RC Boss helmet padding?

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    RC Boss helmet padding?

    Hello everyone,

    I recently won my first helmet on eBay, a custom Republic Commando "Boss" helmet. It looks awesome judging by the pictures, and I can't wait to get it! However, the helmet has no padding, and I am wondering where I can buy or how I can make the padding for the helmet. Thanks!

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    Use foam, it's free!... you can get it from an old armchair or similiar :P

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    Yes, foam is a great source for padding. Simply cut it to shape and attach to the helmet and you are good to go. I use it in my Mando and it's very comfortable.
    Alternatively, inside my Captain Rex I use padding from DIY knee pads cut to size and glued in. Just about the only differences are appearance - knee padding looks tiedier, and it is more robust and solid. I like the knee padding in Rex as it gives a more proffesional finish.

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    Thanks guys! If I decide to use padding from DIY knee pads, do I have to get the whole knee pad or can I just buy the padding? Where can I buy the knee pads anyways?

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    THese are the one's I use:



    Any decent DIY store should do similar or you can find them online. Just google Knee Pads

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    Thanks Orthar! What are the best tools for cutting and glueing foam/knee pad padding?

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    i buy tee ball helmets from walmart for like 6 bucks and take out the padding and put them in helmets.

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    wookieecrisp said: View Post
    Thanks Orthar! What are the best tools for cutting and glueing foam/knee pad padding?
    A good pair of scissors will cut both the foam and the knee pads. As for glueing I use an epoxy. Make sure you test fit before you glue though.

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    Thanks a ton guys.

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    Re: RC Boss helmet padding?

    I was kind of wondering what I was going to use for my mandalorian gauntlets in terms of padding to get the firm snug fit I wanted. But you guys clearly summed it up for me of what padding/foam I can use to get the snug fit I want for my mando gaunts. Unless there is something else? Please speak up if there is.....

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