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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:15 AM - TE SFS helmet- recast or original? #1

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  2. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Apr 2, 2012, 2:23 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #2

    Might be a RS recast because of the sharp vocoder? Why do you guys shoot first and ask later?
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:25 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #3

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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:31 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #4

    Looks more like a TE SFS (Set For Stun) or a recast of it. They were made in one piece fiberglass.
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:31 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #5

    Quote Metadude said: View Post
    I actually acquired it at a garage sale from an elderly couple to be honest, their son had moved out and they were selling his 'junk'
    $15 seemed like a good price ha ha

    I'll give you double ?




    I think Locitus is right
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:34 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #6

    I'll look up the "TE SFS" and see where it came from

    EDIT: looks like the TE SFS helmets came from scans of actual helmets
  7. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Apr 2, 2012, 2:42 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #7

    Yes, I forgot about the SFS helmet, and yes, they come from an OLD scan of a stunt helmet. It's fun to see it's the same helmet being sold on eBay for a few months.
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:44 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #8

    Sweet, looks like I have something worthy of keeping for once
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:50 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #9

    Yeah, the SFS 1:1 scale helmets were made by CNC-ing a block of foam making a master, and moulding it, using the 3D-scan of the SFS helmet. They lost some details in the process but later on a miniature (1:3 scale) SFS helmet was 3D-printed which kept the original details captured in the scan and that master was later moulded and minitures were made in 2 runs on the RPF. I actually have one of those from the 2nd run. I think RS is now in possession of the miniture mould.

    I think TE also made some vac formed SFS helmets in HDPE. How he produced the vac moulds from 1-piece cast however is beyond my knowledge of mould making. Maybe Chris knows how that could be done?
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:53 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #10

    I feel awesome now, picked up a helmet with history
  11. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Apr 2, 2012, 2:56 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #11

    For 15$... ****!
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:57 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #12

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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:57 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #13

    A really good price for that, recast or not (I can't tell).
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:59 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #14

    Usually recasted things look like *** don't they?
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    Apr 2, 2012, 3:25 AM - #15

    Most cases, absolutely !

    This one looks REALLY clean. Though I'm still inclined to believe it to be a recast in spite of that. Mainly because I don't recall ever seeing a slush cast of one of these. Ever. But I could be wrong.

    I had (and sold) two of them in glass.
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    Apr 2, 2012, 3:28 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #16

    Either way, I think it's awesome
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    Apr 2, 2012, 3:43 AM - #17

    You're not getting any disagreement from me lol
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    Apr 2, 2012, 3:54 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #18

    Hopefully this is genuine
    How much did genuine versions of the TE SFS sell for?
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    Apr 2, 2012, 3:58 AM - #19

    I got 425-450 for the genuine glass pulls. That was back in 2008.
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    Apr 2, 2012, 4:00 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #20

    Wow, that's more expensive than a fett helmet!
  21. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Apr 2, 2012, 4:42 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #21

    An accurate stormie helmet is usually more expensive than accurate fett helmet, don't ask me why... And there are a lot more of accurate stormie helmets than fett's.
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    Apr 2, 2012, 4:44 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #22

    You'd think accurate fett helmets would be worth more due to less of them around
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    Apr 2, 2012, 5:52 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #23

    Higher demand Id say on the storm trooper front, there are probably 20:1 at least to the Fett man.
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    Apr 2, 2012, 6:15 AM - Re: Where did this come from? #24

    That's insane

    EDIT: Just compared my helmet with images from this FS thread> http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/f31/r...e-ultra-42485/
    I've checked each and every detail on my helmet and what I can gather is that this is indeed a TE SFS helmet. OR a very detailed, VERY well created recast- every minor detail looks exact.

    EDIT 2: I've checked some of the imperfections on the raw cast kits that people have gotten, and this helmet has the EXACT same marks and dips
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  25. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Apr 2, 2012, 8:44 AM - Re: TE SFS helmet- recast or original? #25

    So it's a recast, I can't remember TE doing resin casts or any other full size SFS made out of resin.