SG Merc is a Stargate prop enthusiast, and the founder of, a community of thousands of Stargate fans and collectors. He has been involved in props and costuming since the hayday of Stargate costuming back in the early 2000s where he organized many Stargate team events. As a prop builder SG Merc is most notably responsible for bringing replicas of two of the most loved Stargate prop weapons to the community: An affordable P90 and the Goa'uld Kara'kesh (ribbon device).

In 2015, after 9 years of running, SG Merc relaunched the website on a new platform making it more interactive than ever before. Not only will the new website fulfill his original vision of being the Internet's premiere Stargate props and costumes resource, but it will also be a launching pad for new Stargate prop projects.

As a community, is made up of thusands of Stargate fans and collectors from all over the world. The network spans multiple websites, social media platforms, and the legendary SG1Props email newsletter. Members of the community support each others projects, and keep the Stargate franchise alive by organizing events around the globe.

Latest Blog Posts by SG Merc

Gatecon '22

Sep 8, 2022

Gatecon 2022 just wrapped up, and I am pleased to have been there as an attendee, special guest, and working photograher. Yes, it was a BUSY weekend.

Forum Upgrades

Apr 4, 2021

I just finished some major improvements to the Official SG1Props Discussion Forum.

Latest Articles by SG Merc

The Zero Point Module was first introduced in Stargate SG1, and became a critical component to the story of Stargate Atlantis.

P90 Laser Sight

Jul 15, 2017

Hit More Targets The P90s carried on Stargate SG1 were normally equipped with both a tactical light and also a laser sight.
A System Lord's Personal Weapon

One of the two alien weapons to make the transition from the Stargate feature film into Stargate SG1 was the Kara Kesh, better known

Working props are great; They make great costume accessories, beautiful display pieces, and are just generally a lot of fun to play with. But having to replace old worn out batteries sucks.