A-Wing Pilot Helmet-from Pepakura to Vacfoam

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    A-Wing Pilot Helmet-from Pepakura to Vacfoam

    Hi all,
    last year I build one of Dex very fantastic Y-Wing Helmets and I am interessted for the other ones to.A RPF member named Fierek made a very nice A and B-Wing Pepakura file for me and here are my first own vacfoam A-Wing helmet.After 2 week of rondo,bondo,sanding etc. I use the ready helmet directly for vacfoam.Here are the first pictures


























    Next step are build the detail parts and I am working on a B-Wing Helmet to.

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    Helmet is cut out from the plastic sheet and ready to build and paint.







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    Small update! I scratchbuild the detail parts and put them on the helmet for testing.Next I make the padding before I paint the helmet.







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    Very nice! I love the Rebel helmets.

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    Helmet is near finished.For show of I use a WW II Navy deck helmet at the moment.











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    Looks great! Did you custom make the leather pads around the ears?

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    Re: A-Wing Pilot Helmet-from Pepakura to Vacfoam

    superjedi said: View Post
    Looks great! Did you custom make the leather pads around the ears?
    Thank you! Yes,I use a soft rubber tubing and sewn around it with leather like in style of my Y-Wing helmet.

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    A-Wing Pilot Helmet-from Pepakura to Vacfoam

    Man that is cool! I love the helmet. Been thinking of doing a set of x-Wing helmets.
    Keep up the good work!
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