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  1. sarlac_snack
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    Dec 13, 2004, 12:44 AM - Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #1

    Anyone here ever bought a "Mystery" from someone using the ebay ID: ishipslow

    I'm just curious. Was reading his feedback and wanted to check here with you all to see if anyone has done business with him.

    He also says he is making them, so, I am just checking to make sure he's ok.
  2. C*E*N*O*B*Y*T*E's Avatar
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    Dec 13, 2004, 3:45 AM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #2

    I've seen his auctions alot lately, but haven't actually purchased one from him. Seems like there have been alot of fiberglass mystery helmets pop up from different "makers" lately. Hate to throw the "R" word around, but I wonder if they're recasts of a certain some one's helmet.
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    Dec 13, 2004, 5:45 AM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #3

    Ooohh, you said the dreaded "R" word!!!! This could get very in-depth and complicated. Who owns what, who cast from who and who owns the cast from a cast....
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    Dec 13, 2004, 5:49 AM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #4

    Dont touch that helmet with a 10 foot pole.
  5. sarlac_snack
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    Dec 13, 2004, 10:27 AM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #5


    cal196 wrote:

    Dont touch that helmet with a 10 foot pole.
    Ok, lol. You all have never lead me in the wrong path before, so I won't rebid on it. I knew I asked the right question in the right place. of course, I have no clue as to what the "R" convo is about, but I trust your judgements.
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    Dec 13, 2004, 10:34 AM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #6

    "R" means re-cast, someone has cast someone elses work, enough said.

    Good luck in your search for a bucket.
  7. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Dec 13, 2004, 10:59 AM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #7

    I SOLD him a jumpsuit.
    I sure hope he doesn't re-cast that.

  8. sarlac_snack
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    Dec 13, 2004, 11:02 AM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #8

    Just out of curiosity, I contacted him to see if he sells them outside of ebay. 200 shipped. *singing* "Tempted by the fruit of another..."
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    Dec 13, 2004, 12:25 PM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #9


    slave1pilot wrote:

    I SOLD him a jumpsuit.
    I sure hope he doesn't re-cast that.


    ROFLMAO!
    No kidding!
  10. cal196's Avatar
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    Dec 13, 2004, 12:32 PM - Re: Mystery Helmet/Ebay Question #10

    Recasting is wrong. There are rare exceptions like casting off an original piece like the gauntlet calculator etc. but that is blatant plagiarism, plus its not that good of a recaste.

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