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 Post subject: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:24 pm 
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I have posted this over on the FISD so im just gonna c&p from there instead of retyping everything hope you like what ive done...
This is my E11 Scratchbuild, it started out as im sure most others have with plans downloaded and the intention to get a few resin parts ........this is where it went wrong , i started looking at various things around the house and thought hmmmmm i could use that and next thing i have an E11 not accurate by any means but it has all the "right parts" inc a folding stock, im quite pleased with it and how it turned out.. but the best part... the cost of the total build.... £12 including paint,glue and the LED's etc for the stand.
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I recently made a few changes to this...

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it now has a red LED in the front of the scope and a scratchbuilt hengstler to hold the batteries and on/off switch (the switch is the counter reset button) and the "targeting sensors" which are again scratchbuilt from bits of scrap i had lying around from the main blaster build, i have also changed the folding stock pivot and the back cap to an all alloy one as the plastic one it had just didnt look "meaty enough" well i didnt like it anyway.


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:47 am 
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Pretty cool man those are fun to build aint they, haven't done one for years i might pop down the local plumbing supply place this week see if i can scrounge an offcut of pipe and make one for kicks. :thumbsup


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:56 am 
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Yea ive had great fun building it & then rebuilding it lol ... im quite happy with it for now untill i think hmmmmmmm i can do that lol.


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:08 am 
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That turned out pretty good, well done! :cheers


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:35 pm 
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gh05ty wrote:
Yea ive had great fun building it & then rebuilding it lol ... im quite happy with it for now untill i think hmmmmmmm i can do that lol.


OCD is part of the game :lol

I remember these PVC blasters used to sell for £100 plus on eBay too, never did understand that when the templates were free online and as you've shown the materials can be had for next to nothing.


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 4:51 pm 
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Defstartrooper wrote:
gh05ty wrote:
Yea ive had great fun building it & then rebuilding it lol ... im quite happy with it for now untill i think hmmmmmmm i can do that lol.


OCD is part of the game :lol

I remember these PVC blasters used to sell for £100 plus on eBay too, never did understand that when the templates were free online and as you've shown the materials can be had for next to nothing.


I guess some folks cant be bothered to make things for themself, one of the best bits in my opinion im glad i did this and didnt go with another hasbro/doopys.


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:58 pm 
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WOW,
That looks great!
There's nothing like the satisfaction of looking at somethingthat you made yourself and thinking that looks cool.... :thumbsup :cheers


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:56 am 
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completely right, im so glad i built instead of buying much more satisfying. :thumbsup


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:00 am 
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Nice build ghosty , never get bored of seeing e11s and everyones different approaches to them :thumbsup


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 10:59 am 
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Yes, for the first attempt not bad.


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 Post subject: Re: scratchbuilt E11... my first prop build
PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 10:15 pm 
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TANGO'D FETT wrote:
Nice build ghosty , never get bored of seeing e11s and everyones different approaches to them :thumbsup


Thanks for your idea with the E-track :thumbsup


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