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  1. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Nov 7, 2010, 11:41 PM - My Helmet #1

    Ok I ve been busy making this uptok a whole lot of tiral and eror but i think im finalay thereClick image for larger version. 

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ID:	48102 The whole thing has been made from resin copys of my last lid that i cut up glued epoxyd and so on the last one was a bit to big , so this one looking at many pics and a few in my owmn collection i mae the mesurements what should be alot closser to the real thing all the parts ive have constructed my self save the lens polaroid style lens cap that came from a hasbro voice changerand that has been greatly modified ., Im in the middleof makinga mold and cast a coulpe up
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    Nov 8, 2010, 8:40 AM - Re: My Helmet #2

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ID:	48114This is shots of the left ear build
  3. elusivesolution's Avatar
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    Nov 8, 2010, 8:48 AM - Re: My Helmet #3

    I've said it before, and I'll say it again: that is awesome! You should let us know if you plan to make some of your casts available to the public *wink wink*
  4. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Nov 8, 2010, 5:18 PM - Re: My Helmet #4

    Thanx Elusive ,
    Definently my plan, and at a low price,. but with the other well know makers out there i dont know if any one would be interested.
    starting the molding prosses today ill be doing the ears in an aluminium cold cast the range finder in clear casting resin also i found some one selling the old pollaroid in perfect condition so im going to try to get him to lower the price so i can aford it seeing that i only wont it for the veiwing window its a hard desision to make but it would be good to have the real found. part as a master to make copys from.
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    Nov 9, 2010, 11:58 AM - Re: My Helmet #5

    I could be interested if the price is right
  6. Nov 9, 2010, 12:00 PM - Re: My Helmet #6

    I agree, looks amazing
  7. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Nov 9, 2010, 1:37 PM - Re: My Helmet #7

    Thanx guys
    One hundo $s + postage, is what i was thinking
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    Nov 10, 2010, 1:58 AM - Re: My Helmet #8

    Nice, clean helmet so far... I like how you've done those ears. Keep it up with this. I'm already waiting the next images.
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    Nov 10, 2010, 3:51 AM - Re: My Helmet #9

    Y Thank u ,Its all encased in carboni um,, mutitudes of sillicon at present ill post how the ears look cold casted tomozz
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    Nov 10, 2010, 7:48 PM - Re: My Helmet #10

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ID:	48190These are cold casted did a quik sand and polish job on them
    Im pretty happy with them thus far
    Let me know what you think?
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    Nov 11, 2010, 1:59 AM - Re: My Helmet #11

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ID:	48194[/ATTACH][/ATTACH]This is a bit ruf but its the range finder block cast in a clear casting resin then i drilled three whols thru the center there a bit of but this is just the testeractualy going to fill the holes up and recast the original peice and make up a drilling guide to get the whole perfectly spaced
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    Nov 11, 2010, 8:28 AM - Re: My Helmet #12

    Those ears look pretty sweet. I'd love to see how every thing looks assembled.
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    Nov 12, 2010, 6:34 AM - Re: My Helmet #13

    just a progress pic on the moldingClick image for larger version. 

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ID:	48220in these pics iam utilising a poor mould 2 part molding method .
    Previously I had made molds of most of the parts , i ussed a method ive useed previously a drip molding method dripping sillicon solution in to a vestal with the item that is being molded sitting on the base of said vestil witha clean clay attached to the bak o f the item but the out come was less than desireable and the peices proudused from these molds wold need quite a bit of cleaning up to acheave disierd results.
    So i am hopping that this method will yeld a much more favorable result
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    Nov 13, 2010, 4:29 AM - Re: My Helmet #14

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ID:	48243Cake any one
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    Nov 13, 2010, 5:14 AM - Re: My Helmet #15

    Quote jinto said: View Post
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    Yes, I want a big slice of that cake... Hmmmmmmm... Is that vanilla?
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    Nov 13, 2010, 6:11 AM - Re: My Helmet #16

    nice job there jint, looking sweet as, nice antique dutchess there too edwardian or victorian? cake looks nice but all that blue butter icing will give me a guts-ache
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    Nov 13, 2010, 8:07 AM - Re: My Helmet #17

    Yes i do belive that it is Edwardian( i realy should not use my antiques for drying my works but it was raining and some sacrifices are worth it ) , And the cake is my favorite its a fett layerd sponge coated in blue milk icing mm mmm
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    Nov 14, 2010, 6:38 PM - Re: My Helmet #18

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ID:	48275This is the interior im working on at the moment in between many other prodjects i have going i basicly took one look so i could get the basic shape and desingn and then make my own interpritation not going back to the refrences sso it would not just be a larger reproduction of the Master Replicas mini , interior and then from memory worked on my own design still got alot to do on this and need to make the back peice larger but as i start is ok
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    Nov 14, 2010, 8:58 PM - Re: My Helmet #19

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ID:	48278Here are the ears the ones on the right are cold cast and the ones on the left are just a black pollyurathain and the range finder witch is 3 seperate peices cast in black plastic and clear casting resin for the blok with 3 wholes drilled thru still layering the helmet with sillicon im going to start to make the jackets for the mold up today
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    Nov 16, 2010, 5:30 AM - Re: My Helmet #20

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ID:	48287Here you are Evl-E my bat died before i could take one of the other side it has a saratd edge with 6 points hope this helps
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    Nov 16, 2010, 6:04 AM - Re: My Helmet #21

    got it glenross screw tah man
    nice work on the helm ears.
    ya id buy one so theres 300 bux so far
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  22. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Nov 16, 2010, 7:54 AM - Re: My Helmet #22

    Had a set back with some products but ill have a few ready in a couple days so lets see how well they come together , hopfully i do sell a couple
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    Nov 17, 2010, 7:54 AM - Re: My Helmet #23

    I am also thinking ill do a non cold cast parts version priced at 70 untrimed
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    Nov 18, 2010, 5:08 PM - Re: My Helmet #24

    Looks good. If you do end up selling these I'd definately be interested in a non CC version for $70. I wonder what shipping would be to the States though?
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    Nov 18, 2010, 5:23 PM - Re: My Helmet #25

    Its around 20 - 30 bucks to the states as of this arvo ill have a few ready to go so ill post pics of the finished prod