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The Dahmer - Rapidstrike/Swarmfire Integration

posted Apr 11, 2014, 11:58 AM by Coop772   [ updated Apr 11, 2014, 1:01 PM ]
Modifications:
- Flywheel motor resistors removed
- Motors replaced with RM2's
- Feeding mech motor resistors removed
- Electronic locks removed
- Mechanical locks removed
- Moving parts lubricated
- Rewired to AA battery harness (running on UltraFire batteries)
- Two Swarmfires integrated
- Flashlight attachment
- Mock scope attachment
- Foregrip

Paint Job:

- Black vinyl dye base coat
- Citadel "Screamer Pink" accents
- Krylon "Chrome" dry brushing
- Matte clear coat applied with "faded" technique
- Internals unpainted to maintain perfect function

The motors I used: http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/611














Extra bolt to make sure the Swarmfires are sturdy.




Taping off parts for painting.


JB weld


Base coat


Brush paint






Before and after dry brushing. Very heavy dry brushing on this project - I was going for a certain look, not just wear and tear.














Scary, eh?






External bolt for shell security


Homemade "scope" made of PVC. This doesn't magnify or do anything, it's just a pipe with couplers on it, haha.


You can see the Swarmfire switch here. Both are activated on a single momentary switch.



Flashlight attachment