Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

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    Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    Like the title says. I'm a little out of the loop on who's doing good work nowadays.

    Feel free to post here or PM if that makes you more comfortable.

    Thanks,

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    superjedi's Avatar
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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    Are you talking about the 1/4 scale helmet?
    I've done 2 of them. One for me, and one for someone else. It really adds to the appearance of the PF figure!
    Here's a before and after of my conversion.



    PM me if you'd like more info.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    No, this would be a full-sized Natty helmet, aka MSH 1 (or is it 2?). Thanks, though.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    Dont,,
    sell it to me and buy a new helmet

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    And why would I do that?

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    PM Ponte.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    fett4real

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    I would recommend anyone of those guys DarthMiller, SpideyFett, or myself.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    deadland said: View Post
    I would recommend anyone of those guys DarthMiller, SpideyFett, or myself.
    Good luck with those first two! lol

    Jason, Alex, and Garrett (TerminalFettler) are fantastic artists, nice guys to boot, and are hard to beat, but really don't do commission work anymore. Try the other ones listed in previous posts or (my personal ESB bucket painter) superjedi.
    Last edited by Madmartigan; Feb 20, 2011 at 9:56 PM.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    squirk said: View Post
    And why would I do that?
    So you can keep up to date with the modern standards off helmeting,
    and be able to say this is the clossest thing to a real fett helmet a Fettmn can have;
    were as the natty is an awsome helmet , but its not up to date with todays trends,


    That is why you , Want to do that

    (im doing a helmnet acrhive with one off each helmet ever made , and i need a natty not to mention a FPH and a MSH2 )

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    I also have an original unpainted MSH1 that I'm not sure what to do with. Think I'll have to look into commissioning someone as well.....I definitely don't want to screw this helmet up!

    As you can see I'm in the early stages of putting my ESB costume together, but I've been collecting parts for a long time.


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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    Nice LID!!!!

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    Ravage said: View Post
    ...I definitely don't want to screw this helmet up!
    My thoughts exactly. Every so often, I am tempted to try and do the helmet myself. But then clear-headed rational thought intercedes, and I leave it alone.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    Ravage said: View Post
    I also have an original unpainted MSH1 that I'm not sure what to do with. Think I'll have to look into commissioning someone as well.....I definitely don't want to screw this helmet up!

    As you can see I'm in the early stages of putting my ESB costume together, but I've been collecting parts for a long time.

    Send it to me Ill do it for free, The shape may change a bit by the time it gets back to you but that happens
    Just kiddn but I do need 1 of these and a msh2 and a FPH
    Last edited by BGHunter; Feb 26, 2011 at 10:28 PM.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    PM Sent Squirk. I had retired from painting buckets a few years ago but have gotten the itch to pick it up again.

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    Re: Who should I retain to give my Natty an ESB paint job?

    I actually have an MSH2 helmet from the first run FP did after he got the mold from Natty. I'm not willing to part with it yet as it's my only bucket, but I"ve been seriously tempted to get one of the GMH helmets and would be willing to sell it once I had a troopable bucket. You can see pictures in this thread: http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/f23/f...-helmet-36494/

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