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Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

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    Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    I wanted an ESB blaster, but I am one broke sucker! So I decided to build one myself!

    [FONT=Arial]Here's how I did it.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial]1) Here's the parts laid out (Note: I am possibly going to have another pistol, and I had to use a bigger piece of wood for the stock, those pics are coming soon.)[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]2) The flash tube was from a curling iron I purchased at the thrift store, although I had to arm wrestle my wife over it, I won! Shop smart...shop, S-Mart![/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]3) I used PVC pipe for the barrell and used a PVC union cut it in half and sanded it down for the scope mounts. (Actually I went through 3 of em, the first time I tried to cut em with a table saw, and it shattered like glass....doh! Back to the lumber yard!)[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]4) I used a swiffer type mop handle for the other eye piece for my scope. (Also purchased at the local thrift store, man I love that place, not only can I purchase my underwear for cheap, but I can build deadly Sci-Fi weaponry! )[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]5) I then cut small pieces of wood with a hacksaw (geez, my arms feel like they are going to fall off, manual labor sucks!) [/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]I then sanded them down and JB Welded them on the PVC scope mounts to make them the top parts of the scope mounts.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]6) I then took the mop handle and cut it down... I wasn't thinking and cut off the metal part that I could have used to slide into my scope, and glued....[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]7) So, I needed some way to attach it to the scope, a lid or something, hmm...So I went through the medicine cabinets, through the toothpaste tubes, through the lotions and creams, and found the perfect fit...[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]Vagisil[/FONT][FONT=Arial] , that's right guys, not only is it good for the most intimate itch, it's great for putting your eyepiece on your scope! No more itchy eye! [/FONT]


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    [FONT=Arial]Now we're making progress!!![/FONT]


    [FONT=Arial]Say Hi to Chewie.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]More pics to come guys![/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial]G-Fett[/FONT]

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    skills dude...skills...and so creative!! i scratchbuilt a blaster, but by no means was it this cool...so ya, resorted to sidewinder...manual labor sucks... not having enough money for my wife's b-day is going to suck as well.... just kidding, really...nice work brother!!

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    FettDad said: View Post
    skills dude...skills...and so creative!! i scratchbuilt a blaster, but by no means was it this cool...so ya, resorted to sidewinder...manual labor sucks... not having enough money for my wife's b-day is going to suck as well.... just kidding, really...nice work brother!!

    Thanks bro! It's a work in progress, and one heck of a learning experience.

    G-Fett

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    that is how my blaster was...it was the first thing i started building when i got into this whole project...frustrating, but really rewarding too...i didnt make mine very accurate, used obiwan's tutorial website and his instructions to do mine...it is okay, but i got too far in and had to go with sidewinder's kit cause i didnt want to put more time into it to make it more accurate...oh well...love what you are doing....

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    FettDad said: View Post
    that is how my blaster was...it was the first thing i started building when i got into this whole project...frustrating, but really rewarding too...i didnt make mine very accurate, used obiwan's tutorial website and his instructions to do mine...it is okay, but i got too far in and had to go with sidewinder's kit cause i didnt want to put more time into it to make it more accurate...oh well...love what you are doing....
    Yeah, If I could afford a kit, I would! BUt ah well, if I can pull it off, it will be a great feeling.

    Thanks again brutha!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Wow, very creative man. The vagisil was creative to

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Awesome scratch build now paint her up!!

    Here's my Chewbacca "Chewie"
    Studio Fett said: View Post
    [FONT=Arial]Say Hi to Chewie.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial]G-Fett[/FONT]

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    TR 4059 said: View Post
    Wow, very creative man. The vagisil was creative to
    haha, thanks, I thought so too!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Nice work, it's looking really good!

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    MandalorFett said: View Post
    Nice work, it's looking really good!
    Thanks alot man, appreciate that!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Sixxgunn13 said: View Post
    Awesome scratch build now paint her up!!

    Here's my Chewbacca "Chewie"
    Thanks man, will do! I like your Chewie, too.

    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    looks great so far. keep it coming

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    BobaFettSlave_1 said: View Post
    looks great so far. keep it coming
    Thanks man! My first attempt, and I'm liking it.

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    And here's an update, lotsa paint! I think I mighta gone a little to crazy with the weathering, but I like it none the less. Hope you guy's do too.





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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Looking good Studio

    I always admire folks using their resources to complete a goal......
    Say how is the "bucket" coming?

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    Looking good Studio

    I always admire folks using their resources to complete a goal......
    Say how is the "bucket" coming?
    Thanks Mike, I'm a junk man dumby! Just call me Boba Thrift.

    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    looks good so far!

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    good job...i need to start making a blaster. i definitely like the scratchbuilt ideas you have given me...lol.

    keep it up

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Sixxgunn13 said: View Post
    looks good so far!
    Thanks man! Appreciate that.
    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    MissFett said: View Post

    good job...i need to start making a blaster. i definitely like the scratchbuilt ideas you have given me...lol.

    keep it up
    Glad I could help! This has been a blast making! Good luck with your blaster.

    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    You may want to drill the holes in the "flash tube" I know there are Ref. for placement if you do a search... if not i can post pics of my tube...though there is debate on what is the correct make/model used.
    I uses a Heiland, others use MPP.

    good luck.

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Sixxgunn13 said: View Post
    You may want to drill the holes in the "flash tube" I know there are Ref. for placement if you do a search... if not i can post pics of my tube...though there is debate on what is the correct make/model used.
    I uses a Heiland, others use MPP.

    good luck.
    Yeah I started to do that, and my bit skipped because of the roundness and scratched the tube, so I put that idea away temporarily. But if you wanted to post your pics, that would be cool.

    G-Fett

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Heres a vid, I'll post measurement later tonight.
    http://www.youtube.com/v/O7_aEd_1IdE

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    nice!!!

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    Re: Scratch Built ESB Blaster-Oh Boy!

    Sixxgunn13 said: View Post
    Heres a vid, I'll post measurement later tonight.
    http://www.youtube.com/v/O7_aEd_1IdE
    Sweet thanks alot man!

    G-Fett

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