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This space will be used to consolidate all of my custom projects that I work on. I will show work in progress as well as completed projects. I do a little bit of a lot of things including but not limited to customizing toys and designing custom add on's for card and board games. Please feel free to contact me about any of my projects of if you have an idea or would like to commission me to create something for you.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Marvel Universe Bucky WWII motor cycle mod WIP

When I first saw these I just knew that I needed them for my WWII Captain America and Bucky. I was excited that they had Tommy gun holsters!

Here is the original with Captain America and Bucky as well as a picture of the actual bike.

Here is a close up shot of the original holster.

First thing I had to do was modify one of Bucky's Tommy guns to be able to fit into a holster. I carefully and precisely cut the drum flip off. I then drilled a hole into the gun and the drum and used a thick gauge wire to make it so that the clip could be removed and replaced without trouble.

Then I needed to create a peg to hold the holster on because the original broke off when removing the holster. I used the same thick gauge wire for the peg again.

Here is the holster as it is taking shape and a test fit! Fits perfectly :-D

Adding some of the fine details, I think that this has turned out great so far. I used some green stuff to fill the very minute gaps that I could not fill with styrene.

Here is a final test fit before I begin priming!


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