yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

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    yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    Just wanted to express my excitement...
    Got to premier my new JD helmet with the costume last night at the Star Wars One Man Trilogy in Minneapolis. It was fabulous. The helmet still needs some work (like the right color paint for the light blue, darn you Krylon Short Cuts!), but it sure beats my old Rubies getup! I will post pics tomorrow.
    Keep on huntin'

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    Glad to hear great things about the JD! I gotta order one of those once I get the cash. Looking forward to the pictures!

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    picture time!

    Hey guys, as promised, got some pics. I will call this my JD 1.0. Any helpful criticism would be nice, though I do realize I need the right color light blue, and weathering, and basic touch ups. Anyone who has extra Krylon Short Cuts Ocean Blue, I am willing to buy!
    I think you can access my facebook page for these very detailed in process pics... I will post some pics directly soon.

    http://minnesota.facebook.com/album....92&id=13951640

    There are a couple pics at the One Man show in Minneapolis in full gear.
    Keep on huntin'!
    God Bless

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    Grrr. need an account to view pics

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    crud! Well, I will get them up tomorrow, when I have the time to switch them to paint format. Thanks for letting me know!

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    Go get a free flickr account. You can show off the pics there.

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    Pics!Pics! of the event.
    Cruzer

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    Pics Away!

    Ok guys,
    Sorry about the non facebookability of most of you. Here are a few of the inprocess pictures at predominant stages. The last one is me wearing it at the One Man Show (with my wife, so no ogling her!)
    Like I said, it is in it's very first stage, and I know I have work to do, but I hope you like it! It makes all the difference compared to the uncustomized Rubies one I had!
    Peace out
    Pete
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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    BTW-
    Caption for picture #3-
    "My Fast likes the windows DOWN!"
    Anyone who gets the reference, please let me know!

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    petepurin said:
    BTW-
    Caption for picture #3-
    "My Fast likes the windows DOWN!"
    Anyone who gets the reference, please let me know!

    Isn't that one of those new VW commercials? With the little evil creature in the passenger seat?

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    That helmet is amazing! Great job working on it to get it pimp'ed out!

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    Costume looks great! And from your wife's smile, it looks like she "puts-up" with your uncommon hobby, good. You're definitely a lucky man!

    Cruzer

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    yeah, Cruzer, got me a swell wife Thanks for the kudos, guys!
    Congrats to superjedi for figuring out the VW commercail reference. loved those commercials...

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    Sweet. I just about went to that show, but my suit is apart right now for a few repaints and upgrades. Should have it back together soon & hope to attend more events in the metro area. Great looking bucket there
    Damian

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    Re: yay for wearing an upgraded helmet!

    thanks Damian,
    yeah, let me know if you want to troop together around the cities or wherever. That'd rock!

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