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    Jun 26, 2011, 2:44 PM - ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #1

    Finally finished this one and am very happy with how it came out! Wanted it to look like a beat up relic as seen on Star Wars Helmets website. Now I am on to my ATA ANH helmet! Let me know what you guys think! The last 2 were taken in the shade with no flash.







  2. Jun 26, 2011, 5:37 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #2

    Looks GREAT! In addition to an R@, I think I will most definitely want a TK in my dining room. Gotta stick with SOME of the classics. Great work.
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    Jun 27, 2011, 3:28 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #3

    Looks real nice
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    Jun 27, 2011, 3:52 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #4

    I love the paint chips. Nice work.
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    Jun 27, 2011, 4:41 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #5

    Very slick.... Now you need to do a ROTJ lid
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    Jun 27, 2011, 9:05 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #6

    Quote sskunky said: View Post
    Very slick.... Now you need to do a ROTJ lid
    At some point, I plan to!
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    Jul 21, 2011, 7:10 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #7

    So what type of helmet is this a TK?
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    Jul 21, 2011, 7:49 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #8

    Thanks for the compliments everyone!

    This is a CAP-W helmet painted to look like the Empire Strikes Back troopers. I wanted it to look like the ones that are discovered years after the movie, like the ones on starwarshelmets.com

    For more info on types of TK armor go here:
    First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment
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    Jul 24, 2011, 6:01 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #9

    Can't wait to see the ATA ANH as well.
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    Jul 24, 2011, 6:29 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #10

    Very nice indeed!
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    Jul 24, 2011, 6:40 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #11

    Nice bucket and good job on the ears.
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    Aug 9, 2011, 9:37 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #12

    Nice! Just a question about the paint chips effect- why do some people think this makes a helmet more authentic? Authentic to what? From what I had read, most of the damage to one of the originals that people copy was done by the guy who took the helmet off set and allowed his children to play with it, hence the chips. So authentic doesn't make sense to me. Not that it takes away from your obvious talent, but I always had to wonder about this.
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    Aug 10, 2011, 4:07 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #13

    Absolutely stunning. I love the paint chipping bro.. Stunning.. set for stun.
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    Aug 10, 2011, 7:38 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #14

    Quote playford said: View Post
    Nice! Just a question about the paint chips effect- why do some people think this makes a helmet more authentic? Authentic to what? From what I had read, most of the damage to one of the originals that people copy was done by the guy who took the helmet off set and allowed his children to play with it, hence the chips. So authentic doesn't make sense to me. Not that it takes away from your obvious talent, but I always had to wonder about this.
    Because that IS the effect I was going for. I wanted them to look like relic type helmets. Like ones that were found years after filming. And your statement isn't totally true, there is at least one helmet in ESB that was identified years later by the chips that it had on film. They were present on screen and that is how the helmet was matched up years later for auction. You have to remember, these things were made on the fly and the white paint didn't stick well to the khaki plastic. Chips, bumps and runs were ALL present in the movies. Look at starwarshelmets.com there are no pristine screen used helmets.
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    Aug 10, 2011, 7:48 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #15

    I need to do a TK helmet i think....debating a TK or a clone or just save my $ for Boba Parts
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    Aug 10, 2011, 10:32 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #16

    Or you could do what I did! I bought the kits, painted them up, sold them and now I have money for Fett parts! Sometime I will buy one to keep for myself!
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    Aug 12, 2011, 8:56 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #17

    Thanks, I stand corrected! Cheers!
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    Aug 12, 2011, 9:07 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #18

    Very nice DarthVeach!!!!!!!!!!

    Leo
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    Aug 12, 2011, 9:09 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #19

    that is a beauty.. i just finished an ESB tk bucket too mine is a GINO though..
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    Nov 22, 2011, 3:24 AM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #20

    Nice work i love the painting......
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    Nov 22, 2011, 6:40 PM - Re: ESB Stormtrooper Helmet - CAP-W #21

    HA, I deleted the photos, I sold this a while back. Obviously you were joking!

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