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My new custom built 105cm teak wood gun

Kayakov

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Jun 21, 2005
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Hi, after about 6 months of designing, buying materials, sawing, glueing, measuring and sanding, my new wooden speargun is ready...
It's made out of 5 laminates of teak wood, glued with west system epoxy.
It has 105cm open track coated with epoxy mixed with graphite, for added durability and to reduce friction with the spear.
The spear is 7mm Rob Allen 130cm length.
Trigger mech was ordered from Steve Veros at Poseidonsub.
The entire gun is covered with several coats of epoxy, and above several coats of yacht varnish.
You can judge the result yourself, but all I can say is that on my first dive with it I shot a yellowmouth barracuda and a shi drum.







You can see more pictures of the gun and the fish in my Blog.
Happy hunting, Ido
 
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mishu1984

Halla Waaaaallllaaa
absolutely lovely gun! amazing man. those must have been the longest six months in your life. i dont think i have the patience to wait that long. i must imagine the joy of seeing your creation take form.
lovely gun, if it ever needs a second home, its more than welcome in mine
 

Newbie_spearo

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That is one sexy gun!!! Looks like it was made by a true professional! You must take a lot of pride in your work and be a perfectionist! If you are thinking about taking orders I'll be the first to give you my credit card details, haha. I've been toying with the idea of making my own woody, and I'm sure some day I will. Thanks for sharing!
 

Trident

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Not bad! Good to see you took your time and concentrated. I am working on my for 4 months so far and I am just now getting to the finishing details, so I know how hard it is to watch it take shape.

Personally to get around the anticipation, I would get in the shower get all wet, put my mask on and streak through the house holding my unfinished gun. rofl

Good job man!
 
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