Starship Flipgun

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by Flipgun, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. Flipgun

    Flipgun Well-Known Member

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    Starships are the latest on the SSF and I joined in. I started with a pattern supplied by Wingshooter and went south from there. Hope that you like it.
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    Luanne Ply and Rustoleum Metallic. I have not shot it yet as the weather has been cold and damp an I wat to let the paint cure. I'll let you know.

    Thanx for Lookin' & Happy Shootin'!
     
  2. Can-Opener

    Can-Opener New Member

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    I like the shiny metal effect! :) Have fun with your new Starship!!! It looks great!!! :)
     

  3. Withak

    Withak aka Whitehawk!

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    That looks really nice Flipgun! I like the metallic finish, it's really appropriate for the style of this type of shooter. I so want to make one of these this year. Would you mind posting the pattern you used? Or pointing us to where it can be found? I'll be looking forward to a shooting report once it's ready to go.
     
  4. Flipgun

    Flipgun Well-Known Member

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    This is in the template section of the SSF by Wingshooter for the basics of the grip the arm brace and the angle for the forks. Print it out as Poster on 3 sheets. I can never follow any pattern straight. But follow the line of the spine and go from there. You should be fine.
     
  5. Withak

    Withak aka Whitehawk!

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    Great, thanks!
     
  6. mvd

    mvd Builds with scrap

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    When I saw the first pic I gasped and thought it was cast aluminium.
    Great "little" shooter, looks very nice
     
  7. VWscooby

    VWscooby Senior Member

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    Very nice work, I thought it was cast too at a glance!

    I had a look and I can't find the template. :( I could probably design one myself but I really like the shape of this one.
     
  8. xXdoomXx

    xXdoomXx Junior threadjacker ag. J

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    Shiny :)

    J very nice I have to try this but arm praise isn't allowed here ... Any way to fix this :p


    THIS IS SP.... Ooh
     
  9. kohlqez

    kohlqez Accident-Prone

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    Wow I thought it was solid aluminum! Pretty impressive paint job
     
  10. FilthyRusty

    FilthyRusty New Member

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    yeah i also thought he had made this from aluminium what a great effect
     
  11. JohnKrakatoa

    JohnKrakatoa Loudest boom on Earth

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    looksblike aluminium...very nice
    the alien from Nathan in this paint would be cool.too
     
  12. Lacumo

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    Nice job and nice finish!
     
  13. rock slinger

    rock slinger I rarely shoot rocks!

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    Looks cool and me minds me of a project that I have planed that should look similar.
     
  14. 4foruglenncoco

    4foruglenncoco Member

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    I thought it was aluminum as well, very nice.


    Eat, Sleep, Slingshots
     
  15. LW

    LW New Member

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    When I saw the first picture, I was shocked - I thought holy s***

    A nice idea to paint the wood. This thing is really a stunner.

    I'm so jealous, but in Germany the construction of a starship is not allowed ... let's see if I will bear it to abide the laws...:rolleyes:

    Go out and shoot with it and tell us how it works!



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  16. Flipgun

    Flipgun Well-Known Member

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    Thank you All! I think that this would be great in aluminum. HEY! TAOW! Got your next casting project here!:D
     
  17. Brazilviking

    Brazilviking Thread Hijacker

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    Fantastic!! Totally scify!
     
  18. FilthyRusty

    FilthyRusty New Member

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    NO STARSHIPS IN GERMANY ahh i forgot that wrist support slingshots are illegal there.....That Sucks
     
  19. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    for a moment i thought it was alu, awesome! great job!!

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Slingshot Forum mobile app
     
  20. jurassicbark2000

    jurassicbark2000 jurassicbark2000

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    Its a catapult thing but not as we know it.