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  1. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Sep 19, 2008, 2:48 AM - Helmet Gasket #1

    Hey guys. I've been workin on a few things...not just the girth belts. I'm working on a Helmet Gasket, or the Helmet "Skirt." I have been researching for templates, but have had no luck, so, I have come up with my own. This is a really rough copy of what I'm working on. Had to cut a whole "section" out to make it close right. So, that will have to be fixed. I just glued the elastic cord cause I knew it was going to need work. I hate sewing so that would have been horrible to sew all the parts and realize that it needed modding. But anyway, here is what I got so far. I'll work on it tomorrow at some point and will try to update it. I'm off work tomorrow so that makes me jump for joy!!!





  2. Sep 19, 2008, 5:39 AM - Re: Helmet Gasket #2

    Very nice Mike, heard bobamaker was doing a helmet gasket at one point.
    I ain't got a gasket myself for my helmet.
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    Sep 19, 2008, 11:39 AM - Re: Helmet Gasket #3

    That looks really nice. Well done.
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    Sep 19, 2008, 12:35 PM - Re: Helmet Gasket #4

    Thanks. I revised the template today and will do another prototype. Hopefully, the kinks will be knocked out of it and It will look better. I'll keep yall updated.
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    Sep 19, 2008, 1:05 PM - Re: Helmet Gasket #5

    Thats lookin pretty sweet. Need to get one of these for my next helmet.
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    Sep 20, 2008, 12:40 AM - Re: Helmet Gasket #6

    I...didn't even know they had those...wow...I'm impressed...

    Last edited by Seco Fett; Sep 20, 2008 at 1:42 PM.
  7. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Sep 20, 2008, 3:47 AM - Re: Helmet Gasket #7

    Okay...I think I got the final copy. Got all the kinks worked out of it. Here is the final thing before the sticking. I'll have to add the accurate stitch pattern to it but will do that later. What do yall think...

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    Sep 20, 2008, 5:06 AM - Re: Helmet Gasket #8

    So far it looks great...
  9. Sep 20, 2008, 6:23 AM - Re: Helmet Gasket #9

    Look fantastic Mike! Know the gasket blue, but what exact blue is it?
  10. Sep 20, 2008, 6:24 AM - Re: Helmet Gasket #10

    We gonna see a run of these some point like your girth belt?
  11. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Sep 20, 2008, 1:06 PM - Re: Helmet Gasket #11

    Quote MaldorianGuard said: View Post
    We gonna see a run of these some point like your girth belt?
    Maybe. I was thinking about it. And as far as the blue goes, Not quite sure the exact color, but, looks close to me. I've had this stuff for years and really never used it so I thought it was good idea to put it to good use. I'll probably do a few more to get the little things I want out like the gaps in between the parts. Im OCD when it comes to stuff like this so, its something I'd like to fix before I start runs and stuff.
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    Sep 20, 2008, 1:38 PM - Re: Helmet Gasket #12

    I had no Idea...that things like that even existed... so Jango had one of those?

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    Sep 20, 2008, 3:57 PM - Re: Helmet Gasket #13

    Looks pretty good! Well done!...
  14. Sep 20, 2008, 4:07 PM - Re: Helmet Gasket #14

    Hey thksdad,

    You might find this thread started by Capt Jono about a year ago to be somewhat helpful.

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...=HELMET+GASKET

    Maybe you guys can combine your efforts!

  15. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Sep 20, 2008, 5:07 PM - Re: Helmet Gasket #15

    Quote Galactic Bounty Hunter said: View Post
    Hey thksdad,

    You might find this thread started by Capt Jono about a year ago to be somewhat helpful.

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...=HELMET+GASKET

    Maybe you guys can combine your efforts!

    Thats not a bad Idea. Thanks for the link...

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