What would you pay for this bucket?

  1. #1
    TommyD's Avatar
    Member Since
    Aug 2010
    From
    Kaiserslaturn Germany
    Posts
    68

    What would you pay for this bucket?

    Hi folks

    I've got a buddy who found a DP '97 and is looking to sell it. He says it spent some time warping in his car and it's not in the best shape. But I do think it can be salvaged. Just wondering what you all think it might be worth. The guy is a friend so I don't want to rip him off. Just want to give him what it might be worth.

    Here are a few images

    261841_10150367366940410_807765409_10187176_7042577_n-jpg263852_10150367367300410_807765409_10187182_6876636_n-jpg265048_10150367367120410_807765409_10187179_3207486_n-jpg

    True enough, this buy'ce has seen better days.

    Thanks all

  2. #2
    RafalFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2010
    From
    Galati, Romania
    Posts
    2,635

    Re: What would you pay for this bucket?

    For me it seems that the helmet can't be salvaged. It's too warped and the excessive heat deformed the helmet beyond repair. I won't need it even if it were free of charge.

    But this is just my opinion...

  3. #3
    TommyD's Avatar
    Member Since
    Aug 2010
    From
    Kaiserslaturn Germany
    Posts
    68

    Re: What would you pay for this bucket?

    RafalFett said: View Post
    For me it seems that the helmet can't be salvaged. It's too warped and the excessive heat deformed the helmet beyond repair. I won't need it even if it were free of charge.

    But this is just my opinion...
    I was kind of afraid of that.

    Do you think it could be warmed up a bit and formed back into shape?

  4. #4
    RafalFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2010
    From
    Galati, Romania
    Posts
    2,635

    Re: What would you pay for this bucket?

    It is possible to do some reshaping, but from the images you posted I don't think there's much to do: it's twisted, bended and altered by pression and heat. Maybe the pros here will tell you more.

  5. #5
    Sixxgunn13's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2002
    From
    Canada, on the planet of Hoth.
    Posts
    1,585

    Re: What would you pay for this bucket?

    PASS.
    For the amount of work your going to have to put into it, your better off saving some cash and getting a helmet off Asok buying a Sgt. Fang helmet or GMH.

    but it really depends on what you building, a Halloween costume or a accurate movie replica.
    Last edited by Sixxgunn13; Jul 17, 2011 at 8:11 AM.

  6. #6
    Formely Jaing Skirata A'den Skirata's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2008
    From
    Yucca Valley
    Posts
    516

    Re: What would you pay for this bucket?

    The helmet is fully salvageable... for a kids toy. Dip in in boiling water, it will reshape easily, then shock it in cold water so it sets. It's made out of vinyl.

    That being said, I wouldnt take it for free either. No club accepts it, it's a teribble shape and sculpt, even when not deformed, it's tiny, has a mushroom headed dome etc. Fix it up, give it to your kids to play with a getter a proper helmet.

  7. #7
    TommyD's Avatar
    Member Since
    Aug 2010
    From
    Kaiserslaturn Germany
    Posts
    68

    Re: What would you pay for this bucket?

    Fair enough. Thanks for the advice!

Similar Threads

  1. Free Back Armor - I'll pay the shipping!!
    By Jodo_Kast in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 77
    Last Post: Sep 14, 2010, 9:46 AM
  2. Is this why we pay so much attention to detail?
    By SEEKER in forum The Sarlacc Pit
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: Apr 27, 2010, 12:48 PM
  3. Pay pal fraud??
    By Sixxgunn13 in forum The Sarlacc Pit
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: Dec 29, 2007, 12:33 AM
  4. How much did you pay fo your neckseal?
    By Darth Mule in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Jan 15, 2006, 7:04 PM
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •