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building a speargun

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heebes

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hello all,
well i ordered a gun for inshore stuff, a 100cm RA with a 20mm band.

i now move to my next project

i want to design and build a bluewater gun, most likely from laminated teak.
i plan on making it look like a riffe/wong ono gun of about the Ono size.

what i am looking for is input as to what "little things" it should have to make it a great speargun.
think of what you love on your guns and things you don't.
think of what you wish your gun had.
finishes, materials, handles, triggers, bands, the whole nine yards
even if you think a certain type of mono is better than another.

let me know and ill start to draw up the plans and a materials list and eventually start making it, pictures will ensue.

thanks for the help and ill keep you all posted with the progression.
 
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stergios

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my new 162 hybrid gun from lexan with marine aluminum alloy in the picture without the 4 rubbers and the floatation .effective range 25 feet it weight 12 pounds .no recoil with 4 5/8 rubbers
and one more
 

stergios

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the sheets are 1/2 inches thick from lexan and the pipe is marine aluminum alloy
 

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stergios

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i work 75 hours for this bluewater gun
 

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foxfish

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Strewth dude that is one m.....f....r of a gun!
Defiantly looks like it is strong & powerful - very interesting work.
 

stergios

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afew more detailed pictures
 

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Marwan

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definitely giving the vibe of "lost on a deserted island and had to improvise to stay alive" interesting work :)
 

stergios

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some more pictures from others guns hybrid style the long one is 172 and the other is 153 both from indonesian hardwood with marine aluminum alloy pipe and 4 rubbers 5/8 diameter
 

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stergios

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i spend only 135 hours for this one in the frozen land of the heavy taxes country of canada
 

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stergios

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well not coping anyone not buying ready triggers ,just me and my tools and little engineering spirit
 

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stergios

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wellit happen that everything are working after major modifications
 

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Pastor

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Well those are interesting and answers my post in the other thread. I love the lexan gun, sort of like the back of an Omega speedmaster where you can see the bits inside working :)
 
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