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Offline BrentS

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Re: Making Removable helmets
« Reply #15 on: August 20, 2006, 08:38 PM »
I've purchased latex at Michael's and seen it at Hobby Lobby.  However, after working with it.  I highly highly recommend using a silicone product like Smooth Sil.

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Re: Making Removable helmets
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2006, 06:05 PM »
Mmm, Latex  ;D

 Just kidding. I've been looking for this tutorial for a while now! Thank goodness someone bumped it up and Thanks the maker that Glass was kind enough to show us his sercret! :P

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Re: Making Removable helmets
« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2006, 10:20 PM »
What I'm more into with the use of Latex for casting is using it for one-shots and things.  For me, sometimes you need a cheap but good cast of something you'll use once and basically discard (more or less).  Latex is useful/cheaper for that mode of thinking generally while RTV Silicone's going to be a little more complex and costly overall... 

BTW the technique Glassman picture-by-pictured there is a great one to use Paul, that's a very useful one for hollow helmets I think...  I hadn't really looked back through the thread before my reply so I was speaking from my own personal methods, but his picture tutorial was quite easy to follow.
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