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SGT Alex Torsey
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lever action steam gun.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Goddard Sep 21, 2012. 5 Replies

so, i just discovered an idea that may or may not work. imagine this: a 1866 yellow boy that shoots metal darts and is powered entirely by steam. this is a definite maybe on a build for me. please,…Continue

The Steamship Pirate!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Prof. Beauregard Diggs Aug 30, 2012. 8 Replies

So, I am starting my steamship captains costume, and I am wanting some help and feedback with it. Any respectful ideas would be amazing, from color schemes to style of hat. Also, if the idea is over…Continue

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Will Goddard replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion lever action steam gun.
"Now that!  is handsome!"
Sep 21, 2012
Commodore Campbell replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion lever action steam gun.
"My nephew and I are working on a sidearm for airship crews; it consists of a Volcanic pistol (http://replicaweaponry.com/usvorepire.html) with a pressure tank to be attached to the belt and a pressure hose to connect it to the pistol.  The…"
Sep 20, 2012
Captain replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion lever action steam gun.
"OK, those would be cool to mod. A little air rifle history: http://air_guns.tripod.com/air_gun_history.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girandoni_Air_Rifle If you were building a working lever action air rifle then the lever could be the air pump…"
Sep 18, 2012
Professor G. L. MacGregor replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion lever action steam gun.
"I've always thought that the wall anchors that have a metal expanding bolt look like very intimidating darts.   They look like this: "
Sep 18, 2012
SGT Alex Torsey posted a discussion

lever action steam gun.

so, i just discovered an idea that may or may not work. imagine this: a 1866 yellow boy that shoots metal darts and is powered entirely by steam. this is a definite maybe on a build for me. please, any ideas or designs to help with this would be nice.
Sep 17, 2012
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Sep 4, 2012
Prof. Beauregard Diggs replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion The Steamship Pirate!
"ah yes...the gun on a disappearing recoil mechanism...it pops out...fires...and recoils back in for reloading...excellent idea s.d."
Aug 30, 2012
Prof. Beauregard Diggs replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion The Steamship Pirate!
"a cannon that pops out of a hat and fires...hmmm...a taller top hat...hmmm...an abe lincoln would be tall enough me thinks"
Aug 29, 2012
Sqn. Ldr. William Barr replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion The Steamship Pirate!
"You will also need to start looking for an appropriate holster/lanyard for your Schofield Russian revolver or perhaps a Le Mat. Both are very distinctive and completely appropriate for such an individualistic persona."
Aug 25, 2012
SGT Alex Torsey replied to Ryan Gunwitch-Black's discussion What's your favorite steampunk novel?
"You will love Tin Swift. Trust me, I may be young, but I am most definitely not stupid. As for others, any suggestions?"
Aug 24, 2012
SGT Alex Torsey replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion The Steamship Pirate!
"Thank you. Also, i plan on detailing my work on such items as soon as i have the cash to do so."
Aug 24, 2012
Sqn. Ldr. William Barr replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion The Steamship Pirate!
"I would think a high, peaked cap works well, something Russian miliyary surplus."
Aug 23, 2012
Prof. Beauregard Diggs replied to SGT Alex Torsey's discussion The Steamship Pirate!
"Actually you are the first steamship pirate I have run across here.  As a pirate, most any hat you choose to wear will work just fine.  If your back story has you as a member of the losings sides navy in a war, you might want to research…"
Aug 23, 2012
SGT Alex Torsey posted a discussion

The Steamship Pirate!

So, I am starting my steamship captains costume, and I am wanting some help and feedback with it. Any respectful ideas would be amazing, from color schemes to style of hat. Also, if the idea is over worked, then please give me a new one.First order of business, the hat. I am contemplating a short top hat. I am not entirely sold it will work.Second, the coat. I have an old tan trench/fog coat. Will it work?See More
Aug 23, 2012
SGT Alex Torsey replied to Count Jackula's discussion Steampunk RPGs
"I found Something entitled Urban Steampunk. It is apparently some form of steam/urban RPG system. I am a firm believer in a "free invention" system. I do not like games that are based solely on the pre-requisite system. Within boundries, I…"
Aug 23, 2012
SGT Alex Torsey replied to Ryan Gunwitch-Black's discussion What's your favorite steampunk novel?
"Definitely the Leviathan series by Scott Westerfield. My second choice is easily Tin Swift. They are both great novels, but still geared towards younger fans, yet enjoyable by all."
Aug 23, 2012

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Halloo! I am extremely interested in steampunk, and I am a beginner. I take advice very well.

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