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    Dec 12, 2006, 7:36 PM - ESB fans rejoice #1

    Wow I am amazed at how this came out. Straight out of the mold it is ready to paint.

    http://24.251.127.62:8088/gallery/ESB-EE-3

    This is the first one. I still have to do the butt stock but it is already built up and just needs to be cast.

    again this will be a 3 piece kit like the ROTJ version. I will do the first run of 5 soon.




    still working out how to get a good paint job on the barrel.
    -Bill
    Last edited by TD-4242; Dec 19, 2006 at 1:22 AM. Reason: add pictures
  2. Dec 12, 2006, 7:43 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #2

    Very nice job! I'm still looking for one for my brother's costume. Could you please PM me on cost and other info about the prop? Thanks!
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    Dec 12, 2006, 8:09 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #3

    That certainly look sweet! What did you use for the scope riser blocks? Are they scratch built?
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    Dec 12, 2006, 10:03 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #4

    I'll be offering either the ROTJ or the ESB versions again at $225 each shipped in US & Canada $245 shipped anywhere else. Add $50 for a finished and weathered version.

    Most everything is original except the scope rings. The were fabricated from a strip of aluminum that I picked up from Home Depot and bent into shape. Then cut the parts and glued to the inside and smoothed everything out.

    -Bill
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    Dec 12, 2006, 10:18 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #5

    Wow Bill ... absolutely awesome job once again!
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    Dec 13, 2006, 1:46 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #6

    Wow i gotta get in on this one! Awesome rifle you got there! Make sure to let me know when ya start taking names8)
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    Dec 13, 2006, 8:23 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #7

    Looks great! What material are you making these with?
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    Dec 13, 2006, 8:49 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #8

    Bueatiful!!!!
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    Dec 13, 2006, 10:46 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #9

    Looks awesome! BTW What are you casting these in?
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    Dec 13, 2006, 11:08 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #10

    Very nice!
    wheres the ESB list?

    sincerely!!!

    jon/shunned
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    Dec 13, 2006, 11:29 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #11

    It is made with products from Smoothon.com. A combination of Smoothcast ROTO, and UreFil 3.

    These are mixed up at 3 parts resin to 1 part Urefil and rotocasted in my rotocast machine. They are lightweight because the are hollow. The Smoothcast ROTO is very strong and slightly flexable, the UreFil 3 ads a bit of ridgity to the smoothcast ROTO and makes it rotocast clearner.

    In the close up picture of the V8 Piston rod you can see the Urefil as the white specs. This only shows up because of the flash of the camera and the fact that it is a reflective silicate based powder. You cant see it normally.
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    Dec 13, 2006, 10:02 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #12

    What will they be cast out of? I am very interested in a new blaster
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    Dec 14, 2006, 7:44 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #13

    I was thinking it would be even better to cast the Webley alone (without the greeblies or scope mount assemblies). That way the greeblies look more realistic when you put them on vice being part of the prop itself. Just one opinion...
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    Dec 18, 2006, 11:45 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #14

    I've carried one around that had them glued on and got tired of them breaking and falling off. This actually looks better and you can't tell they aren't separate pieces, and they will not break off without some serious force.

    I am waiting on a resin shipment and will start a list once it has arrived. I will be putting one each ESB & ROTJ on ebay probably tomorrow that are made from the last of my current resin.

    Keep an eye out.

    -Bill
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    Dec 19, 2006, 9:16 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #15

    So is this rubber, resin, silicone, or urethane? Awesome work!
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    Dec 19, 2006, 1:47 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #16

    TD-4242 said: View Post
    It is made with products from Smoothon.com. A combination of Smoothcast ROTO, and UreFil 3.

    These are mixed up at 3 parts resin to 1 part Urefil and rotocasted in my rotocast machine. They are lightweight because the are hollow. The Smoothcast ROTO is very strong and slightly flexable, the UreFil 3 ads a bit of ridgity to the smoothcast ROTO and makes it rotocast clearner.

    In the close up picture of the V8 Piston rod you can see the Urefil as the white specs. This only shows up because of the flash of the camera and the fact that it is a reflective silicate based powder. You cant see it normally.
    I believe its Resin...
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    Dec 19, 2006, 2:12 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #17

    Impressive, most impressive!
    DW
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    Dec 20, 2006, 5:57 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #18

    Just put a one of each kit up on eBay.

    http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZarsonsmithQQhtZ-1
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    Jan 7, 2007, 8:47 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #19

    Beautiful work....
    PM sent.
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    Jan 15, 2007, 10:34 AM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #21

    So are these pressure cast??? They look great...
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    Jan 15, 2007, 12:52 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #22

    The are hollow/rotocast, but not pressure cast.
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    Feb 21, 2007, 8:20 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #23

    Pm sent
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    Feb 21, 2007, 8:33 PM - Re: ESB fans rejoice #24

    It may be a couple of weeks but I will be starting another list soon and should be well within time for C4.

    -Bill

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