T-Virus and Anti-virus Props

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I made these prop T-Virus and anti-virus container from the resident evil movies using some plastic tubes from some ear buds I had bought and translucent acrylic rod in florescent blue and green colors. the acrylic rods wer twisted around a dowel while being heated by a hair dryer and then glued in place in the tubes.

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    becurry

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Nice job. I've made a cheap smaller knock off that did NOT look as sharp and awesome as yours, sir.

    I believe I would like to take a stab at making some like yours

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    SlothSpace

    5 years ago

    You should make an instructable on the needle if you can.

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    SWV1787SlothSpace

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Find me some photos of what your thinking and I might be able to make something to fit

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    nissan0712

    5 years ago on Introduction

    www.hypesound.com has the tubes that hold earbuds. they are longer and skinnier than the original movie tubes, But might make for nice virus tubes anyways.

    earbuds "HY-059-AS"

    Not cool, you NEVER say "MINE ARE BETTER" if anything you post a link to you're s;
    & let the other members decide who's is better!

    BTW nice work SWV1787 great replica I think I'll try it some time.

    Thank you for the complement and for defending the Instructable's be nice policy... Who was that masked man???

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    nissan0712SWV1787

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    i love these. and It was wrong of that other person to say theirs is better. This is a DIY fun site. Someone might have a few more skills than someone else but this site is to share the skills. Not brag bout them. I give you kudos on your project and idea. Making some of my own soon. Also coming up with the syringe kit for the cure. keep up the good work.

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    Demonardae

    7 years ago on Introduction

    I love these! They almost look exactly like the ones from the movie. (I think those were a bit fatter) Ah, I just can't get over how cool they are! Btw, did you paint the ends or was that like that already? And you wouldn't happen to know if I could get those rods from like a hobby store or something would you?

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    SWV1787Demonardae

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks, The end pieces were already that silver color and I suppose you might be able to find the acrylic rods at a hobby/craft store, but I ordered mine online from an acrylic supplier.

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    sueman2

    7 years ago on Introduction

    i have made these using glass tubes, metal end caps, and heated glass tubes and twisted around a pipe to make internal rods. Got the inside tubes from chemistry class, they are filled with dyed water and hot glue seals them off. My carrying case looks like the one from the movie and they need its full protection. These are great for real props. mine simply break very easy.

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    SWV1787sueman2

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    I would like to see a photo of the glass ones that sounds pretty awesome

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    SWV1787mg0930mg

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    I don't remember what brand the headphones were it was a long time back and I had the tubes laying around until I found this as a use for them. The acrylic rods were found online and cost around $10 (USD) after shipping and all and I still have multiple rods of each color left over.

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    SWV1787ty_newt

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    the acrylic rods inside the tube will fluoresce but the outer tubes do not.

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    ty_newtSWV1787

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    1 complete vial of mine costed at most $10 canadian , and thats for every part.