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  1. phantom viper's Avatar
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    Mar 30, 2005, 10:00 PM - My attempt at a scratch built bucket #1

    I have been wanting to try this for some time now and I finally got to it. I am using sintra. The only problem I have had so far is the cheek contours. I used strips of plastic to back the flat part of the cheek and the face plate. Now I am going to bondo over that and smooth it out. We will see how that works out. Here some pics on how far I am at the moment.
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    Mar 31, 2005, 6:09 PM - Re: My attempt at a scratch built bucket #2

    Here's a few more pics. I glued the back and the front together and made the key holes for the back.
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    Mar 31, 2005, 6:18 PM - Re: My attempt at a scratch built bucket #3

    Looking good ... great start
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    Mar 31, 2005, 8:27 PM - Re: My attempt at a scratch built bucket #4

    That is one of my favorite custom helmet I have seen. I love the different design scheme on the visor. Smart design. Also the breathing vents put a new light to the helmet itself.

    What did you do to make the cheeks sturdy? It looks like you have masking tape as a template. Did you go over it with Bondo or some sort of putty hardner?
    Just curious.

  5. Mar 31, 2005, 9:32 PM - Re: My attempt at a scratch built bucket #5

    Nice concept, pretty cool 8)
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    Mar 31, 2005, 10:23 PM - Re: My attempt at a scratch built bucket #6

    Thanks guys.
    I forgot to mention earlier that the last picture is of the one i am building and my old DP97.
  7. Mar 31, 2005, 10:24 PM - Re: My attempt at a scratch built bucket #7

    Sweet! work keep the progress pics coming bro.

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