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  1. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jan 25, 2009, 5:56 PM - New FP ESB Flamethrower #1

    Over the last few weeks FP and I have been collaborating on a new design for his ESB Flamethrower.
    With a ton of seen and unseen reference photos with the help from Official Pix, I think we've put together something that is much closer to what we've all had questions about, IMO.

    • I will first post assembled pics of the left ESB gauntlet. (pics below)
    • Then I will post a few of the separated parts of the flamethrower.
    • and lastly I will post comparison shots with some of the photos used...and only photos we've all seen to date unfortunately.
    * With that being said, if there was One clear photo that was out there I personally have yet to see it, and if it did exist you can bet I would try my hardiest to get permission to post it for All..... but for now I think what FP has created is a great "interpretation" and a fresh design.

    And yes folks, these new flamethrower's (with Aluminum rods) will be in the new FP gauntlet kits that are going out as we speak.

    Enjoy the pics.....special thanks to GBH for his input.



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    Last edited by Spideyfett; Jan 25, 2009 at 8:16 PM. Reason: added Aluminum rod feature.
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    Jan 25, 2009, 6:09 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #2

    Looks pretty nice!!!!! Doesn't look fun to paint though!!!
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    Jan 25, 2009, 6:29 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #3

    Quote Jango's kid said: View Post
    Looks pretty nice!!!!! Doesn't look fun to paint though!!! D
    It comes apart.
  4. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jan 25, 2009, 6:52 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #4

    PARTS:

    Not shown: The "piano keys do come off"...all four.

    And I will be painting this in the next few days to help determine what is painted, and what is not.









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    Jan 25, 2009, 6:58 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #5

    Whoa!! That looks awesome guys! I love how with that extra layer, it pushes it off of the gauntlet a little more, keeping it that much farther away from getting in the way of your hand. I can't wait until I have some FP Gauntlets!!
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    Jan 25, 2009, 7:00 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #6

    saw these in person and they are AWESOME!!!
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    Jan 25, 2009, 7:03 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #7

    Question, will they be supplied with the aluminum rods, or will they be all resin?
  8. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jan 25, 2009, 7:04 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #8

    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Whoa!! That looks awesome guys! I love how with that extra layer, it pushes it off of the gauntlet a little more, keeping it that much farther away from getting in the way of your hand. I can't wait until I have some FP Gauntlets!!
    Good point Andy.... that is called a "spacer"
    We had to come up with made-up names for each part we were talking about over the phone.
  9. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jan 25, 2009, 7:09 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #9

    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Question, will they be supplied with the aluminum rods, or will they be all resin?
    YES Sir, every one of them
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  10. Jan 25, 2009, 7:31 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #10

    Woah, Well done guys...Love the tilted design of that panel detail. Someone's got some good reference photos
  11. Jan 25, 2009, 8:26 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #11

    Love seeing all the new components in a pre-assembly mode, it all came together beautifully! Can't wait to get my kit along with the new accurately sized machined gauntlet rocket with copper tip!

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    Jan 25, 2009, 9:08 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #12

    Will these be available on their own? I bought an old FP set from someone and would love to upgrade the flamethrower.
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    Jan 25, 2009, 9:14 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #13

    Quote Bubba Fett said: View Post
    Will these be available on their own? I bought an old FP set from someone and would love to upgrade the flamethrower.
    Great question, not sure really. will let FP answer that one.
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    Jan 25, 2009, 11:00 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #14

    Holy...

    That's far cooler than I thought it was going to be. I can't wait to get mine

    Well done FP.
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    Jan 26, 2009, 2:21 AM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #15

    thats a beautiful flamethrower there. wish i had the extra cash to get a set of those gauntlets.
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    Jan 26, 2009, 9:33 AM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #16

    Last edited by SEEKER; Jan 26, 2009 at 10:23 AM.
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    Jan 26, 2009, 9:35 AM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #17

    HAHA!! I miss that picture.
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    Jan 26, 2009, 2:56 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #18

    Quote Man of War Studios said: View Post
    Woah, Well done guys...Love the tilted design of that panel detail. Someone's got some good reference photos
    Actually, no .. the pics weren't THAT good. I wish This particular aspect was all old fashioned "best guess" work. It seemed to be the only logical explanation for what's been boggling at least me for years. But it is interpretive and is obviously subject to change if we ever get a good look at the real deal. But thanks man


    Thanks everyone !

    FP
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    Jan 26, 2009, 5:29 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #19

    I'm going to drool on mine when I get them, does that count as weathering? :P

    Spideyfett, any chance you can supply a paint color guide of sorts on this thread after you paint it? I've collected a few ref. photos, but I'd love to see what you come up with.

    Thanks,
    Timmer
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    Jan 26, 2009, 5:40 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #20

    Would there be a chance of the back plate being made from aluminum? I would love to make that lovely piece an addition to my current flame unit...
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    Jan 26, 2009, 5:51 PM - New FP ESB Flamethrower #21

    I AM WITHOUT WORDS
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    Jan 26, 2009, 6:48 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #22

    This thing is a work of art. So mean looking. Next to the FPH, I'm looking forward to this
    the most.

    -Joe
    Last edited by godaking; Jan 26, 2009 at 7:06 PM.
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    Jan 26, 2009, 6:53 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #23

    Quite simply phenomenal !!!!
  24. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jan 26, 2009, 9:34 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #24

    Quote Timmer said: View Post
    Spideyfett, any chance you can supply a paint color guide of sorts on this thread after you paint it? I've collected a few ref. photos, but I'd love to see what you come up with.
    Sure thing, I'm currently painting it... I will probably post some nice pretty pics here in this thread.

    Quote Gilmore of OK said: View Post
    Would there be a chance of the back plate being made from aluminum? I would love to make that lovely piece an addition to my current flame unit...
    Actually Gilmore the disscussion has already been talked about... not anytime soon...but eventually I'm sure.
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    Jan 26, 2009, 9:49 PM - Re: New FP ESB Flamethrower #25

    Hey spidey how bout a cold cast back plate? Just wondering. Cause machining them from alluminum would be very expensive.

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