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    Apr 23, 2018, 5:48 PM - Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense #1

    Over the past year and a half I have learned a lot from you all. I humbly started with a couple Denix builds, quickly realizing that my OCD and perfectionism would not allow me to settle. With the knowledge I have gained (and the jealousy I have developed from looking at all of your excellent props) on the RPF, I have begun to gather parts to build props as screen accurate as my pocketbook allows. I wanted to start this thread as a way to force myself to document these builds and, hopefully, share anything I discover through the process with you.

    Along with this thread I have started an Instagram account @1to1starwars that I may be updating more frequently than this thread. Feel free to follow me there.

    LINKS TO SPECIFIC PROPS:

    - Nearly finished Greedo Killer DL-44
    - Repainted Anovos Shoretrooper Helmet

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    I want to start the thread by showing what a years worth of searching, hunting, and begging has brought me...Nearly everything to make a 100% accurate 'Greedo Killer'. MGC, real Compac Super 2 1/2x20, real M9 flash hider, Weaver scope rings, @Field Marshall dovetail and a scratch build scope mount...eagerly awaiting a @SolosHold heat sink.










    In addition to this I have been lucky enough to find two additional MGC's one is 90% built up as a ROTJ DL-44 (I will share more images of that soon) and the other will likely be a Hoth variant. I am also slowly gathering parts for a live fire ANH Hero DL-44....and a few more goodies that I will expose at a later date.

    Again, thank you for generously sharing both your knowledge and sometimes your extra parts with me as I embark on this endless journey.


    To be continued...
    Last edited by Bradberry00; Jun 12, 2018 at 9:11 PM.
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    Apr 24, 2018, 7:35 AM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #2

    Dang!!! Nice pile of parts!!


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    Apr 24, 2018, 8:53 AM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #3

    I love these kind of pics...real vintage accurate parts
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    Apr 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #4

    Thanks guys! There will be more to follow...
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    Apr 25, 2018, 9:41 AM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #5

    Does any one have an higher resolution version of these images or a similar image showing the 'Greedo Killer' from the front? I want to determine how far the barrel was cut off, if at all, when the M9 flash hider was installed.



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    May 22, 2018, 5:10 PM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #6

    It has shipped Sir, thanks for you support.

    This build looks like a epic one.

    https://www.therpf.com/showthread.ph...23#post4466123
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    May 22, 2018, 5:32 PM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #7

    Thanks! I just saw the shipping notification in my email...exciting! Hopefully I can get this built this weekend.

    I have some other exciting builds to share too....*cough..live fire....*cough *cough.

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    It has shipped Sir, thanks for you support.

    This build looks like a epic one.

    https://www.therpf.com/showthread.ph...23#post4466123
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    May 27, 2018, 12:52 PM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #8

    Not great photos (I will do a proper photo shoot soon), but I pretty much got my Greedo Killer together yesterday. Overall happy with it, although I do need to make a few adjustments....Thanks @SolosHold the heat sink looks great!



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    May 27, 2018, 1:56 PM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense. #9

    Jaw dropping - sweet
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    Jun 12, 2018, 6:38 PM - Re: Bradberry00's Prop Builds: Blasters, Lightsabers, and Other Nonsense * GK UPDATE #10

    Some "Other Nonsense" — Anovos Shoretrooper that I repainted the correct, known screen accurate, color and re-weathered. Next to the Sandtrooper, the Shoretrooper has to be one of my favorite bits of costume design in the Star Wars world (I really like the Deathtroopers and new Rogue One Stormtroopers too...hell Rogue One just nailed the costume design). The design is so unmistakingly Star Wars, but also fresh and unique. This helmet marks the beginning of a full armor build...










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