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    Apr 13, 2004, 2:09 PM - Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #1

    Got your attention, huh?
    Is it true that the Mystery helmet... is rather a ROTJ bucket than an ESB?
    I'm in for a Mystery, but I want to make an ESB helmet.
    As far as I can tell from TK409's site (gotta love that site! ), the MH looks quite ESBish to me... of course I'm not an expert.

    Now, it might also depend on how tall one is.
    I'm 6'4", so I don't know if the Mystery helmet will look too small on me... but from what I've heard it is not much smaller than, say a MSH2, it's rather the flare that makes the difference... or am I completely wrong?


    Thanks
    Xhiwar
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    Apr 13, 2004, 2:18 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #2

    The MSH is a pretty big helmet. Bigger than all the DP's for sure, but not bigger than the MLC. I think the MSH1 is just a little bit smaller than the MSH2(?). But I don't think the difference is very noticable.
    So basically, the MSH should look perfect on a larger guy!

    Regarding the screen accuracy, I think it's perfect for an ESB paintjob. The MSH2 is even more exceptianally superior to it's predecessor.

    Just my 2 cents
    Bobo
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    Apr 13, 2004, 2:46 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #3


    Xhiwar wrote:

    Got your attention, huh?
    Is it true that the Mystery helmet... is rather a ROTJ bucket than an ESB?
    I'm in for a Mystery, but I want to make an ESB helmet.
    As far as I can tell from TK409's site (gotta love that site! ), the MH looks quite ESBish to me... of course I'm not an expert.

    Now, it might also depend on how tall one is.
    I'm 6'4", so I don't know if the Mystery helmet will look too small on me... but from what I've heard it is not much smaller than, say a MSH2, it's rather the flare that makes the difference... or am I completely wrong?


    Thanks
    Xhiwar
    The mystery helmet is most likely from an original helmet, neither ROTJ nor ESB, it seems to be a bit undersized to be either... Still an amazing bucket.
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    Apr 13, 2004, 2:54 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #4


    Bobo wrote:

    The MSH is a pretty big helmet. Bigger than all the DP's for sure, but not bigger than the MLC. I think the MSH1 is just a little bit smaller than the MSH2(?). But I don't think the difference is very noticable.
    So basically, the MSH should look perfect on a larger guy!

    Regarding the screen accuracy, I think it's perfect for an ESB paintjob. The MSH2 is even more exceptianally superior to it's predecessor.

    Just my 2 cents
    Bobo

    Yes, but I was actually talking about the Mystery helmet (MH), not the Movie Size helmet (MSH). But thanks anyways!
    And thanks Baddblood! So it looks like I will have to rethink if I'll go with a MH (actually already put me down for one) or (I mean... and ) with a MSH2.


    Thank you guys.
    Xhiwar
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    Apr 13, 2004, 3:28 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #5

    Ugh...
    I mis-read Sorry guys.
    It must be work that's getting to my head today!

    Yeah, what Baddblood said
    Bobo
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    Apr 13, 2004, 7:58 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #6

    Hey man,

    I have a Mystery helmet (MH) and it looks awsome. It isn't as big as the others, but is bigger than all of the Don Post helmets. To be honest, it wider than the Don Posts as well. I love it and my costume is ESB.

    John Barrows, Jr.
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    Apr 13, 2004, 8:22 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #7

    Someone posted comparison pics of the MSH2 and MH next to each other and they looked almost the same. Also, Sarge has a pic of the MH painted up in the ESB scheme and it looked pretty good.

    Now that I have an MSH2 to paint up ESB style I'm thinking of doing the MH in Jango style. What do you think? Is the MH good for a Jango?
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    Apr 13, 2004, 8:29 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #8

    Jango's helmet, at least the one CEL 2, is significantly different than Fett's in quite a few areas.

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    Apr 13, 2004, 11:38 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #9


    tylerdurden wrote:

    Jango's helmet, at least the one CEL 2, is significantly different than Fett's in quite a few areas.
    Elighten us Tylerdurden... well... those of us not in the know on the differences. Please?
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    Apr 14, 2004, 1:04 AM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #10

    The most noticeable difference is that Jango's dome is lower and has a different shape to it. The earpieces are slightly different and there is no cheek detail piece to it.
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    Apr 14, 2004, 1:11 AM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #11

    There are more differences as well, but you can figure it out just by doing a side by side comparison.
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    Apr 14, 2004, 6:06 AM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #12

    The Mystery Helmet though undersized always appeared to be leaning towards ROTJ more so than ESB. I agree with baddblood in saying at 6'4, an MSH2 would most likely be your best bet...
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    Apr 14, 2004, 3:23 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #13


    TK-1776 wrote:

    Hey man,

    I have a Mystery helmet (MH) and it looks awsome. It isn't as big as the others, but is bigger than all of the Don Post helmets. To be honest, it wider than the Don Posts as well. I love it and my costume is ESB.

    John Barrows, Jr.
    TK-1776

    And how tall are you? I actually like the ESB coloring on the MH a lot, my biggest concern is just that it might be a little small at 6'4"... (I'm gonna be a tall Boba )


    Thanks for your comments
    Xhiwar
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    Apr 14, 2004, 4:19 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #14

    Quote:
    And how tall are you? I actually like the ESB coloring on the MH a lot, my biggest concern is just that it might be a little small at 6'4"... (I'm gonna be a tall Boba )

    Thanks for your comments
    Xhiwar
    If you're 6'4" - I'd go for an MLC.
    Theyre big on most people, but I'm 6'3" and it looks proportionate.
    sean

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    Apr 14, 2004, 6:51 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #15

    OK, thanks sean.
    Haven't read too much about the MLC, so is it movie-accurate?
    Oh, by the way, you ARE talking about the MLC-1, huh?
    I heard that there are no differences between the MLC-1 and the MLC-2, except for the MLC-2 being a bit smaller, am I correct?
    So you say the MLC1 would be best...
    hmm...
    As said, is it movie-accurate? (ESB preferrably)

    If yes: PM's please! Would like to know where to get one!
    Actually, I already told Sarge to put me down for an MH... Maybe I can cancel it (it will sell anyway, MH, is a GREAT helmet!), otherwise I'll have a second ESB bucket for my brother!
    I've decided to go ESB anyways!


