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  1. Mercke Lutso's Avatar
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    Aug 15, 2007, 7:12 PM - Helmet stands? #1

    Okay, simple question: where can I get a nice stand for my helmet? Like a table-top stand...

    I've seen some pretty spiffy ones around here over the years...
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    Aug 15, 2007, 8:08 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #2

    Well,

    I use kitchen towel stands, especially the steel/alum ones...pad it at the top with a styrofoam ball and boom there it is.

    I'll try to get some pics later. Hope that helps...

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
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    Aug 15, 2007, 8:37 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #3

    Great idea...I'll have to go to Target, take a look around
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    Aug 15, 2007, 11:42 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #4

    The pics, as promised.




    Good luck and I hope this helps!

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
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    Aug 16, 2007, 1:17 AM - Re: Helmet stands? #5

    Bed, Bath, and Beyond dude. Towel racks like posted above.
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    Aug 16, 2007, 10:48 AM - Re: Helmet stands? #6

    Temporary stand: I went to my basement, glued a hunk of styrofoam to a thin, square piece of wood as the base and it's working just fine, especially for messy painting.
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    Aug 16, 2007, 12:20 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #7

    I got a wooden towel rack from Target for about 7 bucks, painted it flat black, then weathered it to (kind of) match with my helmet.
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    Aug 16, 2007, 12:26 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #8

    Halo1... Great use of the paper towel stands! looks like a real 'Blue Peter' thread.. (UK fetts will understand)
    Seriously gonna give this a go.
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    Aug 16, 2007, 12:53 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #9

    another voice in favor of the towel holders. that's what i use... works great, and many of them are surprisingly attractive.
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    Aug 16, 2007, 1:06 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #10

    Very, very cool. Looks like towel holders are the way to go.
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    Aug 16, 2007, 11:13 PM - Re: Helmet stands? #11

    Quote Mojo-Fett said: View Post
    Halo1... Great use of the paper towel stands! looks like a real 'Blue Peter' thread.. (UK fetts will understand)
    Seriously gonna give this a go.
    Mojo-Fett, gracias.

    'Blue Peter' thread..kinda like a journey of discovery for helmet/paper towel stands? Correct?

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
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    Aug 17, 2007, 3:51 AM - Re: Helmet stands? #12

    lol yeah...
    'Blue-Peter' is a kids show over here presented by adults and they show kids how to make all kinds of stuff from everyday houshold items... my daughter loves it and playing with the PVA glue!
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    Aug 17, 2007, 11:51 AM - Re: Helmet stands? #13

    Just a suggestion but if you want to go for a proper helmet stand then head over to www.sdsprops.com, for those of you who aren't aware it's the prop maker who made all the original stormtrooper helmets and armour for the films. You can purchase fantastic helmet stands from there and they come with a metal plate that can be engraved, really adds the finishing touch to all your hard work. I intend to get one for myself once I've finished my bucket!!! If you're on a budget then kitchen towel holders are ideal, genius idea!

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