Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/19/2017 3:49 PM

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Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/17/2017 10:12 PM

So I bought the mini gun you recommended... It is an IDENTICAL 3/4 scale copy of my $500 Iwata LPH400!!

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/16/2017 1:27 PM

On Amazon you can buy a 2-stage clear that is amazing. You pop an inner capsule to activate it.

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/16/2017 6:05 AM

I actually used your helmet during my design research... Particularly the jagged lighting bolt things on the top. Damon wore the orange top design in '88 then switched to the blue design at the start of 89. 90 kept the blue bolts on top but the lower ... more »

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 3:55 PM

Shoot me an email... thefactorypirate145 at gmail I'll get back to you after I paint my next one.

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 3:53 PM

Went ahead and ordered that mini gun that you recommended Newmann.

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 3:21 PM

And Newmann, I do indeed use the Devibliss Disposable Dekups system... 90z version

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 3:20 PM

Newmann, I'm already $400 into an Iwata 400 that I use for base coats. I have a mini gun that I got in a cheap starter kit... might give it a try. I'm using Water based paint, which is apparently all the rage in Europe. Significantly cheaper all around, ... more »

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 3:16 PM

I follow him on Instagram... Ric was my secondary helmet painting hero. First of course was Troy Lee... I was an up and coming prospect at 10 years old in 1990 so the TLD helmets then were beyond sick. Johnny Marley and Jeremy Wright always had Duppstadt ... more »

Started new thread Anyone in England Want a Free STONE ROSES CONCERT TICKET for the 17th? 6/15/2017 1:30 PM

I gotta work in the states and don't have the time to fly over. Its a great seat. Totally free. Its for the June 17th Wimbley show Email me at THEFACTORYPIRATE145 AT GMAIL DOT COM

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Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 1:06 PM

Again, Ill not take money and ruin the fun, but I'd gladly do it for free once I get my process down pat.

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 1:04 PM

Don't know right off hand. I'd have to look at the guns specs sheet. I just bought a hundred dollar compressor from Lowes, threw in a moisture trap and a decent regulator, and away i went. Before I purchase a lot of expensive equipment like high quality ... more »

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 12:59 PM

Hey Zaugg, thanks for the advice. Yes its a rotating stand... Pvc plumbing and a lazy Susan! Hvlp gun, and my problem was not enough material... I was worried about screwing it up so I had the paint flow throttled Way back. All other specs were to the ... more »

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 10:16 AM

Taking money would absolutely ruin the fun of it. Like I said I do good enough with my job. However Id gladly do it for free... I wanna get a few more under my belt before I paint someone else's! My gripe with how the first one turned out (aside from

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Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 10:03 AM

Ya Im a captain now in a CRJ900.

Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 7:05 AM

I was a graphic designer before my current career... Also I have spent the last year practicing with a set of Mack Quills teaching myself signwriting so I can freehand names and numbers on a helmet. After buying a few hundred bucks worth of cheap spray

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Added reply in a thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 6:02 AM

He is the shame of our 2 wheel motocross family!

Started new thread So I Painted a Helmet... Opinions Please! 6/15/2017 5:39 AM

So to start off Ill say Id previously never used an airbrush, spray gun, etc... But I've been in need of a new hobby and I've always wanted to paint helmets. That being said... Its an 89 Bradshaw inspired design, and I learned a ton of lessons in the

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Added reply in a thread Cleaning the Closet Find - 1992 Troy Lee Catalog 6/11/2017 8:35 AM

Added reply in a thread Cleaning the Closet Find - 1992 Troy Lee Catalog 6/11/2017 8:33 AM

I have one of those custom painted visors!