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    Oct 18, 2008, 10:47 PM - Jango Rubies 2 piece #1

    hey all just want to share my experience with a rubies helmet I got real cheap on ebay.

    I did a rubies first because i didn't want to get a expensive kit and mess it up. So I decided to practice on the rubies.

    I used plumbers pvc glue to attatch the two pieces...then used plumbers cement to back up the seam on the inner seam. then used two screws to secure the sides..

    did a lot of sanding and then painting....

    on the exterior i used bondo glazing and spot puddy....it worked well, but you can still see the seam a little on the edges of the dome and a couple places where i mest up a bit...

    but i think you can see it's much improved from the standard two piece rubies..
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    Last edited by ben44eagle; Oct 18, 2008 at 10:55 PM.
  2. I helped at SDCC '08 987654321a's Avatar
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    Oct 18, 2008, 11:21 PM - Re: Jango Rubies 2 piece #2

    Great job there buddy. It looks much better than the plain old mass manufactured rubies.
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    Jan 8, 2009, 1:45 PM - Re: Jango Rubies 2 piece #3

    time for some CPR... Breath.... Pump pump pump....
    AHHH it's alive... I have brought the thread back to life...

    Anyway, I have a question about the 2 piece.. Is it smaller or larger or the same as the Deluxe? I have the deluxe and it fits me, but as usual, it warps.
    Besides that I wanna' make a few custom Mando's.

    Any help on sizing would be appreciated.

    Here's my first custom and my Rubies Rubber Ducky
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