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Mass Effect Maverick Almost done – Steampunk Lanard X8 and more


Yes, back on the computer where I can do a proper update..ok, proper for me anyways..hehe. Β  Some of these will be familiar, but I got photos with the DSLR this time πŸ™‚ I’ll be on vacation next week so I’m hoping to get a lot done and actually do some spring cleaning…in the fall. Yep. Hehe

Kind of Blase Runner inspired, but not after any particular gun. Borrowed the slide for the photo, but the final one will look more like the body..I think.. Lousy iP4 photo..come on 4S!!
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Almost ready for the third masking
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Working on a Mass Effect themed Vigilon. It’s further along by quite a bit, but this was the last photo πŸ™‚
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It got some white shoes! Almost done
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More of a prop, but with the skinny barrel removed it will still shoot darts! Scope is a stand-in for the LS scope to be used in the final version
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Better shot of the trailer prop
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There’s that slide again! πŸ™‚
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And much better photos of the last Lanard X8
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More cool stuff coming.Β  Thanks for visiting!

Brian


Shop Update Saturday 8-27-2011


Spent a good part of the day at the workshop and I think I got a lot accomplished. Too tired to know for sure..I’ll check to see what I actually did tomorrow πŸ™‚ Hope these photos will work until I get some good sunlight tomorrow!

Second primer on the Vigilon
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Finished Lanard X8 in steel and brass
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Lanard X6 Work in progress, but getting along nicely!
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did some touchups on the D9 squirt gun πŸ™‚
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Thanks for looking and have a great weekend!

Brian


Custom Nerf Vortex Vigilon in the works!


Thanks to a generous gift in the mail today , I started work on a custom painted Nerf Vigilon from the upcoming Vortex series. It was stamped with a few odd phrases…DO. NOT. SELL. πŸ™‚ I didn’t pay a dime, so I’m going to assume I won’t have my doors kicked in any time soon! I posted some photos below of the gun out of the box as well as into the sanding phase. It’s got putty drying right now, but tomorrow I should be ready to base coat and then get after masking this weekend. I’m really looking forward to seeing how it comes out, because I have no idea what I’m going to do with it at the moment πŸ™‚

Stay tuned, as the photos show there are some other cool props in the works as well! Add me on facebook if you want to see more WIP photos of this and all the other silliness! facebook.com/johnson.arms

Santa came today!
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Laying out some of the loot

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Sanding..still my fav!
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DO NOT….nope, can’t make out the last word πŸ˜‰
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Weathering on the StrikeCon
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Vera from Firefly gettign close to detail painting stage
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I am IRON MAN! (Thanks to Pocket at Urban Taggers for the idea!)
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For the nature crowd, here’s a few shots of some of the skies we’ve had thanks to Hurricane Irene πŸ™‚
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Double Rainbowz!
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Your’s truly πŸ™‚
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Thank you for visiting and stop back soon!

Brian


Lanard Rotator X8 – Steampunk version #3 – Work in Progress 8/3/11


Just a few quick photos of the gold variation. I’m feeling a bit under the weather, so this is short and schweet!

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Here’s the steel one just for contrast. Have a good day/night guys!

Brian


New Lanard X8 projects starting – Mass Effect Stampedes almost done!


Hey Folks! Spent a good part of the day getting things packed up and almost finished up the Stampedes and Long Las rifle. It was still humid as all hell, but I got a lot done inside where it was still pretty dry. It will get better and the month moves along, which will be a great thing for paint drying! If you have any interest in doing a commissioned piece, feel free to contact me. I’ll be ready for the next batch of stuff later this week. Thanks and enjoy the WIP photos from today!

Regards,
Brian

I did another one of these Otter Boxes for a photographer friend on DeviantArt.com. I did it for almost cost, mainly because they’ll be able to tell me how well the finish puts up with daily use. I hope it does well so I can offer some other colors.
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Recently I did a little Buck Rogers-styled squirt gun for my Dad. For my Brother I decided to do something along the same lines, but this time around I went with a tiny cap gun revolver. I guess I just think the little guns are cool to display without taking up much room. I’m sure they appreciate that aspect of the gifts πŸ™‚
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Altoid can got too close to the paint table πŸ˜‰
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Stampede Akimbo action! These are almost done, just waiting for the PO to deliver the custom decals.
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The first one of these Lanard X8s that I did got a lot of attention, probably due to the rarity of the gun. These are tough to find in stores, especially in states that don’t have the chains where they’re sold. You can find them online, but they’re usually marked up 2-300% (retail is about 9-10.00). This is also the same for the Lanard X6. Here’s some WIP photos showing the removal of the rear hammer guard. It takes a bit of patience to get them shaved off without a lot of rough edges, but if you take your time it can come out looking pretty cool.

Ready for the knife!
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Before and after – next comes the filler for those huge holes!
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Sanded and then filled in the recess where “Made in China” was stamped. I also filled the mold dimples. After all this is sanded and made stock looking I will take the guns apart to paint the trigger, barrel, and also the cocking mechanism under the handle. That should be tomorrow if the filler has dried completely.
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Thanks again for visiting – email me if you need anything!


Project updates 7-28-11


A Smattering of stuff from the past week. Sorry a lot of them are phone photos, folks, but I don’t bring out the heavy photo weapons when it’s 120% humidity πŸ™‚

There a lot of things in the works, so I promise there will be some neat-o things to see soon. Until then, thank you all so much for the support and commission requests. I am truly honored to have such great people around me.

Enjoy the photos and don’t forget to tell a friend…or a movie producer. πŸ˜‰

Brian

Fankenstein assault rifle – Recon Body / Longstrike Barrel with shortened front end / Raider Stock / Stampede Magazine πŸ˜‰
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Steampunk Otterbox 2.0
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Special Unit 2 Replica – Resin Cast
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Sam Howe’s Stainless Steel Maverick with Leather Grip
With a WIP sparking pistol in bronze
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In an almost finished state
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Samus’s gun from Metroid – This was as close as I could get without more time!
WIP –
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Finished –
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Long Las (WarHammer 40K) and Space Marines Shotgun – Both WIPs
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Firefly WIP – Just the drybrushing base in this photo
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Standard Issue Steampunk Maverick
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Thanks for looking!


Lanard Pistol Weekend!


So Lanard makes some pretty sweet looking foam dart guns. These are two of my favorites, but they don’t offer them in my part of the world. Jim Smith was kind enough to find some and mail them to me, so this weekend is “Larard Weekend” πŸ™‚ Yes, I’m working on about 5 other things as well, but these have me excited about how they’re going to come out. Here’s a few photos showing the projects, hope you find them interesting as well! Happy Father’s Day to all the dad’s out there doing “research” on the nerf guns πŸ™‚

Yes, that’s a mini Halo rifle!

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