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My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« on: June 08, 2018, 09:20:02 pm »
Ahoihoi lords n ladies.
Made this years ago for QMx. First Steampunk build ever. Pure brass (maybe a bit too much), copper and glass.
Real arcs strike in the barrel. Trigger on the side-grip. Took me forever, I think all I had was a dremel tool and a small drill press.
No lathe or mill.




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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2018, 12:15:21 am »
Impressive

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2018, 02:38:47 am »
Is there ever too much brass?
Impressive build, indeed!

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2018, 09:34:10 am »
Thanks guys.
Usually I mix it up with a bit of color to make it look more interesting. Nothing really catches your eye when everything
is golden...if you know what I mean :>

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2018, 09:03:48 pm »
Which exoplanet do you come from ? Looks deliciously extraterrestrial.

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2018, 10:35:41 pm »
Right now I wish it was another planet, but thanks :p

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2018, 03:14:07 am »
Truly spectacular work, my good fellow! The dashes of color really make it stand out. I'd love to see a video of the electronics at work

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2018, 04:19:47 pm »
Thank you, good sir! Totally forgot, there is a video indeed:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTJQZWa_83I

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2018, 06:30:18 pm »
I'm in awe! Your lighting work is masterful- it looks completely authentic!

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2018, 07:23:24 pm »
Its not really lighting, its lightNING. Real high voltage arcs. And the tank on the side is a dye solution which glows when
you use UV light. Cant believe the tank made it in one piece :p shipped it across an ocean!

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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2018, 12:34:35 pm »
Very nice. How heavy is it? A two-hand hold?
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Re: My first steampunk build: Tesla Rifle
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2018, 02:16:29 pm »
Yep. There is a side grip on the side. Check out the video.