Helmet Repair

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    Helmet Repair

    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.





    Before

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    After

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    Last edited by sleepalot; Jul 16, 2014 at 10:31 PM.

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    Re: Helmet Repair

    Nice work buddy!

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    Re: Helmet Repair

    Thats a clean repair job, did you reinforce it from the inside on the damaged areas at all?

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    Re: Helmet Repair

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

    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 1:29 AM.

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