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FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    asok said: View Post
    Yes I did a few in FG. They turned out okay and to me a lot of work. The other problem is it is just way to cold here in Indiana to make them.
    Fair enough,
    the materials you use are very solid any way so i guess youve got it coverd

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    [QUOTE=Yorke;533668]If you were looking to ID them, I know Java over at the clone-empire boards puts some sort of IC ship in the earwell area of his clone helmets. When scanned there is a number that comes up on a reader. He writes that number inside with a sharpie. No one would be able to tell unless they had a scanner though.

    Recasters beware

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    The IC chip idea is cool. Just way to much work.

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    For just a little update, I now have the mold for the ear and aluminum power is on it's way! The aluminum range finders are still about 1 to 2 weeks out. Getting closer!

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    Good stuff

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    Thanks for the update... I still want one... This will be the last helmet I get until I do a complete ESB Boba

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    Haven't not owned any cold cast helmets, are they heavier than normal fiberglass ones?

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    I will be keeping an eye on this thread. I sent you an email stating my interest, but I will chime in here as well! Can't wait to see the whole thing!

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    @Mr Fett..no they are not heavy at all. They are really the same you just add the CC to the resin on the outer layers.

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    overall it adds a negligible amount of weight. this helmet is a bit heavier due to the fact that it has more layers of resin involved, it's pretty thick to add strength.

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    I have never worked with any Cold Cast items before, but how would one paint it? Could I layer it like I do my fiberglass buckets?

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    take a look at saint_nasty's Rav Bralor thread. He has a painted CC helmet. And yes you can layer it up just fine

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    yeah, you can paint on cold cast just like any other resin helmet. but instead of priming the entire thing, once you have the cc polished, you mask off the silver parts before you prime. after that you paint as normal.

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    Hummmm, geek candy!

    stalk3-jpg
    stalk1-jpg
    stalk2-jpg

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    You're killing me. Someday....someday...........sigh

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    mhlayne said: View Post
    You're killing me. Someday....someday...........sigh
    It's okay. Just don't lose you head.

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    Good one

    Loving the geek candy!!

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    I'm jonesin over here. I hope you know that you probably cost me more money because I am ordering a Clonetrooper helmet trying to get my fix. Of course as soon as you give the go ahead I will be ordering one of these too.

    if I wore a watch I would be looking at it.

    The stalks look good.

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    Asok, that is unbelievable!!! GREAT work, brother! How many Fett helmets can one person own is the question???

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    Firespray Pilot said: View Post
    Asok, that is unbelievable!!! GREAT work, brother! How many Fett helmets can one person own is the question???
    I will be attempting to answer that question with "ALL of them"

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    I own one Boba helmet.

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    SOOOOO are these ready to go now? I sent an updated question on my ticket

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    The answer is yes and I am working on them. My IT job is keeping my jumping. But, do now worry. That is why I put the ticket system in place. Unlike work, I can kick tickets to the interns to help out.

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    So if I got a reply from you via the ticket, I'm on the list! COOL!!!

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    Re: FP Budget helmet in COLD CAST!

    DarthVeach said: View Post
    So if I got a reply from you via the ticket, I'm on the list! COOL!!!
    That is correct. Years and years ago you had to be one of the cool kids to get some of the stuff. I really dislike that and will do my best to treat everybody as fair as I can.

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