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    Aug 20, 2013, 11:18 PM - Anyone familiar with this face shield? #1

    Hey everybody. I've been looking into getting a visor for my helmet (and to possibly use part of it for the chest window display) and I know a lot of people like to use shade 5 green face shields for their helmets. Has anyone used the face shield from this link?

    Amazon.com: Face Shield, Dark Green PETG, 8"x 15.5"x .040, No IR Or UV, 15190: Home Improvement

    Unfortunately it says nothing about what shade of green it is so I'm not sure if it's the right way to go but that price is pretty nice and low . Any input would be appreciated!
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    Aug 20, 2013, 11:38 PM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #2

    I don't know but it looks ok. I like how amazon lists the jango and boba helmets as "Customers also bought" on the same page.
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    Aug 21, 2013, 9:48 AM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #3

    the price is ok BUT this is a face shield for protection teh face against shrapnels and stuff.

    I accidently build in one of thise visors in my first bucket. Its a good and strong visor but thats the problem - it is strong ^^.

    i had to screw serveral steelbands as supporter into the visor sektion of the helmet to bend the visor properbly. Otherwise the hole vertikal sektion of the visor would have been flat and shoved the cheecks to the outside ^^


    Nowadays i just use PET foil for Greenhouses and put Tinting foil on the surface. ^^
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    Aug 21, 2013, 10:23 AM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #4

    this one is better for what we use it for...3M Dark Green Polycarbonate Faceshield WP96C, Face Protection 82702-00000, Molded: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

    That one u posted is very light in color...when installed...and thin...
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    Aug 21, 2013, 10:30 AM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #5

    I used a welding visor on my very first helmet (which was ESB colored), but now with my current ROTJ helmet, I ordered a laser cut visor from T-visor.com
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    Aug 21, 2013, 7:33 PM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #6

    What is typically used for trimming the shield?
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    Aug 21, 2013, 10:28 PM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #7

    I use a carbon dremel rotary disk
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    Aug 22, 2013, 6:31 PM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #8

    Thanks for the input guys. F4R, thank you for the link. Mr. Fett, how how does the visor from T-visor.com compare to a dark green face shield?

    Also, dremel disks work. How about scissors? or would that not be a wise choice for cutting?

    Thanks again all for your input.
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    Aug 23, 2013, 10:54 AM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #9

    Scissors would have a tough time. You might be better off with something like tin snips or the like if you don't want to use the dremel.
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    Aug 23, 2013, 1:30 PM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #10

    Quote Archaster777 said: View Post
    Thanks for the input guys. F4R, thank you for the link. Mr. Fett, how how does the visor from T-visor.com compare to a dark green face shield?

    Also, dremel disks work. How about scissors? or would that not be a wise choice for cutting?

    Thanks again all for your input.
    The dark green welding visor I used was thin and flexible enough to cut with scissors. The one from T-visor.com is thicker smoked plastic so IF needing cutting, would have to use a dremel. I only had to cut down one bottom edge to fit better over the cheek hump inside the helmet. The visor itself is very nice. Green visors are more accurate for ESB where as the smoked visors are better for ROTJ helmets, so depends on which version you are doing.
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    Aug 23, 2013, 1:36 PM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #11

    Doing the ROTJ version. However if I get the T-visor I'd still have to get something for the chest window...
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    Aug 23, 2013, 2:50 PM - Re: Anyone familiar with this face shield? #12

    I used a clear piece of plastic and covered it with limo tint.

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