Helmet companies

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    Helmet companies

    Hello Everyone. I have a Rubies boba Fett helmet and I don't think it's going to work out. I know of a person I already plan on ordering from, but... what companies make more accurate helmets? I hear good things about Don Post.
    I'm wanting to join the 501st legion, and I finally came to my senses and decided to go for another company. any other companies you guys get your helmets from?

    thanks everyone.

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    Buckeye_01's Avatar
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    Re: Helmet companies

    Marrow sun has an awesome helmet coming out soon! Skygunbro makes really nice helms too (I have one). There are others, but stick with one of these 2 dudes.

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    CenteroftheMind's Avatar
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    Boba Maker makes a very nice helmet. You can check it out at his website, www.bobamaker.co.uk.

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    I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Boba Maker and Marrow Sun are not cheap as you'd see from a Don Post or a Rubies. If you go to a Don Post, attempt to find a DP '95, they have a better shape and are more accurate. Paint-wise... eh. No matter what helmet you get, it will have to be painted, unless you buy a pre-painted helmet that was done by hand.

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    I was thinking of the Don Post and a repaint. the DP is in better shape and more accurate? I'm keeping all the suggestions in mind. I looked at Skygunbro's site and he has a few DP ESB version helmets he repainted.

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    I'm wanting to go with RotJ though

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    I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Rubies... *shivers*

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    heh he, yep. I'm just going to keep it anyway though. a collectors item I guess.

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    If your on a budget Skygunbro makes a very nice helmet for the price. If you want a step up MS or BM, but your gonna pay for it $$$$

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    MS's new helmet is priced WAAAAY right for what you are getting. If I didn't have so many irons in the fire, I would be in line for one.

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    I don't want a big fancy helmet expensive helmet that I'd have to work for the next 5 years to pay off. I just want something basic, and something the 501stso would accept.

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    I don't want a big, fancy, expensive helmet that I'd have to work for the next 5 years just to pay off. I only want something decent, fair priced, and something the 501stso would accept.

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    Shoot, sorry about writing it twice. I was having trouble.

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    Predatormv's Avatar
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    Re: Helmet companies

    You can usually get a decent helmet for under 200 unpainted. Shoot Marrow a PM and ask him about pricing. I personally thing and many will agree with me on this, the helmet is the one place not to skimp on, it is the main focus point of the costume. A great costume with a bad helmet looks like a bad costume, an ok costume with a great helmet looks like a good costume. Marrow offers his most of the time so if money is the issue then just save for a while and work on something else.

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    The person I have in mind can paint it, put in a new visor and padding inside it for around that much as well. Within the next few weeks, I should be ready to order it.

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    I made my choice and I'm going to order the RotJ version. I finally got enough money for the helmet and another part of the armor.

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