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Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 5:18pm

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I need to purchase fake guns for a movie that I'm going to make, does anyone know of a place online were I can buy guns that look real but there not. Even Kids guns would do but they still look a little fake, I want to know were they got the guns from to make the trailer at the start of fxhome website.

Hope some one can help me!

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Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 5:34pm

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http://www.airsoft128.com/xcart/catalog/index.html airsoft could be good...
Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 5:37pm

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Damn that brilliant but its a shame that its in america and not in the UK. Cheers for that gives me some more ideas
Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 7:59pm

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I'm sure there were some links in the film makers guide at some point but can't seem to find them in there, I only glanced through though to you might want to take a thorough look through here.

There are loads of resources for guns in america all dirt cheap, i mean lots of guns are on ebay for like $5 total payment when I last looked, it's crazy. Unfortunatley they can't ship to the UK and there aren't any even on the UK ebay, must be a rule not to have them up on there.

There are many sites around but you're talking pretty high prices IMO for just props. I found some though and ended up spending about £30 - £40 for 2 handguns and an M4 rifle, 1 handgun and the rifle being electric so you get recoil on them which turns out great on film. I found them on the marketplace near Skegness.....Ingolmells or however it's spelt. Online resource wish I have no idea where to look now for cheap ones, I had a good list of bookmarks before my HD died so I can't pass them onto you. If you do find anywhere I'd love to know, and I'll certainly let you know if I come across anything again.

Good luck with the search smile
Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 8:39pm

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I'll sell ya some of mine Chris.

They are great replicas though, so have would have to charge a bitta money.
Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 10:55pm

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What type of replicas are you looking for? WWII, Vietnam, Modern, Future?
Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 11:04pm

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NuttyBanana wrote:

I'm sure there were some links in the film makers guide at some point but can't seem to find them in there, I only glanced through though to you might want to take a thorough look through here.

There are loads of resources for guns in america all dirt cheap, i mean lots of guns are on ebay for like $5 total payment when I last looked, it's crazy. Unfortunatley they can't ship to the UK and there aren't any even on the UK ebay, must be a rule not to have them up on there.

There are many sites around but you're talking pretty high prices IMO for just props. I found some though and ended up spending about £30 - £40 for 2 handguns and an M4 rifle, 1 handgun and the rifle being electric so you get recoil on them which turns out great on film. I found them on the marketplace near Skegness.....Ingolmells or however it's spelt. Online resource wish I have no idea where to look now for cheap ones, I had a good list of bookmarks before my HD died so I can't pass them onto you. If you do find anywhere I'd love to know, and I'll certainly let you know if I come across anything again.

Good luck with the search smile
Cheers mate I'll keep looking I'm not looking to spend that much as I'm only making this movie once for a college assignment and it will be the first time I use Effectslab to do the Muzzel Flash so I hope it works. There is a gun shop near me that do BB guns but I dont know how much they cost, I will have a look during the week and let you know.

Cheers for all that your a top bloke.

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Posted: Sat, 11th Nov 2006, 11:06pm

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er-no wrote:

I'll sell ya some of mine Chris.

They are great replicas though, so have would have to charge a bitta money.
I'm not looking to spend to much money, only about £10 - £20. The type of guns Im looking for are modern day one's like Rifle's and guns or even a shot Gun.

Cheers Guys for your help
Posted: Sun, 12th Nov 2006, 12:38am

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well, just go on ebay !!!

and search for airsoft guns !!!

cheers,
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Posted: Sun, 12th Nov 2006, 1:06am

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I have bought some pretty cheap pound shop type toy guns and painted them with a metallic black gun metal finish. They look great when photographed provided you don't want James Cameron style close ups of assembly/disassembly etc.
Posted: Sun, 12th Nov 2006, 11:19am

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er-no wrote:

I'll sell ya some of mine Chris.

They are great replicas though, so have would have to charge a bitta money.
er-no how much are we talking? i remember seeing a picture of some of your guns...i think i noticed a desert egal, did i not? I'll consider buying it if your serious smile

Also are they metal or plastic replicas?


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Posted: Sun, 12th Nov 2006, 11:32am

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Some are metal, some hard plastic abs.

Yes, I have a lot of them, was going to sell them all in bulk for a silly low price as I cannot be bothered to break it down into individual sales.

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Posted: Sun, 12th Nov 2006, 3:27pm

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devilskater wrote:

well, just go on ebay !!!

and search for airsoft guns !!!

cheers,
d.
No guns are on the UK Ebay and they can't ship out of the country from the US so it's not really an option.
Posted: Sun, 12th Nov 2006, 4:56pm

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I found this website, I think Im going to buy some from here, I thought I would post the website because it may help you guys as well.

http://www.whipperleys.co.uk/acatalog/cheap_bb_guns_buy.html
Posted: Sun, 12th Nov 2006, 7:08pm

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Rating: +1

Just in case you do anymore searching, keep an eye out for the make CYMA. I can't seem to find a site by them just other places selling their stuff. They cheap and chances are they'll break with use, but for props they're fantastic and if they're electric then they'll have the recoil, and they seem to be just as cheap.


