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  1. charlie's Avatar
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    Jan 23, 2008, 10:00 AM - Sgt Fang Conversion #1

    I've got a spare, completely untouched Sgt Fang Boba bucket. What's the feeling on being able to convert it over to a Jango?

    Thanks
    Charlie
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    Jan 23, 2008, 10:04 AM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #2

    How much difference is there other than the dent? I think no matter what it's going to come down to personal preference. Does it really matter to you if it's a few millimeters off? Fill in the dent, do some painting and to 99.999999% of the world you have an exact duplicate of the Jango helmet. Go for it. Also, where in NC are you, I'm in Benson, about 1/2 hour from Raleigh.
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    Jan 23, 2008, 10:21 AM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #3

    The dent and the ear are the biggest factors... You can either chop the ear off, and add a new one, or add to it to give the illusion of a Jango ear. I have a Mystery Jango in the pics section. I just added to the existing ear. Also, if I remember right, the Fangs cheeks are rounded off.

    Hope that helps.


    -Shawn
    Last edited by Devilstar2k2; Jan 23, 2008 at 10:26 AM.
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    Jan 23, 2008, 10:50 AM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #4

    Lets not forget that a Jango helmet has more of a "squinty" look to the visor area due to the opening extending further towards the ears. Basically, half the distance left on a Boba helmet.
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    Jan 23, 2008, 11:41 AM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #5

    If you want to nit pick there are a ton of differences, but if you want an overall jango look rather than screen accurate then it is completely possible to convert a sgt fang, good luck!!!
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    Jan 23, 2008, 12:59 PM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #6

    I've seen it done before, they look pretty good
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    Jan 23, 2008, 2:09 PM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #7

    Thanks for all the input. I'm not overly worried about screen accuracy. This is just going to be a display helmet to go next to the Boba helmet. I'm afraid I don't understand the references to the ear. What is the difference between the Boba and the Jango? My major concern in the conversion is that from the pics I've got of Jango (and I don't have a lot yet) is that the Jango helmet seems to be a bit "thinner" or "straighter" than the Boba. (By that I mean, if you are looking straight at the helmet, the Jango is more rectangular and the Boba more triangular.) I hope that makes sense. What's the preferred colours for the Jango? I've read about the use of rub n buff, and I know the mandible/cheeks/ears are compromised of 2 shades of blue.

    Oh, and does Jango have the little connector thingie on the the right cheek?

    Thanks,
    Charlie
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    Jan 23, 2008, 2:22 PM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #8

    No connecter on the cheek. Also, there is no wavey brow on the Jango.

    The spraypaint colors are

    Top-Krylon-Ocean blue
    Bottom- Rustoleum-Royal blue

    I couldn't find the Krylon Ocean blue so I used a Rustoleum- Sail Blue. It looks just as good.
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    Jan 23, 2008, 2:32 PM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #9

    No connector, but there is a little indention/hole there.
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    Jan 23, 2008, 2:39 PM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #10

    Check out this thread here about FP's screen cast helmet:
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=13513
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    Jan 23, 2008, 2:40 PM - Re: Sgt Fang Conversion #11

    Hope this shot helps a little?
    Look at the right ear-cap... the outer shell sits lower than the inner so that top and bottom 'mate' and the cheek mole is not there?
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