Steampunk pistol. I'm doing a steampunk costume this year for Halloween and got too excited to wait to build my prop pistol. What are you're thoughts? Any opini
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Steampunk pistol

I'm doing a steampunk costume this year for Halloween and got too excited to wait to build my prop pistol. What are you're thoughts? Any opinion is welcome, criticism, tips, even if you don't like it, this is my first build and am looking for any tips from others who have done this type of work before.

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Submitted: 09/13/2013
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User avatar #9 - triforcechosen (09/13/2013) [+] (1 reply)
If it takes more than one shot... You weren't using a Jakobs!
#15 - onelemonleft (09/14/2013) [+] (1 reply)
yfw
#33 - itachijebest (09/14/2013) [+] (10 replies)
"If it took more than one shot, you weren't using a jacobs"
User avatar #13 - the fuzzball (09/14/2013) [-]
looks liek something you might find in borderlands
#59 - Kairyuka ONLINE (09/14/2013) [+] (16 replies)
Who wants that?
Who wants that?
#4 - squantotanto (09/13/2013) [+] (3 replies)
Very nice. taking a cheap toy and making into awesomeness. very nice design i like the little cogs
#11 to #4 - williamzanziger (09/14/2013) [-]
you can do anything as long as you have the vision. (LED lights cost extra though...)
#148 - srskate (09/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
My problem with steam punk: Gears for no ******* reason/
User avatar #55 - hiyorin (09/14/2013) [+] (6 replies)
Really? putting a bunch of gears and cogs on to stuff is now considered steampunk?
#91 - hybredmoon (09/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Here, look at this and do it RIGHT next time.
#36 - mankey (09/14/2013) [+] (4 replies)
I like the flamethrower one.
#115 - lilRican (09/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
eh, it still looks like a nerf gun with gears on it...
User avatar #107 - darthblam (09/14/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Sorry.. All I can see is the Nerf Maverick.
This is a weak Steampunk mod.
Just because you paint it like bronze, and copper, and throw random cogs over it doesn't make it Steampunk.
**** has to be close to that, yes, but it has to have a seemingly understandable functionality to it.. not just random gears and cogs. You know.. it has to LOOK like it does something.

Plus the random bayonet blade is really distracting and almost off putting from the Steampunk theme, especially with how rounded and ragged it looks. It looks like a old iron medieval dagger.
User avatar #23 - sheepysquirrel (09/14/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I've never made any steampunk stuff or any of that; but I think a lot of the gears are unnecessary which seems to be a mistake a lot of steam punk people make.

It's about steam power and the whole rustic look; the gears should only apply when it involves a clock/gear-work type device.
All in all it is really awesome though; but me personally, I suggest gears only where they look useful.
#61 - tjflash (09/14/2013) [-]
It's Nerf or Nothing.
#96 - andraste (09/14/2013) [-]
a spray painted nerfgun wow totally havent seen that in every second steampunk cosplay
#70 - gatodelfuego (09/14/2013) [+] (5 replies)
If it took more than one shot, you probably weren't using a Jakobs!
#163 - DrPeppir (09/14/2013) [+] (1 reply)
I don't like steampunk.
I don't see what's appealing about it.

inb4 "does it grind your gears"
User avatar #168 to #163 - redstonealchemist (09/14/2013) [-]
it's supposed to envision a victorian time where modern technology is available by means of gears and gyros as opposed to motherboards and electrical wires
User avatar #109 - stevenrm **User deleted account** (09/14/2013) [+] (3 replies)
so what exactly is steam punk? what is the history behind it?
User avatar #100 - noseses (09/14/2013) [-]
Just Glue Some Gears On It (And Call It Steampunk)

*cough*
User avatar #2 - Metallicock (09/13/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Considering that used to be a nerf gun, that's hella tight.
a pistol with a bayonet? lol
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