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  1. Eagleskull's Avatar
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    Jan 4, 2005, 6:21 PM - Recasting #1

    Anyone know how to make a recasting of a helmet like my 97 Rubies helmet?
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    Jan 4, 2005, 6:43 PM - Re: Recasting #2

    I would also like to know how to do this.
  3. ImaClone?'s Avatar
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    Jan 4, 2005, 6:59 PM - Re: Recasting #3

    Pour silicone over it.

  4. Eagleskull's Avatar
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    Jan 4, 2005, 10:33 PM - Re: Recasting #4

    Is there a tutorial anywhere
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    Jan 5, 2005, 12:44 AM - Re: Recasting #5

    Try this book that was recommended to me by some folks on here
    The prop builders Moulding and casting handbook by Thurstone James, I ordered mine yesterday and just can't wait till it arrives !!!


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    Jan 5, 2005, 8:01 PM - Re: Recasting #6

    Ya i went to a local bookstore and didnt have it so ill seach around but do u know a online tutorial?
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    Jan 5, 2005, 8:43 PM - Re: Recasting #7

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    Jan 6, 2005, 11:43 AM - Re: Recasting #8

    Here is the place I bought the Thurston James book:

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...books&n=507846
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    Jan 6, 2005, 5:33 PM - Re: Recasting #9

    Only 13 bucks man im goin to buy it there, at the book store i check it was for 25bucks im glad i didnt go buy it today lol.
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    Jan 7, 2005, 3:50 PM - Re: Recasting #10

    The Thurston book is great. I was directed to acquire this book as well and it has proved to be very enlightening!

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...glance&s=books
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    Jan 22, 2005, 11:02 PM - Re: Recasting #11

    Gentlemen I would advise however that you not just make a mold off the dp helmet.. 1st of all I Would think you would want to modify it and make it your own.. larger or whatever.. Also.. Its not as easy as it sounds.. and the silicone is expensive.. not something to be wasted..Also you are openly talking about makin a copy of a copyrighted item on an open forum .. dont think these forums dont get reviewed by license holders.. please be a little more discreet or general when making these statements.. such as "I want to make a copy of my helmet".. and leave it at that.. not bashing anyone , just be carefull as we all enjoy this hobby.. good luck in your projects..

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