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Nerf modification techniques?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Katie Gurecki Apr 7, 2011. 7 Replies

After the glory that was the Wild Wild West Con, I've decided to try modifying my own Nerf gun.  I'm going to go with the Nerf Reactor; I've only seen one Reactor mod, and I loved it.  The design of…Continue

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Captain Denvo Pryde left a comment for Waverly Quinn
"Happy Birthday, may day be as steampowered as an airship."
May 29, 2011
Katie Gurecki replied to Waverly Quinn's discussion Nerf modification techniques?
"I went to my local car parts shop. (of which there are 20 in the area) They have an assortment of spray primers and paints for plastics and vinyls, for a few bucks, and picked up one. Just makes sure to wash, (I used dish soap and rinse well, but I…"
Apr 7, 2011
Kenneth "Dutch" Princen replied to Waverly Quinn's discussion Nerf modification techniques?
"An Airship Marine....Semper Fi brother.  And thank you for the directions there.  I will most definitely check it out."
Apr 7, 2011
Sgt. Foust, US Airship Marines replied to Waverly Quinn's discussion Nerf modification techniques?
"You should look for anything on here from a guy named Enginnear.  He makes some really amazing NERF and watergun creations, and has a whole technique that he is more than willing to share.  Check out his gatling-gun Maverick... a thing of…"
Apr 7, 2011
Kenneth "Dutch" Princen replied to Waverly Quinn's discussion Nerf modification techniques?
"I have done several conversions with plastic kits before which meant I used materials uncommon to modeling.  My biggest point in that it is all in the primer you use once you get the model ready to paint.  I have seen several pictures of…"
Apr 7, 2011
Waverly Quinn replied to Michelle Thorstrom's discussion Corsets-The TRUE way to a man's heart
"I completely agree."
Mar 29, 2011
Waverly Quinn replied to Michelle Thorstrom's discussion Corsets-The TRUE way to a man's heart
"Ahhhhhhhhhh!!!  I did see them on your newly improved website, though.  I will probably be ordering one within a few months.  I'm already addicted!"
Mar 28, 2011
Waverly Quinn replied to Michelle Thorstrom's discussion Corsets-The TRUE way to a man's heart
"I do think it's also women not understanding sexy and trying far too hard a lot of the time.  WWWCon taught me that even women who love Steampunk often think that sexy=showing as much skin as you can get away with.  But yeah, I'm…"
Mar 28, 2011
Waverly Quinn replied to Michelle Thorstrom's discussion Corsets-The TRUE way to a man's heart
"...Were they wearing underbust corsets?  Plenty of them are not meant to be over the boobal area.  Both of mine are supposed to be worn under.   The main thing I see wrong with certain women wearing corsets is when they wear an…"
Mar 27, 2011
Waverly Quinn replied to Michelle Thorstrom's discussion Corsets-The TRUE way to a man's heart
"Ah!  I love you guys so much!  All of you here at the Steampunk Empire, Damsel In This Dress is the way to go for corsets, as well as so many other pieces of beautiful clothing.  Extremely well-made and extremely beautiful.…"
Mar 26, 2011
Waverly Quinn replied to Waverly Quinn's discussion Nerf modification techniques?
"I'm sure this thread has been around more than once, but no, the search isn't giving me any real results.   Professor, I've read up on a few different tactics for getting paint to stick.  It seems like as long as you sand…"
Mar 22, 2011
Ephraim von RoseEngine replied to Waverly Quinn's discussion Nerf modification techniques?
"this thread has resurfaced several times , somewhere  in the archives are several discussions , not sure if the search function will work .. Basically some plastics will not take paint well , and there is not much you can do , it is just the…"
Mar 22, 2011
Prof. Phineas Boggs replied to Waverly Quinn's discussion Nerf modification techniques?
"one problem i have ahd with my National E. Reserve F. Armory guns is taht the paint never seems to stick to certain parts. I was recommended to use a vinyl glue that can be found in most auto/upholstolory stores and pretreat the plastic first.…"
Mar 22, 2011
Waverly Quinn replied to Josiah Dreadful's discussion Your personas "Theme Song"
"Definitely "Honeybee" by Steam Powered Giraffe--and not just because they're a steampunk band."
Mar 22, 2011
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Nerf modification techniques?

After the glory that was the Wild Wild West Con, I've decided to try modifying my own Nerf gun.  I'm going to go with the Nerf Reactor; I've only seen one Reactor mod, and I loved it.  The design of the Reactor seems perfect to mod as well (even though it's really a terrible gun).  I've picked up a few dollar store water guns to practice, but I was wondering what techniques you all use to modify your guns.So far, I've worked with spray paint--sanding the gun, taking silver, and then spraying…See More
Mar 22, 2011
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Mar 22, 2011

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At 1:48pm on May 29, 2011, Captain Denvo Pryde said…
Happy Birthday, may day be as steampowered as an airship.
At 12:51pm on March 20, 2011, A D Cruize said…

Welcome to the Empire Ms. Quinn.

Yes, WWWC was absolutely amazing!

 

At 12:06pm on March 19, 2011, Cmdr. "Whiskey Nick" Triton said…
Welcome to the Empire from Her Majesty's Royal Airship Command! KellysHeroes.webs.com for Gadgets, Gizmos, Goggles & Gear or visit My Page here on Steampunk Empire!

Next stop.....Nova Albion in Santa Clara, CA!
At 10:55am on March 19, 2011, Captain Denvo Pryde said…
Welcome to the Empire. Hopefully this site Inspires you. If you need any help do not be afraid to ask for help.
 
 
 

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