Jump to content

Rejected


cagedfalcon

Recommended Posts

So, I had this helmet laying around & an old lamp. Helmet had no suspension, drilled out copper rivet.

Soft color LED bulb puts out a nice glow.Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

 

Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
BILL THE PATCH

Nice job, it's yours to do with as you like. I'm shocked nobody is giving you a hard time for doing that. Give it time. Lol

 

Sent from my XT1031 using Tapatalk

 

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

All I did was remove a rivet & use existing hole. Using LED creates almost no heat to preserve finish.

 

Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Awesome!

Does the red line across it mean it failed inspection at some point and was retired?

Really an awesome lamp! Nce job !

Link to post
Share on other sites
Cap Camouflage Pattern I

Awesome!

Does the red line across it mean it failed inspection at some point and was retired?

Really an awesome lamp! Nce job !

Yes, at the factories a helmet from each batch was tested with a special .45 bullet. If they failed a hole was punched in the rim and a red stripe painted over the top. They were used for training only.

A picture is worth a thousand words, so here's a thousand pictures!

"I read that in war bad things happen, Ain't that the ************* truth" -1st Lt Mike Scotti

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

No harm no foul, honestly I think it looks great nice creation. Somebody would most likely buy something like that, you have actually increased its value!

Please Remember the Following Service Members who have passed on!

 

Manley S Webb- 1925-2006 US Navy WW2

James W Boutilier - 1921-1983 US Navy Seabees WW2

Russell W Haight - 1876-1953 Spanish American War, Cuban Pacification, Mexican Border War NYNG

Lt Colonel William H Warren 1921-2014 USAF

Link to post
Share on other sites

I guess this one has had a bit more harm done to it ...

 

 

Bill

 

 

Or this one... which could be yours for only $245!

post-32676-0-70997300-1578580893.jpg

spacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.png

spacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.png

spacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.png

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

 

Or this one... which could be yours for only $245!

I intentionally used the original lamp finial so it didn't have a pickle stabber on top.

 

Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

I guess this one has had a bit more harm done to it ...

 

MDR4TQU.jpg

 

Bill

 

i love the look of this one , although i dont condone harming a ww2 helmet it would be nice with a euroclone shell??....mike

Always looking for and buying 50's era 11th Airborne/ 187th ARCT/ 82nd Airborne tac mark painted jump helmets!

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

I intentionally used the original lamp finial so it didn't have a pickle stabber on top.

 

Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk

 

Good call, yours looks great!

This was one I saw in an antique mall last fall, it's NOT mine!

spacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.png

spacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.png

spacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.png

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

MattS I saw that helmet at the Dayton antique shop! It’s quite nice.

There Are No Atheists in Foxholes -Anonymous

My account is in honor of my late great, Grandfather SSGT Joseph M Gill WW2 - Korea Veteran. We miss you every day.

Always Interested in 77th Division Items WW1-WW2!

Link to post
Share on other sites

I have one similar that works as well. But it is obviously "period" done, what ever "period" that may be judging by the electrical components...

post-9647-0-27473800-1578693579_thumb.jpeg

Learn to ride hard, shoot straight, dance well and so live that you can, if necessary, look any man in the eye and tell him to go to Hell! US Cavalry Manual, 1923

 

donation2010.gifdonation2011.gifdonation2012.gif

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.