Introduction: WWII Captain America Helmet

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Here is the Captain America WWII Helmet I made over the weekend. I saw the helmet at a store for $10 and couldn't help myself once I saw it. 

Step 1: Items Needed

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Here is a list of the items you are going to need 

Helmet (Surplus stores or where ever you can find)
Spray Paint
1. Primer
2. Blue
3. White
Scotch Paint Tape
Utility Knife

Step 2: PRIME!!!!

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Here is the primer stage

Make sure to get an even coat

Step 3: Blue

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Here is the blue paint. 

Same as the primer get it as even as you can
I did about two and half coats


Step 4: How Do You Spell A?

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Here is the A part

I used the scotch tape here and covered the front part and wrote a big A in the front (no pics)

Then went and cut out the A with the utility knife. 
Some of the paint came of with the tape here around the A (I used the knife too hard)

When I put on the white paint it made a mess. And the paint rubbed off to the actual helmet no idea why?

So I used the primer again and thats how I did the A

Step 5: Finished Product

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Here is the finished product!!

Again the white paint gave me an issue and rubbed off

And I used a fan to help the paint dry quicker

Comments

damoviemaking (author)2012-08-01

JUST LIKE INDY MOGUL DID!!!!!!

darknessfalls (author)2012-01-23

NICE! I actually plan on making one of these for my Halloween costume this year, can I ask where you bought the helmet at?

sling (author)darknessfalls2012-01-23

Bought it at a military store on base in Ramstein Germany

darknessfalls (author)sling2012-02-04

darn! I was hoping i could get one, oh well... ill just have to find one elsewhere

It's a Russian WWII M52 Helmet look it up online you'll find it but it might not cost 10 dollars. Get it off ebay, Amazon ect.

Kiteman (author)2012-01-22

Very nice.

(You ought to use a photo of the finished helmet as your introduction image, to make an interesting thumbnail.)

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