Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

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    ajayofcanada's Avatar
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    Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    I'm still learning the ropes of the Star Wars prop universe, but is this a good deal for a Darth Vader? I'm aware it's missing the eye pieces, but I found those for sale on Ebay as well, just from a different vendor. I don't mind getting some auto shop to put a coat of gloss black on it either.

    I have no plans on wearing it, it would solely be for display on a stand in my office. He's asking 129 which isnt bad.


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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    it depends on your level of accuracy you´d like to have

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    The guys on the Sith Lords forums could tell you what it is.

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    Doesn't look too accurate. I'm amazed there isn't a recast of the eFX Vader helmet.

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    sleepalot said: View Post
    Doesn't look too accurate. I'm amazed there isn't a recast of the eFX Vader helmet.
    Looks like a DonPost deluxe recast..or possibly a modded don Post Classic action recast...but do to the droop on the mouth, id bet its a deluxe recast from a higher numbered piece. The droop got worse as they produced more pieces. The low number ones are best.

    Yea the EFX is amazing. Im sure someone will recast it eventually. Hopefully they will at least have the respect of waiting until they no longer have the license, or are defunct..though they seem to be doing well, so i dunno if they will be defunct any time soon.

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    my goal was to spend a couple hundred bucks for a nice looking shelf piece, I don't have a problem doing a little bit of work on it, maybe some black gloss paint and a polish, nothing major though. I also had no plans on wearing it.

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    that guys a recaster dont buy from him, you can get a better one from portomac for around the same price

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    animefan said: View Post
    that guys a recaster dont buy from him, you can get a better one from portomac for around the same price
    Portomac? Is that a member here?

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    Can anyone help me out here?

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    Try triomiret, he sells Portumac's helmets on the bay.

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    Re: Is this a good deal ofr a resin Vader helmet?

    i'm not trying to run you off, but the best information you can get about darth vader (or any of the movie sith lords) is at the 501st sith lords detachment, visit them at: 501st Sith Lord Detachment

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