(failed) Jackal v3 -UPDATED-

Ok guys, the project has officially been declared a flop. Too many issues with the shells. Sorry guys.


I have fixed the bottom rail on the gun, it doesnt bend anymore, and I have also added some extra supports to the barrel. I also modded the handle for more comfort (I moved a blue rod on it). The gun fires around 50-60 feet with 2 rubberbands.

Ok, so this is the shell ejecting gun I was talking about. It has a sorta-new barrel (it ejects shells in a pistol barrel, rather than a tan lock), but yeah it has tons of resemblance to the Jackal v2.

This time, the magazine is fixed. Sorry folks, I tried to make a removable version, but the result was a structurally unstable knex gun. But at least its new (may not look like it, but you cant judge a book from its cover)

I may or may not post, I still have to run more tests on it. I cant find another rubberband so Im screwed for range tests at the moment. It does perform decently with one rubberband, with ranges between 15-20 feet. As for shell ejection, If you band the pusher right, it should eject shells from the top perfectly.

One major con that the gun has right off the bat is the fact that it needs 2 broken orange connectors. The reason for this is because using the purple connectors made the ammo fall out of the barrel, and using non-modified orange connectors interfered with the shell ejection.

Now I intended to add a slide to the gun, but the slide I built was structurally weak and didnt work at all. Oh well.

The part that users will have to learn the most is the loading and firing part. If you are loading the gun for the first time, you must pull the firing pin back first, then put all shells in the gun. Then, fire as normal. Now, when you shoot your last round, do not eject the shell. Instead, take the pusher out, then add more shells to the gun. Then fire as normal.

If you are wondering what makes the shells, its just 3 gray spacers wrapped in tape. Credit goes to the dunkis for that.

Picture of (failed) Jackal v3 -UPDATED-
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Camisado8 years ago
Proof that I'm the win forever:
DJ Radio (author)  Camisado8 years ago
awesome! but why here?
Your OB doesn't work.
DJ Radio (author)  Camisado8 years ago
knex mad8 years ago
i made this from the picture and every thing worked fine for me just the shells wouldnt eject they would get stuck in the top
DJ Radio (author)  knex mad8 years ago
For me, the shells ejected fine. Did you make sure to cut the 2 orange connectors at the top?
where do those go on?
DJ Radio (author)  knexsuperbuilderfreak8 years ago
they go on the area where the shells eject. Dont decapitate them, cut the 2 prongs off.
oh i think i see where im gonna make once im done with my scar11.01
DJ Radio (author)  knexsuperbuilderfreak8 years ago
dont bother, Im making a modded AR-4 v3, you can add the mods to your gun.
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