Using Replica Guns?? : LUSENET : Shooting DV Films : One Thread

Does anyone one know where you can buy or hire replica guns (in Australia). I have been looking at in the USA and I am looking for an equivalent in Aust. (I wish I new some cops with Uzi's). What are the law's in Aust re having replica guns. If the guns have flashes or traces it will be a bonus otherwise i will put them in post-produ

-- Glenn Thomson (, February 15, 1999


I've been filming action adventure movies for 5 years now, and I have a vast assort ment of mock arsenal. I get most of my guns from random airsoft sites, but I found the best for prop guns is MFI airsoft. I;m not sure if they ship to down under, but it's worth a gander.

-- Jimmy Oakland (, April 14, 2002.

Go to ebay and type in "prop gun" in the search box....this should yield about 20 different types and colors of guns Mike

-- director Mike Luciano (, April 25, 2002.

I just found this site, and it's great. Advice for people filming with replica guns, make sure the police know. I was filming a jewlery robbery scene with fake guns, actors, crew, camera men, the works, and I told the police about it repeatedly weeks before, had their permission, but still got arrested.... after that ordeal, I refuse to film action sequences.

-- eric elofson (, June 02, 2003.

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