Oodassault 4 Prototype

Well, here's my first attempt at making my V4. It's packed with features but unfortunately it isn't reliable yet so DON'T BUILD IT! I'm probably going to end up having to totally modify it to work so I wanted to get a picture before I ended up destroying it without hopes of getting it to work.

Anywho, I don't care for block pistols but after giving it a shot, it's much easier to incorporate things like a pinlock this way. I'll start listing off the features because I don't want my entire picture to be comprised of yellow boxes.

Starting at back working to the front:
1. Uses a new pin concept that I've been working with. There's a red connector connected to the pin, and then the yellows are connected as show to absorb the force. In theory, this should mean that because the force isn't transferred to the connection of the pin and the band holder, it shouldn't require any sort of other force suppressors to keep the pin in. However, it does make a loud clap so I'm probably going to try adding rubber bands around the connectors (but not around the pin) to quiet it.
2. I finally added a pin lock. I'm bleh on it though as it requires a broken orange in the barrel (I just have these pieces "naturally' so I figured most K'nexers would) and a band to ensure it works, but it works nonetheless and it adds almost no friction from the way it's on.
3. I stole KSC's idea for wheels. I'm not sure how much it'll help but I figured, eh, it doesn't hurt.
4. It uses the bullpup trigger idea from my PDR so that I can have a more compact weapon with good power.
5. The handle is from my new UMP and was added to give a more comfortable angle. It also is three layers with no white rods needed. It's decent as far as comfort goes.
6. Finally, it has a tilting mag that's right in front of the handle, so it's easy to access. The problem is I need to make a better pusher and figure out a lock for the new pusher. I think the barrel is part of it because I went back to the old blue rod style. The gun isn't reliable at all.
7. Oh yeah, almost forgot to mention that I'm experimenting with adjustable sights. I didn't make adjustable sights for this gun, per se, but rather I added multiple folding sights that are at the same height, taller than the front sight. This means that the closer the rear sight you use, the more of an angle the gun has. I doubt this'll be useful at all but there was room so I just threw them in there much like the wheels.

And that's that. The feel of the weapon is pretty nice. It's balanced. But yeah, that's all I've got to say.

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The gun itself is great, but the mag seems to be a problem.
TheDunkis (author)  beanieostrich6 years ago
I greatly improved the base of the gun with the repeating shotpistol I made. The magazine is always what's iffy, though.
I agree with you 100%. The mag is iffy on this gun. The ShotPistol is a great gun though.
TheDunkis (author)  beanieostrich6 years ago
It wasn't really so bad. The problem was more with the barrel on this gun. Still, it was a pain trying to put a magazine on the Shotpistol body, hence why it turned into a shotpistol instead of the DERPZ. I still have the body, though (never ended up even touching my K'nex since ripping the side off) so I may give it another shot before moving on.
Either way, this gun is a great gun to use if you can get the mag to work right. =)
DJ Radio6 years ago
I heart the sliding trigger.
TheDunkis (author)  DJ Radio6 years ago
Ditto, that's why I wish I could've made a gun with this body before I ended up destroying it. It also somewhat displays my fully automatic sling idea. Imagine the back of the gun is now the front and the sling is on top (and of course the trigger wouldn't interfere) As the band passes around the trigger up top, it pushes the piston below back and into the real trigger mechanism causing it to fire only after the last round was fired. You could adjust the RoF by playing with the the distance to the piston "trigger."
I didn't really get it. Diagrams maybe?
TheDunkis (author)  DJ Radio6 years ago
And because you won't be tempted to read all of that, just read the first and the last paragraph.

Just kidding I read the whole thing.
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