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#1 zx532

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 10:53 PM

In preparation for an upcoming HVZ game, I was brainstorming ways to attach a flashlight to a gun (aside from the obvious Duck tape)

Here is what I came up with:

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Materials:
  • Stampede shield
  • Small Mag light (was about 8 bucks at Walmart)
  • epoxy putty
  • saw
  • phillips head screwdriver

first step is to take apart the (mostly useless) stampede shield
if you notice, once the shield part is off you'll notice that you are left with a relatively nice platform for making attachments (in this case a flashlight)

outline your flashlight of choice on the top yellow plate and cut it out (I picked the Mag light for two reasons: its cheap and reliable, and it fits well in between the two orange parts on the mount)

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then cut out the lines you made

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finally, use epoxy putty to secure everything together

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Edited by zx532, 30 January 2012 - 11:36 PM.

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#2 7to9pounds

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 11:22 PM

nice and clean personally I wouldn't us but good job

when you say barricade shield i think you mean stampede
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#3 zx532

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 11:35 PM

when you say barricade shield i think you mean stampede


Yes I do, Ill fix that now
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:02 AM

This is a neat idea, but I would rather just duct tape it on. It would make it so you could take off the flashlight and put it wherever you want on the blaster.
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:22 AM

Might well use those useless fucking tac rails for something.
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:48 AM

How stable would this hold larger fleshlights, perhaps if undergoing large force.
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#7 zx532

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:53 AM

Might well use those useless fucking tac rails for something.

That was my goal (I know the flashlight attachments that Nerf sells are pretty much useless as a flashlight)

How stable would this hold larger fleshlights, perhaps if undergoing large force.

I don't know how stable a bigger one would be, but I tried to shake this one off earlier, it wasn't moving. so I think it will stay on even while running (and possibly even tripping and falling)

Edited by zx532, 31 January 2012 - 10:54 AM.

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:27 PM

How stable would this hold larger fleshlights, perhaps if undergoing large force.


Alrighty, anyway, more on-topic, very nice! I especially like how easy it is to change the batteries.
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#9 zx532

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:38 PM

I especially like how easy it is to change the batteries.

yes, only the middle part of the flashlight is attached, so access is easy at both ends on the flashlight
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 03:41 PM

Thats a pretty cool use of the otherwise worthless tac rails man. I recently took the N-force Dagger and mounted it inside of an emptied out Recon laser sight and this created a bayonet attachment. Just throwing it out there as another attachment idea.
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#11 Daniel Beaver

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 03:59 PM

The AT4play needs rail-mounted dildos.
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 09:19 PM

An easier method, in my opinion, would be to just remove the internal tactical rail clip itself, and glue it/epoxy it to that, having removed the pieces which stick out the top. However, I use smaller torches (about the length of the clip itself), so I dont know how it'll fair with the longer torches which you use.

either way, at least yours is a very nice and clean job :)
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#13 zx532

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:07 PM

An easier method, in my opinion, would be to just remove the internal tactical rail clip itself, and glue it/epoxy it to that,

either way, at least yours is a very nice and clean job :)


I tried that, (I have multiple rail clips that I am trying to find uses for) I didn't really like how it looked, or how strong it appeared to be.
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