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Steampunk Ghostbuster Proton Packs

Originally posted on Cogpunk Steamscribe:
Matt the Tinkerer and his Steampunk Ghostbuster’s Harness I am extremely fortunate to live in a city with a vibrant Steampunk Community. I am even more fortunate to have made a lot of new friends within the community, while at the same time reconnecting with an old friend from school…

I was watching a report on the new Ghostbusters movie today and remembered this wonderful post on Steampunk Ghostbusters. It would be interesting if the new movie went retro instead of futuristic and incorporated some of these ideas!

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Matt the Tinkerer and his Steampunk Ghostbuster's Harness Matt the Tinkerer and his Steampunk Ghostbuster’s Harness

I am extremely fortunate to live in a city with a vibrant Steampunk Community. I am even more fortunate to have made a lot of new friends within the community, while at the same time reconnecting with an old friend from school and discovering a shared love of the Steampunk Aesthetic. One of my ‘new’ friends is Matt the Tinkerer; he is a new friend only in the sense that I met him and his family through the South-East Queensland Steampunk community. Matt is an inventor, and he designed and constructed his Steampunk Ghostbuster proton pack, and my own, and the one his fiancée Colleen wears. He assisted the other Steampunk Ghostbusters with their equipment, which is why our equipment looks so authentic.

The back of my ball outfit, phot taken by Susan Wolf

Some people have approached me and asked to purchase my pack. The answer will always be ‘no’, because it is…

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