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  1. HeadlessHunter's Avatar
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    Sep 15, 2007, 9:59 AM - An Interesting Find? #1

    Hey guys and girls I need your help with something, I recently agreed to paint up an ESB Boba helmet for a good friend of mine, he'd seen my collection of props etc and really wanted something of his own, he told me about this cheap fett helmet he got on ebay I think it was something like $150 anyways when I saw it I immediately said to him, thats a Jango helmet and I THINK its a recast of the ILM bucket, can anyone help me out here, Ive added a pic but interestingly enought the kit came with a borden connector which goes on bobas cheek, I wanted to know for sure if hes got a recast of the ILM bucket as I know there are a few floating around, its not a terrible casting but there are a few areas where it needs work, any help is appreciated greatly, onto the pic
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    Sep 15, 2007, 10:34 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #2

    Get a side view shot of the left side earcap set up, if it has the single bar that runs vertically, thats a tell tale sign its the ILM jango.
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    Sep 15, 2007, 10:38 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #3

    It does have that yeah, a bar running up the side and then a semi circle at the top that the ear section sits flush with, where as boba helmets are usually just flat, hmm thanks for that
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    Sep 15, 2007, 10:41 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #4

    like this, sorry about the bad photo, and this is where ive just started cleaning it up
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    Sep 15, 2007, 10:59 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #5

    I have no doubt. It's a Jango Cast helmet. I had a Jango Screen Cast helmet in my hands and yes, it's one of them
    Same angles, same details...

    No doubt, it's a Jango screen cast helmet
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    Sep 15, 2007, 11:12 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #6

    Thanks alot guys I was fairly sure but wanted to get your opinions, Id better give my friend the news
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    Sep 15, 2007, 11:23 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #7

    No doubt, that's a Jango helmet.
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    Sep 15, 2007, 11:39 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #8

    Yep, its a shame he couldnt have 'accidently' gotten one of those lovely FP cold cast helmets
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    Sep 15, 2007, 11:47 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #9

    I'm guessing that helmet came from Australia from an ebay user exentric01 or bent10_4.
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    Sep 16, 2007, 4:08 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #10

    I can check on that, I know it was listed as a 'Boba Fett Helmet Kit Empire' couldnt be further from that really
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    Sep 16, 2007, 4:25 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #11

    Ive got one of Bentleys helmets... a bit large for me so im getting my hands on a DP '95 and keeping mine as a display piece. The ILM's are a nice piece...
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    Sep 16, 2007, 4:32 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #12

    oh and saying that, that one up there is definately one of those.... heres my pic..
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    Sep 17, 2007, 5:47 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #13

    Ah ha thats it! I will say one thing though I had to pretty much rebuild the rangefinder earcap, it was a pretty bad casting, I will start up a thread soon as Im going to do this as a Jango, my friend alex has decided he actually prefers Jango now so its all worked out ok, I may need some Rub N Buff advice though!
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    Sep 17, 2007, 8:51 AM - Re: An Interesting Find? #14

    Sweet, be good to see someone doing the exact same helmet, it will give me ideas on what to do with this one. I got mine with a dent put in though, but still an ok helm... my earcar need a bit of work to.. quite a bit of bubbling... :s

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