Introduction: Heckler&Colt G16A2

Picture of Heckler&Colt G16A2

The long awaited instructable, the G16A2. Including a grenade launcher. It is single shot because I am too damn lazy. I hope you enjoy my gun, Danke. If you make any improvements, I would love to hear them. Also any constructive criticism is accepted. Constructive criticism DOES NOT include anything along the lines of "get a life" or "knex sucks." You can say something like "this gun sucks", but only if you give a good reason why. A bad reason would be "your gun sucks because it is made of knex". I hope you enjoyed my random babbling, which you probably didn't need to read at all, but I put it there because my PC is slow and I have over 40 pics to load, and I am hyperactive, which makes people think I have OCD which I don't. Okay, tick tock tick tock. Still loading. Elihwa sekat gnidoal, tiaw esaelp. Ah! Sdrawkcab etirw dluow I kniht t'ndid uoy. Uoy did?

Step 1: Barrel.

Picture of Barrel.

This is the barrel and front sight. It is so simple that if you can't figure it out, than you probably shouldn't be playing with knex. The first pic is the whole thing. The second and third pictures are close-ups of the front sights, because they are the hardest part of this section.

Step 2: Grenade Launcher.

Picture of Grenade Launcher.

A little more complicated, but still pretty simple. One thing I would like to point out is that this is absolutely optional, except that if you don't do it then you have a useless second trigger. First pic is the whole thing. Second pic is showing that only one side needs the knex hands (although you still need the hands to be attached to the main GL). The third pic is of how many grey connectors you need to keep the GL from sliding. Fourth pic is the handle. Fifth pic is detail of the front of the ram. Yay you are done.

Step 3: The Main Body

Picture of The Main Body

Yay. It is the most important part of the gun.

1: The whole trigger assembly and handle.
2: More of the trigger.
3: Even more of the trigger. Why did I take so many pictures?
4: The inner barrel.
5: More of the inner barrel and the ram.
6: The GL sear.
7: The GL sear again. Note that the sear is exactly the same on both sides.
8: I don't know what this is for, but it is there any way.
9: The carrying handle.
10: This is the back of the main body.
11: The GL trigger.
12: The GL trigger again.
13: Piece one.
14: Piece two.
15: Piece three.
16: Attach piece three to the main body.
17: Now piece two.
18: Then add piece one. Ironic, ain't it?
19: Put the GL on the front section.
20: Attach front section.
21: Attach carrying handle.

Step 4: The Stock.

Picture of The Stock.

This is the stock it is pretty simple. Build the stock and attach it to the rest of the gun.

Step 5: The Bands.

Picture of The Bands.

These are close up pictures of the bands. They are the same on both sides.

Step 6: L96A1

L96A1 coming soon to an near you!


Owenmon (author)2011-02-02



BLACK OPS@!!!~!!!!!!!!~!@!!~@!!!!!!!!

Whaleman (author)Owenmon2011-04-29

No white ops.

Owenmon (author)Whaleman2011-04-29


thomaswatton (author)2011-03-21

Not a brilliant one :/

thomaswatton (author)2011-03-16

Still probably not as many as The U.S

thomaswatton (author)2011-02-28

Notice the difference in gun crime in the uk compared to the U.S ;)

sammyhond1 (author)2010-09-22

does it shoot?

Whaleman (author)sammyhond12010-09-24

It is single shot because I am too damn lazy.

You may be even lazier than I am, because that is only the third sentence, and if you havenae got the patience to read that far than you've not got the patience to build this piece of crap.

Christopher R (author)2009-11-01

 Someone has already said that 

I know, but I posted it before I found it

knex freak101 (author)2008-03-01

mykhailo is trying to kill us!

lol @(~_~)@

Whaleman (author)knex freak1012008-03-01

Wrong! I am only trying to kill some of you.

kingghaffari (author)Whaleman2008-07-28

(what do you call a bloke? Mr. Ms. or Mrs.?) Ill just say..... --. Mykhailo, does that mean youw (NOTICE THE W) gonna kiw(W!!!) me? Pwease don't kiw me. I wanna wiv. *small quiet sobbing* nice gun, love the gl trigger. :)

Whaleman (author)kingghaffari2008-08-05

Bloke is male, every kid past grade one knows that!

kingghaffari (author)Whaleman2008-08-05

Not if you in canada.

Whaleman (author)kingghaffari2008-08-05

It is actually British, but most Americans I know, and every Canadian I know, knows what it means... (I say most Americans because some lack the intelligence to know that lamb chops are, indeed, made with lamb.)

thomaswatton (author)Whaleman2009-01-05

what nationality are u, im British

I may organise a knex war in England on the next easter holiday (plenty of time) if you could, wanna come?

sure! ;). but i might possibly be busy im not really sure yet but if i can make it i will! lol

Whaleman (author)thomaswatton2009-01-05

American by birth.

kingghaffari (author)Whaleman2008-08-05

Wow, I must be extremely stupid...

Whaleman (author)kingghaffari2008-08-05

No, just ignorant. And there is a difference. Stupidity is from birth, whereas ignorance just means you don't know something. I am ignorant in calculus, while a college graduate is, more than likely, not.

DrWeird117 (author)Whaleman2008-10-13

Well, thank you for responding...

DrWeird117 (author)Whaleman2008-09-10

I need your help on adding a GL to DutchJ's s3mi-4uto. I built the launcher but I need help on building a trigger like yours for it.....

kingghaffari (author)Whaleman2008-08-05

Wow i probably am ignorant. lol. My 13 year old head didnt understand a word you said.

Stavroz (author)Whaleman2009-01-25

That be me then...

Ive got one thing to say...

sorry about youre purse

DrWeird117 (author)Whaleman2008-10-13

Could I get a piece list?

Whaleman (author)DrWeird1172008-10-13


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Mepain (author)Whaleman2008-06-13


RMConstruction (author)2009-10-05

Soon as i saw this, i tought... BUILDDDDDDDDDD, BUILDDDDD!!!!!!! (above said like zombie, actual results may vary) lol...

djstylecontroller (author)2009-06-03

heckler & colt? its heckler &koch;!


I did not know that.{sarcasm}

G16's don't exist, either. Though the HK G2 and the Colt M16 do exist. This gun is modeled after both of those guns. Just in case you didn't read any of the three-four comments I posted explaining this.

thomaswatton (author)2009-01-05

i've got to say this gun looks pretty sweet but since its single shot im not going to build it

gremlinz_man (author)2008-12-01

WHY, WHY WERE YOU TOO LAZY TO BUILD A MAGAZINE!! