If the stormtroopers ever got upgraded suits, we highly recommend they switch to these carbon fiber helmets, painted if necessary, as they weigh just a single pound. This one-off model was made by Leonard Carson, an engineering technician at San Diego Composites. Unfortunately (or fortunately for whoever bought it), it has been snatched up for a cool $3,500. Continue reading for a video and more information.
“Protecting the evil Sith Lord and Emperor Palpatine along with his commander Darth Vader might have been a bit easier with the use of these Carbon Fiber Stormtrooper Helmets. Designed by Leonard Carson, this helmet was made using aerospace grade carbon fiber that is not only extremely strong, but weighs in at just over a pound,” says HiConsumption.