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I mean that the parts that make up the scope mount are complicated, geometry wise, and that would cost a lot of money to CNC.
Perhaps someone has original parts to cast.
A resin cast part will be much easier to deal with; also the original parts were plastic.
The parts need to be cut as described in this build thread from 2016: Endor rifle - any idea what this part is?
The missing photos show what needs to be cut up (you need to forestock (sp?) parts to make the mount for the blaster rifle:
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I did reach out to Mark (the designer of these parts) He was gracious enough to let me use his design as a starting ground in my research. They are decent but require some modification. (Examples in the photos) On the other hand, as we have previously discussed, who knows how many of these props were actually made for the production of the film and the variations are probably numerous considering these were all hand made and not manufactured in a factory. I received your measurements and they will be instrumental in the final product. Many Thanks Markus!!...the Jackal parts of this ETSY kit look decent!
Thank you bobasfett. Thats a good point. As you have mentioned, the final product needs to replicate the prop. Designing the part with a rectangle insert to fit over a round barrel would require more work with assembly and additional unnecessary modification, thus, I am altering the design for ease of assembly, while not sacrificing the overall finished appearance. I am looking into pricing for the pump grip to made from either wood or metal. My intent is to build an idealized version for my personal collection.RE the production made rifles - the foregrip is actually made of wood, and the channel in it (that the barrel goes into) is actually square cut, not round as you have drawn. I realize its a replica and you may alter the design from the originals, but I wanted to mention.
Interested in a kit.Update:
After much research I finally have an update regarding the status of this project. The majority of the parts have been designed. Thanks to the help of Odiwan72, I should have measurements of the real jackal parts to confirm the accuracy of the designed parts and make modifications if necessary. Photo comparison are attached for reference. The next step will be acquiring the price. As expected the higher the quantity of purchased parts, the better the price, nevertheless, I intend to proceed with mine regardless, therefore, I will obtain a bulk price and a single price just in case we do not have the volume necessary. It has been awhile since I had originally started this interest thread and I understand situations change both financially and priority. I will be updating the price for each of the parts within the next two weeks. If you could let me know if you are still interested it would be beneficial with determining the bulk price rate. Will be in touch.