So, I picked up one of the hoplites Premiere Props was recently selling on eBay for pretty cheap and it turned out pretty good, although it was missing the sandals.
Upon getting it, I recommended a buddy get in on the action. He picked one up, with the helmet in the auction looking like this.
Now in PP's defense, they said this wasn't the exact helmet, but take a look at what he got instead.
I spent 2 hours with a heat gun, carefully reshaping the helmet and was pretty happy with how it turned out, but the thing is, when they shipped it, it wasn't even wearable and they shipped it KNOWING it wasn't, without even mentioning it...
REALLY disappointed to see the continued utter lack of any care on the part of Premiere Props. It is only their rock-bottom prices on eBay that makes buying from them even a consideration, but I guess you get what you pay for and sometimes, you don't even get that!