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    Mar 19, 2012, 10:01 AM - crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #1

    So I decided that I would make a separate thread for my helmet paint up from the rest of my build. I picked up one of asok's cold cast FP helmets. Im going to be using Raf's templates and a combined list of Floquils and Humbrols. I started finished polishing it and then sealed the outer cold cast before stenciling.



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    Mar 19, 2012, 10:23 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #2

    Nice! I can't wait to see your paintup. Mine is built up and just waiting to be painted.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 1:58 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #3

    Nice start! I'm also eager to see the next updates.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 6:17 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #4

    Well here's your next update Raf I started on the back panels and stenciled out the silver areas and masked them off. I sprayed Floquil's Primer first, which is a light gray color. So I might actually just use it as the light gray layer on the back seeing it is a very small area on here.

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    Mar 20, 2012, 8:11 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #5

    not going to add physical damage?
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    Mar 20, 2012, 9:35 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #6

    Quote Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    not going to add physical damage?
    I didn't think there was physical damage on the ESB helmet? At least as it was on film. I don't know about the SE helmet though.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 10:16 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #7

    I did consider adding the physical damage, but opted not too seeing it's a cold cast helmet. If I do another helmet that isn't cold cast I will add the damage into it.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 10:18 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #8

    Quote clonecollector said: View Post
    I didn't think there was physical damage on the ESB helmet? At least as it was on film. I don't know about the SE helmet though.
    Yes, there was!

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    Mar 20, 2012, 12:02 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #9

    Thanks Rafal and f4r for pointing this out!... time to do some "scratch work"!
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    Mar 21, 2012, 5:12 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #10

    lol good deal always love to help make a good fett better
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    Mar 22, 2012, 3:34 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #11

    I used Floquil Concrete next for the beige areas. I'll be topping that with Floquil Reefer Gray next.

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    Mar 22, 2012, 4:31 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #12

    Lotta ESB paint jobs goin on...and I cant paint anything

    Looks like your doing quite well with it.
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    Mar 22, 2012, 4:58 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #13

    Looking good!!
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    Mar 22, 2012, 5:19 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #14

    Great job crow!
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    Mar 23, 2012, 6:13 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #15

    Thanks guys!
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    Mar 25, 2012, 6:23 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #16

    looking great crow, diggin' your work brother. The right hand panel looks like it may just be missing a few extra bits of silver, but thats just minor stuff in what looks to be some quality work m'man!
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    Apr 3, 2012, 6:28 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #17

    Here's the latest, I got the Reefer Gray sprayed the other day and masking fluid off. I also got in my Humbrol paints, so now I can finish the back panel.


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    Jun 27, 2012, 10:53 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #18

    Time for an update. I finally got back to working on it. I decided to restart the back panels because I wasn't happy with how it was lining up v.s. how it should look. So those were completely stripped down. With some help from some guys here on the boards with how to scale the templates, I started with the left ear cap.
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    Jun 27, 2012, 11:02 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #19

    I like the way to take pictures of each layer of the back panels. Makes it easier to understand the masking process.
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    Jun 30, 2012, 8:41 AM - crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #20

    Looking good Crow! Keep up the good work! I have got to get an airbrush!!!
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    Aug 27, 2012, 4:27 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #21

    So after redoing my back panels, I'm happy with the results

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    Nov 3, 2012, 11:44 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #22

    Thanks so much for doing this thread and the step by step pictures! It's helpful for someone as new to this as me to see how you are doing this project, and it looks AWESOME. I'm looking forward to more updates and completion of your project!
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    Nov 5, 2012, 6:24 AM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #23

    Not a problem. Where I live the weather has now turn to winter so, till I get some warm days it's getting put on hold till then lol. I do have my right side ear cap painted but I'm not happy with it so it's getting redone.
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    Jun 17, 2013, 4:32 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #24

    So its been a long time since I've posted in my helmet thread. Over the weekend I got the rest of the helmet primed.





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    Jun 25, 2013, 3:11 PM - Re: crow86's asok CC helmet ESB paintup #25

    Looking great!

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