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    How would you make this Megatron?

    Hi all, sorry this isnt SW related, but you guys have been very helpful in the past. I couldn't find a more appropriate costume making forum so I turn to the Fett masters. ;) (however, if you can recommend some good sites to check, I'd apprecaite it!) So, I want to make this Megatron mask. I...
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    @Fett, thanks for the link! Justwhat I needed. :) @Geo: now I could get fired for even discussing such an issue! Fear not, good things are coming down the pike. ;)
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    Thanks guys! Fettcicle, what is this wax called so I can google it? I need to find a place that sells it. Also, you say it withstands the molding process...does that mean that when I make a clay bed (like on Dan Perez's site), the clay I pack around the wax will not damage the wax? Camaro...
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    Hi guys and gals, Well, I've been doing my home work on how to make this thing and have hit a wall. To make it as accuarate as possible, I want to sculpt the filigree like the crest and the ocular surround right on a plastic helmet like the one Geo referred me to. I need that sculpting to...
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    @SPR: rad, thosesound sweet. do you have a Welinder in there anywhere? @Geo, thnkas for the link, that place loks great! So what do you guys think about crafting the other parts of the helmet? Do you think the Sintra idea is feasible for the "shingles?"
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    Silk Screen Tests? Ok, we gotta chat offline ;)....shoot me an email if you dont mind: rclarke(at)lucasarts.com Guys, what do you think about using Sintra to make the add on parts for the helmet? Specifically the layered sheets on the dome?
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    DPR: wow, you actually know VCJ?! I think that puts you at "hero" status with me. ;) And you helped design the monolith in AC too...wow. How cool is that? What do you collect, deck-wise? Ok, I could go on and on about skatebaords so I'll try ot keep this balanced. I went to Tobin Lake...
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    SW, I sure can help ya find it! The very first place to look and look often, is eBay. Just filter your search by: Sportinggoods/Skateboards (or osmething like that) and do a search on Gator. They are always coming up since the deck was so common at the time. You might also post here...
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    Thanks Metalboy! You wanna work for Lucasfilm huh? I'm in the games division so I dont know much about the props departments. One time I got to touch an AT-AT though! ;) Geo, that site you sent me to is FANTASTIC. I called and ordered a catalog and I see viking helmets there that will serve...
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    Wow! Thanks for the fast feedback, all! Ok, where to start... @DreadPirateRoberts: I;m stunned that there is someone out there in the internet ether who actually has basically the same user name as me...for the same reasons! In fact, for the longest time, I had the same avatar. And we both...
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    Hm, for some reason the IMG tag is not working but if you go to this link, you can see the pic of the helmet. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v354/dreadpyrat/nordic.jpg
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    Not a Fett helmet...a new challenge for ya!

    Hi all, I was searching the net for a site about making movie prop helemts and found this place. Funny thing is: I work for Lucasfilm and never even heard about this forum. Anyway, I'm REALY impressed with you guys skills and think maybe you can help me with my project. You might recognize...
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