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Do I have to worry about what paint I use or damaging the helmet, if I want to custom paint one? Or can I just scuff and paint away, bc/cc?
 

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i've been told that you can compromise the structural integrity (solvent soaks into the material and creates softening) by painting a helmet.better safe than sorry-call or e-mail the helmet maker and ask them.
can you apply vinyl decals instead? a good applicator can do almost anything you'd like and there's no risk to the helmet or your head inside it:D
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I've never known anyone to use anything other than automotive paint. Also had a friend that used to paint helmets at Simpson Racing years ago. He never said anything about any special paint.. But I guess its possible.
 

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Just dont paint it with something flamable.
 

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My son is an ice hockey goalie. When he was in youth hockey we did fair amount of research and found that if a goalie mask or hockey helmet had to be painted by a certified painter. If not the the mask or helmet would lose it's certification and was not allowed and considered illegal equipment in USA Hockey and Canadian Amateur Hockey. I would check with the governing body before you paint it.
 

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Originally Posted by firebird77clone View Post
do you intend to crash?

If not, then paint the sucker.


build it to crash and hope you don't x2
 
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