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Forum: All About Guns 11-09-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,679
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: BRAINSTORMING AND TIPS: Foam/light timber cored CF skinned gun

Mikel have you you considered making a hybrid (Like a Daryl Wong) with a timber handle and then carbon wrapping the whole thing?

I refurbished and wrapped a Abellan (PITA) that turned out pretty...
Forum: All About Guns 11-09-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,679
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: BRAINSTORMING AND TIPS: Foam/light timber cored CF skinned gun

Aimrite and a number of other Chinese manufactured "cuttlefish" spearguns start life as a tube speargun (Fibreglass finished with carbon)with a simple 2 part mould for a 2 pac filler (Like aerated...
Forum: All About Guns 11-05-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,679
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: BRAINSTORMING AND TIPS: Foam/light timber cored CF skinned gun

Daniel Mann (AKA Nanna Arms) has made a few of these. I don't know how to search on here sorry. I have not gone down the path of foam core yet because my expertise is with timber. If I were, I would...
Forum: All About Guns 10-27-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,591
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Exotic timber speargun

I have 4 guns with these handles and with either bare hand or glove I have found them great without adding texture (like sand impregnated epoxy). Your hand has a lot of contact area with the handle...
Forum: All About Guns 09-30-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,215
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Gladiators 115

Stunning as always. You have honed this design to perfection. Bravo Sir.
Forum: All About Guns 09-30-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,591
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Exotic timber speargun

Thanks Masubi!

The coating is epoxy, 7 light coats. The reason for blending the timbers was this was getting set up for a 8mm shaft and pure padauk is a little too dense for how narrow this gun...
Forum: All About Guns 09-19-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,591
Posted By Pankrationist
Exotic timber speargun

1050 from seat to tip, 1310 overall. Padauk with Mahogany inlays. Purple Heart, Wenge and Ash handle.

https://imgur.com/a/rJdGE4e

I cannot share these Imgar photos here.
Forum: All About Guns 08-04-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,157
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Current best shafts on the market

Spring steel shafts typically have a stainless flopper and pin. The protective coating will have long gone on the shaft from normal use before a stainless nose cone will have caused a problematic...
Forum: All About Guns 08-04-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,627
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Bit of a laugh

Haha. I was concerned at first but this was a very funny video.
Forum: All About Guns 07-16-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,339
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Aussie Reel on a 1.2 custom rear plus

Thank you Sir. I have another couple on the go and will be fabricating new handles using Purple Heart in lieu of Padauk.
Forum: All About Guns 07-13-2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,339
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Aussie Reel on a 1.2 custom rear plus

Thank you Musubi both for the comment and for the Imgur instructions.

Much appreciated champion.

Edit: The three dots contain "Copy link - Download - Comment"
The link is what I included in...
Forum: All About Guns 07-10-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,339
Posted By Pankrationist
Aussie Reel on a 1.2 custom rear plus

Not sure how to post pictures as the IMG is no longer an option in Imgur.

https://imgur.com/gallery/oWB2sHO

https://imgur.com/tBYEncv

https://imgur.com/1bK8xMr

https://imgur.com/FMIz997
Forum: All About Guns 04-17-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,765
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: WOOD GUN: Refinishing gun for a friend

Outstanding work. So much time and effort has been invested into this gun. I have found it can be quicker to just make a new one but I commend you on a job very well done.
Forum: All About Guns 03-24-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,199
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Prop verses a roller gun

Heavy experience Marcus. People often ask if sharks are my main concern. Mine is boat strikes. I have had commercial fishos run over my float line ripping my gun out of my hand. I was less than 40m...
Forum: All About Guns 03-20-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,199
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Prop verses a roller gun

True that Pete. The Eucalypt the original gun was made from is a very tough timber. To snap it like that is terrify when compare the frail human body.
Forum: All About Guns 03-20-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,199
Posted By Pankrationist
Prop verses a roller gun

A mate of mine, Adam Cvetkovski made a sweet double roller for a customer. Unfortunately this gun was run over by a boat. Adam has moved and is currently unable to build spearguns for a little while...
Forum: All About Guns 01-25-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,546
Posted By Pankrationist
1400 Carbon rear plus

Hi all, long time no see. I have been busy with work and making new machinery including a new 6 inverted router table for my shop. Now that the workshop is mostly complete (will never be 100%) it...
Forum: All About Guns 12-03-2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,121
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: Carbon stringers

Carbon stringers are far more abrasive than I expected. They chewed up one of my thickness plane blades. Tried it with a tungsten router straightening jig with more success though it took the edge...
Forum: All About Guns 05-23-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,092
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: 1.200 Carbon Fibre Euro

Thank you.
2 x 16mm @ 3.5:1
Forum: All About Guns 05-23-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,092
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: 1.200 Carbon Fibre Euro

Thanks Trace. Sometimes simple done well (or at least as well as I can) just works.
Forum: All About Guns 05-22-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,092
Posted By Pankrationist
1.200 Carbon Fibre Euro

Mr Ks new Euro
1.2m from back of band slot to mech. 1.38m over all.
Neptonics revers Euro mech.
Old school handle.
Shooting 2 x 16mm bands pushing a 7.5mm 1.6m shaft.
...
Forum: All About Guns 03-28-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,371
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: 1.5m Blue water

Love this community, thank you gentlemen. Slip tip fitted and tested today. Muzzle is good but needs a little lead low in its tail. I was thinking 3 bands may not be enough and the next batch...
Forum: All About Guns 03-27-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,371
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: 1.5m Blue water

G'day mate, long time no see.
Thanks for your assistance. I found the BCC and it does post an image but it is HUGE! I need to work out how to make the images a lot smaller.

Cheers.
Forum: All About Guns 03-24-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,371
Posted By Pankrationist
1.5m Blue water

1.5m (1.75m from muzzle to butt) carbon fibre blend. Exotic timber handle, Neptonic's Euro mech, 9.5mm shaft that will be rigged with a slip tip.

I was a little nervous that 3 bands would not be...
Forum: All About Guns 02-17-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,817
Posted By Pankrationist
Re: 61" RH ULUSUB wannabe

Hey Calmete.

It has been a long time since I have been on here.
I love the shape you are developing and the organic hand shaping is so aesthetically pleasing to me.

I do have some concerns...
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