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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1700 on: March 01, 2015, 07:13:17 am »
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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1701 on: March 01, 2015, 12:06:27 pm »






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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1702 on: March 01, 2015, 01:07:32 pm »
Nicely done.

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1703 on: March 01, 2015, 02:30:44 pm »
help posting pics of my new gun please

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1705 on: March 01, 2015, 03:54:40 pm »
thanks :)

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1706 on: March 01, 2015, 04:10:04 pm »
picked this beauty up today for £20 instead of £25. its a wheel lock pistol, since its clockwork i think its pretty steamy. currently giving it repair.





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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1707 on: March 01, 2015, 07:30:39 pm »





pictures fixed, what do you think? should i bother modding?

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1708 on: March 02, 2015, 01:03:22 am »
Me thinks you need a go again at the pics :-\.
The gun is too small in the pics-too much of the textiles in the shot and not enough gun, also, just a wee bit blury there.
It might be just fine to start, but can't get an overall good idea, sorry. Maybe someone else has clearer vision.
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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1709 on: March 02, 2015, 04:33:21 am »
nice little pot metal wheel lock, I would say it shows plenty of potential. adding bits and pieces in contrasting metal (brass!) will help break up the monotony of all that zinc. even changing up some of the present pieces would help.

you could cut away the odd trigger guard and use the handle from a large antique (or near antique) serving spoon in its place. just bend the handle into the right shape and drill two screw holes in it to hold it in place. a silver or stainless one would look much better than more of that potmetal. find a key for winding mantle clocks and replace the winged key. some sort of brass cover over the wheel too.

top it off with some sort of brass body scope for sniping and no kraken will stand a chance.

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1710 on: March 02, 2015, 04:39:02 pm »
otto i'm thinking of adding a mag, don't think i can do much with the guard as it's attatched to  the trigger, it all fell out i had to epoxy it in. might skip the scope as i intend to wield it like a pistol

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1711 on: March 02, 2015, 05:41:53 pm »






better pics :)

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1712 on: March 02, 2015, 06:42:27 pm »
nice little pot metal wheel lock, I would say it shows plenty of potential. adding bits and pieces in contrasting metal (brass!) will help break up the monotony of all that zinc. even changing up some of the present pieces would help.

you could cut away the odd trigger guard and use the handle from a large antique (or near antique) serving spoon in its place. just bend the handle into the right shape and drill two screw holes in it to hold it in place. a silver or stainless one would look much better than more of that potmetal. find a key for winding mantle clocks and replace the winged key. some sort of brass cover over the wheel too.

top it off with some sort of brass body scope for sniping and no kraken will stand a chance.

i might use a radiator key it looks like some wind up clock keys ive seen, the only problem is putting the flathead screw through it.

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1713 on: March 03, 2015, 12:25:53 am »
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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1714 on: March 03, 2015, 02:02:38 am »
CloudWolf, thanks! and much better. :)
You may want to try adding some brass/copper bits to the metal to add some contrast. I've see some round brass filigree pieces that may work well, as well as some copper tape(for stained glass) wrapped around a few of those peg/pipe like pieces for the guard and such(?).

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1715 on: March 03, 2015, 06:58:45 am »
im adding a mag, brass key and maybe telescope sight. and wrapping the front barrel piece in copper wire 

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1716 on: March 05, 2015, 01:36:27 am »
you could add a few raygun features to that wheel lock, I used a stack of alternating sized washers and a knob to my raygun pommel. some sort of windings and hardware on the flint assembly would be nice too. someday I will finish his thing, it's only been 10 years!


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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1717 on: March 05, 2015, 07:00:31 am »
you could add a few raygun features to that wheel lock, I used a stack of alternating sized washers and a knob to my raygun pommel. some sort of windings and hardware on the flint assembly would be nice too. someday I will finish his thing, it's only been 10 years!




that is a beauty, i was thinking of it being a slugthrower, there is a twist but you'll see that when i complete it, i need to find a brass but to cover the wheel and perhaps something to replace the lock/arm piece

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1718 on: March 07, 2015, 12:25:57 pm »
may have run into an issue. the bolt for the wind key is hexagonal, radiator key does not fit and from what i understand clock keys are square

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1719 on: March 07, 2015, 12:44:25 pm »
Dremel (or similar) it with a cutoff blade to make it square.

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1720 on: March 07, 2015, 01:15:21 pm »
thanks i'm thinking of putting a cog there instead, it'll still wind up just might look nicer.

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1721 on: March 08, 2015, 06:04:46 pm »
can i have some advice? i'm thinking of leaving the wheel lock for now creating a copper barreled under over howdah inspired pistol maybe a pepperbox too. thoughts? (both guns would have copper barrels)

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1722 on: March 15, 2015, 03:28:46 am »

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1723 on: March 15, 2015, 03:34:18 am »
But it's clearly a dragon and not a 'skull man'.
Which, oddly enough, was my nick name(in Espanol, no less) in high school. And now, all the rage. ::)

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Re: A Collective Thread for All Them Guns Pt. II
« Reply #1724 on: March 23, 2015, 07:06:36 pm »
The artistry and ingenuity displayed by these implements of defense and destruction is truly remarkable. I was wondering, however, whether any of the bearers of same have run afoul of the local constabulary when wearing them to conventions; particularly those items built on, modeled after, or appearing like real firearms, especially in jurisdictions that frown upon firearms in private hands.