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Kal's Custom Mando

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    Re: Kal's Custom Mando

    btw... some of my friends from work also call me "Whacko" lol

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    Sounds pretty awesome ^^ My 'callsign' in the Cadets was Flashbang, simply because I was usually first in, *bang* then out. Like a flash.

    Though I chose Je'Karta Prudii because when I played Republic Commando people used to use Mando'a names, so i figured I want one too!

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    yeah I just couldn't find a good mando'a last name that fit me so... lol Waco it is! lmao

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    in my hopes of becoming an airforce pilot i've given my self the callsign " Splint "

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    hope you dont ware glasses, you cant be a pilot if you need glasses, at least that was how it was when I was gonna join, but since I was told I could never be a pilot, I didn't join.

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    it has to be correctable (spelling?) to 20/20. My eyesight is 20/20 in one eye and 20/15 in the other so, no problem there. I just didn't want to be a pilot, but I still wanted to fly so my job fits me perfectly (since I like to tell ppl what to do! lol). I get to wear a flightsuit and I get wings, so I'm happy...lol

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    Man I shoudl have done more research... I was just askin pilots and recruiters when I was workin at Hickam AFB, unless that was then and this is now?

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    Well that was definitely then and this is definitely now. In my Cadets eyesight isn't much of a problem, you gotta be able to see stuff moving out of the corner of your eye, but since we get mud in our eyes on a regular basis they don't really care.

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    yup, it changed in like 2004 or so

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    Re: Kal's Custom Mando

    So I was watching Tranformers 2 yesterday, and saw some very un-M4 looking M4s being used, so I googled it and found some images. Thinking about modding my rifle to look a little more like this. What do u guys think? Let me know which one you would go with. We'll call the first one the MVARS (M-Vars) and the second we'll call the TF Carbine. The extra 2 images are just shots of the TF carbine in the movie. Like I said let me know what you guys think about the 2 different ideas.
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    Gotta love Transformers ^^ 1st Gun looks awesome, I like. Second gun looks a bit, y'know, earthy and samey.But I also had an idea, based on your first concept.
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    very interesting Pacx... I had actually thought up something kinda similar to that. hadn't thought of using the nerf parts tho. I'll show u my MP5 mod now, and will work up another MP5 concept with the nerf parts for later today.

    I basically took the MP5 Swordfish from Airsoftgi.com and added the M4 type 6 pos stock to it. Thought it looked pretty cool but never really took it any farther than that. May have to look into it again tho.
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    PacxIblix said: View Post
    ... looks a bit, y'know, earthy and samey.
    Yeah the EARTHY part is the problem I have with my concept rifles. I want to have the M4 ergenomics and styling without making it look too... Earthy.

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    I also LOOOVE the picatinny rails, even tho that has become a very trendy thing here on earth, I think they look so frackin' awesome, especially running the full length of the spine of the rifle. Gives it a very razorbacked appearance, and allows mods more easily. I also plan on adding one of the Nerf laser/flashlights to the rifle somewhere, probably on a side mount.

    sorry for the multiposts... but it is MY thread! lol

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    MP5 is one of the best guns EVER. I like your pics, a little less /earthy/ and more 'alienic'. My shotgun (MPtL, as I have pet-named it)

    The idea of mounting side lights is good, I was gonna do the same with mine. I was gonna have 2 red-dot sights on the top and bottom and 3 flashlights on the sides.

    Keep it up, Vod.

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    i dont wear glasses and if i ever have to im going to relly upset

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    Thanks Pacx... not sure which way I want to go yet... will have some kind of paint/photoshop hackjob MP5 mod up for u guys later on.

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    Re: Kal's Custom Mando

    Ok, here's some photoshop hackjobs to make a few variations on the MVARS. The first 2 are M4 based, the third is MP5 based.
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    i like the first one

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    yeah that's the one I usually draw in my sketches... except for the stock, I usually use a standard stock.

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    Re: Kal's Custom Mando

    i think the second trigger bit should be taken off, but that's just me.

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    Re: Kal's Custom Mando

    u mean the foregrip and housing?

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    Allow me to demonstrate.
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    how bout this:
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    I like it! As this illustrates, photoshop is better than paint/word combinations

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