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  1. EchoSix is offline EchoSix
    Aug 17, 2009, 5:56 PM - Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #1

    I did a search, but I couldn't find anything.

    A friend wants to put together a Mr. Freeze costume and will need a good source for an acrylic dome. More oval than spherical.



    Got any sources?
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    Aug 17, 2009, 8:03 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #2

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    Aug 17, 2009, 11:00 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #3

    I have seen some people use the clear inserts from planters.
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    Aug 17, 2009, 11:50 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #4

    They'll need some snazzy blue lighting effects. There's a good EL wire tutorial here-
    http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/tut...torials_id=130
  5. EchoSix is offline EchoSix
    Aug 18, 2009, 2:44 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #5

    Thanks guys.

    The doll display domes look good, but it would really need to be made out of a plastic/acrylic, so that holes or slots could be cut in for attachment and air movement.

    This is the best one I could find for him, but oh my God, the price... http://www.finehomedisplays.com/prod...rod=70-0060brd
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    Aug 19, 2011, 1:11 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #6

    Don't know if it will help, but I found this. Still about $30 but you can specify the size, depth ect etc.

    EZ Tops manufacture small domes, globes etc...
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    Aug 19, 2011, 9:55 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #7

    I don't know if this will be useful or not but I found it rather interesting...
    Star Kustom Shop Bubbletop Fabrication - Rod & Custom Magazine

    perhaps using a technique similar to this may get the effect you are looking for for relatively cheap...
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    Aug 19, 2011, 10:20 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #8

    Guys this is an old thread he's a banned member.
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    Aug 20, 2011, 1:23 AM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #9


    DOH!

    I need to pay more attention... but of course I still stand by my suggestion...lol
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    Jan 26, 2013, 1:02 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #10

    I know I'm picking up an old thread, and yes, I know that this guy is a banned member, but I would like to know where you would be able to find domes like these?

    I've tried searching for garden cloches, but the sides are slanted, and that's not what I want...
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    Jan 26, 2013, 3:18 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #11

    Used a large garden cloche for this:



    Think it's 13" across at the base, and cost around 15.
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    Jan 26, 2013, 7:02 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #12

    the DOCTOR said: View Post
    Used a large garden cloche for this:



    Think it's 13" across at the base, and cost around 15.
    I see what you mean, but for what I need, the sides need to go straight down, not slanted - my project isn't for a Mr. Freeze helmet, but it is very similar.
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    Jan 27, 2013, 5:13 AM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #13

    You'll be very lucky to find something like that: in the US, it might be easier, in the UK practically impossible!

    My only other suggestion is to look at industrial/streetlighting globes and domes.

    Good luck!
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    Jan 27, 2013, 5:19 AM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #14

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    Jan 27, 2013, 6:41 AM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #15

    I've thought of an idea that's even cheaper - construct the helmet out of two seperate components.
    This helmet is not going to be done for Mr. Freeze, so I'll have no problem with a visible seamline - if all goes to plan, nobody will be able to see it anyway.
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    Jan 30, 2013, 2:49 AM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #16

    in the 60's to do the dome's for custom cars they would build a frame to hold it clamp in the plexi then take it to the local pizza place and put it in their oven till hot enough then take it out and air pressure the inside to get the bubble they wanted. or you could try vacuum forming it
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    Jan 30, 2013, 11:04 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #17

    These are the guys you wanna do business with dude. Home I got a dome like the one your looking for for a Freeze suit Im working on. Cost $80 Canadian shipping included.
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    Jul 23, 2013, 10:54 PM - Re: Looking for possible Mr. Freeze domes #18

    I like that frame very much.

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