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    Aug 7, 2015, 10:29 AM - My metal helmet #1

    Hello all

    I am currently working on my mando helmet, I wanted to build a boba helmet but have a few more tweaks to make to it before I am satisfied. I used Wizardofflight's templates and 14 gauge steel ( being a welder by trade it was what I was comfortable using) here are some pics let me know what you think thanksimage-jpgimage-jpgimage-jpgimage-jpgimage-jpg
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    Aug 7, 2015, 3:47 PM - Re: My metal helmet #2

    looks like its coming along pretty good to me.
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    Aug 7, 2015, 5:30 PM - Re: My metal helmet #3

    i love your helmet! just fit better the left ear and rework a little the rangefinder and it's GG
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    Aug 7, 2015, 6:17 PM - Re: My metal helmet #4

    Quote emme3 said: View Post
    i love your helmet! just fit better the left ear and rework a little the rangefinder and it's GG
    Yeah the rangefinder gave me some trouble I was trying to shape it without the right tools but I think i have figured out what the problem was, I also need to tighten it up its pretty loose so sometimes it falls down with moveing my head. Thanks for the input
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    Aug 9, 2015, 9:49 AM - Re: My metal helmet #5

    That looks great! What's the weight of it? Do have an interior shot?
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    Aug 9, 2015, 10:14 AM - Re: My metal helmet #6

    Quote Got2bfett said: View Post
    That looks great! What's the weight of it? Do have an interior shot?
    Thanks I haven't actually weighed it but I am guessing a couple of poundsimage-jpgimage-jpgimage-jpg I am still learning how to attach pics to my posts I haven't done much posting been mostly admiring others work and getting ideas, sorry for the delay in answering
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    Aug 9, 2015, 11:47 AM - Re: My metal helmet #7

    Thanks for responding . You got some some skills , keep at it.
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    Aug 9, 2015, 6:59 PM - Re: My metal helmet #8

    Thanks I'm glad you like it. I have seen so many well put together helmets and gotten a lot of ideas from this site, this community is awesome
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    Aug 19, 2015, 1:20 PM - Re: My metal helmet #9

    The real deal helmet.. To do the dent, did you take a sledge hammer to it to make it look more "real".. hahaha..

    Looks awesome

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