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Build log - the new JMC E-11 from TroopaCoola


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Thanks Tino and Tony. :-)


I’ve given the scope another coat of Humbrol Brass 54, as well as the front end of the Hengstler. As the rear of the original Hengstler counters were plastic, they should not be sprayed with a brass coat. The plastic part would not have had metal effect weathering.

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I started to work on the “OFF —>” detailing on the end cap of the magazine, however, it’s not quite to the standard I’d like. I’ll likely do this again.

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And finally, the folding stock now has a coat of Hammered Black, so I test fitted it to the barrel. A little shiny still at this moment, but, I’m liking the finish. :-)

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Looking real nice Dan, can't wait to see this finished.

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Hi folks,

Just a couple of update photos coming up.

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Blaster with DoopyDoos scope and Hengstler.

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A little weight comparison between this JMC E-11 and the DoopyDoos.

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Humbrol Brass 54 for the scope, with the sides of rear feet masked

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Humbrol 33 Matt Black applied

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Light weathering to scope and front end of Hengstler counter (by gently rubbing with a file and / or sandpaper

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Resin t-tracks heated in a pot of boiling water, then shaped into barrel holes.

* note - I wasn’t paying attention and mounted the top-middle track too long - I didn’t reserve the final hole for the scope rail to sit into. I realised this around an hour after spray painting. Thankfully, it was easy to reshape and re attach to the blaster.

Matt Black 33 applied to the tracks and also a light coat over the Hammered black to reduce the shine/gloss.

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Note - one hole too long (below photo);

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Never seen resin T-tracks before. :huh:

Surprised to see it was possible to install them.

I expected resin to break on such sharp bends.

Good job. :duim:

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Never seen resin T-tracks before. :huh:
Surprised to see it was possible to install them.
I expected resin to break on such sharp bends.
Good job. :duim:

Hi Tino,

Yes, I was quite surprised at how well it worked. Came out pretty nicely. :-)
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Hey troopers,

A little more progress on this blaster. I’ve now attached the JMC scope and Hengstler to the scope rail. I’ve started a little subtle weathering, too.

Rear end cap needs toning down and lots of other little bits still to do. :-)

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Hey folks,

Drawing closer to finishing this blaster.

In this little update, I have;

Added D-ring
Added lock/free screw (actually just a resin cast)
Added hex bolt on bottom of grip
Added spring
Prepared charging/cocking handle


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This certainly doesn’t look pretty, however, it looks okay once in the barrel.
I used a child’s garden hoe as the correct diameter to coil my spring.

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And now some photos of where it’s up to.

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Looks amazing!  Did Marc happen to mention when the kit may be available to the public?

Thanks, Trooper. :-)

The blaster was officially released back in March, I believe. All sales are done through his Facebook group. https://m.facebook.com/groups/300153641472608/permalink/310426037112035/
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