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Could use a hand with my Steampunk Raygun Design
On a lark, I grabbed one of the Nerf Mavericks
I had on my desk and decided that it had to be steampunked up.
I've seen plenty of people do steampunk Mavericks in the past
, and on the whole they tend to look like a Nerf Maverick with extra shit nailed to it. I didn't like that, so I figured my first step would be sawing the entire front end of the gun off.
Then I started throwing lights and shit into here, and as I did it progressed away a little bit from Steampunk and more into campy sci-fi raygun territory. I've kind've been designing this thing by the seat of my pants, but now that I've gotten the front end of the gun attached to it and fully lit up I find I have no idea where to take it from here.
So, I'm soliciting help!
I'm photographing it in pretty much broad daylight in some of these, but the lights obviously look way better in person. The bulbs on the top glow, and the spigon on the back of the thing is actually a potentiometer that lets me dim the lights if I twist it. Pulling the trigger currently shorts the circuit and makes the lights flash very brightly for an instant.
Now, here's my problem a little more specifically: I like the way the cylinder looks on the front there, but I'm having a hell of a time figuring out what to build up around it from the handle. I'm also bereft of ideas regarding what the actual end of the barrel should look like. If you guys wouldn't mind helping me get out of this creative rut, I'd appreciate it, as I've been staring at this thing for two days without making any progress.
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