinion. I know there are others that say no cover is perfect also.

Hey this uniform is a lot better than what they were wearing. I give them props for adding a more formal look while still keeping their image!

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by vintagecrusher » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:44 pm

i like the new look tho...haha... it shows people who we are :D.....

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by BD94Euph » Wed May 27, 2009 1:58 pm

I'm missing the whole & thing so I feel VERY left out...

and I have a question, how does NOT wearing a shako show passion for energy? When i marched with a shako I felt i also had a passion for energy. We took them off for all the victory gigs though, and family night so our families could see us. Oh yeah, and when we marched the show with medals around our necks for the alst time at Foxboro.

In THOSE cases, i could see a group NOT marching shakos. Otherwise, I'd be voting for a cover (not that I get to vote).

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by Chaporch » Wed May 27, 2009 5:11 pm

For the same reason they wear sunglasses I would think headgear would be a must. Remember, many of those members are a little "follicly challenged" :D :D

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by curios0811 » Wed May 27, 2009 7:44 pm

NO SHAKO! BAD SHAKO! EVIL SHAKO!

SEVEN!!!!!!!!
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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by Slaphappy7 » Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:30 pm

BD94Euph wrote:I'm missing the whole & thing so I feel VERY left out...

and I have a question, how does NOT wearing a shako show passion for energy? When i marched with a shako I felt i also had a passion for energy. We took them off for all the victory gigs though, and family night so our families could see us. Oh yeah, and when we marched the show with medals around our necks for the alst time at Foxboro.

In THOSE cases, i could see a group NOT marching shakos. Otherwise, I'd be voting for a cover (not that I get to vote).

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Re: New Uniforms for the 'gades

Post by pittech » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:04 pm

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