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interest in an aluminum blaster

  1. #51

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I'll call the machinist tomorrow to get a final quote based on the number of people so hopefully he'll be able to get that back to me right away and I can post that tomorrow afternoon.

  2. #52
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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Moncal,

    Does this price include the resin kit to go with it? As I don't really want to pull apart the one we've got so far. I may sell that to help fund this baby see.

    ....and I'm after the hollow design please dude

  3. #53

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I' am interested as well.
    List was closed yesterday, but maybe there is still a chance to
    put me on?

    Thanks
    Jen

  4. #54
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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Sorry to be a pain but I keep getting clobbered with UK tax customs charges so I'll pull out of this one.
    Move TK2542 on instead but I will still have the resin one as Becky is going to try and make one herself, LOL

    Go girl!

  5. #55

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    "TRY" being the appropriate word as i havent been on a lathe since i was 8 LOL That doesnt mean i started early and am skilled, i just turned all the handles and hoped for the best!!

    I just figured i have access to a lathe and a milling machine every day so why shouldnt i have a go

  6. #56

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I've updated the first post with a final quote

  7. #57
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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    hey cal whereas i have one of your blasters, can i hollow out the handle enough myslef to fit the needed electronics or is it something that will need to come in two halves, which the elctronics will be fitting into one half and then glued together?

    also when would you need the payment by?

  8. #58

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I believe I will need to make the handle in two halves to allow access for placing the speaker, batteries, switch, wires etc.

    You could possibly cut it in half yourself and hollow it out but I would need it for hyperdyne to do the installation probably.

    As for payment. As soon as possible would be great. Based on past experience I am sure he will start the run with half of the total for all 18 pieces paid upfront but I won't be able to pick up the blasters until the total balance is paid for.

  9. #59
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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Oh wow, I missed the updates on this thread! I hope it isn't too late to add one more blaster barrel to the run. Yikes!

  10. #60

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I can probably add one or two more for the same price.

    Sorry gang. I'll get to your pm's asap. I'm just dropping in real quick so I'll try to get back here tomorrow and follow up!

  11. #61
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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Cool.....resin handle <cough> ahem, oh I need to see a doctor about that

  12. #62

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    New updates top of first post

  13. #63

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I've made updates to the list and first post.

  14. #64

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    8 more payments and we can get the machinist going

    I might get him started if I can get a couple more payments and I'll cover the rest but I don't want to be stuck with a bunch of these.

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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Hey Cal! PayPal sent for a hollow blaster kit!

    Thanks for your work on this!

  16. #66

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I still need a few payments before I can get the CNC shop rolling.

  17. #67

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Well, I'm not sure what to do. One person has definitely asked to be removed from the list but I haven't heard from 3 others.

    If I drop the run down to 16 it will raise the price for each of us. I could leave it at 20 but I would have to cover the cost and be stuck with extra blasters.

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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Well... we all knew that the price was tentative depending upon how many of us signed up. You shouldn't have to pay for that. Just my opinion.

    You can use the money and put out a contract on the no-pays!

  19. #69

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I've updated the first post.

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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Sorry that you had to take a hit on some of these. Hopefully you shouldn't have a problem selling them.

  21. #71

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Well.. it's not too bad if I only have to cover the cost of a few of them. I'm sure I can sell them in the future. There will be zammers for years to come. All the girls still have to grow up and will hopefully cross paths with the 501st or something to reel them in ... I know that's what the 501st did to me when I saw my first stormtrooper costume!

  22. #72

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Another update in the first post. The CNC shop has the go ahead.

  23. #73

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    I'd love to hear details about the electronics including pricing and a time table for completion.

  24. #74

    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    Got my resin handle today.

    Thanks MonCal.

  25. #75
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    Re: interest in an aluminum blaster

    And mine. cheers dude

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