Punished Props hit the 100,000 subscriber mark for their YouTube channel, and to celebrate, Bill Doran decided to do a how-to video for Captain Malcolm Reynolds pistol from Firefly and Serenity. The gun was never far from Mal’s reach and is seen multiple times in the series — almost every episode, actually. After using reference images to make templates (visit the YouTube description to get the link for templates), Bill dives into the build using PVC plastic, wood, and everyday sort of power tools.
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