|Project by kevlights||posted 10-04-2014 05:41 AM||2264 views||2 times favorited||7 comments|
prop for re enactments, weddings and engagements,party hire;
It was requested to be a early drum pistol grip prohibition 30 s model.
look the part from a distance but up close for legal reasons it had to an obvious fake/replica
the rear sight, is made from a cut down tv Aerial bracket
front sight is a cable lock , for twist lock wires ,used to open garage tilta doors. Shoulder Stock is a direct copy ,off an replica m1 stock, from a replica BB gun
Drum magazine is a cut down coffee tin ,i did have some 18mm projector film canisters originally but they as rare as the mags !
all put together with CKD twist snap fittings .
1/2 water galv steel pipe for barrel.eproxy glued into wood
the matt black paint over silver spray paint is steel wool polished to effect brushed steel finish , the wood is Oak /Rimu or mahogany.
a total of five made for the drama society then 5 more for customers for Weddings and engagement parties
A carry case was made up from thin ply ,in the shape of a violin case.
plus one more,,extra special one, with all the bells and whistles for a 1939 Willy’s Jeep.
-- Kev, Hobby/home repair/woodworker .Timaru .NZ