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Awesome Replicas

Forging Kennosuke’s Sword

Forging Kennosuke’s Sword

Man at Arms: Reforged proudly presents one of their favorite creations so far. It’s a replica of the katana wielded by Kuromukuro‘s protagonist Kennosuke. The sword was made from Japanese steel that was provided by the studio behind the anime, PA Works.

Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet

Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet
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Guard the streets with ThinkGeek’s officially-licensed Master Chief motorcycle helmet. It meets DOT standards and has a anti-UV light coated ABS shell, a reflective visor with UV protection and removable and washable center and cheek pads.

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Han Solo in Carbonite Fridge

Han Solo in Carbonite Fridge

Master builder and effects artist Frank Ippolito saw what appears to be a photoshopped image of a refrigerator done up to look like Han Solo frozen in Carbonite. Inspired by the pic, Frank decided to build the actual fridge for himself. Tested shares the build process.

LEGO RC Land Rover Defender 90

LEGO RC Land Rover Defender 90

LEGO master Sariel made this badass model of the Defender 90. It moves like a turtle even in fourth gear, but yeah, it has a fourth gear. It also has 4×4 drive, a working winch, locking differentials, and can be controlled from up to 160ft away thanks to the SBrick module.

Making the Black Ranger’s Power Axe

Making the Black Ranger’s Power Axe

Man at Arms: Reforged did a ton of cutting, welding, grinding and polishing to make a steel replica of the Cosmic Cannon Power Axe from Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Mastodon! That’s what you need to carry this.

Star Wars Battlefront Custom Helmets

Star Wars Battlefront Custom Helmets

Last year, PlayStation held a giveaway for custom-made life-size replicas of the magmatrooper and rebel commando helmets. Super Gamer Builds documented the helmets’ production and presentation to the lucky winner. Skip to 6:19 for the reveal.

DIY Rick & Morty Portal Gun

DIY Rick & Morty Portal Gun

DIY Prop Shop shows us how to make an electronic replica of Rick’s portal gun. The replica’s body is made from cheap and readily available materials or objects – styrene, shot glasses, a bubble wand, a whisk handle – but the electronics and tools do complicate things.

Pip-Boy Deluxe Bluetooth Edition

Pip-Boy Deluxe Bluetooth Edition

ThinkGeek’s officially-licensed Pip-Boy 3000 Mk. IV replica. This post-apocalyptic wearable device has working knobs and screen that displays a variety of decorative interfaces, but it can also show incoming SMS and calls if you pair it with your smartphone.

LEGO Reinhardt’s Rocket Hammer

LEGO Reinhardt’s Rocket Hammer

LEGO enthusiast ZaziNombies shares his biggest replica melee weapon yet, the Rocket Hammer wielded by Overwatch tank Reinhardt. It’s made of about 4500 LEGO pieces, measures more than 5′ in length and weighs about 15lb.

Forging Shredder’s Helmet & Blades

Forging Shredder’s Helmet & Blades

Man at Arms: Reforged made a battle-ready replica of Super Shredder’s helmet as well as the blades sticking out of his shoulders, arms and knuckles. They used old techniques and a design closer to the traditional kabuto, which was the inspiration for the costume.

LEGO Halo SPNKR

LEGO Halo SPNKR

LEGO enthusiast Nick Brick made an incredible life-size version of the M41 SPNKR, the classic rocket launcher from the Halo series. It’s 50.5″ long, weighs 24lb and is made of about 6,000 LEGO pieces. Its double barrel unit is detachable, just like in the games.

LEGO Black Ops 3 KRM-262

LEGO Black Ops 3 KRM-262

YouTuber MyDifferentUserName made a badass life-size version of the KRM-262, the default and the most powerful shotgun in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. It has a foldable stock, a pumping handgrip and a barrel that opens to accommodate a LEGO shell.

