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Westwood ElDorado - Revolver concept by ThoRCX Westwood ElDorado - Revolver concept by ThoRCX
A weapon concept for my new game project. Based on a picture of Colt 1860 Army.
Note : it doesn't suppose to be a totally realistic weapon, so it may contain some strange technical details.

Check my other weapons concepts :


June 2012
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The only really weird thing is the cylinder. It looks like you took the cylinder from a Navy model black powered revolver and matted over it with a cut down cylinder from a Single Action Army? In most other respects, it's a pretty good technical design. But, especially if you're going with a cartage revolver, the cylinder doesn't seem to do anything other than leave the back open to fire a jet of hot gas at the wielder. If you replaced the cylinder you have now with a full sized one from, say, the Single Action Army I mentioned earlier you'd have something that would actually be pretty much technically correct.

I realize that it's not intended to be an entirely accurate weapon. But for a video game use, it could be a small change that'd be very useful for that extra little bit of veritas.

Otherwise, this is a very interesting design. It obviously draws inspiration from existing revolvers of the period, but it doesn't fall over that line into being just a Navy model with some parts glued on. You've got a good design that just has one part that's rather jarring to look at. If you fix that, you should have an awesome piece (aha).
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I agree with what Savayan said,perhaps extending the cylinder so that it reaches the hammer and could maybe accept a larger caliber.
How is the break operated,there doesn't seems to be a lever of release for the barrel and cylinder. Maybe adding a little lever just under the hinge to release it,or even that flashy grip could extend to the hinge and be pulled down to release it. Also i'm wondering what the ram rod is functional as.I know that when cartridges were introduced many black powder revolvers were converted but the ram rod was removed and replaced with a shell ejector. But over all i love the design of this revolver,it seems very post apocalyptic western (flashy and gritty.)
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SiloZen Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Student Filmographer
That is amazing detail.
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sameh-koko2 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012   Digital Artist
:) can i mdel it in 3d
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Paradox-Off Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Hi.Used ot here [link]
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ThoRCX Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
This is not a stock image, and you could ask BEFORE using it, well...
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Paradox-Off Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
I'm sorry, delete?
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JimBob33 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
is WESTwood a reference to clint EASTwood cus if it is that is realy cool
and i realy like the combination of black and gold
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ThoRCX Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
Yes, it is :)
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sameh-koko2 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012   Digital Artist
nice work :)
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soulknightsgirl Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012
OH MY GOD!!!! That is one SEXY gun
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