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Helmet Chin Strap

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    Helmet Chin Strap

    Hi

    I recently found a 1980's "British Riot Police Helmet" on eBay. I spent a while in search of one of these after seeing a picture here on TDH of Boba's Helmet Chin Strap. These pics show the ILM picture (top left) and the chin strap that I have in comparison. I'm not sure which one of the mods published the picture, but thanks for this.

    I'm making a copy for a customer at the moment, so I've made a mould of the plastic chin cup and made a few extra copies from black resin. I'll publish some pics shortly of the moulding process and the finished copies. I've ordered the correct black webbing, velcro and 'D' rings that will make the straps complete.

    I'm happy to do a small run of these straps if anyone's interested.

    UK - £21 (including shipping)
    USA - $37 (including airmail shipping)
    EU - € 27 Euros (including Airmail shipping)

    LIST:
    1. Heatshock
    2. MandalorFett
    3. Artek PAID + SHIPPED
    4. Lassiter
    5. cr4nky PAID + SHIPPED
    6. mrmandalore
    7. Flettch PAID + SHIPPED
    8. FettDad
    9. Darth Voorhees
    10. Oddball Fett PAID + SHIPPED
    11. tk2647 x2
    12. Kwally89
    13. C1RCA
    14. terminal fettler PAID + SHIPPED
    15. Bubba Kenobi
    16. PEEL1965 PAID + SHIPPED
    17. yodakiller1138 PAID + SHIPPED



    DAZ
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails compare_pics-jpg  
    Last edited by bobamaker; Sep 30, 2009 at 3:51 PM.

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    hey Daz - would be interested; price pending of course
    Nate

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    I helped at SDCC '08 MandalorFett's Avatar
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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Interested, sounds cool.

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    me as well

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Interested too.

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    DisposablHero's Avatar
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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Interested too pending my budget space, would go awesome with the helmet I'm getting from you.

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Might also be interested

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    stormshadow2100's Avatar
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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Good find Daz

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    I'm up for one of these Daz - will go nicely with the lid I have just received from you.

    Cheers.

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Interested

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    i am interested in one as well...tell me, how does the strap attach to the helmet? thanks for this, D!!

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Boba fett goes riot ...sorry just had to say that 1

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    possibly interested here as well..will also go great with my BM lid =)

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Cool. Interested.

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    Well the webbing and 'D' rings arrived today, just waiting for the velcro then we're good to go. Here's a few pics of the mould and the original chin cup next to one of my black resin casts, spot the difference

    I'm really pleased with this mould, not a single air bubble or blemish

    DAZ
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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Very cool looking man, absolutely perfect copy. I'm going to guess that the one on the left in the third pic is the copy. Only because of the lesser sheen.

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    DAZ, just one question:

    Is the chin cup for trooping or just for decoration?

    Hard Resin at my chin while wearing the helmet seems to be not very comfortable...

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    perfect for trooping, it looks and feels like plastic.

    DAZ

    tk2647 said: View Post
    DAZ, just one question:

    Is the chin cup for trooping or just for decoration?

    Hard Resin at my chin while wearing the helmet seems to be not very comfortable...

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    o.k., I´ll be in for 2 sets, depending on price

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    **A little update**

    I'm still waiting on delivery of the Velcro, everything else is ready to go.

    DAZ

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    If this was on my chin, and keeping my helmet a little more secure, wouldn't talking make my helmet bob as my chin does?

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    I guess it would, you'd have to speak through gritted teeth like a real bounty hunter

    DAZ

    TJDFett said: View Post
    If this was on my chin, and keeping my helmet a little more secure, wouldn't talking make my helmet bob as my chin does?

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    Pretty cool stuff, my friend! I'd be interested in one when you come up with a price.

    Kody

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    bobamaker said: View Post
    I guess it would, you'd have to speak through gritted teeth like a real bounty hunter

    DAZ

    That's great!!!

    After that, how can I argue.... I am totally Interested.

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    Re: Helmet Chin Strap

    I'm interested as well Daz

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