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Offline Dressel Rebel

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Wave of castings coming...
« on: April 29, 2012, 05:31 PM »
Just a rough show of hands, anyone interested in castings of these heads?  PM me.







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Re: Wave of castings coming...
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012, 05:34 PM »
The helmet on the left is the one you will receive - it is meant to correct Hasbro's long history of bad stormtrooper helmets.



Helmets are cast in white plastic.
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Re: Wave of castings coming...
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2012, 11:11 PM »
That stormtrooper helmet is pretty sweet.  I might be interested in a few.  How much are they?
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Re: Wave of castings coming...
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2012, 06:07 AM »
That stormtrooper helmet is pretty sweet.  I might be interested in a few.  How much are they?

$6 each or 10 for $50.
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Re: Wave of castings coming...
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2012, 08:29 AM »
That stormtrooper helmet is pretty sweet.  I might be interested in a few.  How much are they?

$6 each or 10 for $50.

Do they come painted or all white?
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Re: Wave of castings coming...
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2012, 09:53 AM »

Do they come painted or all white?

They are all white.  You need black paint for the eye lenses, grey for the mouth and a couple other areas and blue for the vents on the rebreathers.  Also what I noticed is that depending on which body you are putting the helmets on, you will need to dry brush on varying amounts of flat white paint to get it to match, since every Hasbro stormtrooper issue was slightly different.  Believe it or not the way the Hasbro bodies are, sometimes you need to add a very slight blue tinge to the white paint.  I think that was the VOTC body.

Unless you are semi-experienced with customs it can be tricky.  Just a bit of a learning curve.  I will paint helmets for anyone that want them for a few bucks more a helmet.
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Re: Wave of castings coming...
« Reply #6 on: May 2, 2012, 09:25 AM »
Here's some more pics of before painting, and after painting:







And here's a good contrast between a proper helmet and Hasbro's version:

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