Finally getting more pieces

I'm not exactly big on money at the moment. College student and all with limited working hours. Luckily, I have parents paying for a lot of expenses so I really only have to cover food that isn't under my meal plan and any other misc things that I want on the spot for supplies or entertainment. But I recently just got $25 online from doing surveys which I decided I'll put toward getting more pieces. I can't be bothered to buy all the pieces in one bulk, so I'll just probably be ordering big things of yellow connectors, green rods, and white rods to start. When I get more money I'll get other pieces, but those will already help me create a lot more things. Yes, I'm finally actually being bothered to get more K'nex in the 3+ years I've been K'nexing.

So of course then the question is what things should I build now? There are a lot of things that I want to make just for the sake of putting my own spin on them. For example, I recently rebuilt my UMP from a lack of patience and a need to have something around the dorm room again (possibly using it in a video my friends are making with nerf guns). I was thinking I might have a go at making a personal assault rifle. That is, those weapons (can't think of the names of any examples) that people built mainly to have a lot of features, look somewhat like a real assault rifle in style though with their own design, and not built exactly to be great in function. I figured I'd use my UMP as a starting point. I actually wanted to make mine look decently realistic. So yeah, that'll be a just-for-fun weapon. Any other suggestions? I'm thinking less about new concepts and more about things I can put a personal spin on or perfect.

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Knex.X5 years ago
Try to make a war worthy semi-auto like the WASP but bigger and less ugly
Also buy knex on Ebay or Knexusergroup (I bought huge loads there three times and it's cheaper than knex.com
The Nomlack5 years ago
Hey TD are you still here?
In my forum he said he was making a bolt-action rifle with a removable mag if that helps.
TheDunkis (author)  The Nomlack5 years ago
Hey, yeah, sorry. I got my pieces and started building, but I couldn't make up my mind on what to make. Eventually, for the fun of it, I rebuilt my Master Sword in hopes of making it stronger. It's a little better but not fantastic. So I didn't really bother getting on to show it, and I didn't want to come back without something worth showing. And then I'm on break at home without the sword, which I brought to the dorm, so I can't really build anything. But I'll get to build something good when I have the time. It's just hard to find that time during the week.
Yay your still here! Are you going to be making any more oddammo rifles/pistols? I really like your designs.
TheDunkis (author)  The Nomlack5 years ago
I don't find a point to oodammo rifles unless I can finally be bothered to make a turret weapon, which I'd still need more grey connectors for. As for a pistol, I don't know. I'm satisfied with what I have, what improvements can really be made?
Well i had an attempt at an oddammo rifle but it failed and for your pistol yeah nothing really can be improved.
TheDunkis (author)  The Nomlack5 years ago
Yeah, I tried making something interesting with my DERP pistol, but that wasn't really satisfying enough for me. I did about all I can with my Oodassault.
I think when I get the time (which will be Tuesday if I don't hang out with anyone) I'll finally work on a bullet chambering gun.
That will be pretty interesting! Ive been waiting for one of those without tons of pieces! BTW I love your DERP =D
TheDunkis (author)  The Nomlack5 years ago
Well, I don't know how it'll turn out at the moment. How it chambers the round I'm still trying to decide. Ultimately, I'd love to get my auto chambering concept to work but that seems like a long shot. I might be able to do it with a trigger chambering method, but I don't know if I want to do that yet. It might just end up having a manual bolt. Other than that, I'm really just making a gun with my own style to it. I'm going to use removable magazines and dress it up a bit to look somewhat realistic, but I don't plan on going overboard so it should be mostly piece efficient.
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