Mando helmet assembled

Continuing the discussion from Best Adhesive for PLA?:
I used CA glue to hold the parts together and then used a soldering iron to melt/weld the joints together on the inside AND I only managed to glue myself to the helmet twice :crazy_face:

Now for the hard part… smoothing and finishing


Oh wow, are you going to paint it as well??? Would love to see the finished product :slight_smile:

I do plan on painting it but I haven’t decided if I want to go with a custom design or make it the same as the TV series.

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Check out a YouTube channel called “Frankly Built”. Frank has done a bunch of different Mando buckets with a bunch of different finishes (the graphite rub is my personal fave). Might give you some inspiration!

How to Paint a Mandalorian Helmet - A Guide to Painting and Finishing - YouTube

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@SpaceMoose Thanks for the tip, I’ll check it out

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My pleasure! BTW which STL did you use for that?

I used this one

Got the paint on finally

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Looks Awesome !!! Great Paint job . What are you going to use for the visor glass ?