Originally posted by Lordsandy@Feb 8 2006, 02:14 AM
Any idea to how the neck was attached to the head after the piece was cut??
Originally posted by lonepigeon@Feb 7 2006, 07:16 PM
The big piece sticking out of the side of his head is the eyepiece from a 4x20 scope. It's probably from an ASI like the Fett rifle, but a Simmons, Tasco or similar will work. I have one from a Crosman 4x15 that works too.
I was going to scratchbuild my eyes from the other ends of 4x20 scopes. The size and shape seem to match and it seems logical although the real "eyes" look thicker. That's easy enough to change on a scratchbuild.
To fill the smaller holes I was looking at various plugs at Radio Shack. I still need to figure out sizes. I thought it would be nice to attach one to a rotary switch to make it turn on and off the lights.
Emil - There's no sheet metal added to the head.
The neck is the cut off bottom of the burner can.
First thing I need to do to mine is hammer out some dents and fill a crack.
Originally posted by Lordsandy@Feb 9 2006, 04:15 PM
Also, check out this pic.
Looks likeÂ one red bulb in the top of the head and than a white on just below so the small holes in the complete ring light up.
It looks to me that they did cover the holes with something. That way they got an even glow. If the holes were open you would see inside and see the bulbs. I think that a thin sheet of milkplex could be used to line the inside. And you could use a red tinted sheet of plastic on the inside of the milkplex for the red lighting. That way you only need one bulb.