Month: May 2013

Custom ‘Blade Runner’ Special Heavy Metal Nerf Vortex Proton Blaster

Nerf Vortex Proton Blaster

Normally I never post a weapon that isn’t a replica from a movie, TV series, video game or comic. But today I’m breaking my own rule because after staring in amazement at the images of this modified Nerf vortex proton blaster I just had to post it.

If you didn’t know, Nerf is a toy brand owned by Hasbro that produces mostly foam based toy weaponry. Those toys are made of plastic and they fire foam bullets. You can find them on Amazon .

In the following image you can see a comparison of the original toy versus what it now looks like thanks to some incredible professional custom modification work:

Custom-Nerf-Vortex-Proton-Blaster

Seriously, that’s just outright amazing. If you didn’t see the toy in the first place you’d have absolutely no idea that this isn’t a full metal weapon.

The seller refers to this as the ‘Blade Runner’ special custom heavy metal version. It features a brushed metal weathered look derived from 4 coats of paint and a matte finish to protect the paint. 

Like the original toy this gun can still fire Nerf foam discs, 3 of which are included.

The workmanship is clearly studio grade judging by the images and as claimed in the product listing. Interestingly, the seller states the pictures don’t do the blaster justice and that most buyers are more impressed by the real-life prop than by these images. If that’s true then this is certainly an impressive weapon to add to your sci-fi weapon collection. It’s a toy made for firing too, so I don’t see why it couldn’t be used for cosplay or even LARP.

At only $39.99 it’s a mere $20 more than the standard retail price of the toy which blows my mind.

See more images and/or snap it up at the link below:

Custom Nerf Vortex Proton Blaster (via Ebay)

Life-Size Light-Up THOR Mjolnir Hammer Prop Replica

Life Size THOR Mjolnir Hammer Prop Replica

Heads up Thor fans because this is awesome!

It’s a one-of-a-kind life-size replica of Mjolnir that lights up with pure lightning replicating awesomeness. Well not quite that awesome, but it is damn cool.

Sometimes the unlicensed, unofficial replicas of our favorite weapons are the best and, in this case, we might be looking at one of those. Made as a “fan tribute” by Infinity Creative Designs, this is an unofficial replica of Mjolnir that any true Thor fan will love to showcase in their collection. 

Features:

  • Made from resin fiberglass
  • Powered by 9V battery w/ 30 LED’s
  • Includes display stand as shown in the image above

THOR-Mjolnir-Hammer-Prop-Replica

Bidding starts at $890 and at the time of writing this article no bids have been made.

So if you’ve got the bucks and you want to own a rare, custom made replica of Thor’s hammer that will make your Marvel mates jealous, head to the link below:

Life-Size Light-Up THOR Mjolnir Hammer Prop Replica (via Ebay)

STAR WARS: EPISODE VI – RETURN OF THE JEDI Biker Scout Blaster Prop Replica

Star Wars Return of the Jedi Biker Scout Blaster Prop Replica

Check out this brilliant looking life-size prop replica of the Biker Scout’s blaster as featured in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.

This is a 1:1 scale high quality filled resin replica of the original Biker Scout blaster made for the film by Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). 

Many weapons in Star Wars were made from existing guns that ILM modified into sci-fi blasters. This one was an exception where ILM created the weapon as a custom single piece with a British made “Singlepoint Scope” mounted on the right side using half of a Webley scope ring. 

The artisans at Modelers or Mice have gone out of their way to replicate the original weapon just as ILM envisioned it, although in this case the entire gun is sculpted (no external attachments). That makes this weapon replica a screen accurate weapon to ILM’s vision rathre than a replica of the original on set prop which, in my view, is perfect.

STAR WARS Biker Scout Blaster

This is definitely the kind of replica Star Wars fans should jump on, not only because it’s very accurate to the screen used weapon but also because the Biker Scout’s blaster is not typically an easy replica weapon to find.

$97 is the price being asked as a Buy it Now direct from the artisans own Ebay store:

STAR WARS: EPISODE VI – RETURN OF THE JEDI Biker Scout Blaster Prop Replica (via Ebay)

THE HOBBIT LARP Hammer of Fili the Dwarf (Wicked Replicas)

THE HOBBIT Hammer of Fili the Dwarf LARP

This is a Wicked Replicas LARP (Live Action Role Play) ready replica of Fili the Dwarf’s hammer as featured in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Features:

  • Authentically details official replica of the actual filming prop used on set
  • Measures 102cm
  • Constructed with a fiberglass core and foam outer
  • Hand-painted finish

If you want one of these there are two that I can find available, both on Ebay. One is an auction and the other has it for sale at a Buy it Now price of approximately $60 U.S. Here’s the link you need to find them both:  

Wicked Replicas THE HOBBIT LARP Hammer of Fili the Dwarf (via Ebay)

AGE OF CONAN: HYBORIAN ADVENTURES LARP Atlantean War Mace (Museum Replicas)

atlantean-war-mace-LARP

This is a LARP (Live Action Role Play) ready replica of the Atlantean War Mace as featured in the Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, an online action MMORPG from the creator of Anarchy Online.

Manufactured by Museum Replicas (MRL884007) as part of their ‘The Conan Collection’, this high quality latex weapon replica measures 38″ in length and weighs about 1.2 pounds.

The Atlantean War Mace is a well balanced two-handed battle weapon that, although completely safe for LARP as it is made out of high quality latex, bears an antique steel finish that makes it look like the real deal.

You know, I really, really love the looks of this mace. I want to club someone with it baaaad! 😉

You can snap up one of these via Amazon and via Ebay (prices vary depending on the seller within a range of $60 to $200).