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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 4:33 am 
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That looks like a resin recast of the SFS helmet. :eek


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Wow! that was quick!!


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SDS you mean? AA/SDS? That was my first guess, but I am primarily a Vader guy.

So can you take a photo of the interior? I don't think it's ABS due to all the little bumps and everything. I'm guessing fiberglass or resin. Get as sharp a photo as you can, as I'd like to ascertain what the material it is before I make any suggestions.

The other reason I do not believe it is ABS is because ABS is normally vacuum formed -- sheets are heated up so that they are soft, and then they are formed over a postive known as a "buck". Then you remove the cooled formation from the buck and you have a shape. The shape has to be such that you can remove the formed piece from the buck. For this reason, the Stormtrooper helmet, when vacuum formed, is comprised of three or four separate pieces.

Because your helmet looks like one piece, it looks like someone recast a fully assembled helmet, including the eyebrow strip over the eyes which is usually a rubber black strip added towards the end. If someone were recasting a finished helmet, then this casting we see is consistent with that effort.


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CSMacLaren wrote:
SDS you mean? AA/SDS?


Mac, No, I believe Clutch meant SFS (SET FOR STUN)

AllHallowsGhost ... may I ask where you got it and what you paid for it ???


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Hi there, AllHallowsGhost

First of all welcome to The Den. :thumbsup

That's a nice helmet you have there.
Could you pls take some shots from the inside aswell?


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Looks like a rotocast resin copy to me :pale

And welcome to the Den


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thanks,and you can see why i came here to ask. yeah,i'm not sure what it is made of,i bought it from a board member on another site(Halloween related)i'm generally more familiar with Halloween masks. for the $80 it was,i figured it would look pretty good finished. i will post some closer pics later.


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$80???????????????????? :pale

Houston, we have a problem.

I'm going To Email some friends, so they can take a look at it as well.

EDIT: Email sent.


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:eek :eek :eek :eek ... 80 Drumsticks ???!!! ... :eek :eek :eek :eek

Ok ... where do I sign up - :lol :lol :lol ... this looks really sweet, and I
dig one piece Fiberglass Buckets ... :rolleyes


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Yeah, it's a recast of TE's fiberglass set for stun helmets. It's obviously resin. TE knows about it and doesn't sound too happy. :protest


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:angry4 Do we know the seller?


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clutch wrote:
Yeah, it's a recast of TE's fiberglass set for stun helmets. It's obviously resin. TE knows about it and doesn't sound too happy. :protest



Just as I feared ...

... :banger :violent :banger :violent :cry2 :cry2 :cry2 :cry :cry :cry ...


Seemed too good to not be a recast ... now if TE lowered his Price to 80,- :lol


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JRX wrote:
Seemed too good to not be a recast ... now if TE lowered his Price to 80,- :lol


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JRX wrote:
Seemed too good to not be a recast ... now if TE lowered his Price to 80,- :lol


Good thing I set my glass down before I read that or else I'd have a wet computer screen and cleared sinuses. :lol


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... it was a joke ... a joke - ok ... :rolleyes :rolleyes :rolleyes

TE would have to make a pricedrop of ... ummm ... ****,- USD ... ??? :lol

OUCH OUCH OUCH OUCH ... that guy must use a bit "cheaper" Resin - :lol

Man is that Original TE SFS made out of Platinum or what ???? :thefinger

(don't take me serious - I don't want this thread to derail into a war - :lol )


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