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  1. Beowulf's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 2004
    Nov 15, 2007, 11:24 PM - Wulfs Helmet... #1

    Hey all,

    Its been awhile, life (mostly university) has kept me away from working on armor. However this year is a little lighter and I have had more time on my hands, so after some coaxing from a few friends I have finally almost finished my bucket. The Pics below are from the start to where I am now. This is the third paint job on this helmet in the last year as until this time I have not been happy with the out comes. It started life as a Rubies helmet (i know i know) but it seemed like a good place to start. After alot of bondo and sanding it came out reasonably well, the dent was filled in, the dome was somewhat evened. After that it was sprayed with aluminum color paint and then the blue and black, with liquid mask used to create the damage. Since these pictures where taken it a few more things have been done to it, the rangefinder is on ect. I just need to weather it a bit take the shine off, seal it all and then I think im done and then I can post final pictures and hopefully I can get on to the armor itself. Let me know what you think...

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails bucket2-jpg   bucket4-jpg   bucket6-jpg  

    blue-paint-masking-jpg   front-black-painted-jpg   front-fully-unmasked-jpg  

    rear-fully-umasked-jpg   visor-installed-jpg   left-visor-jpg  

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  3. I helped at SDCC '08 NovallTalon's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 2007
    Nov 16, 2007, 5:54 AM - Re: Wulfs Helmet... #2

    Are you using a craft ring to flair the bottom out? If not check this tutorial out:

    Craft Ring Instillation

    As far as using a Rubies helmet, I've seen some really nice work done with them...so don't sell yourself short because your having to go the cheaper route right now. Weathering and paint looks pretty good guy.
  4. Wildabeast's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2007
    Nov 16, 2007, 7:46 AM - Re: Wulfs Helmet... #3

    Looks good so far
  5. oneone1111's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 2008
    Dec 16, 2008, 10:00 PM - Re: Wulfs Helmet... #4

    I'm gonna be doing a custom job on a Rubies soon. Hope I can make it look as good as what you've got going there. Good job!
  6. Member Since
    Jan 2009
    Jan 12, 2009, 10:20 PM - Re: Wulfs Helmet... #5

    good job painting it
  7. CalohVorn's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2008
    Jan 13, 2009, 6:45 PM - Re: Wulfs Helmet... #6

    Nice colours you've chosen. I like the black - blue combination pretty much!