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  1. Dec 14, 2015, 6:49 PM - EE-3 Build for Functionality! #1

    Hey everyone!
    Recently got my hands on an old MLS ESB EE-3 cast. Not the cleanest, but VERY sturdy. (And heavy...EE-3 Build for Functionality! EE-3 Build for Functionality!) I plan on turning this into a semi-functional trooping blaster as the5thhorseman did. So, here's a few pics of where I'm at...
    These 3 pieces were epoxied together. Which scared me at first. They weren't too tough to separate actually!
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    Then I went to the barrel. These pieces were epoxied together too!!! Ugh!! This was harder to get at and as you can see, the bottom corner snapped but no worries! Superglued it right after I sanded down the insanely thick seam! Loluploadfromtaptalk1450140473878-jpg
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    Thank Fett the MLS EE-3s are much more beautiful now!! This is going to be a fun build!

    I'll keep this thread updated
    -Gav
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  3. LB66679's Avatar
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    Dec 14, 2015, 6:59 PM - Re: EE-3 Build for Functionality! #2

    Can't wait to see the build on this !
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    Dec 15, 2015, 2:35 PM - Re: EE-3 Build for Functionality! #3

    By semi-functional, do you mean adding lights and sound or what all are you planning?
  5. Dec 15, 2015, 2:42 PM - Re: EE-3 Build for Functionality! #4

    I hope he means a full on energy wepon ha that would be a winner!
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    Dec 15, 2015, 2:46 PM - Re: EE-3 Build for Functionality! #5

    very interesting thread and nice blaster. What do you mean by semi-functional though? You've tweaked my curiosity now
  7. Dec 15, 2015, 3:05 PM - Re: EE-3 Build for Functionality! #6

    Quote Bounty1138 said: View Post
    By semi-functional, do you mean adding lights and sound or what all are you planning?
    Quote Silverstalker said: View Post
    I hope he means a full on energy wepon ha that would be a winner!

    Quote Ronin677 said: View Post
    very interesting thread and nice blaster. What do you mean by semi-functional though? You've tweaked my curiosity now
    Lol I guess I should've specified! By semi functional I meant following the basic guidelines of the 5thhorsemans build, making the barrel swivel and allowing most parts to be screwed on/off and detached safely. The only problem is the hammer and trigger and trigger guard are molded into the main gun, so I think I'll leave those alone, let them stay sturdy as they are (for now) and concentrate on everything else.


    Oh... and possible ideas for lights and sounds EE-3 Build for Functionality!

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  8. Dec 15, 2015, 5:45 PM - Re: EE-3 Build for Functionality! #7

    UPDATE: Got the barrel and locking mechanism all set, so now the barrel can flip with ease! Only thing I'd like to smooth out would be getting the lock to spring up into place instead of sliding it, but I don't want to hurt anything lol

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  9. Dec 16, 2015, 8:23 AM - Re: EE-3 Build for Functionality! #8

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    Here you can see the spring and the barrel tilt, had to carve out that little block on the underside of the barrel so the barrel could fold down. So far so good!

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