Where to cut this helmet

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    Where to cut this helmet

    I was wondering where i should cut this helmet so that i could then clip it back together when its on my head. Similar to some storm tropper helmets and vaders helmet.

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    This area seems to make the most sense to me (the red line):
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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    VariablePenguin said: View Post
    This area seems to make the most sense to me (the red line):
    cut-jpg
    I see kk how would i re-connect when i put it on? I have really no idea how to lmao

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    id cut it where the rear plate is, similarly as stated above, and then I would extend the remaining portion down an inch so that the rear can 'fasten to it (technically over it).

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    Stormrider said: View Post
    id cut it where the rear plate is, similarly as stated above, and then I would extend the remaining portion down an inch so that the rear can 'fasten to it (technically over it).
    Im sorry i read that five times im still not sure what you mean lol

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet



    If it were me, I would break it into two pieces, and add a lip as shown in orange. Then after putting the mask on.I would slide the back around.

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    You couls use velcro, tabs, even earth magnets.

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    Oo, yeah Stormrider's got the right idea there.

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    Ya, like listed above, do what all the stormies and clones do: Rare earth magnets.

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    Stormrider said: View Post
    You couls use velcro, tabs, even earth magnets.
    Ok thank you so much and rare earth magnets ?!!?!?!?! what are they how much are they and where do i get them lmao

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    you can get them on the internet or at hobby stores, they REALLY stick together TIGHT. Or you could break open an old hard drive thats junk, it has one of the strongest magnets ive ever seen in them

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    I get super strong magnets at Gaussboys.com, been buying from them for a long time.

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    Re: Where to cut this helmet

    how would i hold them in place?

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    Epoxy would be your best bet.

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