(I hope this goes here...)
Hi all! For NYCC this year, I'm a fem red pyro. (Here
) It's awesome. I've spent a lot of time building a flamethrower for it, and it's pretty...Well, substantial. Fairly bulky.
NYCC is pretty crowded, and I know I'm going to run into some issues with this. How do you guys handle having a big bulky prop at a con? I want to put it in the coat check when I'm in the dealer's room, but at the same time my cosplay is incredibly lame without my flamethrower. Additionally, I customized my flamethrower by using a helium tank as the propane tank, and cutting it open for storage. So by checking my weapon, I'd also lose access to a lot of my stuff.
Thanks everyone! Mods: I'm sorry if this is in the wrong place. I wanted opinions from people who do a lot of prop making, and this seemed like the forum to go to.