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    Oct 10, 2006, 7:41 PM - ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #1

    im having problems figuring out what to use for the stock mount thingy that looks like a sideways y. any ideas? help!!!!
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    Oct 10, 2006, 7:57 PM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #2

    If I were you I would just fabricate it out of wood.
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    Oct 10, 2006, 9:34 PM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #3

    Whatever you do decide to use, remember that's an area of stress concentrations. If the blaster is likely to break anywhere, it's most likely gonna break there first.
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    Oct 10, 2006, 11:25 PM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #4

    good call guys thanks.
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    Oct 11, 2006, 12:08 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #5

    Exactly you can make the templates and make it in wood.
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    Oct 11, 2006, 2:01 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #6

    I had mine laser cut in wood.

    There are even some in resin on ebay, just check out the stores after you type in, "Fett Prop."

    You could also send a PM to Sidewinder, he makes the entire blaster, I'm sure he wouldn't mind making a single part for you. His is also reinforced with steel I believe..
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    Oct 11, 2006, 7:20 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #7

    i used an old alluminium road sign.
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    Oct 11, 2006, 9:11 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #8

    can you post a pic of your road sign part?
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    Oct 11, 2006, 9:14 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #9

    Quote Ronin677 said: View Post
    i used an old alluminium road sign.
    How thick was it?
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    Oct 11, 2006, 9:16 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #10

    To hankey01 you must speak



    Make some he has...
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    Oct 11, 2006, 9:29 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #11

    I am having my new kits done with water jet cut aluminum. Once I have the first 5 done I'll start posting kit pictures.

    -Bill
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    Oct 11, 2006, 9:42 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #12

    I made one out of 1/4" Sintra and it's wobbly! I suggest aluminum.

    J-ROCK
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    Oct 11, 2006, 11:41 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #13

    Quote Ronin677 said: View Post
    i used an old alluminium road sign.
    Where'd you end up getting a road sign?
  14. Oct 11, 2006, 11:45 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #14

    Layer several layers of Sintra, Polystyrene, ABS, plywood or what have yah with layers of fiberglass resin and reinforcing fabric..Layer it like a cake to the thickness you want..works well
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    Oct 11, 2006, 10:54 PM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #15

    I traced my stock part to 10mm plywood, and then dremelled the whole thing to shape. If the weapon is to break at some point, it is in the seam where I attached the plywood to the hilt. But the stock will not break, that's for sure though..
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    Oct 12, 2006, 9:50 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #16

    There is the option of getting a resin castin from an original webley stock braket.

    I do have a mold to make one and I know
    sidewinder could get you one too. If you want to go that route
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    Oct 13, 2006, 6:04 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #17

    How about MDF , its pretty strong & easier to sand to a smooth finish than plywood ,alternatively sidewinders are resin reinforced with metal and i am sure he could supply one to you .
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    Oct 13, 2006, 9:03 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #18

    I cut mine out of 1/8 inch aluminum with a dremel. The thing is super stong an durable, it took me forever though
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    Oct 13, 2006, 9:44 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #19

    This is an original on the left, a cleaned and painted one on the original stock in the center, and a raw 1/4" water cut alluminium one on the right.

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    Oct 13, 2006, 11:12 AM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #20

    Quote TANGO'D FETT said: View Post
    How about MDF , its pretty strong & easier to sand to a smooth finish than plywood ,alternatively sidewinders are resin reinforced with metal and i am sure he could supply one to you .
    This is what I'm doing. Seems really solid, but it's a little thicker than the real thing. I'll post pics eventually....
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    Oct 13, 2006, 1:10 PM - Re: ESB RIFLE PART HELP PLZ!!! #21

    I used 3/8" plywood. Works great only thing you need to watch is make sure you cut the stock with the grain of the plywood going from front to back not top to bottom. If you do cut it with the grain running from top to bottom it will not be very sturdy.
    Mark

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