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CableGuy’s SE-14R build (3D printed)


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Hi troopers,


After a lot of searching, finding a good quality SE-14R appears to be very difficult. As there are a few versions, including R1 Death Trooper, Lando from Solo era, computer game version, Promo TK etc., getting just the right one is not easy. So, I decided to dust off the 3D printer and go that route.


Trying Thingiverse, there are a couple of different models. None fitted the exact version I needed, but, I decided to start printing with the aim of making heavy modifications to the printed parts.


To start, I was using a rather generic model. This one was made of many different parts. Here’s some of the parts that I’d printed:











Although it was “okay”, it has lots of differences to the version I’m going for - the “LFL Promo Trooper” version. As I’m all about details, this wasn’t up to my nerdy/fussy requirements.


Based on what I’ve seen, I believe that the Promo Trooper version was a studio made model, rather than modifying an original Remix-Favor sub machine gun. I believe this as the main barrel is at the wrong angle, as well as many parts being “filled”, unlike an original. I assume they cast from original parts, then made a Frankenstein version of it.  


So, I did some more asking around and, the lovely Colin Adams (OddViking) suggested Droid Division on Etsy. I checked out this version and WOW - it’s fantastic!! They do a couple of versions, including the different body for the Promo Version.


Here’s some pictures of my progress with the Droid Division version:
















The parts are really well thought out, and, as you’ll see, many parts are printed together. Great for stability of the finished product.











Here’s a couple of comparisons against the Promo Trooper version:







For reference, I’m printing this with PLA on a Creality CR-10S5:





More to come as I carry on sanding and prepping.


Best wishes



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Cheers, nice find. I know some of the better models are no longer available on the common sites.


Looks like a resin printer may be in your future for some of those small greeblies. ;)

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Nice work Dan, I do have a copy of a SE14R which was on Thingiverse but was taken down some time ago, I've passed the files on to a few people, you are welcome to check the details to see if it's anymore accurate https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qMlwHXWp-Yh_Mgch63Xk6ryk5kYE5xFs/view?usp=sharing

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A few people recommended filler primer before continuing to sand that actual 3D printed part (so as not to lose detail). I followed this advice and picked up a can of Filler Primer from my local Halfords (car spares and accessories) and started spraying.

As below, I kept some of the parts separate to get a decent coverage.
*For reference, I did around 3 coats across all of these parts and that used up a single can of paint.


After some initial sanding, here’s how it was looking.





I then introduced a little wet and dry sanding. Although some lines are still visible, many parts are now feeling very smooth.


As always, more to come. :-)


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4 hours ago, themaninthesuitcase said:

@CableGuy if you find some of the smaller parts need more detail let me know and I'll see if I can do them in resin for you.

Hi Chris,


That is very kind - thank you for the offer. 


Thankfully, details are not super important with the "LFL Promo Trooper" version. Looking a the photos of the original prop, it is my assumption that the studio made their own Frankenstein version. I assume that they had an original Remix-Favor and made some moulds from it, then just stuck parts together in a fashion that they liked. I think this because the main body/barrel is rotated incorrectly compared with an original Remix. Also, the scope has been filled, as has the muzzle. The area at the back where the stock would attached is also different on the 'Promo' version.  


This is why I ditched the Thingiverse version - it was based on how a Remix should look (as most appear to be), not how the Promo Trooper version was for the photo shoot. This file from DD has both the original body and the LFL PT version. YAY!! 


As always with me, I'm aiming for mega-nerd levels of detail... lol

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Made a little bit more progress. A coat of white primer and some more sanding.

Some areas are now pretty smooth, whereas some of the hard to each areas are still a little rough.





Might try another round of filler primer to help fill some gaps. :)

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Hey folks,

Two steps forward and a little step back.

Work in progress - SE-14R

Below - I’ve been using Milliput to make modifications. These include:

Filling the scope at both ends
Significant change to trigger housing
Filling in knurling
Filling area under rear end cap




After doing lots of sanding to get the Milliput blended in, I then applied a light primer coat to see how it’s all looking. You may have noticed that I’m removing the knurling from the muzzle and end cap - this is true to the specific version I’m following.




The step back is that I dropped the scope and it cracked. I’ve attempted a repair and hope it will be strong enough.


Oh well - onwards and upwards. :-)

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Hey troopers,

Welcome back for another update.

But, before I do *** making the blaster heavier ***
As this is a 3D printed model, it was feeling very light. More like a toy. To make it feel more “real”, I actually filled the scope with salt. Yes, salt. As this was easily available and cheap.
I also drilled some holes in the body and filled parts with salt, so this prop now feels more weighty.

I’m now almost finished with this blaster. After the previous update, I added a couple of light coats of Grey primer. As before, this was Halford’s brand:


Based on the reference photos of the “promo trooper” SE-14R, I chose Gloss Black as the top coat.




Although the lighting is not great, here’s pretty much where I’m up to. In the flesh, it’s looking really nice. It’s certainly more towards the gloss/satin look, which I like. I will weather it back a touch, but not to have the appearance of metal coming through. As I’ve said in this thread, I believe the Promo Trooper had a studio made prop, not a real modified Remix.



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