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  1. DL44 Blaster's Avatar
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    Sep 4, 2005, 1:55 PM - My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #1

    After 5 years in the making I finally aquired all the parts and time I needed to pull this off. Barring the sling screw posts and sling it is complete. Special thanks to:
    Hand Schaub
    Boba Freek
    kurtyboy
    Braks Buddy
    steveday
    Omega man

    Parts consist of mainly original parts:
    1)An authentic Webley&Scott No.1 Mark1 bronze casting
    2)An original A.S.I. 4x20 scope with correct original vintage scope rings
    3)An original Heiland (sorry guys,no MPP here)
    4)An original set of vintage UK split plugs
    5)An original set of vintage V-8 connecting rods
    6)An original set of "Molex connectors"
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    Sep 4, 2005, 2:11 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #2

    sssaaaweeeet!!!!!! I am so freaked out by this!!! bloody awesome!
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    Sep 4, 2005, 3:46 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #3

    That's a beautiful piece of work, you've obviously done your homework, excellent!
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    Sep 4, 2005, 5:08 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #4

    HOLLY SHNIKES!

    WERE NOT WORTHY, WERE NOT WORTHY! :thumbup :thumbup :thumbup
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    Sep 4, 2005, 5:19 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #5

    WOH!! thaats nice
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    Sep 4, 2005, 6:16 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #6

    Damn! I just got misty eyed looking at that! Pure Perfection!!!!
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    Sep 4, 2005, 6:24 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #7

    That blaster looks functional!!
    Outstanding work

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    Sep 4, 2005, 8:35 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #8

    Thanks so much for all the kind comments guys....:o This was one of the most fun blasters I've ever done. There was a time when I thought I'd never find all the parts,but I hung in there and it really turned out better than even I expected when I started out so many years ago.


    Steve
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    Sep 5, 2005, 10:27 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #9

    Now that is a NICE blaster! Even more impressive that it's mostly original parts
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    Sep 5, 2005, 10:35 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #10

    That is so beatuiful
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    Sep 5, 2005, 10:22 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #11

    awsome ESB blaster. but.... i beleave your heiland is upsidedown. the circles are spose to go on the bottom not the top.
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    Sep 6, 2005, 12:43 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #12

    Quote BobaFettSlave_1 said:
    awsome ESB blaster. but.... i beleave your heiland is upsidedown. the circles are spose to go on the bottom not the top.
    Nope, looks like he got it right
    Also, here's the only decent photo I can find of the side box detail. Beats me what it is.
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    Sep 6, 2005, 9:45 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #13

    wow....I am in pure awe...and the amout of original pieces incorporated just blows me away...very cool.
  15. Sep 7, 2005, 10:18 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #14

    WOW! Remarkable. Excellent work!! Be proud.
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    Sep 8, 2005, 12:21 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #15

    I don't think I've ever said this about anybody's work before, but there's a first time for everything:

    I think that's the best [blaster] I've seen.

    Terrific work. All the original pieces only add to it's perfection.
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    Sep 15, 2005, 8:23 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #16

    the blaster is excelent but i still think the heiland is up side down. the oval hole on top is the hole on the MPP. heres a pic. i think that the circular holes are on the left side of the flash when the oval is on top. that may be why you never see the holes on film i circles where the holes are. in the film pic you cant see them cause they are facing fett.

    srry bout the crappy number job :P
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    Sep 15, 2005, 10:42 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #17

    wow! Most excellent! I'm really jealous now


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    Sep 15, 2005, 11:34 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #18

    that looks amazing.
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    Sep 15, 2005, 2:17 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #19

    I see what you mean,but keep in mind that the "emitter" area of the Heiland and MPP differ from their respective shrouds and mounting points. Thus the oval holes are rotated in a different fashion. At the very most the screen cap could be rotated about 5 degrees more to the left than mine,not the full 180 that you say...I wanted an even amount showing on each side. Having the etched "Heiland" rotated to the bottom is also nice for aesthetics.


    Steve
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    Sep 15, 2005, 2:29 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #20

    no i agree with you i just changed my mind when i posted that. the ircle holes would be visible to you but not someone looking at you
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    Sep 15, 2005, 2:53 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #21

    I think thats the coolest looking ESB blaster I've ever seen!!!! What a beauty!!
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    Sep 15, 2005, 4:38 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #22

    Great job.. What an accomplishment.
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    Sep 15, 2005, 10:34 PM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #23

    It just doesn't get any better than this...deadly.
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    Oct 23, 2005, 12:34 AM - Re: My Finished ESB EE-3!!!! #24

    man i need some of those scope rings, i get to dig through grandpa's junk box this thanksgiving
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