colt 1851 navy

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by Nothing, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    one of the most popular blck powder pistols of its time. carried by general Lee
    and Wild Bill.



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    im hoping to have the load plunger working. but it doesnt look like it will work right now. it is also going to be able to break down.

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  2. col. kurtz

    col. kurtz Member

    looks good nothing look forward to seeing more mate :) :thumb:
  3. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    ok you asked:twisted:


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  4. bob neill

    bob neill New Member

    looks mighty good. my 36 caliber happens to be made of iron and brass and has a casting tool for rounds. found about 1973 in Germany. good show!!

    bob neill
  5. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    thanks Bob! i think im ready to start textures. although i need to add the bead sight..

  6. cdavenport

    cdavenport Member

    That's a beauty! What about a commemorative medallion in the grip? I have a real one that I built close to 30 years ago. Shoots like crazy!
  7. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    How about a nice pic of that grip? :) I am not sure exactly what he has planned :D
  8. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    i actually havnt sat down to decide my textures yet. a pic would be nice.
    i went ahead and built the presentation case, with caps tin, powder flask, and 2 types of bullits and powder charge that can be loaded. i have the bullit mold tool left to do.
  9. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    any chance of getting some hi rez pictures of the engraving on the cylynder?
  10. shiftdel

    shiftdel Member

    WOW!! You modeled even the case, great idea!! Awesome model!!
  11. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    thanks :wave: started textures.

  12. CK Styles

    CK Styles Senior Member

    Very nice, Nothing. The realism is uncanny!
  13. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

    Working hinges too?
  14. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    yes the hinges will work, although they wont look like the real hinges.
  15. ltla9000311

    ltla9000311 Member


    Nothing you work is beautiful!:eek: I have a friend who used to have a "51". He let me fire it a couple of times, very cool! Please tell me you will at least release the pistol here on the forum.:cry: I would absolutely love to build your model! Keep up the astounding work. You have inspired me to at least learn Meta so I can design and contribute here.

    Thank You,

  16. hmas

    hmas Member

    I agree!
    Now that you have wetted our appetites, I sure would like one!
  17. RyanShort1

    RyanShort1 Member

    I'm pretty sure it will be available at the new site. There's some interesting stuff going on over there.

  18. omallie

    omallie New Member

    Hey Ryan,
    So, have you posted this awesome model at the site yet? I looked to see it there, but they only showed the modern 9MM pistol. I would really love to download this model. I am working on a Western steampunk cosplay, and this would go great. Let me know, and thanks for your hard work and craftsmanship.
  19. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    thank you for the enthusiasm. im not done designing yet. i am in the proces of tracking down errant vertices right now. then i have to finish textures and test build it. oh and i keep forgetting the darn bullit mold tool!
  20. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    ok im back on track with textures.

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