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    Jul 25, 2014, 1:09 PM - Re: Visor installation? #176

    What I did was to put a screw in the part you're going to glue to the helmet. Then I scuffed up the area around the opening with sandpaper. And then I cut small squares of fiberglass and cut a small slit in it. The slit slips Over the screw hole. Then I put a layer of resin down and position my screws on the surface. Then I gently put the fiberglass square over the screw and covering the base of the female portion. Leaving no resin on the screw. Then apply additional resin on top of the fiberglass use as many layers as you want. I did this step before drilling the holes in the glass. Has worked like a charm so far. Make sure you give it a solid 24-48 hours to cure before you try to suck the lens to it. A little love with a heat gun can make the process of sucking the lens down with the screws a lot easier.


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    Jan 16, 2015, 1:34 PM - Re: Visor installation? #177

    Greetings Fellow Mercs!

    I am wondering what everyone uses for their visors? I used a piece of transparency and then just put window tint over it, but it is very hard to see out of. Where would one get better quality plastic and different colors?
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    Mar 2, 2015, 9:01 PM - Re: Visor installation? #178

    Quote DarkStar said: View Post
    Greetings Fellow Mercs!

    I am wondering what everyone uses for their visors? I used a piece of transparency and then just put window tint over it, but it is very hard to see out of. Where would one get better quality plastic and different colors?
    Since my helmet is a scratch-built pepakura, I used a tinted face shield that I cut to fit with a Dremmel tool. Here's a link to the specific one I bought. For the cast helmets, it seems everyone goes to t-visor.com.

    -Queso
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    Mar 4, 2015, 4:14 PM - Re: Visor installation? #179

    Well in my helmet I use Hot Slilicon to join the visor at Helmet. that´s was very difficult but finally it work
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    May 28, 2015, 8:16 PM - Re: Visor installation? #180

    Hey all, I just got a visor from T-visor.com, does anyone have advise as to how to cleanly trim it, as it is slightly too long for my helmet? The part I want to trim is the long middle part of the 'T' and since that is the most visible of the visor's edges it's important to leave a smooth cut. I thought of using a dremel, but that would likely leave a rough edge...
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    1 Week Ago - Aug 24, 2015, 8:56 PM - Re: Visor installation? #181

    Quote le1120 said: View Post
    Hey all, I just got a visor from T-visor.com, does anyone have advise as to how to cleanly trim it, as it is slightly too long for my helmet? The part I want to trim is the long middle part of the 'T' and since that is the most visible of the visor's edges it's important to leave a smooth cut. I thought of using a dremel, but that would likely leave a rough edge...
    le1120, little late but I just got done dremeling my visor. It does leave a rough edge so I wouldn't recommend it for any part that will show. Did you cut it at this point? I know it's been a bit lol
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    1 Week Ago - Aug 25, 2015, 8:28 PM - Re: Visor installation? #182

    Luckily I was able to fit the visor in without any excess sticking out, I just had to tweak the helmet to let it fit in a bit higher. Thanks for the response though!
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    5 Days Ago - Aug 29, 2015, 6:38 PM - Re: Visor installation? #183

    Alright. No need to ask, this thread has weighed all the pros and cons for mounting methods
    . Thanks folks!
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    5 Days Ago - Aug 29, 2015, 7:28 PM - Re: Visor installation? #184

    Quote MilenkoFett said: View Post
    Alright. No need to ask, this thread has weighed all the pros and cons for mounting methods
    . Thanks folks!
    lol yea it's pretty thorough. I will say, for me, the chicago screw/binding post method was a the best way to go. I can replace the visor at any time I need. Takes more work than gluing but I think it was worth it.
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    5 Days Ago - Aug 29, 2015, 7:36 PM - Re: Visor installation? #185

    Definitely Chicago screws. Seems most aesthetically pleasing, easier maintenance, and cleaner overall.

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