LEGO Doom BFG 9000

LEGO Doom BFG 9000

YouTuber ZaziNombies made a life-size LEGO replica of one of the first ridiculously overpowered video game weapons, the BFG 9000 from the Doom and Quake series. The replica is made of over 5,000 LEGO pieces, is around 3ft. long and weighs over 20lb.

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LEGO Black Ops 3 Locus

LEGO Black Ops 3 Locus

LEGO weaponsmith ZaziNombies made a life-size replica of Locus, the powerful sniper rifle in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. The toy is made of around 2,000 LEGO pieces, weighs 8lb and is nearly 4ft long. It even has a moving bolt and a detachable magazine.

2017 DeLorean DMC-12

2017 DeLorean DMC-12

Thanks in large part to Back to the Future, the DeLorean DMC-12 is one of the most iconic cars of all time. Now, the gull-winged cars are going back into production – this time with a 300 to 400hp engine, and uprated tires. Otherwise, the replicas are dead ringers for the original.

50th Anniversary Ford GT40 Mk.II

50th Anniversary Ford GT40 Mk.II
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Superformance will make 20 licensed replicas of the Shelby GT40 Mk.II that dominated the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. These chassis will be so accurate that over 90% of their parts will fit in the originals. Available in black/silver, red/white and blue/white.

Weta x Warcraft

Weta x Warcraft

Weta Workshop will release a line of collectibles based on the upcoming Warcraft movie. The merch includes a 1:10 scale statue of Orgrim Doomhammer, a 1:6 scale footman suit of armor and a 1:6 scale Axe of Durotan.

Forging Arya’s Needle

Forging Arya’s Needle

(Gore) For Man at Arms Reforged’s Game of Thrones project, Baltimore Knife and Sword chose to make a replica of Needle, Arya Stark’s weapon of choice. Beware Scary Stark. Stabbing is coming.

Forging Gorehowl

Forging Gorehowl

Blizzard collaborated with none other than master blacksmith Tony Swatton to create a life-size replica of Gorehowl, the legendary two-handed axe from the WarCraft universe. For the Horde!

Revology Mustang Replica

Revology Mustang Replica

Florida-based Revology cars appropriated the original Ford Mustang’s classic body and interior design using new materials and equipment. It has a licensed Dynacorn body, a Ford 5L EFI V8 engine and 4-speed automatic transmission.

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MGS V: Phantom Pain Watch

MGS V: Phantom Pain Watch

A functioning replica of Big Boss’ wristwatch in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Made by Seiko, it has a stopwatch, timer, alarm and dual time display. It comes with a steel strap and a nylon band. Limited to 2,500 units.

Headquake’s Realistic R/C Cars

Headquake’s Realistic R/C Cars

Artist Headquake makes the bodies of his remote-controlled cars from scratch, spending many hours to get the details just right. We’ve seen them beside his cat and dolls yet barely believe they’re not real cars. More here and here.

Mega Man Mega Buster Replica

Mega Man Mega Buster Replica

Have a very Mega Christmas with ThinkGeek’s officially licensed Mega Buster replica. It fits on either your left or right hand and has two different light and sound effect sets, one for a normal shot and one for a charged shot.

GotG Awesome Mix Vol. 1 Tape

GotG Awesome Mix Vol. 1 Tape

It’s official. Disney will release a limited edition replica of the Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 cassette tape. It will be exclusive to Record Store Day outlets from 11/28 to 12/31 and will come with a digital copy of the album.

Anti-Monster Emergency Kits

Anti-Monster Emergency Kits
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In Case Of makes handmade decorative cases that resemble fire emergency kits, except they’re filled with props of weapons, tools and instructions for defeating zombies, demons, vampires or werewolves.

BTTF Nike MAG Replicas

BTTF Nike MAG Replicas
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Nike released the Air MAG a few years ago, but only as a ridiculously expensive limited edition. Thankfully, Halloween Costumes is releasing officially licensed (swooshless) replicas of the shoes. They still don’t tie themselves though.

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