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  1. Dustin Crops Boy's Avatar
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    Aug 27, 2003, 9:53 PM - Merged: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #1

    http://zam-wesell.com/helmetdone/

    I just need to add the back hose (have to still find some)
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    Aug 27, 2003, 9:57 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #2

    AWESOME!

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    Aug 27, 2003, 10:03 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #3

    I dig! I dig! HOPEFULLY it will fit me big 'ol head. Can't wait to wear it. Muhahahah!!! Friday is commin! woohoo!
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    Aug 27, 2003, 11:42 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #4

    That is Wayyy cool!

    (insert homer girgling drool sound here)
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    Sep 1, 2003, 1:56 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #5

    Saw it this weekend and it was really beautiful! Incredible job Dallas!
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    Sep 2, 2003, 12:15 AM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #6

    The helmet is way friggin awesome. Cutest Sandgirl got to try it on, and so did Maulmaus (I think) Did it fit your noggin? Anycow, thanks for everything Dal ~ can't pull the costume off without the right bucket.
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    Sep 2, 2003, 12:31 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #7

    The helmet was freakin' awesome!!!! Don't know how else to describe it... I want one... I want it now!!!


    Zam I Am wrote:

    ...and so did Maulmaus (I think) Did it fit your noggin?
    Are you saying I have a big head? *LOL!* I did try it on... didn't work with the hair-clip though! But it fit just fine with my hair pulled back like you had yours ZIA!
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    Sep 2, 2003, 5:41 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #8


    MaulMaus wrote:

    The helmet was freakin' awesome!!!! Don't know how else to describe it... I want one... I want it now!!!

    Are you saying I have a big head? *LOL!* I did try it on... didn't work with the hair-clip though! But it fit just fine with my hair pulled back like you had yours ZIA!
    No, it barely fit mine (cause I have a big goard), so I was just wonderin.
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    Sep 8, 2003, 9:16 AM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #9

    It was a blast to see in person. Great job Dallas!!!
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    Sep 8, 2003, 9:29 AM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #10

    did you try it on Kimmyż i don't remember... i'm just trying to get a poll on who it fit and who it didn't...
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    Sep 8, 2003, 10:53 AM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #11

    Awesome - saw this baby in person. Awesome job DCB. one question, is this a playboy mickey mouse i see there?

    <image src=http://zam-wesell.com/helmetdone/back.jpg>
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    Sep 8, 2003, 11:33 AM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #12


    SEEKER wrote:

    one question, is this a playboy mickey mouse i see there?
    i'll never tell actually - in person - i looks more like a chicken (a headless cooked one, not a live one)
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    Sep 8, 2003, 12:08 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #13

    Possible other people who might have tried on the helm~ Jangomontes' wife,
    Blue Roommate,
    Maulmaus, Cutest,
    I am surprised, Rags~ you didn't ask..
    Who else? Umm...Mr. fett
    I can't remember who else. I was trying to get people to check out the neoprene suit and vest, but... Not enuff zam time discussion. Man! I so wanted to have all zams sit at one end of the table at dinner so that I could explain the suit/vest patterning.
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    Sep 8, 2003, 12:44 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #14

    DCB: I think that headless chicken was me at D*C on Saturday!!!!


    Zam I Am wrote:

    Not enuff zam time discussion. Man! I so wanted to have all zams sit at one end of the table at dinner so that I could explain the suit/vest patterning.
    Yep... I know! I had a million and one questions I wanted to ask you... but no time! Lack of sleep didn't help matters any! :/ I had wanted to sit near you at the dinner, but *blast* SM was late...late...late!!!
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    Sep 8, 2003, 2:45 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #15

    I wanted to, but everytime I recalled to ask was bad timing so I let it slide. I am also convienced it would not fit my head anyways. Looks like I am going to have to do my own Helmet


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    Sep 10, 2003, 9:19 AM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #16


    Dustin Crops Boy wrote:

    did you try it on Kimmyż i don't remember... i'm just trying to get a poll on who it fit and who it didn't...
    Yep. I tried it on after TDH dinner. It fits. It's actually a little wobbly on my head, so Mr Fett and I would have to put some padding of some sort inside to keep it from moving.
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    Sep 17, 2003, 1:17 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #17

