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All aluminum westar blasters interest

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I'd be interested in a pair of these depending on price.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I know a way to keep prices down. I am a droid builder as well and alot of the droid parts are farmed out to http://www.mfgquote.com/ it is a site where you submit your plans and people around the world will bid on your plans and give you a quote. That might be an avenue?
    Kamp

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I hope it is not to late, but I would love a pair. I know, I'm the new guy and a tad bit late. But! if there is room then please place me on that list.
    Thanks at ton
    Rob

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I'm definitely interested.

    So what's the word on these? Are they still a potential go?

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Color me EXTREMELY interested. I would like to know more such as price and a pic of them. But yes looking for something since MRs have shot up so high in price.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I'm interested pending price. I'd love to not have to drop $500 for the MR's, so if it could be around $250 or even less, that would be awesome. But I'll wait until a good price estimate comes in and go from there.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Got a pic of a prototype by chance?

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Mark up another interested. The Rubies just aint cutting the mustard.

    [A-G]

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    sorry for no update.trying to juggle family,work and finishing my jango for a con coming up soon here.i did talk to another offshore manufacturer and he wouldn't even touch 300 pieces.if anyone one this board could give me a cad program my relative could get a definate price and the qty would be alot lower.besides what's really holding me up is that i don't have a good sample of the components to show my relative for the cnc guy.....

    rv1

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I'm pretty sure that Wizardofflight has the Westars plotted out in CAD, but I could be wrong.

    I do know that he posted up decent enough drawings that I'm going to use those in an attempt to make my own out of PVC, wood and brass tubing.

    Here's the thread with the drawings, scroll down to post #5.

    Westar 34 schematic

    When printing it out, I used 8.5" x 11" paper, then doubled the size on a photocopier. It'll just fit on 8.5" x 14" paper. ( just make sure that the barrel is 2.5cm in diameter.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I've got the .dwg file from Alan right here. Blasters and armor. Thank you Alan :thumbup:thumbup:thumbup
    Attached Files Attached Files

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Free CAD Programs:

    http://www.askoh.com/

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I'm in only if I can get spare parts. I just need the grips and trigger sections, as my barrels are machined and the rest is resin.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    reveal1vader said: View Post
    Besides what's really holding me up is that I don't have a good sample of the components to show my relative for the cnc guy.....

    rv1
    Reveal1vader, I've got some good pics of an aluminum Westar that's been dissasembled. I don't recall where I found it, but I came accross it during one my many Google searches for reference pics. I can e-mail or PM them to you, if you think that they'd be helpful. let me know.

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    Maybe it has been done already, but just my thought. Has anyone asked Alan to use his drawings? Using them for personal use is one thing, a run is different. I know nobody is here to make a profit. But to be technical about it, you will be copying his work if you do use it. If you have not received permission, I would certainly ask.
    I asked when I was trying to get a flame thrower for ESB made. I used his drawing after he said ok. All he wanted in return was one made for him too. Well worth it.
    Last edited by Laan; Jul 13, 2007 at 11:54 AM.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I personally haven't asked Alan permission yet for the main reason that I didn't know if the drawings were what reveal1vaders brother figured the CNC guy would be able to work from. Hence why I only linked to the thread where Alan originally posted them. If the drawings turned out to be what the CNC guy needs, then I figure that it would be up to reveal1vader to ask Alan.
    Last edited by Jango72; Jul 13, 2007 at 11:41 AM.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Oh I understand. I hope I didnt come across as rude, that was not my intention. Just giving you guys one more thing to think about. I do hope this can get going for you guys though.
    Anyone think about asking psberetta?

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    I seem to recall during my exhaustive search for aluminum blaster makers, that there was one member who made some a while back.

    Any one remember who it was? Perhaps we could could persuade them to do another run... so long as we promise not to do any disintegrations.

    And not to worry Laan, you didn't come across as rude at all. I only wanted to let it be known that I do understand the whole concept of asking before using for mass productions. So it's all good.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    awsome work guys,i would use the drawings to give to the machinist for a quote only.should something materialize i would talk to alan for sure.ripoffs and freebies is one thing i don't believe in.....

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Let us know how it goes.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Be sure to keep us posted.

    In the mean time, I'm still going have a go at making some from brass tubing, PVC pipes and wood.

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    any more updates on this?

  23. #48

    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    If this is still on please let me know. I have been working on the detail drawings for Jango's blaster. Specifically detailed dimensioned drawings of each piece of the blater. I am sure that an arrangement can be worked out.

    Alan

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    i may be interested in these as well if they ever materialize

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    Re: All aluminum westar blasters interest

    Definite interest pending some pix of a prototype and set price.

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