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  1. Badger's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2004, 5:13 PM - Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #1

    I just finished this for a local guy.

    It is not 100% accurate, but it gets the idea accross. I owe Chris a lot for his detailed reference on this, thanks Chris! The guy I made it for is going to finish the handle part on his own. This is my most complex project to date, and it took a long time. I think there are some parts I could have done better, namely the grooves on the inside of the barrel, but the milling machine was acting up at the time, and that was the best I could get. But since you only see a small portion of it, the mistakes aren't visible. (that was part of my plan, and why I did it all the way round since it my first time milling anything of import.)








    So, what do you think?
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    Nov 28, 2004, 10:06 PM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #2

    thats rad Badger! Thats what you had the other day at the Toy Drive right?
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    Nov 28, 2004, 10:40 PM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #3

    Yup, that was it. Steve wanted it. I've been working on it for a while.

    badger
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    Nov 29, 2004, 2:12 AM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #4

    Nice work. Looks sweet.
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    Nov 29, 2004, 9:56 AM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #5

    Very nice!
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    Nov 29, 2004, 11:34 AM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #6

    Very nice!!!
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    Nov 29, 2004, 12:19 PM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #7

    That's absolutely beautiful!!!

    Congrats on a job well done!
  8. Badger's Avatar
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    Nov 29, 2004, 6:15 PM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #8

    Thanks guys. I thought it turned out pretty well.

    I also took detailed photos and made detailed sketches so I could make it again if I wanted. I have some of the metal stock still..

    badger
  9. Zam I Am's Avatar
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    Dec 3, 2004, 8:54 AM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #9

    How much for the barrel?
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    Dec 3, 2004, 2:59 PM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #10

    You did a great job on it!
    If you could adjust your milling machine to do the shorter slots in the chamber and use some fine sandpaper while turning to polish, that'd make it near perfect.

    If you were willing to make more, I might be interested. I was planning to machine my own but I just don't have the time. I would be satisfied with a good resin casting too.

  11. Zam I Am's Avatar
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    Dec 3, 2004, 6:55 PM - Re: Show Off: Machined Zam Wessal KYD-21 Blaster barrel. #11

    Actually, can you take a pic just like the visual dictionary and point it in the same direction?

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