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Bowcaster Requirements

 
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Sicko ()



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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2019 11:59 pm    Post subject: Bowcaster Requirements Reply with quote

Hi there,

Contemplating a Chewie, just trying to figure out the requirements for the bowcaster, can't find it in the OT chewbacca crl, I guess it would be considered an accessory. Can someone point me in the right direction or is it more of a "as long as it looks right" thing? Tried searching on the forums here but there's soooo many hits with bowcaster in it.

cheers!
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 1:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got mine from Aaron Green at Premier Props. It is 3d printed and very affordable. Im not sure about the requirements of them though.
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omel (Rommel)
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 3:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello, he bowcaster in the OT is basically the same in each episode except in ROTJ it has the bowstring seen. ( experts here can kindly correct me) Wink , there is usually a run on the OT bowcaster here. ( search marketplace) there are also great threads building very nice ones. http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=401, i presume since it is not a requirement for approval. there would be no fine details on the CRL for it.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 7:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another option if you are looking to build your own, is the threads on the RPF, or Replica Prop Forum. There's a bunch of useful info to be found on their site, with some of the best fan built casters I've seen.
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2019 7:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the responses guys..I'm having a hard time locating reference photos of decent size to see what the paint job should be like and where to place the wiring (aka telephone cord) on the weapon itself..
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