What Happened to the Supertrooper Paint?


Baruopa

New Hunter
If all six of the production made helmets were originally painted a gloss white for the supertrooper project (and I believe they were), what happened to the white paint when they decided to go the Boba Fett route? I've seen somewhere on here a quote from Sandy saying when she got the helmets for painting they were still gloss white, so was the white paint removed? Or was it simply just painted over, meaning there's a layer of gloss white at the base of all the production made helmets? Does anybody know?
 

RafalFett

Well-Known Hunter
Not all the Supertrooper/Prototype helmets were painted white, because they were already cast in white gelcoat with fiberglass laid in the interior. The original Supertrooper was painted and it became the Pre-Pro #1; most likely the helmet was painted with a coat of primer before the first color was sprayed.
 

Baruopa

New Hunter
Not all the Supertrooper/Prototype helmets were painted white, because they were already cast in white gelcoat with fiberglass laid in the interior. The original Supertrooper was painted and it became the Pre-Pro #1; most likely the helmet was painted with a coat of primer before the first color was sprayed.
Were all six of them done in white gelcoat? Browsing TDH I found this lineage chart that refers to the ESB supertrooper as grey, but I can't seem to find why it was listed as such. Does that insinuate the ESB helmet was done in a grey gelcoat? Or painted/primed grey??
 

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boba87fett

Active Hunter
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Were all six of them done in white gelcoat? Browsing TDH I found this lineage chart that refers to the ESB supertrooper as grey, but I can't seem to find why it was listed as such. Does that insinuate the ESB helmet was done in a grey gelcoat? Or painted/primed grey??
The ESB helmet was primered gray.
 
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