How to fake a fallschirmjager helmet!

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How to fake a fallschirmjager helmet!

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http://www.fallschirmjager.biz/info_helmets_001.htm

A great guide to creating a nice piece for reenactment - don't overdo it though as you don't want to wear something that looks like a 60 year old relic!

These techniques can of course also be used for regular helmets.

A good source for decals: http://www.military-steel-helmets-and-d ... decals.htm

His dry transfer decals are very good.

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Very interesting good post

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Neat site, but after you see how they fake it. Look at the rest of the site. They got alot of so-called real helmets. I dont know about you, but I would never buy from them. haha
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I agree, but still a good site to learn for ourselves! ;)

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Great post. Some fantastic looking helmets on his site.
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try decalhelmet.com

His decals are much better!

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Sven Meyer wrote:try decalhelmet.com

His decals are much better!


Wouldn't say so.....

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Re: How to fake a fallschirmjager helmet!

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Kamerad,

I am pretty sure.
The ''dry'' ones you are talking about are much ticker,the water tarnsfers(are thinner) from same manufacturer
don't have much glue.

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Then order the dry ones....? :shock:

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I agree - decalhelmet.com is probably the best available but at a price! so it all really depends on what you want for your budget I guess! He also supplies the 'dry' ones and yes they do work and you can use the glue as a laquer as they did for many decals, helps preserve them! You can also bake them and this really helps to imbed them onto the helmet!!!

p.s. the genuine helmets are genuine, they have just been repainted and fitted out with repro liners - its all pretty clear on the adverts! :P
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