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This is a semi step-by-step guide of how my girlfriend Jess and I built our Ghostbusters proton packs for Halloween 2008! We ended up spending just un...
The costumes themselves were simple as hell and only took a night to do.Flight suits off of Amazon.comParatrooper Belts off of Amazon.comBoots off of ...
To start off we cut the 'motherboard' out of masonite board we found at Home Depot. This is the same stuff you'll find clip boards made out of. Just a...
Once again we started out by looking at stills and downloading the blueprints we needed from [ GBFans.com]GBFans.com. But the site was also great to f...
Another great place to find parts is the Dollar Store. That's where we found a perfect plastic Tortilla Bowl and a few colored document folders that w...
This was made by simply bending a piece metal window siding we found at Home Depot.
We used Gorilla glue to join all the parts to the motherboard. And now we're pretty much all assembled and it's time to get the packs ready for paint!...
Now that the packs are all painted we then started to attach the ion arm and the black ribbed tubing (electrical department Home Depot).
Now here's the really fun part. Making the LED circuits.This should be treated as a separate project as it did take quite a bit of work, and should on...
To start out I sculpted it out of clay based on the dimensions of the blueprints. I then made a silicon mold and casted it out of resin.I ended up nee...
We ended up attaching our motherboards to the ALICE packs using simple zip ties that we pre-drilled holes for. Then just added a couple pieces of Pipe...
All of our electronics made their home inside the Gunbox. And each circuit had it's one closed power source of a standard 9v battery. This was done to...
And that was pretty much it! All the stickers were found once again on GBFans. Here's a demo video of it all working!
Anyways, I hope this instructable helped you out. And good luck in building your own pack! It was a much bigger undertaking then either Jess or I thou...
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