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    [font=Arial]Has anyone one explored the thought that the Fett helmet might have used a fiberglass helmet liner as a base? Or has anybody used a fiberglass helmet liner to scratch build a Boba helmet?[/font]

    [font=Arial]I can’t find a batting helmet that fits correctly and I'm exploring alternatives.[/font]

    [font=Arial]Alan [/font]

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    Kripps's Avatar
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    Re: GI fiberglass helmet liner?

    Giant lightbulbs just went off in my head. My brother has a couple of those in his garage........I'm gonna have to take a looksie at that!

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    Re: GI fiberglass helmet liner?

    [font=Arial]I started searching for WWII helmets and came across this one;[/font]

    [font=Arial]http://aboutww2militaria.com/update%...helmet188.html[/font]

    [font=Arial]Look at the front and side views. Is it possible that they took a casting from one of these to create the Boba dome?[/font]

    [font=Arial]Alan[/font]

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    Re: GI fiberglass helmet liner?

    Very possible

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    Re: GI fiberglass helmet liner?

    It looks a little too flat on top IMO.

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