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Posted by killbucket | Apr 09, 2012 @ 10:02 AM | 7,622 Views
I can build you a M134 minigun (0 min 38 sec)

It's motorized, and spins both barrels the same direction at up to 900RPM.
Minigun MAKER: KILLBUCKET Revs it UP (0 min 25 sec)
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Posted by killbucket | Apr 07, 2012 @ 05:40 AM | 6,869 Views
In a recent post, I postulated that Ghz would replace IR due to cost.
Bingo, here it is!
2.4Ghz 3-channel copters arrive.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 30, 2012 @ 08:09 PM | 7,404 Views

"What if you took a cordless drill and crossed it with an airsoft gun, and some bits of plumbing? Could we really make a working minigun to wave around?"

Oh, yes, we could. Making the minigun is now the EASY part.

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Posted by killbucket | Mar 28, 2012 @ 06:43 PM | 7,686 Views

I almost bought one of these echo 1 minis, used. So I looked into broken minigun, Asahi, Echo 1, Piper's Precision.Turns out, they can really go ka-bonkers and lock up, chewing up the ammo, and generally needing a thorough minigun cleaning.

SO sad, the price was not bad. But I'll pass...I think. These electric miniguns are gorgeous.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 28, 2012 @ 01:19 PM | 6,345 Views
I can imagine three guys in bulletproof coats, all with miniguns, backpacks, ammo chutes, the whole setup. But they're all Bubble-guns! list
Posted by killbucket | Mar 27, 2012 @ 12:32 PM | 7,011 Views
The AirSharp MINIGUN BUILDER PARTS KIT contains 23 components to make the main body, drive bulkheads and transmission casing for a convincing -looking home mini gun build.

3" ABS (black plastic plumbing) pipe is needed to make the body tubes from. All my future minis will start with these core parts.
This makes a universal minigun, just under 4" in diameter that can be set up with the included handle parts, or mounted using the included lugs.
The key features of this design are a reliable gear drive (gears are included) and a hollow center axle large enough to put an airsoft or paintball gun through.
MANY have asked me to make them "just the flat parts" for my miniguns. I finally have the design refined enough to provide useful and complete-able kits. -AND, this kit is 100% LEGAL to ship anywhere.
It can be mounted in any position, there is no top or bottom to the gun itself. You can make it so either the front or rear comes off for service, or both. It can spin either direction (duh). You can make the barrel a stubby or silly, Moby dick-Big. Almost ANYTHING can go inside, because you can cut the body tube and motor cover to any length. If you have a drill, you're gonna complete it.
More to come...
Posted by killbucket | Mar 26, 2012 @ 05:36 PM | 8,922 Views

In your face with 12 barrels.

The most beautiful gun I've made yet,

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Posted by killbucket | Mar 25, 2012 @ 08:12 AM | 7,370 Views

Home made minigun. Boxing it up. I took lots of pics, but it never seems enough, once they're gone.
But, my home would be even more cluttered. I have a LOT of home-made toys. Miniguns are LARGE and take up space
(This one is only 24" overall -dinky).

My wife spoils me; I can have pretty much anything I want. I showed her the Echo1 mini, she said "order one!".
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Posted by killbucket | Mar 24, 2012 @ 02:23 PM | 6,090 Views
Minigun Movie Prop M134 LIVE VIDEO (1 min 18 sec)

VIDEO of the barrel testing, with very clear imaging on the barrels. Notice how the barrel packs on the dual minigun are perfectly locked in time.
See Ebay Item number: 170811630674
Posted by killbucket | Mar 24, 2012 @ 07:11 AM | 6,302 Views
An under-construction, dual mini gun design.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 22, 2012 @ 05:18 PM | 7,572 Views
All done with this mini-gun dummy (it's motorized), making a doubled version.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 19, 2012 @ 11:38 AM | 6,164 Views
Made this myself for my 6812 Airsoft Mini-gun.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 14, 2012 @ 02:25 PM | 6,182 Views
Making dummy 1919 kits like mad today, lots to ship out this week.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 13, 2012 @ 11:49 AM | 6,935 Views

Designing a set of old-timey looking steering hubs, too. I nixxed the Blackfoot gearbox, installing one from a Tamiya Clod Buster.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 11, 2012 @ 01:40 PM | 7,541 Views
Motor and servo connections for Syma's newest copter, and their first four-channel.

PCB top, servo and LED connections for the SYMA S800G 4 channel.

PCB bottom, drive motors connections for the SYMA S800G 4 channel.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 07, 2012 @ 05:18 PM | 6,156 Views

And impressive...too heavy to carry as designed. Home-Made Airsoft mini-gun.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 07, 2012 @ 01:12 PM | 6,626 Views

A pic of my custom upper arms that I made for my Tamiya Blackfoot RC truck.
Soon to be put on a custom-built Fast Attack Vehicle (FAV).
Posted by killbucket | Mar 07, 2012 @ 11:04 AM | 6,292 Views
This guy has more of my hand-crafted toys than ANYBODY.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 07, 2012 @ 10:19 AM | 5,829 Views

I decided that a solid axle would really be a nice project for increasing my CNC skills. I made this on my Shopbot PRS. Sitting on top is the safety drum for the MG08/15 machinegun (airsoft) I'm finishing up.
Posted by killbucket | Mar 06, 2012 @ 06:07 PM | 5,163 Views
Latest creation: the Universal Browning 30 cal dummy Builder's Kit.