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  1. Mar 11, 2007, 12:17 PM - terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #1

    I thought i would try my hand at a non cold cast helmet ( at the request of another TDH member ) a lot of the issues with cold casting aluminium are not present when using non metallic fillers, so i cast a couple of helmets using white onyx powder as a filler/thickening agent and was quite happy with the results...i have added a few extra details such as the raised trim line between the upper/lower R/H ear pieces and some of the signature scratches on the ESB helmet. The helmet has just beem primed and had a single coat of humbrol enamel, i am going to use the same layering paint technique as on my cold cast helmet...
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  2. Darth Fett's Avatar
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    Mar 11, 2007, 1:15 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #2

    that looks awesome.
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    Mar 11, 2007, 2:55 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #3

    Very nice, TF.
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    Mar 11, 2007, 4:14 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #4

    Looks great! I'd love to have one of them.
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    Mar 11, 2007, 4:48 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #5

    Put me on the purchase list-it is incredible!
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    Mar 11, 2007, 6:44 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #6

    Just curious, as I'm not a Fett expert, but the top outline of the visor towards the center looks raised. Was that intentional?

    I'm not familiar with cold casting. Does this mean there are metallic particles in the resin?

    The scratches add a tremendous look of authenticity to it. I'd say put more on! :-P
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    Mar 11, 2007, 7:57 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #7

    Looks just as incredible as the cold cast. Are you going for the AOSW or movie version this time around? I am just curious because I have decided to try a movie accurate version on my Fett scratchbuild.
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    Mar 11, 2007, 10:58 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #8

    These are great, cant wait to get mine!!!
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    Mar 12, 2007, 12:51 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #9

    Quote CSMacLaren said: View Post
    Just curious, as I'm not a Fett expert, but the top outline of the visor towards the center looks raised. Was that intentional?

    I'm not familiar with cold casting. Does this mean there are metallic particles in the resin?

    The scratches add a tremendous look of authenticity to it. I'd say put more on! :-P

    What you are seeing is the ESB "wavy brow" it is supposed to be there on the ESB helmet.

    TF, great looking helmet. I have a feeling I might be talking to you soon about a helmet for my display racks. Keep up the good work.
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    Mar 12, 2007, 2:18 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #10

    So when can we order?
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    Mar 12, 2007, 7:05 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #11

    I'm definitely interested in some additional info as well... don't think I've seen this one before. Looking real good!
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    Mar 12, 2007, 7:24 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #12

    Looks nice TF- besides easier production, and color, have you noticed any differences between Cold cast and not cold cast?

    And to everyone else reading, TF's helmets are fabulous. I love mine.

    Phil
  13. Mar 12, 2007, 9:16 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #13

    Quote hellopike said: View Post
    Looks nice TF- besides easier production, and color, have you noticed any differences between Cold cast and not cold cast?

    Phil
    The only other difference is the resin is less 'grainy' without the aluminium powder, so its easier to achieve a better finish...
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    Mar 12, 2007, 11:13 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #14

    Just magnificent. I would love to own one.
    Please put me on the purchase list.
    Last edited by TeeVee8; Mar 15, 2007 at 8:18 PM.
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    Mar 13, 2007, 12:58 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #15

    Wow, fantastic helmet there. Meesa likee!
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    Mar 14, 2007, 1:13 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #16

    Two days into the honeymoon and I'm still in love with this piece!
    Q: Are any parts of the ears separate or they almost all cast onto the bucket?
  17. Mar 14, 2007, 3:01 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #17

    Quote TeeVee8 said: View Post
    Q: Are any parts of the ears separate or they almost all cast onto the bucket?
    The L/H and lower R/H ear are cast into the helmet. The upper R/H ear is a standard two piece configuration, held in place with three bolts and six magnets...
  18. HMPOTC33 is offline HMPOTC33
    Mar 15, 2007, 1:45 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #18

    Please put me on the purchase list
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    Dec 30, 2008, 9:55 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #19

    As always Garrett, another work of art
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    Dec 30, 2008, 11:16 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #20

    Greatest feature of my costume!!

    And TFs paintjobs are probably the best around!

    I have received so many praises on my TF bucket... it is really really impressive!
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    Dec 30, 2008, 12:26 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #21

    What's the price tag on these puppies?
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    Dec 30, 2008, 12:33 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #22

    WOW that lid is a beauty. Nice smooth lines on it. I think i want one!!!!
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    Dec 31, 2008, 10:18 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #23

    I love this helmet! I own a TF helmet and it is IMCREDIBLE! Yes IMCREDIBLE!

    El1te
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    Dec 31, 2008, 10:27 PM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #24

    I WANT!!!!!!
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    Jan 7, 2009, 1:06 AM - Re: terminal fettler non cold cast helmet #25

    Those look great!

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