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My new original Metallica hammer design


By Aurich

5 years ago



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#97 5 years ago

I want one, but is Tim gonna do these?
I like your work, but your list is already long enough. Is this a forsure thing as far as final looks, etc.?
I had PR paint my hammer thinking it would be cool, well not so much, its alright but like what you came up with. You said $200, a bit steep right now for me, but when will they be mass produced by Tim at Mezelmods? Thanks Aurich

#100 5 years ago

Well I will want one down the road for sure. If someone drops off the list add me in. Can't afford anything extra for a few months though. Let me know. Thanks

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#482 4 years ago
Quoted from Aurich:

Okay, I'm not happy with the strength of the epoxy for the spikes, just not secure enough.
I'm going to re-engineer it to be even stronger. This may end up being prototype 2, if I can improve the design. Need to research some parts.
I was thinking too, I may add to the paint. The hammer might be interesting with some graphic line art on it (maybe a stylized letter M, or could letter out Hammer of Justice, have to think about it), make it feel like it matches the feel of my shooter rod more:
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So if I'm rethinking the engineering and design I'll try and figure out if I could realistically do a small run of them for people who were interested.
If I like the way a graphic on the hammer works then maybe I'll do a custom painted one for each hammer I make, then no two will be the same. This would have to be some LE shit man, because I just don't have enough free time to do more than a limited run.
Anyone who's expressed interest just PM me, if you mentioned it in this thread I noted you already though. I'll just warn you, even though it will go a lot faster when I know what I'm doing and not having to experiment as I go, I spent time over 3 days making this, including letting things harden overnight before doing more sculpting the next day.
I just can't see being able to make these for under $200. So if that seems too expensive I'll totally understand. It needs to be more solidly engineered first.
I'll start working on that, I really like the way it plays, I want it working. It feels awesome to see more of the playfield, IMHO it's not just a cool visual mod, but one that actually improves the gameplay. Especially if you've swapped your block for the captive ball.

You know if your buddy is doing the molds? What about Tim at mezelmods, he picking this up? Also I like your shooter rod, are you gonna do more of those? I just thought I ask. Your work is amazing!!

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