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    May 25, 2010, 12:06 AM - Yet another Iron man question! :-Motorised faceplate #1

    Hello guys.
    Has anyone here managed to figure out how to make the faceplate on an Iron Man helmet, open and close automatically? I know someone called Masterle has done it, but I've been banging my head against a wall trying to figure it out. Worm drives, Servos, Motors. But nothing seems to be small enough to fit into the space with my head in the way! I know how to do it manually but I want to show off a bit.
    Any help or clues as to how, would be much apprieciated.
    Cheers
  2. mrfister is offline mrfister
    May 25, 2010, 9:58 AM - Re: Yet another Iron man question! :-Motorised faceplate #2

    Most threads I've seen on motorized faceplates talked about using servos and cables with a reed switch as the actuator.

    Try here

    Or here

    There's an Iron Man prop board here
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    May 25, 2010, 5:55 PM - Re: Yet another Iron man question! :-Motorised faceplate #3

    Thanks mrfister.
    This should prove most helpful. Cheers
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    May 26, 2010, 12:22 AM - Re: Yet another Iron man question! :-Motorised faceplate #4

    i been asking about that too :o
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    Jun 18, 2010, 12:51 PM - Re: Yet another Iron man question! :-Motorised faceplate #5

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