Introduction: A Failed Attempt at a K'nex Sydney Sleeper

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This is my most recent K'nex build, being an attempt at the Sydney Sleeper from Team Fortress 2.
It's a failed attempt, because of the following things:
- Slightly flimsy near the handle area. Everything is strong enough, except the part above the trigger.
- Too small
- Doesn't look like the 'real' one that much.

It has the normal model functions:
- Moving trigger
- Moving bolt thingy
- Removable magazine. In this case, the air cylinder above the handle and stock.

Some info about the TF2 version:
The Sydney Sleeper is a primary weapon for the Sniper class. It has a higher charge rate when zoomed in than the stock sniper rifle. When it's charged for 50% or more, any shots fired will have a Jarate effect on enemies. This lasts for about 8 seconds, and every hit on that enemy will be mini crits.
The S. Sleeper can't get headshots. Normally, headshots will result in critical hits (3 times the damage done). For classes with more health, you need to rely more on your team (for assists), or quickly fire another shot.
IMO, the Sydney Sleeper is one of the best looking weapons in the game. My version doesn't do it justice, because it looks off. It's pretty comfortable, though. So, that's something I guess.

Tell me what you think of it.


protreeremovalsydney (author)2016-06-17


proinspectionssydney (author)2016-06-16

Good one

Linkin_J_Knex (author)2016-01-23

Looks good I really like the barrel ;)

Lol this thing is old.
Thanks anyway, even if it isn't the best.

Yw :)

Yee boi

Hey, wait. I'm supposed to get the last comment. XD

Ain't happening on my watch lad

But.... Hehe

Ibles ought to fix their timestamps, though. Ibles are made days before you actually post them, and comments are made 9 hours before you hit "reply".

Yep lol


OK. :)


Are you sure?


Hmm... Same


What about u?

The u is an okay letter, not my favourite, but it's okay.

wezils tuts (author)2015-08-28

Does it shoot?

Dr MonkeyMan (author)2015-03-25

I will try and make this.

It isn't too complicated on the inside, so I hope you'll succeed.

megustatrains (author)2014-04-20

if you want it a bit better then i guess a more round barrel would help some knex feathers and the stock has a lot of things on it on the original

I just looked back at this again, just to think that you did a really good job. (I was gonna say crappy job, just to give you a hard time, but decided not to. Luck you. =D)

If you think it doesn't look great (which it didn't, it could be a lot better), just say so. I can take some criticism :)

No, no, no, I think you did really well! BTW doesn't "lel" mean something weird in dutch?

And no, close, but no. I know what you mean, which isn't really a 'weird' thing... What you mean is the same word, but with a 'u' in dthe middle.

Heh heh, yeah, I suppose you know dutch better than I do. =D

I certainly hope so ._.

Yeah, no kidding. =D

halofreak101 (author)2014-04-15

Urine my sights. Great job on this gun. Also you like octavia? I like octavia and vinyl scratch.

Thanks! And yeah, Octavia's my favourite.

pongopeter826 (author)2014-04-08

I like the way you were going with this it may not have turned out good but at least you tried.


DarkOwlProductions (author)2014-03-27

Even when you don't replicate a gun perfectly, my friend, it still looks amazing. I have K'nex again, and I built a thing!

Thank you!
I saw that lock, it's pretty cool! Too bad your parents don't allow you to build guns, but on the other hand, there's so much more you can do with k'nex :)

Looks nice!

Thank you, though I don't really agree :3

Well, that makes one of use. XD You did good all the same. What are you thinking about for your next project? I'm thinking about making a MW3 version AK47:

As for a next project, I don't really know. I've been thinking about finding some sort of mechanism so that I can use a k'nex motor to spin and create half circles, for a mini sentry. (also from TF2)

Johnhall14 (author)2014-03-27


dr. richtofen (author)2014-03-27

I saw something in the rich editor, so, test


akshat21045 (author)2014-03-26

Awesome! But I don't like this gun much from TF2. Does it shoot?

Thanks! It doesn't shoot anything.
What makes it that you don't like this in TF2?

Well, I just hate sniping. I usually play with Heavy class. The same is for BO2. I don't like sniping. Instead, I just use an LMG (Mk 48) or in Ghosts, I use the Honey Badger.

JonnyBGood (author)akshat210452014-03-26

Lol, in MW3, and COD Ghosts I'm a sniper. I'm still learning in ghosts but I'm still relativly effective. In real life I'm more of a heavy fire.

dr. richtofen (author)JonnyBGood2014-03-27

Heh, I used to snipe a lot in BO1, in which I was pretty good. I liked to play more stealthy (ghost pro perk, hacker pro perk, and silenced weapons) in general. I've wanting to get back to it, I should do that :p
In TF2, I play just about every class, not great in being a Spy though.

Lol, nobody can beat me when I am a spy or a heavy.

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