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    Jun 27, 2015, 5:56 PM - Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #1

    Starting my helmet construction and wanted to document the process. Bought a helmet from Animefan and looks good.
    Started to demel out the visor and some parts are thicker than others. Realized how this would effect the lens so I scooped more out. Smoothed out some of the creases from the molding as well. After this I filled the gaps with epoxy. Tomorrow I will sand it down, and primer. I got some good friends and great resources for painting as well. Looking forward to really getting my feet wet.img_1551-jpgimg_1553-jpgimg_1554-jpgimg_1555-jpgimg_1556-jpg
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    Jun 28, 2015, 5:32 AM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #2

    Great looking start!... Looking forward to see your paint up
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    Jun 29, 2015, 7:52 AM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #3

    Started the filler, sanding and primer. Some damage still shows through, but it's minor. My main concern right now is the slot will be uneven and leave gaps between the helmet and the lense. I may have to add some additional filler, but I haven't been able to find how thick the buffer should be. My main concern right now is the possibility that there may be gaps between the eye slot and the lense because of an uneven cast. We're just going to have to see.
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    Jun 29, 2015, 10:02 AM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #4

    Best to thin this area down. Wouldn't get too hung up on some gap in the lens area. It's pretty well gonna have some.
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    Jun 29, 2015, 9:46 PM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #5

    To trim out the visor area correctly you need to use the dremel sanding drum and disc. You will need to thin out the back side a bit to get the correct thickness. There is a natural build up on the inside corner of resin casts. It only takes a few minutes with the sanding disc to get it all evened out correctly.
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    Jun 30, 2015, 8:00 AM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #6

    Awesome! Thanks! Do you have already sized stencils for painting?
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    4 Weeks Ago - Jul 1, 2015, 6:44 PM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #7

    Quote NCSUspoon said: View Post
    Awesome! Thanks! Do you have already sized stencils for painting?
    Not saved, for the back panels I think if you picked the sized to fit printer option it fits really close.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Jul 2, 2015, 5:17 AM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #8

    Stencil scaling for myself, on Anime's helmet was 97% in my printer options. Pretty darn close!
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jul 19, 2015, 2:50 PM - Re: Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where!?! #9

    Well that doesn't work on this one for some reason. It's too tall and not wide enough. It's really askew. I have no idea how to image resize. I'm seriously lost on this project.

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