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Unread 02-15-2017, 08:37 AM   #1
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Can you guess what it is?



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Movie prop? Terminator? Robocop?
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Terminator!

Presently it has a working slide and trigger, and I'm trying to keep both...which has been giving me problems. I also plan on giving it a working laser sight.
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Yeah, that sounds like a great idea!



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Yeah boy!

I realize there are sources for airsoft versions...but they are rare and expensive. Plus half the "fun" is doing it myself.
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Thanks!

I also wanted to put weights inside this so it would have a nice heft to it. I tried this on a previous pistol prop I was making from an old water gun. I drilled a hole in it and simply added in all sorts of bits of metal.

Two problems-A) bits would break loose inside and rattle around and B) I tried filling in the hole I drilled but I could never get it to look right again...there was always a "divot" present no matter how much bondo or epoxy putty I used.

But in this pistol, I don't know if it would matter. The only place I could add weight is in the handle, and that makes it feel UN-balanced.
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Could you add a coupla weights into one of the muzzles?
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To balance it.
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I could, but it probably won't be enough to make a difference.
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