    Thanks a lot
    Xhiwar
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    Apr 23, 2004, 4:06 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #16

    So being a 6'1" noob to the forums, what helmet should I use? I have a Don Post '95 (one that i actually GOT in 95) but now i'm looking for a more accurately sized helmet for someone my height. (as of now i'm about 6'1" but since i'm only 16 i might grow two more inches or so).

    ....Hello to all by the way
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    Apr 23, 2004, 4:07 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #17

    ...sorry, i forgot to mention that i'm going for an ESB Boba. Thanx in advance.

    -Zach
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    Apr 24, 2004, 12:59 AM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #18

    MH, MSH, and MSH2 are all close to the size of the real helmet (or so we sure hope they are). Jeremy is 6'00", so you should be safe with any of them or some of the hybrids floating around.

    The MLC is the biggest of the bunch, actually maybe a bit too big unless you have got the frame for it. I saw a pic of one of our shorter members wearing one and it almost rested on their shoulders. It was definately not designed for the smaller Fetts out there.
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    Apr 24, 2004, 11:27 AM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #19

    Welcome!

    I'm your height and I'm planning to get the MSH2. It's by far the best helmet imho so far. The Mystery Helmet is good too (but more ROTJ) and you can try and get your hands on an MSH1 (it'll most likely be a tad cheaper).

    Bartek


    legendofyams wrote:

    So being a 6'1" noob to the forums, what helmet should I use? I have a Don Post '95 (one that i actually GOT in 95) but now i'm looking for a more accurately sized helmet for someone my height. (as of now i'm about 6'1" but since i'm only 16 i might grow two more inches or so).

    ....Hello to all by the way
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    Apr 25, 2004, 1:35 AM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #20


    BobaFettish wrote:

    MH, MSH, and MSH2 are all close to the size of the real helmet (or so we sure hope they are). Jeremy is 6'00", so you should be safe with any of them or some of the hybrids floating around.

    The MLC is the biggest of the bunch, actually maybe a bit too big unless you have got the frame for it. I saw a pic of one of our shorter members wearing one and it almost rested on their shoulders. It was definately not designed for the smaller Fetts out there.
    Yes, the MLC1 is too big for smaller framed hunters. That's why we came out w/ the MLC2- slightly smaller.

    But, the MLC1 is perfect for bigger hunters, as Obi Sean Kenobi said.



    -Rex

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    Apr 30, 2004, 12:44 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #21

    I hope FP doesn't mind me using his pic!
    Here's an MH (left) compared to the MSH2 (right). I think the main difference is that the MSH2 has more height and it's got a better dent.



    Cheers,
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    Apr 30, 2004, 12:57 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #22


    Bobo wrote:


    I think the main difference is that the MSH2 has more height and it's got a better dent.
    I'd disagree with the MSH2 dent being better than the MH dent. The MH dent is virtually identical to the DP Deluxe dent shape-wise, which is fairly accurate to the dents seen on real Fett helmets. However, I cannot comment on whether the actual size of the dents is correct or not.

    Though, I do have to say that the dent on the MSH 2 greatly improved upon the MSH dent.


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    Apr 30, 2004, 1:39 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #23

    I always thought the MSH's had more accurate dents?! Isn't the dent on the movie helmets more defined and sharper than the DP Deluxe and the MH's?

    Bartek



    tylerdurden wrote:


    Bobo wrote:


    I think the main difference is that the MSH2 has more height and it's got a better dent.
    I'd disagree with the MSH2 dent being better than the MH dent. The MH dent is virtually identical to the DP Deluxe dent shape-wise, which is fairly accurate to the dents seen on real Fett helmets. However, I cannot comment on whether the actual size of the dents is correct or not.

    Though, I do have to say that the dent on the MSH 2 greatly improved upon the MSH dent.


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    Apr 30, 2004, 2:11 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #24

    I'd definitely agree that the movie helmets have sharper dents and sharper features all around, because obviously there is no generation loss.

    The DP Deluxe dent, and subsequently the MH dent, have features close enough to the "real" dents that it is likely the DP Deluxe dent was created from a "real" dent in some shape or form. However, it is in that process that the DP Deluxe and MH dent would have suffered from diminished sharpness and possible shrinkage.

    In short, with the Dp Deluxe and MH helmet, you have a pretty accurately shaped dent that has a loss in sharpness and possibly size.

    The MSH and MSH 2 dents were custom scuplted, so their sharpness will be great, but the shape of the dent itself can't be as accurate as a dent cast off the real thing.

    When I get home tonight, I will glady post pics to illustrate my points.




    Bobo wrote:

    I always thought the MSH's had more accurate dents?! Isn't the dent on the movie helmets more defined and sharper than the DP Deluxe and the MH's?

    Bartek
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    Apr 30, 2004, 2:31 PM - Re: Is it true that the Mystery helmet... #25

    Interesting points! I'll also take a look at some pictures myself later on too.

    Now, my other question is this...
    I'm 6 foot tall, small build (ok, not that small!). Would the MSH2 look ok on me? Same goes for the MH.

    Any help would be appreciated!

    Bartek

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