Jump to content

Recommended Posts

After seeing a trooper make a super basic rubbish looking blaster at an interstate Brick Expo, I got inspired to make my own for our upcoming Expo. Of course, I had to make it as accurate as possible (with the pieces I had or knew of at least)

 
A few rough sketches and part builds, I ordered a random bunch of black lego
 
vomk2h0.jpg
 
And started putting bits together. Started with a strong technic section in the middle as a base
 
 
oM4oTyS.jpg
 
Lots of black angle bits make a barrel
 
 
U5Ziv2s.jpg
 
More make a handle
 
 
3Dq03IW.jpg
 
And more black bits make a scope
 
gBqckE0.jpg
 
Which gives me this as a base to start the details
 
H5dRLKM.jpg
 
After getting the basic shape and design done, I then had to rip it all apart to work our where and how to add the details.
 
Front muzzle
 
UrFhqhj.jpg
eaplLof.jpg
 
Muzzle and front sight
 
SUjmiQF.jpg
 
Rear 'D' Ring
 
wMPjy52.jpg
 
And adding those little hinge things to support the T-tracks into the main barrell
 
rgDPwrr.jpg
 
Bayonet lug
 
ViTT97c.jpg
 
T-Tracks. Still not sure whether I go dots on top, or swap all of them over to flats. Going to need to order more flat pieces if I go that way
 
QGb9cak.jpg
 
And Scope rails (sorry, crappy pic. I'll get a better one later)
 
HhUW5vY.jpg
 
Any tips or suggestions from any pro-lego builder is always appreciated smile.png
  • Like 8

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's awesome! Make sure you put some orange lego on the muzzle, so folks don't think it's a real firearm :D

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Dude! Ian, you are a master build! That is cool!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wow - this is fantastic!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very creative.  I used to make blasters out of Lego when I was a kid, but they were always multi-colored.  Very cool work!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks everyone. More pics soon.....

 

 

That's awesome! Make sure you put some orange lego on the muzzle, so folks don't think it's a real firearm :D

 

Good idea. Can never be too sure.

 

Very creative.  I used to make blasters out of Lego when I was a kid, but they were always multi-colored.  Very cool work!

 

Don't worry, my half built prototype was multicoloured too until I ordered all the extra black pieces from lego.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Trigger. Decided to go NO moving parts for simplicity and strength 

 
WXPyBkF.jpg
 
Hengstler Counter
 
Y6IwP6J.jpguCOggAE.jpg
 
Magazine and Power Cylinders (not super happy with the hinge set up between housing and magazine at the moment. Will look at changing that)
 
YZjTG28.jpg
g6l8A5s.jpg
 
Better view of the T-Tracks. Still to decide on flat vs dots
 
vciLvBm.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That is amazing.  It must be nice to have a talent.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That is amazing.  It must be nice to have a talent.

 

LOL, I'll let you know when I meet someone like that. It is nice to have a decent 1:1 E-11 beside me to match scale and placement as much as possible though :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Another crazy project from the man down under ;)  Great work, Ian. Always loving to follow your inspiring builds.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Personally I like the flat T-Track, helps to differentiate them from the rest of the barrel.

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

OMG, sooo much awesome in this build !!!

:popcorn:

 

Keep up the great creative work  :jc_doublethumbup:

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Veeeeeery cool. Can't wait to show your results to my son! He's a six years old compulsive lego builder and this idea is so inspiring.<br>

I also prefer the flat t tracks. Give more of a clean and shiny look.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks guys.

 

Yeah, I think I'll order some flat pieces. Looks better to me too.

 

 

Another crazy project from the man down under ;)  Great work, Ian. Always loving to follow your inspiring builds.

 

Thanks buddy. Always looking to do something different :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Any chance you could give us a parts list and detailed build instructions when your finished?

Edited by SheaJeff
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Any chance you could give us a parts list and detailed build instructions when your finished?

 

TBH, probably not. A lot of the build has just been using whatever bits I had around the house. If I were to order every bit new, I would probably do it totally different. Little things like using a 12dot piece instead of a 6dot, 4dot and 2dot, cause that's all I had. I have taken and will take some more photos though so anyone can see the basics of how it went together.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is simply incredible.

 

The time and love to detail that is going into this is remarkable and inspiring.

 

I agree in Shea in hopes we could obtain a list of parts you used for us to maybe give it a go one day. :) keep it up. I can't wait to see it finished.

 

Sent from my LG-H810 using Tapatalk

Edited by Pretzel
  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A few more pics and progress.

 

Trigger, Trigger guard and selector switch (3 hole technic pieces in the main body are to mount the Magazine and Counter.

 

OH9ZlxT.jpg

 

Rear sight, end cap release and D-Ring

 

6Xyo9xd.jpg

 

And Folding stock

 

3Cr1h6r.jpg

 

The stock could certainly be improved, but good enough for now.

 

Completed pics next...

  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I will be ordering some flat pieces for the T-Tracks, but apart from that, I'm calling it done.

 
Now to work out what bits I need to glue (Shhhh), so it doesn't fall apart in my hands smile.png
 
FYIogEn.jpgydsEzQO.jpgeJEn03w.jpgDRoWA5z.jpgmFpIGYS.jpgEO2Dgmd.jpg
  • Like 6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...