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Helmet building – 5

I used a grinder with metal cutting blade to clean up edges of the helmet. This is the grind setup how I smoothed surface of the helmet. I removed the chin section of the the helmet because it was too … Continue reading

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Helmet building – 4

I’ve applied two layers of Fiber Glass so far. It feels rigid and strong. I’ll fix imperfection of the surface and make it close to perfect symmetry. Then the inner shell will be done. I made a steel brush not … Continue reading

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Helmet building – 3

Removed the clay using water and a tooth brush. But it has clay residue bonded with fiber glass.

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Helmet building – 2

Removed the clay and papers. Thickness of the shell varies from 1 mm to 2.5 mm. I think it needs another two layers to have the strength as shell. It has lots of flaws, uneven surface. How do I fix … Continue reading

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Journal of 2014/08/11

The paper helmet I made one and half year ago has been seating in the closet. Now it’s time to see what it will become. I plan to build a unique helmet that provides perfect fit to my head, multiple … Continue reading

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How to make a visor for your Helmet

Source Materials/Tools: – 1’x2′ 1/32″ polycarbonate (obtained from local hardware/plastics store, don’t remove the white film) – 1’x2′ auto tint (plastics store or auto bodyshop) – 2 pieces of white printer paper – spray bottle – liquid soap (dishwashing detergent … Continue reading

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Replacing motorcycle helmet every five years?

(8/3/2012;) This UK online shop sells Suomy Gunwind visor as aftermarket products. http://www.racevisors.co.uk/category/visors-genuine-suomy-gunwind (7/7/2012;) This shop sells shields for Gunwind. I might give a try. http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1/1/69/7207/ITEM/Suomy-Race-Shield-for-Ventura-and-Gunwind-Helmet.aspx Excerpt from Snell Foundation Why should you replace your helmet every five years? The … Continue reading

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