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How to build a EE-4 blaster
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 5:42 pm    Post subject: How to build a EE-4 blaster Reply with quote

Every merc comes one day to the point, where he´s annoyed by the the lack of range and firepower of his old trusted EE-3. The logical solution is to swap it with a more sophisticated model, the EE-4. Laughing

Monday my Webley flaregun arrived, it´s a MK IV, not the old MK I that was used for the EE-3. But it has the same caliber, and some of it´s appearence.









It´s in a great shape, with a nice patina.


And today the barrel received:






First job ...... making a adapter from some delrin:






Done:







I really like it. Cool




I have a spare 4x20 scope:



I think i will refrain from t-track, and instead use some u-shaped alu-profiles (as with the ROTJ-Sterlings) - but that isn´t written in stone yet.

And of course it needs a rifle-butt. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

While i was waiting for some glue to cure at my E-11A pistol build, i found some time to inspect the barrel closer.

The long part is only stuffed into the socket part, and secured with one small setscrew.




But the wall is very thin, so the inner tube got a indention when the lonely setscrew is thightened up- combined with this severe cut



It is a somehow unstable construction, that doesn´t lines up perfectly (yes, i know noone will notice, but i know it ...... and i´m german :blush)


So i decided to make a new and clean cut that eases the alignment:



Next step is to turn a disc that will be pressed into the tube end - it will stabilize the tube when the setscrew puts the needed pressure on it to hold the parts together.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Today i had some time to spend in my workshop, and i started to draw some pencil lines:






Then cutting and shaping some alu-profiles:




And after that a lot of drilling, adjusting, and pop-riveting brought this result:






Big Bore Bad Boy Mr. Green






I´m satisfied with the way it comes out, definatly has more guts than the EE-3:




Now i have to try to get a shoulder-stock for it.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 2:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great work!
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved to tutorial section... Great work man!


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, Bob. Very Happy


I decided this morning that i don´t like the hollow look from the front:



The muzzle is so big, it´s to easy to look inside the hollow barrel.


So i made a small part to place inside, after all is black it should be no longer that visible as now, but give it more detail and add some "realism".


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Uber!
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zaxmon wrote:
Uber!


Uber? ???

I take that as a compliment? Wink

Thanks, unfortunatly the next real update will take some (a lot) of time, i need to find a way to order a shoulderstock in the US and have it shipped to me.

The only thing i can do before that, is some work on the scope mountings.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

lol Uber is German for above. It's used as slang for above and beyond normal. Exceptional.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's also spelled with two dots over the U. Über.
Also, telling a German dude that something is German is... redundant.
My guess is he was just confused by your use and the missing dots.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aaah, now it makes sense to me. Very Happy

Thanks again. Cool
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry I don't know how to do an umlaut over the U, and I also didn't know he was German.

Although when I lived in Germany (US Army), my German friends would think it was funny that I said it too.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It´s just that i´m not used to see it used that way. Wink Ive known the word "über" as "above" only, it´s never used here as slang for something, only in combination.

The Ü could also be written as Ue, and the Ä as Ae
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It was a long time of searching, hoping, waiting, and finally ..... daddy got new toys today. Cool




the long needed parts:




There was a tiny problem with the fit, so i used my mill:




To make the slot a little bit wider, 0,7mm:






After that it was possible to fit the flaregun in the notch:




The assembled parts, yeah. Mr. Green




To big for a good pic on the workbench:




Needed to lay it down on the shops concrete to get a good angle for a complete pic:



Next job - milling the blocks to mount the scope.


And finally, a size-comparision-pic:



It´s bigger to hold it, than expected from pics.
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