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  1. Stormrider's Avatar
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    Jan 12, 2009, 10:20 AM - Yet another webley list. #1

    As of late webley runs have come from every direction.

    Well, seeing as it appears theres never going to be a time when theres not a run going I might as well give you all some details on mine.

    I have been working the molds but have not had strength to demold anything. This weekend I went a little further, and poured the barrell.

    The cool thing about this project, is I intend them to come out of the mold with no seam lines on any outward facing surfaces.

    Meaning you wont clean them up. Im putting together a material list that will give the gun extremely durable properties. I intend to use a mixture of rubber, resin, float and other materials im workign with alumilite with, to create a gun thats extremely acurate.

    Unfortunately this isnt going to be a $40 budget fett run. It will be sub 200 shipped item. I will most likely clean the flashing and test fit them all to make sure they are right before they ship. Each piece of the itemw ill be the correct color/material. The grips will be bronze, the dbracket gunmetal/silver gun black. stock dark brown so that any scratches/chips wont show white resin through. You know the deal. All the extra touches that make it viable for both use and long term wear.


    Here, for your interest, is the first pic of a pulled barrell. No cleanup has been done on this. I simply swiped some rub and buff on the edges to give it a little bit of a worn look.

    Input is welcome. Interest is even more welcome. At the end of the run my webley will be for sale for what I paid for it.



    Pretty cool ehh? The above barrell is in shock resistant pourable plastic.

    I dropped it from my loft onto carpeting and it didnt budge. On concrete, they 'scrape' but dont crack.

    Because of the way Im creating this, i intend to be able to sell 'replacement' pieces so that if you do manage to break them, you wont need an entire kit. Just a barrell for $40.

    Thanks.
    mason
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    Jan 12, 2009, 11:49 AM - Re: Yet another webley list. #2

    Looks great. Really a great pull there. Sounds like a really interesting project.
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    Jan 12, 2009, 12:48 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #3

    Interested!
  4. Jan 12, 2009, 12:59 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #4

    Interested on both accounts!
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    Jan 12, 2009, 2:04 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #5

    Good luck with this Mike, your work speaks for itself and I am sure the price will reflect excellent valu for money.

    Don't want to commit just yet (but don't want to miss the boat either!) I will have to bide my time for the moment. Seriously interested in the actual gun.
  6. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Jan 12, 2009, 2:09 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #6

    been waiting on this sucka for awhile, and Mike you know i am totally in on this one!!
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    Jan 12, 2009, 2:10 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #7

    Wandered when this would appear Mason... looks very clean!
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    Jan 12, 2009, 2:49 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #8

    yes. I would get one of them
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    Jan 12, 2009, 4:43 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #9

    You've got my attention ;-)
  10. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jan 12, 2009, 7:33 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #10

    Interested!!
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    Jan 12, 2009, 7:47 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #11

    Interested!
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    Jan 12, 2009, 9:00 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #12

    You know me Brother. I'm interested as with all else.
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    Jan 12, 2009, 10:11 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #13

    I'm intrested
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    Jan 12, 2009, 10:42 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #14

    interested for sure.
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    Jan 12, 2009, 10:48 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #15

    Thats pretty cool!!!!!!!!!!
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    Jan 12, 2009, 11:27 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #16

    I forgot to mention in my earlier post that I am interested as well.
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    Jan 13, 2009, 8:43 AM - Re: Yet another webley list. #17

    Last night I tweaked the barrell mold a bit to clear up a few bubbles that were happening in non visible parts of the mold. It should be 99% bubble free now. The bubbles didnt cause any real blemish, but I want the whole thing to be as solid as possible.

    I finished up a couple of the smaller pieces, such as the grip and the barrell lock.

    Im going to put the dclamp in rubber tonight, for the second time, to try to get it to be all one solid piece, and to get it bubble free. So far its proving a bit difficult, but not impossible.

    After careful consideration, I decided to fill most of the holes with clay. Instead of having them show in the mold. This is because the screws in the gun are a really strange size. This way if you want to use the screws to attach pieces you can just tap the hole to the size you want.

    These 1917 british screws are non conventional to say the least
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    Jan 13, 2009, 3:10 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #18

    Very interested!!
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    Jan 13, 2009, 3:50 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #19

    You do good work..im interested as well.
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    Jan 13, 2009, 6:43 PM - Re: Yet another webley list. #20

    Count me in!
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    Jan 14, 2009, 8:57 AM - Re: Yet another webley list. #21

    I had some nice breakthroughs last night.

    As you know, or to recap, the goal here is a webley cast thats durable, modular, and has no (or very very few) parting lines.

    I feel ive broken new ground with the barrell, and the stock as of now.

    Im doing some pulls of the smaller pieces now, such as the grip in a bronze/brass hybrid look. The barrell lock is done, and those lock in nice.

    The next piece is the hand grip. Again, these are complicated to get a nice pour with no air bubbles, and no seam line on it. But im confident I can get something pretty close.

    Last night, I wanted to test my theoretical next step in the webley process. Instead of high impact, virtually unbreakable plastic, I poured some barrells in.....RUBBER. Just like my knees. The end result was a lot better than I had hoped for. I think that I will be able to offer these in rubber as well.

    If someone could answer this for me, id be grateful since ive never seen a real webley kit converted.

    1. How far into the barrell does the tube insert?
    2. When dropped whats the most common piece to break on a resin blaster?
    3. If you have my rubber knees, you know how durable they are, are yo uinterested in a rubber gun with no cleanup/seamline? That weights about 1/3 what a solid resin gun would?


    The following pic is the barrell in rubber. note when I shake this thing, it doesnt deform. It doesnt sag, and it doesnt show any deformation once its been bent and returned to normal. The barrel your looking at has been bent in half 50 times. I think that I would fill it with nerf foam to add a miniscule amount of weight, but give it a little more shape support. Im not sure thats necessary though.

    Once I get the full gun built up in rubber ill know a little more.

    Rubber is a little more expensive and harder to work with, but if the gun never breaks, and comes out with 'original' finish on it, thats got to be worth something.



    This barrell was trimmed with my fingers. If you own the knees, its similar trimming on the inside with a small pair of scissors.
  22. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jan 14, 2009, 9:41 AM - Re: Yet another webley list. #22

    Niiiice work...impressive
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    Jan 14, 2009, 11:20 AM - Re: Yet another webley list. #23

    Agreed
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    Jan 14, 2009, 11:24 AM - Re: Yet another webley list. #24

    That looks fantastic Storm!
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    Jan 14, 2009, 11:39 AM - Re: Yet another webley list. #25

    looking good storm...

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