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STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Thanks Gamer! Glad you like!

    Irish, take your time, I'm not rushing it at this point. I failed to realize this is a holiday weekend.
    Coupled with how well my last runs have gone, I WAS a bit surpirsed with the small reaction, but am now content to wait a bit more while we all enjoy the start of summer (that's what I get for sitting in a basement all day!). I'm also content to sit and finish off my Ghostbuster costume for Marcon here in Ohio this weekend! I'll be around, talk soon gang!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Looks great. How does the foam fit into this? I could see the rubber gun, but would foam look rigid enough like a solid surface?

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    The rubber is an outer skin that 's brushed onto each ahlve of the mold. After about 15-30 minutes, its expands a little, and the foam is poured into the assembled mold. If it didn't have the support bar, yea, it'd be pretty floppy.

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    Oh, ok! So the outside of the blaster is rubber and the inside is foam filled with a support bar, making the gun a solid piece. I see now, thanks!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Please add me to the list as well, WITH full scope.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Any word on the ESB version?

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Yep, I'll be doing that one IF this one's a fair success, and after the master comes outta the mold. No silicone today I hate that, cause not only is this project underway, but a new Proton Pack kit, and a few last Scout Blasters . . .this hasn't been a good week for props in my house, but hey, the weekend's here! Whoo!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Hotshot,

    Throw me on the list and PM sent

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Thanks Pen, got you on there.
    Hope everyone had a great long weekend! I' should have one of these made and painted up by mid-week. see you soon!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    First paint test. I've got the scope cast and pulled, and am very, very happy with how it's come out. Cleanup was straightfrward, and the lines are underneath the scope.
    This scope is made out of resin for my own 'wall hanger.' This started as a mid grey, then primed black, misted with grey primer, then drybrushed lighter. I then hit it with a coat of semi gloss, and added the rust. Lastly, I did the gold, silver, and black chips.

    What's really fun, is peek into the scope, and a small reticle decal's hiding in there. Though you guys would like that detail.

    Hope this get's you guys fired up some more!
    Thanks!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    First paint test. I've got the scope cast and pulled, and am very, very happy with how it's come out. Cleanup was straightforward, and the cast lines are underneath the scope.
    This scope is made out of resin for my own 'wall hanger.' This started as a mid grey, then primed black, misted with grey primer, then drybrushed lighter. I then hit it with a coat of semi gloss, and added the rust. Lastly, I did the gold, silver, and black chips.

    What's really fun, is peek into the scope, and a small reticle decal's hiding in there. Though you guys would like that detail. More pics of it later on.

    Hope this get's you guys fired up some more, and a few more on the list!
    Thanks!
    Last edited by Hotshot; Jul 16, 2008 at 11:03 AM.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Finsihed my rifle this morning.
    As much trouble as pouring resin into a mold designed for foam was, I'm very happy to have one of these. Aw who am I kidding . . .I carried it around and 'shot' everything in the house!!

    I'm now very confident on moving forward with the buildups, so anyone whose interested, you've been PM'd, and I hope we can get all 15 spots filled!!!
    Thanks!
    Last edited by Hotshot; Jul 16, 2008 at 11:02 AM.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    PM sent

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Hotshot, that is one very sweet EE3...:thumbup:thumbup:thumbup

    Awesome work bro!!!

    Tim.

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    when are you going to make an ESB one? i would buy one in a second. your price is so good on the ROTJ rifle, i may have to pick up both versions.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    put me on the list for one of those bad boys

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    I'll be starting the ESB after a week, and will start assembling parts on Monday (gee, where will I get Molex connectors? )
    I am NOT looking forward to scratchbuilding those stock greeblies though, eeep . .
    I'm really glad you guys like it! I'm a pretty proud papa!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Hotshot said: View Post
    I'll be starting the ESB after a week, and will start assembling parts on Monday (gee, where will I get Molex connectors? )
    I am NOT looking forward to scratchbuilding those stock greeblies though, eeep . .
    I'm really glad you guys like it! I'm a pretty proud papa!
    get me on the ESB list. Im trying to be first on that.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Gald you guys are excited about an ESB too! I'm gearing up for the start of these, so be sure to get your money in, and if you haven't responded to my group PM that went out, be sure to post here or PM weather or not you're in.
    I also expanded this to the RPF, so 15 is the number we're shooting for.

    Thanks!!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    PP sent.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Wow Hotshot!


    Just... Wow!


    Could you put me down for one?
    How soon do you require payment??

    Thanks,

    Pauly

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    No problem. Got you on the list. Send payment at your earliest conveinance!!

    Thanks for the payment Lucksy! Got it!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Im suprised that these are not going faster. Im sure once these get into the population you have a few PM's in the box.

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    Heh, yea. I thought they'd go like hotcakes . . . but they ARE moving. I'm just happy to have an excuse to hang out here as much as I used to!

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    Re: STUNT ROTJ Fett rifles, finally! Big pics.

    PP Sent!!

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