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Warhammer 40K Bolter by Evil-FX Warhammer 40K Bolter by Evil-FX
Warhammer 40K Bolt Gun Prop - WIP

Just something I have been messing around with the last few days. Made entirely from EVA foam (just like my M8 Assault rifles) Rather than inserting a metal skeleton in this one I just hacked up and modded a Nerf gun for the core and handle.

Day 3 Progress: Still a lot of detailing/paint to add but the base of the gun is now finished. Scope is removable. The emblems will be sculpted/cast and attached last.
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teranmx Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
How do you get your foam sanded so smooth?
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Fluttersnipe Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2011
Excellent model! Not to nerd out but I think it's a storm bolter if it has a scope on it.
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Netharzeem Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011
That's neat!
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AndreDoyle Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011
Very well done show us how it finnally turned out
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Warhound-CMP Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2011
Hi David!
I'm looking at creating some armor or accessories with EVA foam sheets like you have been doing, based on my own concepts.
I have 2 questions for you, if you can help me out.

#1 - What adhesives or glue are you using to bond the sheets together?
I've been searching and reading sites, and have not seen any references to what adhesives people are using. You mentioned your Mass Effect cosplay armor held up well, and I wanted to try using the same glue / adhesives. What would you recommend using?

#2 - How are you getting the mats to bend and hold their rounded shapes?
I refer again to your ME armor, the shoulder pads and chest plates?

Please reply if you can! Thanks! ^ ^
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mutronborg Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
Holy titty fucking christ, that's awesome. I've had a 1/1 bolter on the to do list for years.

Never seen one done this well, well done Dave!
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StudioCreations Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2010  Professional General Artist
Any plans to do the armor?
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Evil-FX Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2010
No plans for armor yet. May make a chain sword also but not sure yet.
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grimdarkkommissar Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
i love 40k, and i approve of this ALOT, but i think it looks a little stubby, can you make the body a little longer?
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Evil-FX Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2010
I think it's the scope that makes it look more stout. It's to scale from the reference pics I was given. (based on new concept art from the upcoming Warhammer film)
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