    Round of applause for Dallas!!!I know personally how much work Dallas has put into his helm, because my hubby and I were at his house and Zam I Ain't got to help out with a little of the fiberglassing. He has fully critiqued the helm down to the last detail. We even brought a leather tool over so that he could even make the little "edge detail" on the brims. Fully weathered brim, ear pieces, and I am just blown away by the armatures. This baby is fully worth it. Little emblems on the helm -VERY NICE and accurate. You'd be outta your goard if you didn't get one from him. Just the sheer detail. Even on the ear piece - all sortsa stuff is going on. The materials used to acquire a metal finish on the gauntlets and helm are really really applied with LOADS of care too.
    Thanks Dallas! For all your hard work!
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    Sep 17, 2003, 1:55 PM - Merged: Re: THE HELMET IS DONE!!!!! #18


    Zam I Am wrote:

    Thanks Dallas! For all your hard work!
    I second that one!! I had the chance to really look at the helmet and was blown away. Like I said before.. I want one and I want it now!!!! The gauntlets were fantastic too! But then, what does Dallas make that isn't fantastic... just look at this site!

    You know ZIA... you almost didn't have a helmet to take back home... not that I didn't try to fit it into my suitcase or anything! Just that I couldn't lock it!!! *thanks TSA! *
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    Nov 10, 2003, 11:16 AM - HELMETS ARE DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #19

    After a long hiatus the latter part of summer and not being able to work on Zam -( I was building a new garage and all my stuff was scattered amoung the back yard and basement )- I am now able to get some work done. The garage is pretty much done (it's not completely done yet - my electricity is coming from a long extension cord from the house)... but I know have lights and a space heater out there (I live in Minnesota - a space heater is REQUIRED!) ...

    I have 5 helmets completely cast up... I have all the brims cut, etched and dyed and I have all the armatures bent and the rod ends drilled & tapped, etc... and all the hardware is purchased. All i really have left now is the gruesome part of cleaning up of each casting (LOTS of lung coating dremeling to do)... I also have to buy a few more binoculars - assemble each one and give em a lovely buffing and weathering.

    I decided to only make 5 helmets - as they're a pain to do and there is not a huge audience for Zam stuff . So, saving one for myself - i will only have 4 left... so count yer pennies or be nice to Santa... I predict they will be done in 2-4 weeks (I still only get a few hours a week to work on them).
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    Nov 10, 2003, 12:21 PM - Re: i'm back in biz... #20

    DCB make I know I plan to get one of these lovely helmets. So as soon as you say the word I will send the money.
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    Nov 10, 2003, 3:48 PM - Re: i'm back in biz... #21

    Me too...I'm definitly in.
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    Nov 10, 2003, 4:55 PM - Re: i'm back in biz... #22

    Maulmaus is too, she's in Germany right now, and has no access to the comp.

    MaulMaus wrote:


    I wanted to let you know - I'm going to be out of town (going on a trip to Germany to visit family ) I didn't expect to go so soon, but hubby had his schedule changed around (3x... grrrrr...) and I'm leaving on Monday and I won't be back until the 24th.
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    Nov 10, 2003, 10:06 PM - Re: i'm back in biz... #23

    We're in. PM me with the price for Kimmy's helmet whenever you get the chance. Thanks.
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    Nov 10, 2003, 11:20 PM - Re: i'm back in biz... #24

    I'd sure hate to miss out on another one of your projects!
    .....(still hoping there might be another run of blasters)...


    I'm in if there's room



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    Nov 11, 2003, 7:15 AM - Re: i'm back in biz... #25

    ok - i guess i'll put one more together... i actually have one partially cast up in the mold right now - i just ran out of sq. tubing and a bit of hardware to do a 6th one... but i can get that stuff... i'm just being lazy and dreading another fiberglass layup.

    so - 5 it is... (plus mine).... but that's IT:

    1. Rags
    2. Hothy
    3. Mousey
    4. Kimmy
    5. MonCal


    I'll let you all know when they're done.

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