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    Nov 18, 2008, 9:49 PM - Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #1

    Hey guys, I made this thread to see if there is any interest in me sculpting a sorta mini helmet based on the esb. It will be slush cast in resin and be $35 a copy shipping included. Just making this thread to see if there is enough interest for me to make copys for some people. Ill post up progress in here, since I am doing this for myself anyways. I have been working on a secret project that I will post in the Jango Forums eventually

    So who would possibly be interested. This would be an unlimited run, meaning it would go on as long as my molds are intact.


    Edit- This is a preliminary list, if you are interested, please, do not hesitate to tell me, you are not going to be in a binding contract with me haha. It is just to see how much "casual" interest there is.


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    Nov 18, 2008, 9:59 PM - Re: Any preliminary interest in a sorta mini Boba Helmet sculpt? #2

    i would be up for one, and would love to watch you build it up, brother!! ya, count me in... we would paint these ourselves?
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    Nov 18, 2008, 10:17 PM - Re: Any preliminary interest in a sorta mini Boba Helmet sculpt? #3

    Well, I will have two options, Finished or unfinished. Finished is basically everything assembled, and painted, unfinished would be everything separate and unpainted. Since this is a smaller piece, The painted option would have a higher price, but the unnassembled, unpainted it would stick to $35 a piece. It will have a moveable rangefinder, and hollow slush cast. I might even cold cast these to make it easier to paint.
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    Nov 18, 2008, 10:38 PM - Re: Any preliminary interest in a sorta mini Boba Helmet sculpt? #4

    Sounds Interesting how much for the painted
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    Nov 18, 2008, 10:44 PM - Re: Any preliminary interest in a sorta mini Boba Helmet sculpt? #5

    Painted would be $45
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    Nov 19, 2008, 7:23 AM - Re: Any preliminary interest in a sorta mini Boba Helmet sculpt? #6

    When you say 'mini,' how big would it be? 1/2 scale? Smaller? Just wondering.
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    Nov 19, 2008, 6:53 PM - Re: Any preliminary interest in a sorta mini Boba Helmet sculpt? #7

    Quote superjedi said: View Post
    When you say 'mini,' how big would it be? 1/2 scale? Smaller? Just wondering.

    Well, Since I do not know the exact size of the real screen used, I would say that it is close to 1/2 scale from just assumptions. However, I will post up pictures when I am done sculpting it and will compare it to my BM that will come in a few weeks for sizing comparisons.
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    Nov 20, 2008, 12:54 AM - Re: Any preliminary interest in a sorta mini Boba Helmet sculpt? #8

    Alright, I just spent about 2 hours slappin some clay on.

    Keyslots need to be added, same with the earpieces.












    Since these pics were taken, the shape has been refined, key slots added, and it has been smoothed out a little.
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    Nov 20, 2008, 8:40 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #9

    Update video!

    The ears were painfully sculpted roughly on there. They will be refined tomorow.

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    Nov 20, 2008, 8:52 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #10

    Rats, was going to say if this was wearable I would get one for my 3 year old. He is more of a Fett fanatic than about 90% of the people on the board

    Looks a little too small for even him I am afraid. Great start on the sculpt though
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    Nov 20, 2008, 9:06 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #11

    Bubba, I actually have plans on making a cheaper kids helmet. Just so all the younger kids under like 8 or 9 wont look like bobbleheads, even with the DPs. I have a pretty big list of Fett items to make. And by cheaper I dont mean the quality, I mean the price. Depending on the fiberglass, gelcoat, resin costs, and labor involved, it will be close to about $90 each, unless you guys change my mind.


    The kids helmet would have to have a pretty big interest list, because going through the moldmaking process for one person wouldnt be too efficient, know what I mean? So if there are at least 10-15 people interested then I will go ahead with the sculpting and molding.

    "Secret" Jango Project
    Mini Boba Helmet
    Kids size Helmet
    Boba Lawn Gnome ( Ill be making this for myself, unless, there is enough interest in one.


    So far, this sculpt is close to done. I might get the silicon in a few weeks to finish this up. And finish up my Jango Project.


    I am tempted to add a neck seal to this sculpt for looks, what do you guys think?
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    Nov 20, 2008, 10:07 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #12

    Quote 987654321a said: View Post
    Boba Lawn Gnome



    Like the idea of the kids helmet. The DP's are hard to get and then redo, and even when my kid was 9 he looked like a bobble head in it. I am awaiting news of this with baited breath.

    No really, my wife tells always tells me my breath smells like dead fish :o
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    Nov 20, 2008, 10:13 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #13

    Lol! I love the smell of dead fish, I work with it all the time. Well maybe not dead fish but the fresh smell of sea and residents always wakes me up.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 7:00 AM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #14

    A kids' size helmet would need to be somewhere in the range of about 85% scale. Kids are shaped funny - little body, big head. Even a kid who is half your height will have a head about 85 - 87 % your head size - ish. A helmet the size of the one above would be great for a "mini bust" sort of thing.

    By the way, the sculpt is looking good so far.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 10:26 AM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #15

    Quote 987654321a said: View Post
    Boba Lawn Gnome ( Ill be making this for myself, unless, there is enough interest in it.

    Count me in for a Lawn Gnome (Price Pending)
    Is ther any chance the base will be a pile of Ewoks

    Do you think this mini helmet might fit those stuffed Big Heads? I have been thinking about making Mini Plates for my Boba. It will be the first stuffed toy my child ever recives (Pending Wife)
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    Nov 25, 2008, 6:39 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #16

    Lol that lawn gnome will wait until this is molded up



    New update video. Ready for molding as well. Dont have any money for silicon so I will have to wait a while for it. But it shouldnt take more than a week or so.
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    Jan 17, 2009, 4:03 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #17

    Currently this is sitting under the mold. It will be done in about a week or so.
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    Jan 18, 2009, 1:34 AM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #18

    COUNT ME INTERESTED, I will take 1, and I am also interested in the $90 kid size if you get enough interest. PM me when ready for payments, will subscribe to this thread. OOPS almost forgot, lawn Gnome DEFINATELY, my fine fellow San Diegian.
    1 more edit....Late happy B-Day.
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    Jan 18, 2009, 2:38 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #19

    Thanks alot buddy!
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    Jan 22, 2009, 4:22 PM - Re: Mini Boba Helmet sculpt (1/2 Scale) #20

    Alrighty then..
    I am interested in this (I'm on your list)
    I'm in for the lawn Gnome if you make it.
    I found your RF thread, and want in on that too.
    I would also like your kid size as well...

    Looks like you're gonna' get some $$ outa' me.

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