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    Jul 16, 2014, 8:20 PM - Helmet Repair #1

    Bought this ESB SE helmet not too long ago as a fixer-upper to practice on and to use as a trooping helmet since it's already been through hell.

    It was in pretty bad shape. Had to touch up all the gray damage, some silver damage, the key slots, kill stripes, replace the visor and repair the cracks.

    I also wanted to trim more of the inside of the mandibles but I didn't want to risk weakening the areas where the cracks were by thinning it out.

    This is some before and after pictures of the repair and touch ups.





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    Last edited by sleepalot; Jul 16, 2014 at 11:31 PM.
  2. Jul 17, 2014, 10:39 AM - Re: Helmet Repair #2

    Nice work buddy!
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    Jul 17, 2014, 8:55 PM - Re: Helmet Repair #3

    Thats a clean repair job, did you reinforce it from the inside on the damaged areas at all?
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    Jul 18, 2014, 1:36 AM - Re: Helmet Repair #4

    Quote Darth Voorhees said: View Post
    Nice work buddy!
    Thanks Lou, I appreciate it.

    Quote shenphong said: View Post
    Thats a clean repair job, did you reinforce it from the inside on the damaged areas at all?
    Thank you. No I didn't have to. Luckily the cracks only went through the cold cast layer.
    Last edited by sleepalot; Jul 18, 2014 at 2:29 AM.

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