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  1. TK-Fett's Avatar
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    Jan 18, 2003, 8:09 PM - Re: The ESB and AOSW helmet differences #26

    No wonder the colors are hard to match. The upper cheeks look different on four of those helmets.
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    Jan 19, 2003, 6:21 PM - Re: The ESB and AOSW helmet differences #27

    So, if one wanted to paint an accurate replica of the ESB hero helmet would they go off the AOSW helmet? or........?
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    Jan 19, 2003, 7:18 PM - Re: The ESB and AOSW helmet differences #28

    Yes
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    Jan 19, 2003, 8:11 PM - Re: The ESB and AOSW helmet differences #29

    Go off the AOSW helmet in conjunction with ESB film stils. There are a couple reasons for this:

    1) Remember there is additional weathering on the AOSW helmet. Whether this is a result of touch-ups done after filming or due to paint chipping away while in storage, the AOSW helmet has additional marks that do not appear in ESB. The additional areas are , for the most part, quite noticeable. But you definitely wouldn't want to include these areas on an ESB helmet-- ROTJ SE helmet, yes.

    2) To paraphrase a very talented painter from the board, time, dust, and LFL "archiving" can certainly take its toll on the helmet-- not to mention the helmet is 20 plus years old. So, having the stills to check against the AOSW helmets will help you determine the integrity of the colors/weathering of the AOSW/ESB helmet.

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