Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

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    Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    I am new here and need some advice on making a helmet for my Custom any advice would be great i already have templates just need mats

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    Your working on custome Mando?

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    yep im trying to get it up and running but i dont have enough money for a really durable source for my helmet i think ill make my armor out of a 50 gal. water drum

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    Btw C1rca i looked at your custome and i liked the Scheme of the helmet i was thinking of either painting mine like yours or red and black.

    oh and looks nice

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    check out antman's cardboard tutorial under the boba helmet section...its a really good start for the helmet. good luck on the custom!!!

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    Thanks for the input but the first thing i did after i found this site was look for cardboard tutorials and mine did not turn out to great so i was thinking maybe some sheet metal and elbow grease i got a junk yard right down the road and i will see about some metal tomorow but keep the ideas a coming

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    hmm...how are going to do a dome with sheet metal?

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    Carb-1 said: View Post
    Btw C1rca i looked at your custome and i liked the Scheme of the helmet i was thinking of either painting mine like yours or red and black.

    oh and looks nice
    thanks dude , have you checked out mando merc forums?

    http://mercs.firespray.net/forum/index.php

    thats were i got started in my custome mando , there is alot of helpful people of there

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    i think ill use a Hard hat helmet from the guys down the road and cut off the bill and Bondo it on to the Sheet metal helmet

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    Re: Need Cheap/Durable Helmet Mats.

    C1RCA said: View Post
    thanks dude , have you checked out mando merc forums?

    http://mercs.firespray.net/forum/index.php

    thats were i got started in my custome mando , there is alot of helpful people of there
    Yeah i checked that out the other day but i think i want to have my armor done before i go into it further

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