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  1. Mar 15, 2006, 5:00 PM - bmx potty + filler = helmet? #1

    seeing as i've been scouring this awsome site for info, pictures and tips over the last three months, i think its only fair i offer up my efforts for you guys to rate. This helmet is based around a found bmx helmet that loosely resembles the MSH dimensions, the construction uses 2mm plastic card and car body filler + many hours! I'm going to cast in resin and fibre glass with an aluminium filler, the idea being to polish to a shiny finish and then layer paints. i would be greatfull of any feedback/critisism before i go to cast it......
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  2. Jango_Fett_Jr's Avatar
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:04 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #2

    Tell me you did not scratchbuild that. You're joking right? :P

    If you did in fact make that yourself that is fan-friggin-tastic!! All you scratchbuilders are doing amazing work lately, I'm very envious of the skill you have to build an entire helmet.
    Last edited by Jango_Fett_Jr; Mar 16, 2006 at 12:28 AM.
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:24 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #3

    OMG ....DUDE that is amazing!!!!!!!!!! Nice work.
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:25 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #4

    I have to echo what JFJ said. . . you scratched that????????
    Geez, if I had any sculpting ability at all. . . grumble, grumble

    Absolutely stellar!
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:26 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #5

    You made that in 3 months?!?

    Got any work-in-progress pics? I'd be highly interested in seeing how it came together.
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:28 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #6

    The scratchbuilders are coming out of the woodwork!

    Nice work man!
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:34 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #7

    The only possible, tiny, insignificant thing I could mention would be the line I've highlighted below. I believe it's supposed to be vertical, rather than angled in as you made it.
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:34 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #8

    wow. just wow.
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:52 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #9

    Woah!
    I am impressed! (to say the least)
    Very nice!
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    Mar 15, 2006, 5:52 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #10

    Thats freaking awesome! Its soo smoothe...you just need a borden connector and your good.
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    Mar 15, 2006, 6:51 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #11

    I feel Light headed
    Frickin kick ***** Dude!!! That looks alot like a bobamaker bucket
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    Mar 15, 2006, 9:14 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #12

    You have GOT to be kidding me!!!!! WOW!
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    Mar 15, 2006, 9:25 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #13

    ummmmmmmm....yeah...................what they all said! (jaw on floor)

    Steve
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    Mar 15, 2006, 9:57 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #14

    Quote JoNich said:
    You made that in 3 months?!?

    Got any work-in-progress pics? I'd be highly interested in seeing how it came together.

    Yeah, work in progress pics would be cool
  15. I helped at SDCC '08 zxwing's Avatar
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    Mar 15, 2006, 10:00 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #15

    :thumbup

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    Mar 15, 2006, 10:07 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #16

    Show progress photos just to humor us.
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    Mar 15, 2006, 10:50 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #17

    Ok, when are they for sale?
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    Mar 15, 2006, 10:59 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #18

    AWESOME!8)
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    Mar 16, 2006, 12:04 AM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #19

    The dent looks strikingly similar to my MSH2 dent. It also has the same wavy brow as my MSH2. I would be very intrested in seeing progress pics.
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    Mar 16, 2006, 12:20 AM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #20

    Quote Predatormv said:
    The dent looks strikingly similar to my MSH2 dent. It also has the same wavy brow as my MSH2. I would be very intrested in seeing progress pics.
    Really? I thought it looked more like the BM helmet dent and brow.
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    Mar 16, 2006, 12:32 AM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #21

    Perhaps, I am not looking at my MSH2 right now, but that is what I thought of the moment I saw it. I forgot BM's dent was textured like that also. But since he mentioned that his helmet was close in measurment to a MSH that is what made me think of that.
  22. Mar 16, 2006, 4:52 AM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #22

    Some "how it was made pic's" would be a great thing to provide now...

    Just looking at some comparison pic's of both TF and BM buckets and there are lots of minor differences...
    but some very strong simularitys also...

    I have adjusted the background to be black on TF's pic.
    I have filled in a grey visor area on BM's pic.
    I have slightly resized the TF pic down smaller.
    I have rotated TF pic by about 2 degree's to match the angles.



    Its the wavy brow that seemed to stand out the most to me, so i just had to play around and see how close they really matched...


    Then...
    I used Photoshop's "magic wand" to highlight an area on the front of TF's bucket and "moved" it across onto the BM bucket....

    well it fits very well and its very similar to say the least...( i have a picture that shows this but wont post it yet so i dont seem like a pitchfolk weilding villager..)

    Now im not trying to start anything here, heck....
    I still remember the days of BM being dragged across the coals way back when he first bought out his bucket for show-and-tell...

    im just agreeing with above comments that some progress pics might be a wise idea...

    surely, if the top is a BMX POTTY helmet then lets just see the inside of the bucket?...

    Proof-positive of an original scratcher if the POTTY's visible there, aint it?...

    Mason.8)
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    Mar 16, 2006, 9:22 AM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #23

    3 months to build that?!? Man it took me that long to just put a paintjob on mine, that I only consider better than average
  24. Mar 16, 2006, 10:18 AM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #24

    haha, dude if your lying- your gonna b shot on this forums

    but if you telling the truth....your a bucket god in my eyes!!!
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    Mar 16, 2006, 1:11 PM - Re: bmx potty + filler = helmet? #25

    nice helmet, i scrathbuilt my own , just wish looks that good.Its very hard to get all the materials here in Costa Rica to scrathbuilt your helmet, right now i am making a fiberglass mold of the sculpt,wish me luck.
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