Predator MEGA CANNON Plasma caster.

Discussion in 'Predator Armory (Props)' started by spgfx, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    Now that my Ceremonial Dagger is ready to mold I need another project to play around with when I need a break. When the standard plasma caster just will not cut it ! Introducing the MEGA CANNON. This is the weapon of choice for some serious damage. Triple barrels and converts from shoulder mount to a rifle.

    Here is a quick pencil sketch.
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2016
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  3. Jmen

    Jmen Elite Hunter

    Really Mega Cannon (y)
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  4. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    I'm thinking I need to make a rifle stock for this and perhaps a tripod mount.
  5. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    It's been a while since I have updated this thread, so here it goes.

    Main and side barrel construction.
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    The outer "wing" assembly slides back and forth on the barrel
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  6. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    Here is the main barrel assembly all roughed in sprayed with an initial coat of primer and some parts from the read assembly
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    I left the front and rear sections separated so I can adjust the length so make it look good.
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2016
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  7. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    More assembly work done on the rear section.

    The top section will remain removable to access all the electronics and battery. This piece with have LEDs in the cutouts and LEDs shining down on the main body.
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    Here is a pic so you can see the size.
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2016
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  8. predtrooper

    predtrooper Hunter

    I hope this is going to be anamatronic now that you have got an arduino or a least some sound effects and possible live rounds
  9. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    Predator Mega Cannon - STOCK
    Here is a test piece I cut so I can get an idea of the size of the stock when attached to the cannon.
    I got all the pieces for the stock cut and glued on. I normally have all the details finished before gluing them on but since I do not have any reference pics or a plan for this build, I'm gluing all the details on rough sanded and will complete the final sanding when the assembly is complete.
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  10. LunaticNic

    LunaticNic Elite Hunter

    It's looking absolutely fantastic man!
  11. Isubomo

    Isubomo Elite Hunter

    Wow, mike, you're leaving us speechless here again..absolute beauty mate! :D (y)(y)(y)
  12. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    Here is the current WIP pics. I completed the basic shape for the side tri site and got it mounted I also shot a coat of primer to better see how things look together.

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    Wiring for the tri site and main barrel is complete. The main barrel has a array of 9 LEDs that will be controlled by an Arduino mico board for some cool affects. Sorry no plans for anametrics yet but I have not started any design work on the shoulder mount or tripod mount. I will think about the poss. inclusion of a servo or two.

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  13. Jmen

    Jmen Elite Hunter

    Maybe u can make some symbols from the sides?
    Awesome look!
  14. Isubomo

    Isubomo Elite Hunter


    How ya work with wood/board like that Mike, will never fail to amaze me man..Master, we not worthy!!! :D
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  15. spgfx

    spgfx Elite Hunter

    I got all major forms are complete and I shot a coat of filler/primer to seal the MDF.
    I stared working on the detail pieces.

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  16. shanks

    shanks Unblooded

    this is fantastic
  17. JoshStrong

    JoshStrong Unblooded

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