ESB helmet Measurements?

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    ESB helmet Measurements?

    Does anyone have acurate measurements for this helmet?
    or can point me to a site with this info!

    pm me or post here.

    i'd like to try a go at sculpting one.. PLS help

    thx

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Here's a link to a picture from TK-409's website:
    http://www.tk409.com/images/fett/hel...asurements.gif

    You can also do a search for wizardofflight's helmet templates.

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Thx SJ,
    but isnt the MSH's more acurate in size to the screen used hemets?

    i already have the WOF templates, but i always thought theu looked off in the dome area

    thx again.

    anyone else have info?

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Well, you used the initials MSH. . . so Spideyfett's spidey-sense should be tingling.
    Maybe he'll chime in on the size compared to screen-used.

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    However, if we use Lee and SS's 'Accurate Ear Casts' as a reference for size, then the MSH1 is WAAYY OVERSIZED. I don't know about the MSH2 because I've never seen one in person. I do recall a comparison thread done awhile ago comparing the MSH1, MSH2, and the MS 'Mystery Helmet'. I believe it was said that the MSH2 was slightly larger than the MSH1. So if Lee and SS's 'Ears' are accurate in size to the helmets ILM was producing at the time of ESB and ROTJ, then the Mystery Helmet (Sgt. Fang and Marrow Sun versions) should be closer to the size of the screen used helmets, since the 'ears' fit those particular helmets.

    But...I could be completely off base with that assessment.

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Nope you are on base. Our ears came directly from a helmet made in 1978 along with the ESB helmet.

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Awesome info thx

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Was there ever any plausible explanation as to why/where the ESB "flare" came from?

    It was, IIRC, deliberately incorporated into the original MSH.

    Was the "flare" only ever assumed because of the crack, or just a particular cast, or mere interpretations from fans?

    While I know that the measurements among most of the fan helmets varies little, I'm just curious as to what the whole "flare" thing may have ever been chalked up to?

    Lee?? Anything?

    Best,
    Steve

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    I think I read somewhere on here that the flare was due to the way they installed the visor.

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Well not much factoids exist but from what we were told the helmet was damaged and the entire backend was cosmetically replaced and evidence of this can be seen in some interior photos. The additional flare out is only about an 1/8".

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Rogue Studios said: View Post
    Well not much factoids exist but from what we were told the helmet was damaged and the entire backend was cosmetically replaced and evidence of this can be seen in some interior photos. The additional flare out is only about an 1/8".

    Cool...thanks

    Steve

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Hey cool glad I could help with my facts I can't back up with facts LOL.

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Rogue Studios said: View Post
    Hey cool glad I could help with my facts I can't back up with facts LOL.

    No sweat Lee...it's more than I knew prior Plus since "completing" my costume, I've fallen out of so much and plain old forgotten so much that I've become a tad complacent. Heck I didn't even remember that Natty's MSH sculpt started life as a DP95

    No wonder we can't take some of the original makers/wearers of these costumes words as gospel being some 25+ years passing...I can't even remember 2-5

    Steve

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    Re: ESB helmet Measurements?

    Guys, what is the width of the helmet supposed to be at the temples?

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