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R2Dan
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:40 pm

that vein is actually webbing. Happens during the vacforming process Smile

Prototype pulls? Where are the pics!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:09 pm

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Thanks Chris
We intend this to be a warts and all helmet, our first prototype pulls had details which i didn't expect, like the original you could see marks from the original clay and like the originals each one will have its own little imperfections making them as individual as the original were. for example i've noticed on mine a slight vein under left ear which none of the others have as far as i'm told
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This vein also appears to a lesser extent in the prototype but this vein is individual to this helmet!

I can't believe I'm posting about vein's in my helmet, I didn't realize it was that sort of website!!!


I think a little bit of sex wee just came out!
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:55 pm

It's great to see that this helmet has webbing on it too. Never expected to see disclosure of the facts on this level. Thanks for sharing.
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:26 pm

Nice! :D CAn't wait to see more! I'm getting the same feeling from seeing these pics as I did watching Star Wars as a kid, is that weird!? Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:48 am

Sounds awsome.I`m glad your going for warts n all mate.


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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:21 am

Bloody cool Simon! So when can we see the prototype?


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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:22 am

This is so amazing. I feel like I am watching history.
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:18 pm

We should have some prototype shots on here very soon I'm hoping before the end of the month I want some more professional shots with the ANH helmet and the RS helmet next to each other.
Then the next stage is to start taking orders for the first run.
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:19 pm

I'm first in line!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:05 pm

Right behind you Dan , exciting stuff guys , Simon can i ask what is the thickness of the RS helmet ? .
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:02 pm

I know I'm not the only one wanting to know this and I know it is crass but what do you think one of these babies will cost us?
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:18 pm

I think we're all thinking the same thing. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:23 pm

I AM SO IN FOR THE FIRST RUN!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:27 pm

And I Would certainly consider getting one from the first run! I think that would be the first kit I'd build myself, so that would be exciting Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:04 pm

I'm soooooo in too.


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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:17 pm

Oh god yeah, first run for this is a wet dream. Count me in. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:25 pm

I can feel the need for a sale section Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:08 am

The First Run will come fully made up with hand painted decals as per original, along with numbered RS Prop Masters custom made Stand.

Our mission is to produce the most accurate helmet for the Star Wars fan base. And as far price goes we want to keep it within a competitive price range, So that you guys will come back for more.
The same can also be said about the suit!
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:13 am

I don't want to discourage you guys, but you better take that mission seriously then.
Fully finished means they have to be bloody good to convince this lot here to drop serious cash. I know a lot here prefer kits, I for one do, so you'll have to impress me now Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 2:04 am

Well I can tell you that for myself I studied Fine Art and Graphic Design at University and Product Design before that. As for Rob well his work speaks for itself. Check out

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I'm sure you'll be pleasantly surprised.
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 2:09 am

I know Rob's Fett work (in fact I'm just waiting for some of his stuff to arrive Smile), and I didn't say I doubt you'll be doing a good job!
I'm just saying right here you're with the most anal detail freaks when it comes to TKs, but I'm sure Rob knows that sort of people from the Boba scene already Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:50 am

Well, if you don't mind me saying so - but decals actually are the first turn-off for me. Only real hand painted details are acceptable for ANH, for me anyways.

But sure, let's wait what you guys come up with. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:03 am

R2Dan wrote:
I know Rob's Fett work (in fact I'm just waiting for some of his stuff to arrive Smile), and I didn't say I doubt you'll be doing a good job!
I'm just saying right here you're with the most anal detail freaks when it comes to TKs, but I'm sure Rob knows that sort of people from the Boba scene already Wink

That's cool
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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:34 am

Dont worry guys the L.S.D review committee will let you know our findings Simon just dosnt know about its existance yet .Infact i just thought it up.

On a serious note when i hear the words fully finished,hand painted,stand etc I am adding $$$ to every word.

fantastic news on this project that seems to be picking up pace with every update.

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PostSubject: Re: Recent loft find ANH armour discussion   Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:53 am

[quote="stukatrooper"]Dont worry guys the L.S.D review committee will let you know our findings Simon just dosnt know about its existance yet .Infact i just thought it up.

"I feel a great disturbance in the force!"

Like I've said we want to keep the price competitive so that fans can buy from us, we're hoping that buy keeping it competitive this will discourage recasting.
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