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    Jul 29, 2009, 1:52 AM - Stormtrooper Helmet Build #1

    I know there are a couple things that aren't perfectly accurate, and the tube stripes are missing...but I built this helmet up recently and am pretty happy with it for a display piece. Let me know what you think
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    Aug 1, 2009, 9:46 AM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #2

    Wow, that's pretty good! Did you put foam in the inside? That looks amazing, keep up the good work!
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    Aug 1, 2009, 9:51 AM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #3

    im not a TK expert but you might want to get rid of the duct connection insulation and switch to a rubber piece.

    other then that awesome helmet!
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    Aug 2, 2009, 7:15 PM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #4

    its beautiful......can i have it? ..........ill give you my siblings?
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    Aug 3, 2009, 3:19 AM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #5

    Thatīs an MRCE lid. But did you get it like the first pic? In kit?
    Looks good though! You might want to sand the inside of the eyes a bit and fix the seams around the ears and dome. Just my 2 cents.

    Cause those lids come finished and are really inaccurate, but definately make good display pieces and most people donīt see the difference in design:P

    Hereīs a comparison with yours, mine before and after mod work:
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    Aug 3, 2009, 8:59 AM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #6

    very cool, i have a te2 helmet and suit i am going to start putting together very soon. i am going to need all the inspiration i can get!! lol
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    Aug 3, 2009, 1:10 PM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #7

    Quote cr4nky said: View Post
    Thatīs an MRCE lid. But did you get it like the first pic? In kit?
    Looks good though! You might want to sand the inside of the eyes a bit and fix the seams around the ears and dome. Just my 2 cents.

    Cause those lids come finished and are really inaccurate, but definately make good display pieces and most people donīt see the difference in design:P

    Hereīs a comparison with yours, mine before and after mod work:
    lol, i know. I own a few of those too. I got a face plate mold off of ebay awhile back that claimed to be original....obviously it's not since they just made a positive of the mrce faceplate. But I tried it out for the heck of it to see how it'd pull the detail and it's good for just display. i might rework it to fix the teeth situation, but it was fun building a helmet kit without feeling it's expensive and something could get ruined.

    i also didn't want to use the best tk accessories as i have no intention of using the helmet, thus $5 of hardware parts finished off the rest of it.
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    Aug 3, 2009, 1:16 PM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #8

    Hehe Yeah there are always some easy cheap tweaks that can be done. I too would not spend a lot of good TK stuff and money on something like that. But it is fun to what you can achieve with a minimum of money and parts!
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    Aug 3, 2009, 6:39 PM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #9

    Personally..looks a bit matte color...id put a gloss on it.
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    Aug 3, 2009, 6:55 PM - Re: Stormtrooper Helmet Build #10

    Quote mrbungle said: View Post
    very cool, i have a te2 helmet and suit i am going to start putting together very soon. i am going to need all the inspiration i can get!! lol
    Well the youīve got the most awesome kit out there bro! Wish I could fit into it

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