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#1 Zodou

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 06:38 PM

A few weeks ago I picked up the TWOK phaser and haven't put it down since. However, it is not without it's flaws - specifically the paint, holo-tape and trigger. I sought to rectify these faults with my latest build.







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Posted 04 December 2009 - 07:41 PM

Very cool!

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 07:53 PM

Wow !!! Thats awesome ! Great job ! I cant believe you filled the seams and trigger.

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 07:26 PM

what did you use for the hologram piping on the sides?

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 09:11 PM

I found mine at Hobby Town

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 09:34 PM

nicely done! I was planning to do something similar, but the trigger was pondering point for me... how did modify that part so that it's still functional?

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 10:51 PM

Thanks everyone!

QUOTE (gkap @ Dec 5 2009, 07:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
what did you use for the hologram piping on the sides?


I found mine at JoAnn fabrics.


QUOTE (Gothneo @ Dec 5 2009, 09:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
nicely done! I was planning to do something similar, but the trigger was pondering point for me... how did modify that part so that it's still functional?


I found the trigger at Radio shack, it's a momentary contact switch. It's pretty obvious that (or something similar) is what they used on the actual prop. Behind the trigger is board with a rubber contact switch, all I did was first drill out the molded button on the trigger. I then took the button off the RS momentary contact switch, cut the needle off of a push pin and glued the push pin to the back of the contact switch and a piece of thick half-round styrene on the top and sides of the switch to prevent it from falling out. That simple! Good luck with your build, I'm quite pleased with mine; I think it really does improve the phaser's already good looks.




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