Nerf Mod: Destiny Vanguard Custom Shotgun "Snaggletooth"

Introduction: Nerf Mod: Destiny Vanguard Custom Shotgun "Snaggletooth"

About: i am an aspiring prop maker and keen sci-fi fan. i found this site a few years back and i did not know i'd ever love it this much! i'm mostly into Assassin's Creed cosply and Star Wars Cosplay.

Heya all. I'm bringing you my first custom prop, this is also my first nerf mod. Now the "Snaggletooth" isn't actually a shotgun in Destiny, it's because I designed the Snaggletooth. it's modelled off of a Nerf Roughcut 2X4, but i'm giving it a custom BHartigan Props makeover. It was a design i drew out on 19/02/15.

Anyway, this is my first Nerf mod and custom shotgun. Hope you all enjoy the updates to this project.

19/02/15: My Shotgun is designed and i'm ready to make this into a proper gun. It is a Vanguard themed Nerf Roughcut.

20/02/15: So I made a trip to ASDA today for a Nerf Roughcut, i got it for £18.99 and had bought primer and paint a month earlier.

22/02/15: I've done quite a bit today. I've marked out where my Vanguard design will go, after I saw the perfect fit, i cleaned off the Roughcut so it was a clean plastic shotgun, I unscrewed the gun, kept the system in one side and took the other side out to prime. once the 30 minute touch dry time had been reached, I bought the gun back inside and switched over the gun sides, refitting the system to the gun size, I also removed the eight barrel sections and took those out to prime. Both sides were eventually fully primed and dried, ready for the silver detailing.

23/02/15: I wrapped the rest of the gun up in paper except the handle and sprayed the handle with gloss black spray paint, when the touch dry time had been reached, i brought them upstairs and grabbed the barrels, i then went and sprayed the first half of the barrel, all the parts are upstairs waiting to dry. Silver detailing will be tomorrow with any luck.

24/02/15: The gun was wrapped up yesterday night except the middle piece, which was going to be painted silver. This morning, I took them out and sprayed the other half of the barrel and the centre pieces, they're currently drying now.

24/02/15: I sprayed the front of the barrel and test fitted the entire gun to make sure it's still operational, it's still working and still pumps. I stenciled out a Vanguard logo and attatched it to either side of the body shells, now i have to get some orange paint.

27/02/15: I have painted on the orange vanguard logo and recoated it about 3 times. That's it, the Snaggletooth is finished, but i think we're just getting started on my custom nerf guns.

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    4 years ago

    hey man! Not sure if you remember me but I'm back! Nice shotty btw, and destiny is awesome.


    5 years ago

    This looks really cool, I wish I had half the talent of people like you.

    Bwilson Props
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    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you Lunadude.

    You do have the talent that we do, all it is is time and patience. There's always a humble beginning to the hobby, but isn't that how everything starts? I've been in this hobby for 4 years and you pick up tips and tricks for it. I can tell you now that you DO have the talent that we do, I can tell you that you can make awesome things, and I can most definitely tell you that you CAN do it. Plan a prop, design it and do your research on what you need for it and i guarantee that with a little love thrown into the mix, you can make the most awesome props!

    now get out there and make your wishes come true!