PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

  1. #1

    PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Here is my pre-production Fett helmet. I've been working on the helmet on and off for a long time now making it REALLY clean ready for painting.
    The RF stalk will be replaced when my metal one arrives and i still need to find a nice clear cast rangefinder.
















    Hows this for a custom Star Wars costume:








    Thanks wackychimp for hosting,

    Keith.

  2. #2
    Dentedarmor's Avatar
    Member Since
    Aug 2005
    From
    Great Britain
    Posts
    219

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    That my friend is SWEET .....how did you get it so shiny!? 8)

    Excellent job dude! Well done


    DA

  3. #3

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    After i spray paint my helmets with lots and lots of coats of gloss white paint, i leave it for a week to harden and then wet sand the paint until its really smooth, then T-cut and polish it.
    Quite a lot of work, but it makes a 100% perfect finish.

    Its a lot more glossy in real life than it looks in the pics.

    Thanks,

    Keith.

  4. #4
    Jango_Fett_Jr's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2002
    From
    St. Catharines, ON
    Posts
    1,957

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Keith, AMAZING! Your Trooper helmet are always a treat to look at and you did quite a number on this helmet.

    Oh and I have to know more about those metal ears...that is if they are indeed metal or just painted!
    Last edited by Jango_Fett_Jr; Oct 15, 2005 at 4:19 PM.

  5. #5
    sithlord23's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 2002
    From
    Kamino (also known as Seattle)
    Posts
    1,221

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Totally badass! Looks super cool on the trooper body! Neat concept combining those 2.

  6. #6
    SEEKER's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 2002
    From
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    4,363

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    beatiful!!!

  7. #7
    FettOfficer's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2005
    From
    S.F. Bay Area California USA
    Posts
    803

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Looks Great! Kieth
    Excellent Job!

  8. #8
    CombatBaby's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2005
    From
    The miserable mill
    Posts
    2,325

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)


  9. #9
    Tim Allen's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2002
    From
    THE OC , Southern Cali
    Posts
    1,350

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Awesome helmet, looks perfect! btw thx for the mic tips, they look great on my TE!

  10. #10
    pennywise's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2005
    From
    Chicagoland
    Posts
    1,437

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    I think that looks totally awesome, but since it so perfect I think you should fill in the dent (it looks out of place on such a perfect helmet)

  11. #11
    BANDITZ's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2005
    From
    NEWCASTLE UK
    Posts
    80

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Keith said:
    After i spray paint my helmets with lots and lots of coats of gloss white paint, i leave it for a week to harden and then wet sand the paint until its really smooth, then T-cut and polish it.
    Quite a lot of work, but it makes a 100% perfect finish.

    Its a lot more glossy in real life than it looks in the pics.

    Thanks,

    Keith.
    Awsum work....looks realy sweet.....

  12. #12
    formerly NoHumorMan Too Much Garlic's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2005
    Posts
    173

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Very awesome concept combining the Stormtrooper armor with the Fett helmet, however, I think it could look more cool if more of the Fett armor was incorporated into or onto the Stormtrooper armor, so it wasn't simply a Stormtrooper with a Fett Helmet stuck on it. Some features such as the shape of the Fett chest armor could perhaps be incorporated into the stormtrooper chest plate design, and perhaps the shoulder bells could be more Fett'ish and perhaps the cod-piece. Just ideas... to mix up the two charaters a bit more.

    Maybe I could make a drawing or a comp-picture and post it here, to show what I mean...

    Though, it looks wicket... and IMO soooooo much better than the Clone Trooper armor.
    Last edited by Too Much Garlic; Oct 16, 2005 at 7:01 AM. Reason: Spelling mistakes... hmm...

  13. #13
    RBF's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2005
    From
    Same planet as you, in a country that is below sea-level... the Nether-realm.. Oh wait.. Netherlands
    Posts
    2,173

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    hey that's very cool!!

    hmm... the white one is getting more popular isn't it?


  14. #14
    hansoloway's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2002
    From
    Palatine, IL
    Posts
    1,212

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    The only thing I can't figure out is why a pristine bucket like that would be dented . But Keith, you are the shiney helmet king!

  15. #15

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    That is truely an incredible helmet, awesome work there. Are the ear pieces machined metal as I see they are afixed with bolts, if they are thats a very cool addition indeed.

    Seeing these pictures have really inspired me to get on with my pre0pro project, but since Im only modding a DP97 Im not going to attempt the superb glossy finish of this bucket. It would be like polishing a turd lol.

    Update us with new pics when you've installed the metal stalk and the clear RF.

  16. #16

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Thanks

    I'm not keeping the helmet on the trooper mannequin, i just thought i would try it and see what it looked like.

    As for the dent, i know what you mean, unless the "real" helmet had been repainted after it was dented, i can't see how a super glossy helmet could have such damage. But I'm making a replica as accurate as i can of the pre-production helmet, so the dent has to be there.

    The ears are resin, spray painted in Halfords aluminium paint. Its really good paint that looks just like real aluminium.
    I drilled the holes in the ears, but only half way deep, then filled the holes with resin and put bolts in the holes before the resin had set.

    Keith.

  17. #17

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    WOW..... Fantastic work!!

  18. #18
    Tim Allen's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2002
    From
    THE OC , Southern Cali
    Posts
    1,350

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Keith after looking at the pictures of the pre-pro suit, (not the ones of just the stormtrooper helmet and fett helm) it looks as though the ears on the "pre-proSuit helmet" are painted white instead of the metal silver color on yours....Can anyone post a picture and examine this further?

    Keith said:
    Thanks

    I'm not keeping the helmet on the trooper mannequin, i just thought i would try it and see what it looked like.

    As for the dent, i know what you mean, unless the "real" helmet had been repainted after it was dented, i can't see how a super glossy helmet could have such damage. But I'm making a replica as accurate as i can of the pre-production helmet, so the dent has to be there.

    The ears are resin, spray painted in Halfords aluminium paint. Its really good paint that looks just like real aluminium.
    I drilled the holes in the ears, but only half way deep, then filled the holes with resin and put bolts in the holes before the resin had set.

    Keith.

  19. #19
    Tim Allen's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2002
    From
    THE OC , Southern Cali
    Posts
    1,350

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    never mind i found the picture

    The left side is def white and it looks as though the right may be as well....Hard to say

    -Tim


  20. #20

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Here is the real helmet i used for reference:





    Keith.

  21. #21
    old timer's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2004
    From
    Fl.
    Posts
    124

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    thats a great looking bucket. what set of tk armor is that? it looks really good!

  22. #22
    Tim Allen's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2002
    From
    THE OC , Southern Cali
    Posts
    1,350

    Re: PRE-PRODUCTION FETT REPLICA (PICS)

    Yeh thats what i figured Keith, well Looks good either way! Love the gloss to it....

    Well done.

    -Tim

Similar Threads

  1. My Pre-production Fett Gauntlets
    By Migrate from As You Wish in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: Jan 29, 2012, 11:08 AM
  2. Replies: 25
    Last Post: Jan 3, 2011, 10:58 PM
  3. Preproduction Fett Helmet Replica (PICS)
    By Keith in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: Jun 9, 2007, 6:34 PM
  4. Pre-production Fett and ANH Trooper Helmet
    By Keith in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Nov 14, 2005, 7:28 AM
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •