Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters props creation thread

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    I go from one hobby to another, never really slowing down. Two months ago I bought a 3D printer and have been going nuts printing stuff. I've had so much fun that I bought a second one. While I haven't delved into creating my own material, there are thousands of things online already designed and read to go. I'll post some of my earlier prints in another thread, but I want to keep this one on topic for Ghostbusters equipment. I've always loved it and I've always wanted to display it. So, I started with the ghost trap and I'm getting close to assembling it.

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    I am combining the 3D printed parts with hardware and decal sets bought on the internet. Now, I could have just printed the parts and screwed them together, but on close inspection, 3D printed parts are obvious - they have clear stacked lines on them.

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    I wanted this to look like actual metal, so I am using putty on every visible piece, sanding it down, priming it and painting it. Needless to say, this adds a LOT of time to the process.

    More pics to come.
     
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      Should have just printed yourself a second one.
       
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        Some completed pics minus the electronics, which I'm waiting for in the mail. Will update when those are installed. Turned out fabulous, a great display item for years to come.

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          Turned out great. Can't wait to see it once the electronics are hooked up. Are you going to do a video for that?
           
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          With the unbelievable interest this project cooked up? You know it!
           
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            10 second video with your smartphone. F the haters.
             
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            Coming up next: the pedal and hose. :faint:

            After that, the big one....the proton pack. That one will take a while.

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              Pedal is complete.

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                Which one are you dressing up as for Halloween?

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                  I thought the Gen X’ers on this board would appreciate these awesome props, but I stand corrected yet again. What a group of total asshats around here.
                   
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                    Ecto Goggles are done. Pretty pleased with these.

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