Master Replicas helmet

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    Master Replicas helmet

    Guys,

    I purchased a Master Replicas helmet and I love it! I have a question for the troopers out there. What can I do to prevent the bobble head effect. is there a helmet liner I can wear? The interior of the helmet has nice padding on it and I don't want to ruin it. The top of the helmet has a velcro strap. Any suggestions?

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    Are you saying even with the padding it's still too large?
    Some people add hard hat liners to their helmets, while other prefer to add blocks of foam. You could try either method, but whichever you try you would have to attach it to the helmet interior somehow.

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    I would grow my hair out and get a perm. I love afros...

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    without damaging the interior, the only idea that springs to mind is an arming cap (which is basically what that quilted thing worn under the helmet probably was)

    http://www.armourarchive.org/patterns/armingcap_santob/

    make a padded hood to wear between helmet and head. that should take up the excess space. you'd have to play around with how much stuffing to use for it to fit right, but it could work.

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    Go to Walmart and get yourself some seat cushion foam. Cut it in half and place it towards the back and sides of the helmet. You don't have to mod the interior or attach it. It should fit perfect, and it shouldn't go anywhere. Good luck!
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    Firespray,

    Thank you! I haven't tried that idea, but it looks good. I think I'll give it a try! What did you use to attach the foam? I'm thinking about using stick on velcro. I want something temporary.

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    I don't use anything. The seat cushion foam is rigid enough to just sit inside. Give it a try, and then use the velcro if you think that you need it.

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    i have the same problem. ill try what firespray says also

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    I went the hard-hat liner route on my MR. I like it a bit better, as the fan cirulates the air a bit better around the liner & your head. Its alot more work though, and you would have to remove your original helmet liner...which is a friggin nighmare in and of itself!!!! Probably better to go with the foam option if you want to keep everything original.
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    seriously. the mr helmet fits me well as-is.. no way would i be able to fit a liner like that!

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    I used the front piece and 4 side pieces of Stormriders interior set, with velcro it will hold but if you really want it out it comes out relatively easy.

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    I bought a basic batting helmet ($15 at Kmart/Walmart) and stripped it of it's liner and stuck it in my Master Replica ROTS helmet and it's comfy enough for me.
    Last edited by TD2253; Sep 26, 2009 at 10:05 PM.

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    How much does a Master Replica Helmet cost anyway?

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    On the Bay, the Signature Edition has been about $400-500, and the Limited Edition around $300-$400. For a while, there was a big supply of Artist Proofs moving around $500, but the main source has sold all they had to multiple individuals.

    Then there's the MR mini helmet, which might actually fit the poor sap pictured above really well. That would be about $50, give or take.

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    +2 on this problem (btw the original cast taken for the Beetle Juice fellow above was from my head, no lie! lol) I have a six and 7/8ths hat size. If you look inside the styro your skillet-can came in, there are two foam blocks to keep it from shifting during shipping. Those are prolly what I'm gonna have covered with cloth, add velcro, prod'lin solved. MR inadvertently looked out for us with skinny nuggets.

    Although, I'm kinda feelin Firespray's idea the more I look at it.....hrm.

    Edit for Drake - I have the sig edition, it cost me $530 shipped from redfordfilms, and that was the cheapest I was able to find. Some sites want up to $1000. There were only 750 for worldwide dist. Mine- #230
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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    I havent ordered a helmet yet, but I'm considering the MR one. Unfortunately, it sounds like the helmet runs a bit on the large size. Does anyone know if the BM helmet the same size?

    In either case, the helmet liner/seat cushion solve sounds like a fine idea.
    Last edited by Roninson; Oct 16, 2009 at 12:23 PM.

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    The BM, Mystery, and MR are all VERY close in size. Basically the MR is the size the helmet is supposed to be. I've never really had an FPH side by side with anything, but I think it's in the same ballpark too.

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    Gonna try firespray's idea tonight. I'll post how it goes with my MR.

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    the mask comes with 4 pieces of black foam. i just put two one one each side and it worked for me.

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    So is your melon average size? I wear a 7 3/4 hat think it would fit my noodle?

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    Re: Master Replicas helmet

    Khill,

    With minor padding, it would fit your nugget well. I would suggest a Bobamaker over MR for the $

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