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  1. sillof's Avatar
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    May 1, 2011, 8:21 AM - My Boba Fett ROTJ EE-3 Blaster scratch & budget build #1

    Years ago (1992) my father helped me build one of my first real props, a ROTJ Boba Fett blaster.


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    It was very accurate by my standards and with the pre internet reference photos. Over the years I had always wanted to fix the innaccuracies, but it is too sentimental for me because he no longer is able to really make things. So I set about building from scratch a new ROTJ blaster. The entire thing cost undre $40.


    So I had a crosman 357 that I used for my ESB blaster. Then I found out it was a common base for fett guns. I bought another on an buyer on a online gun auction site who repairs airguns. I got it for $15 as it was non firing but was not going to be shooting anything.
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    The first (and most time consuming step) was to cut down the cylinder on the sides that looks like where the bullets go. I had worked this out on my ESB build

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    Next I removed the handle from one side and placed a large wooden rod in the cavity of the co2 container. It was held in by a generous amount of apoxie and sanded flat. This would give the stalk arm something to screw into.

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    The barrel is just 2 sizes of pvc pipe sanded down inside to fit together. The tip of the barrel is a funnel cut down with a smaller pvc pipe with it front sanded down at an angle to fit inside the funnel to give the look of a barrel.

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    The stalk was sanded down from a large piece of scrap wood bought at mendards for $1.50
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    The stalk arm was cut from some plexiglass using WOF's templates
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    More pics to come
    Last edited by sillof; May 1, 2011 at 11:05 AM.
  2. clonecollector's Avatar
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    May 1, 2011, 8:50 AM - Re: My Boba Fett ROTJ EE-3 Blaster scratch & budget build #2

    So far so good! I can't wait to see this finished like your other blaster.
  3. May 2, 2011, 4:26 AM - Re: My Boba Fett ROTJ EE-3 Blaster scratch & budget build #3

    That's a fine start you have made there, Really nice work on the stock.

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