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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:40 pm 
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Enigma, do you have a piece of the material used to make the fibre rim? I'm looking to convert my shell to a 42 pattern.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 19:48 pm 
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Ox_Bucks_44 wrote:
Enigma, do you have a piece of the material used to make the fibre rim? I'm looking to convert my shell to a 42 pattern.


Unfortunately I don't have spare material.

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In WW2 photographers/camera men discovered the M1 helmet wasn't practicle when using a camera.
In WW2 the same thing was noted so the T-14 helmet was developed. It used parts from 2 postwar helmets to make a medievel looking hinged visor helmet. The outside was painted with a fine structure paint.
I decided to make one and installed a modified liner with new webbing. Damn that was a difficult project....


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Enigma wrote:
In WW2 photographers/camera men discovered the M1 helmet wasn't practicle when using a camera.
In WW2 the same thing was noted so the T-14 helmet was developed. It used parts from 2 postwar helmets to make a medievel looking hinged visor helmet. The outside was painted with a fine structure paint.
I decided to make one and installed a modified liner with new webbing. Damn that was a difficult project....


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That is SUPERB work!

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Thanks Monty!

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Yup thats a beauty, I bet you had fun cutting & grinding down the metal!

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Yup thats a beauty, I bet you had fun cutting & grinding down the metal!


Thanks!
I had a lot of fun mixed with a lot of frustration and head scratiching how to make it in the first place.
Still, I am quite happy with the result.

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Lee Miller;
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The one I made;
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Do you have a web site?

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Pfc-Grunt wrote:
Do you have a web site?


I don't.
For me its a hobby and on occasion sell the odd helmet.

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That is a shame, the helmets are done to a very high standard.

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Pfc-Grunt wrote:
That is a shame, the helmets are done to a very high standard.


I do make to specification or choose from existing stock.
The disadvantage is I am in the Netherlands, my helmets aren't cheap but as you say made to a high standard.

You may PM me if you like.

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Enigma wrote:
fallschirmjager wrote:
Yup thats a beauty, I bet you had fun cutting & grinding down the metal!


Thanks!
I had a lot of fun mixed with a lot of frustration and head scratiching how to make it in the first place.
Still, I am quite happy with the result.


Your work excellent Enigma.

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Enigma wrote:
fallschirmjager wrote:
Yup thats a beauty, I bet you had fun cutting & grinding down the metal!


Thanks!
I had a lot of fun mixed with a lot of frustration and head scratiching how to make it in the first place.
Still, I am quite happy with the result.


Your work excellent Enigma.


Thanks mate, I appreciate that.

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