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On browsing I found this place, prices look like it's worth considering...
Posted: Mon, 13th Nov 2006, 7:09am

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NuttyBanana wrote:

Just in case you do anymore searching, keep an eye out for the make CYMA. I can't seem to find a site by them just other places selling their stuff. They cheap and chances are they'll break with use, but for props they're fantastic and if they're electric then they'll have the recoil, and they seem to be just as cheap.


Edit:
On browsing I found this place, prices look like it's worth considering...
THIS IS AN AMZING SITE! WELL FOUND!!! Cheers for this
Posted: Mon, 13th Nov 2006, 1:21pm

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NuttyBanana wrote:

devilskater wrote:

well, just go on ebay !!!

and search for airsoft guns !!!

cheers,
d.
No guns are on the UK Ebay and they can't ship out of the country from the US so it's not really an option.
ok, sorry ... you can buy BB Guns on the austrian Ebay site...so I thought it should work with Ebay UK ...

For instance: http://cgi.ebay.at/Orig-Umarex-H-K-G36C-AEG-SoftAir-inkl-2000-BBs-0-20g_W0QQitemZ270051671772QQihZ017QQcategoryZ107750QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotohosting

Too bad you guys aint in the EU biggrin or else you could have bought that mother fu**er *gg*

cheers
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Posted: Mon, 13th Nov 2006, 2:23pm

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I would said that airsoft guns would do but sinces Ebay can't ship them to you it's better if you talk to er-no. If he's got guns to sell then see if he got the ones you want. If i'm thinking clearly you both live in the UK. so it would be easy to get them. but if that doesn't float your boat then buy a real gun with blanks.
Posted: Mon, 13th Nov 2006, 10:17pm

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NuttyBanana wrote:

Just in case you do anymore searching, keep an eye out for the make CYMA. I can't seem to find a site by them just other places selling their stuff. They cheap and chances are they'll break with use, but for props they're fantastic and if they're electric then they'll have the recoil, and they seem to be just as cheap.


Edit:
On browsing I found this place, prices look like it's worth considering...
Wow! great find +1! I just bought a beasty gun off there (like the one in M:I:3)

http://www.superbows.co.uk/airsoft-guns/well-mr-766-airsoft-gun/prod_290.html - looks nice in that picture razz

Thanks again for supplying the link.

Josh.
Posted: Mon, 13th Nov 2006, 10:23pm

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Better be careful - if you want it to be full size, it's best to know before you buy. I don't see anything about length on that one. Also, be careful about durability... I have a "Well" (the same brand as your link) M4 rifle, which I use for movies, and the stock broke clean off when my friend dropped it. eek
Just be careful.
BTW: If you ever need to know the length of a certain gun, go to Wikipedia; look up the gun and there'll be a spec sheet with the length in CM or Inches or whatever.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Dec 2006, 7:43pm

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http://www.kapowwe.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=R&Product_Code=1-1-440

this deal is awsome

see ya,
Tom - flying boat productions
Posted: Sat, 23rd Dec 2006, 9:52pm

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UK Shops.


http://www.zerooneairsoft.com/erol/erol.html#1x0&&
http://www.airsoft-warrior.com/shop/
http://www.airsoftadventure.co.uk/ishop/1066/index.html

I'd Recommend AEG Gun as they have moving parts when you fire. Good for the low budget movies who can't afford Blanks or the H&S issues. Be sure to contact the local police and let them know what your doing.
Posted: Mon, 25th Dec 2006, 5:55pm

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ashman wrote:

UK Shops.


http://www.zerooneairsoft.com/erol/erol.html#1x0&&
http://www.airsoft-warrior.com/shop/
http://www.airsoftadventure.co.uk/ishop/1066/index.html

I'd Recommend AEG Gun as they have moving parts when you fire. Good for the low budget movies who can't afford Blanks or the H&S issues. Be sure to contact the local police and let them know what your doing.
While most AEGs are very realistic externally, 99% of them have NO moving external parts that simulate the action of a real gun. While Zero One are THE place to go if you want decent airsoft guns for skirmishing, they are VERY overpriced for use as props, and don't even perform that role perfectly. Gas blowback pistols off that site are an option, but most blank handguns are about the same price to be honest. For film props in the UK, I’d recommend here:

http://www.airshooter.co.uk/acatalog/Low_Cost_Auto_Semi_Electric_Guns.html
http://www.airshooter.co.uk/acatalog/Low_Cost_Spring_Guns.html

Enough springers to make a serious airsofter cringe (myself included crazy), but even the cheapest spring rifle on there will be almost indistinguishable when viewed on-screen. The problem with decent AEGs (i.e. £150+) is that you don’t really want to throw them around. Plus most of the ones I own weigh a good 4kg, which isn’t so easy to dive around with!
Posted: Tue, 26th Dec 2006, 4:33am

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Mild hijacking--
We could use some cheap gun props for our next movie also... they don't have to be very realistic, but more than just painted rubber band guns (used in Cobra 12)