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  1. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 9, 2011, 5:42 AM - My new helmet! first pull #1

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    Im working on a new mold , using my previous one iv done s few mods to get it looking what i think is closer to the real thing , and also made a few asdjustments for easyer mold relaese,
    Im making this cast with the ears atached and a corect borden (all 3 holes difrent size i seamed to get luky witth this , when i cut my real bordens up the 3 hole was larger then the second i dont know if they all are like this but it was my understanding they wernt , but 4 out of 4 seams as if that is the way they come )in place,
    Werew the micro switch cut out is ive filled it but made an indent i was going to but a micro in there and fill it to look like the pre pro but thort better of it
    All so used cortec cheese head skrews to mount the inner ear cap ,
    and ive started to pour sillicon on it,,
    The pics are of it a a ruf stage b4 final clean up but i didnt take any b4 i pourd sil on it
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  3. TreppFett's Avatar
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    Jan 9, 2011, 8:10 AM - Re: My new helmet mold #2

    Very cool!
    What does a cheese head screw acually look like?
  4. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 9, 2011, 8:29 AM - Re: My new helmet mold #3

    dsc04206-jpg This is what cheese screw look like
    A asume they are called that coz the head looks like a barrel of cheese
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    Jan 9, 2011, 10:00 AM - Re: My new helmet mold #4

    so excite
  6. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 11, 2011, 4:09 AM - Re: My new helmet mold #5

    Ive pourd like 12 layers of sillicon over the lid im reraly trying to get thhe outer of the sillicon realy smooth as to avoid any lumps in the casting , and im realy taking my time to get this mold perfet so i dont have any problems .
    so far so good but the proof is in the pudin, so ill see how it turns out
  7. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 14, 2011, 4:01 AM - Re: My new helmet mold #6

    iv realy tryed to refine the prosses of mold making,
    Ive coated the bukl in many thin layers of sillicon to get it as smooth as possible , and a nice smooth layer of FG over it to enshore a clean pull no lumps of vallys.
  8. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 14, 2011, 4:28 AM - Re: My new helmet mold #7

    dsc04275-jpgdsc04276-jpgiv realy tryed to refine the prosses of mold making,
    Ive coated the bukl in many thin layers of sillicon to get it as smooth as possible , and a nice smooth layer of FG over it to enshore a clean pull no lumps of vallys.
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  9. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 14, 2011, 10:42 PM - Re: My new helmet mold #8

    Ive finished the mold and am in the prosses of the laying first helmet;
    Fingers croosed , the mold it self looks pretty good on the inside and i think i managed to lay the silllicon smooth enough and thick enough not to have any problems or bad pulls http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/images/smilies/doh.png
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  10. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 15, 2011, 2:43 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #9

    Well ive managed to get a helmet layed and pulled today (amongst a pull on my other mold and a few other peices)
    Im really stoked with how this has come out the extra work on the mold realy pays of , the cast is flawless best ive ever done ,
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  11. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 15, 2011, 3:19 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #10

    Here are a few comparisons with a cast from my other mold with out the ears and borden.
    i did change the buk a bit but throught the difrent molds the shape seams to change
    IM really really happy with the look of it
    Let me know what you guys think?
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    Jan 15, 2011, 3:50 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #11

    That helmet looks pretty sweet! Do you sell copies of these buckets?
  13. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 15, 2011, 5:30 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #12

    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    That helmet looks pretty sweet! Do you sell copies of these buckets?
    Thanx Gamer Shore, if any one is interested PM me and well talk, Im going to make this the lid il be making for now as the other one is about to under go some serious dome reshaping. And with all the extra ears and cold cast borden and CCstalk with reinforced tubing and 3 peice Fange finder that i sell for around the $100 mark is costing me more than that to make(not that im doing this to make money! but it would be nice to brake even)but if some oe still wants to order the other one id also be happy to at a new rate
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    Jan 15, 2011, 7:31 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #13

    beautiful work Jint, stunning helmet - look forward to recieving mine big fella!
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    Jan 15, 2011, 7:35 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #14

    I really like the new bucket.I look forward to getting mine(excited actually)
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    Jan 15, 2011, 7:53 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #15

    Looks much better. I wasn't a fan of that little "jag" in the visor area of the previous version.
  17. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 15, 2011, 8:02 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #16

    Thanx Guys
    Each Build is a learning exersise, another 10 (that will be 20 all up) i may get it right !
  18. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Jan 15, 2011, 6:19 PM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #17

    dsc04318-jpgJust thort id show a little (not all of em as ive given a few away between the yellow and red one there is 2 missing and another between the 2 grey ones there is another one not to mention my none fett mando's ) bit of my build history , the fist one, god bless it , i did long b4 i new about TDH, around 2003 and b4 i was awere any one else was in to Fett helmets let alone build them
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    Jan 25, 2011, 9:50 AM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #18

    Wow, I come back from vacation to see this! Looking so so good. We'll be talking soon, I expect
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    Mar 12, 2011, 10:53 PM - Re: My new helmet! first pull #19

    Very nice man!!!

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