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  1. RPF Premium Member p00k1333's Avatar
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    Mar 4, 2013, 10:22 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #101

    Weathered!
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    Mar 4, 2013, 10:24 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #102

    Outstanding.
    Looks great.
    Will we see these in the Junkyard at any point?
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    Mar 4, 2013, 11:00 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #103

    That was my intention, but I don't feel my cast quality is up to standards yet. I was actually hoping to have a rotocaster up and running by now, but I'm having some massive shifts in my housing situation. I cast 8 of them I think (they're at my workplace) and most are miscasts or have large sub-surface bubbles or thin spots, due to my inexperience and rotocasting a 25 pound (11.3 kilo) mold by hand.


    This was one of three that were somewhat passable.
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    Mar 4, 2013, 11:50 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #104

    When you do make your junkyard thread, you could offer up your misfires for cheaper for those of us with tight pockets but big interest. Fixing up a reject is a lot less aggro than making one of these babies from scratch, especially as beautifully as you've done! (And I know a few friends who'd want one too lol) Cheers, I'll be watching!
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    Mar 4, 2013, 11:57 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #105

    Yeah, I'll be watching out for these as well.
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    Mar 6, 2013, 12:10 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #106

    Some time ago, reaper63 mentioned liking the design of John's heavy pulse rifle. I think I have all the parts of that one figured out. Now, I just have to determine how to make them.

    Another version to add to the list of PR variants, but this one might be a one-off if I get to it. Some of the bits would take considerable time to fabricate!
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    Mar 6, 2013, 5:52 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #107

    oh yeah, love that thing!! very nice!!!
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    Mar 6, 2013, 11:31 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #108

    I really need to get into using MDF. Great work here man.
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    Mar 14, 2013, 9:50 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #109

    This is superb!! Incredible detail and finish. recently made a couple of very rough Pulse Pistols myself, but my next project is to make a proper pulse pistol with working electronics (already figured somewhat how I'm going to do it). At least this time I'll have more than 2 evenings to build it lol! One day I may have a go at a PK rifle like this, but not anytime soon. Phenomenal job!
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    Mar 14, 2013, 10:04 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #110

    Thanks for the compliments!

    Here is the other decent cast (could have sworn there were three good ones). This is what I like to call the base model.

    I think one of the others is distorted near the stock, so I might cut that one up to try making the heavy pistol.
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    Mar 16, 2013, 8:35 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #111

    Looking awesome!
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    Mar 17, 2013, 2:23 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #112

    I think you've done a great job, despite the casting problems
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    Apr 24, 2013, 12:40 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #113

    During the RPF's recent down time, I took the advice on the placeholder page and tried to get a prop done. Well, a modified prop anyway. The Peacekeeper heavy pistol was only seen in a few episodes, first wielded by Scorpius (a plain version), and later by Aeryn's mother, Xhalax (with a few greeblies added).

    The base is the front end of a pulse rifle. I took one of the mis-castings that had a warped stock and chopped off the back, straightened out and plugged the opening. A couple of detail pieces later (and a lot of straightening and flaw removing), and another variation of the pulse rifle is ready for rubber. I'll have to wait a bit until I have the time to make the mold. In the meantime, I'll try to make the greeblies for the Xhalax version.
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    Apr 24, 2013, 11:12 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #114

    Sweet! I knew that once someone had a mold for the base rifle some of the variations would start popping up. Great work!
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    Apr 25, 2013, 6:42 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #115

    looking amazing as always man!! great work
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    May 31, 2013, 10:20 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #116

    Friggin amazing!! Keeping my fingers crossed to see the rifle in the junkyard soon.
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    May 31, 2013, 2:00 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #117

    Keep up the great work. My Pulse Pistol needs a mate!!!!!

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    May 31, 2013, 3:39 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #118

    Very nice!
    I always loved the design of the Farscape props.

    Terry
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    Aug 8, 2013, 10:49 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #119

    I still en courage you to finish this project!
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    Aug 8, 2013, 7:37 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #120

    Yeah, absolutely, you're doing so well.
    Keep up the great work.
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    Aug 11, 2013, 10:49 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #121

    I'll third that!! I still hold out hope of getting one!!!
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    Aug 12, 2013, 7:20 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #122

    reaper63 said: View Post
    I'll third that!! I still hold out hope of getting one!!!
    Same here. :-)
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    Aug 15, 2013, 2:51 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #123

    reaper63 said: View Post
    I'll third that!! I still hold out hope of getting one!!!
    Me too!
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    Aug 26, 2013, 9:49 AM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #124

    Keep at it man you are so close to finishing.
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    Sep 11, 2013, 8:40 PM - Re: Farscape Pulse Rifle #125

    Just a note to let everyone know I haven't abandoned this project, although I've had to shelve it for a bit. Life is taking me for a rollercoaster ride, and it's driving me crazy that I don't have time to work on this. I may try a couple small projects to satisfy my creative urge in the meantime, but one of these days, I WILL have a wall full of pulse rifle variations and I hope you will too! I was actually hoping to make enough props that someone would begin a Farscape fan film! Wouldn't that be a blast!

    Thanks for all the words of encouragement.
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