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Daft Punk Helmet [message #36392] Tue, 11 October 2011 04:06 UTC Go to next message
avatar Rubot  is currently offline Rubot
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Registered: October 2011
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Hello everyone!

I really want to start on a new project, which is making my own daft punk helmet, i want to start with a 3D model, so i can print it out for about 500$ and then make a mold, get it chromed, and then make some LED's and then get it vac formed. i want this model to be a 1:1 scale, meaning that it should have the same dimensions as the real ones - not quite sure about the dimensions, you might have to look into that. heres some pictures of the real helmets:

http://friendmanagement.com/squeeq/wp-content/uploads/2009/0 4/daftpunk.jpg




Guy Manuel is the Gold Chromed Helmet!

I need every single detail in the 3D model, thus the circuit board Decal ears. NOT INCLUDING THE CABLE HAIR
Re: Daft Punk Helmet [message #36408 is a reply to message #36392 ] Tue, 11 October 2011 12:11 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Wishful Creative  is currently offline Wishful Creative
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I'd love to do this project! I'll have to do a little number crunching before hand, so no guarentees's, but it looks really cool! And of course Daft Punk rules! I'm assuming you want the Gold helmet rendered .

Wishful Creative
Re: Daft Punk Helmet [message #36460 is a reply to message #36408 ] Wed, 12 October 2011 03:35 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar christopherlowe  is currently offline christopherlowe
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if it is 1:1 i not sure you can get it into your price point... but i would be interested in doin it too...

more pictures would be great... and also dimensions...


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Re: Daft Punk Helmet [message #36505 is a reply to message #36392 ] Wed, 12 October 2011 14:33 UTC Go to previous message
avatar aeron203  is currently offline aeron203
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As a reference, Earlier this year I designed a 1:1 helmet at 4mm thick. The cost in Sandstone is $700, and $1,240 in WSF.

Minion Helmetindex.php?t=getfile&id=11396&private=0

You may have trouble with distortion if its any thinner than that. Maybe print the mold directly?

Aaron - 40westdesigns.com/blog

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