Metal Helmet?

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    I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Metal Helmet?

    Has a helmet cast in aluminum or such ever been attempted before?


    BH-ANDY

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    Re: Metal Helmet?

    Search up Hand-Schaub & you will see that he cast up some aluminum helmets. I had a Jango one in my posession for awhile & the thing was thick! His costume consists of all cast aluminum pieces & is still one of the best Jangos out there.

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    Re: Metal Helmet?

    bigkidbiggertoys said:
    Search up Hand-Schaub & you will see that he cast up some aluminum helmets. I had a Jango one in my posession for awhile & the thing was thick! His costume consists of all cast aluminum pieces & is still one of the best Jangos out there.
    Ditto....HS's were the absolute BEST metal helmets ever produced! Too bad I didn't snag one when I had the chance.

    Steve

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    Re: Metal Helmet?

    How much were they?

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    how did he do that? Did he use liquid aluminum? must have been heavy too.

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    Re: Metal Helmet?

    Thianks for the nods.
    Yes, My whole suit is cast aluminum. Here are a few links to answer most questions...
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...ht=hand-schaub

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...ht=hand-schaub
    and one of the suit progress:
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...ht=hand-schaub

    I do plan on casting a few more. Now there may be eough interest to get a full pour done which is usually the reason I did not produce too many of these. I'm looking at a several month timeline though (2+)
    prices of metal are way up though. Possible price range is $600 (give or take $50)

    thanks,
    Brian

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    Re: Metal Helmet?

    Wow, that is amazing. Why have I not seen this before?

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