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  1. MUNKRAWK's Avatar
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    May 17, 2006, 7:20 PM - Are there any downfalls to casting in fiberglass? #1

    I'm casting my Shocktrooper helmet. I am going to try polyester and fiberglass to do this. I am also gonna try a fast curing Urethane resin aswell.
    Can anyone let me know of any downfalls of casting a helmet in fiberglass and polyester?

    Thanks guys
    Jeffro
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    May 17, 2006, 9:00 PM - Re: Are there any downfalls to casting in fiberglass? #2

    Uhm, yes. Your braincells I only have a limited number left after all these years


    On a more serious note .. there really aren't any. They're strong. Will last forever if taken care of
    properly. It's just a messy process.

    I'd be more concerned with urethane plastic. It will kick the crap out of your lungs, and most ppl develop an alergy
    to it eventually. I sure did But it''s easy to slush cast. REAL easy. The problem is, much like the old mystery helmets,
    the urethane gets brittle after a while.

    Hope that helps.

    FP
  3. May 17, 2006, 9:03 PM - Re: Are there any downfalls to casting in fiberglass? #3

    Quote fettpride said:
    I only have a limited number left after all these years

    FP
    Same here. But I didnt start out with many in the first place

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