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Brass Blaster by CaelynTek Brass Blaster by CaelynTek
This is the first of two "Blasters" I'm converting/painting for my Steampunk costume. At the top you see the gun in it's original form next to the gun just after I started on the metallic.

Two of these toy guns cost me 12 dollars shipped from Think Fast Toys [link]

I first saw this gun in the gallery of a user of Steampunk Empire: [link]

The gun is slightly smaller than most would like, but I have small hands so it fits me ok. This would not be the best gun for someone with large hands.

Metallic finishes achieved using AMACO Rub n Buff.

The book and spy glass are purchased items and are used here only as props for the photo of the new pistol.

To see even prettier photos of this blaster go here [link]
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gollumsalterego Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011
Ah-HA! I've seen this pistol modified by some locals but none could really tell me where to get them. Only answer was "7/11" but that doesn't help me. Good on you. If I'm gonna take the time to color-mod ANY toy gun it has to be damn pretty to start with and this fits the standard.
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CaelynTek Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yes it does work quite well for a Victorian era prototype. :) I still have that second one unpainted... gonna have to do it one of these days and sell it. (Already sold the first one)
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gollumsalterego Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011
It just takes awfully well to steampunk. It is just the right balance between reality and fantasy.
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MikiyoOo Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Great preparation, dude! <33
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ChelseaWinklepicker Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
I love seeing 'before and after' types of shots. This is truly fantastic! A beautiful job.
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CaelynTek Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)
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GOLHX Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Student General Artist
another good one!" you're like the midas of steampunk hahaha everithing you touch tranforms into an amazing steampunk piece!"
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CaelynTek Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Well I don't know about that, but thanks anyway :)

I wish I had to tools and skills to work with real brass instead of plastic. :)
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GOLHX Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011  Student General Artist
that would be nice!" u
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Tower43 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011
Hiya, lovely paint job you had done with your gun, I'm wondering what material did you use to paint for the edges? (e.g. the black parts)
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