The Crossroads of the Aether
From: Mr. Zebulon Pike, Deadwood, Dakota Territory
To: Mrs. Hannelore West, Kingsport, Mass.
Several days without drama have allowed me to complete my project! From the drawings I've included, you should see that I began with the foundation of a shotgun barrel that, with some hardwood accents and brass fittings, appears to be little more than an elaborate gentleman's cane. Inside, however, I have concealed a cartridge with a chemical…
Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on April 24, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments
I didn't like the grips on my Tanaka/Colt Single Action Army airsoft pistol and have been looking for wood grips to replace them. Searching on line and a few gun shows did not turn up anything. Today, I went to Braverman's in Wilkinsburg and spoke with Buddy Savage. He looked through some boxes and…Continue
Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on April 12, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I've been thinking further about materials for my steampunk spacesuit. Most steampunk spacesuits have really been just adapted diving suits. The film "The First Men in the Moon" is a primary example. Diving helmets are as thick and heavy as they are to keep the buoyancy of the air inside from lifting the helmet off your shoulders. You don't really need that…Continue
Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on April 4, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I tried to order a holster for my airsoft Colt Peacemaker but, even though the website said they were in stock, they were out and have no expectation of being in stock again. Damn. I've been window shopping for my Steampunk costume but haven't decided to put down any money for that…Continue
Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on April 3, 2008 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment
As a regular visitor to the Mustaches of the Nineteenth Century blog, I am disturbed at the venom heaped by the blogger on men who have beards. Sure, he extols the finest of mustaches but has nothing but fear and hatred for those who alow their follicle adornment to extend beyond the upper lip. Well, his posting of the first of April…Continue
Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on April 2, 2008 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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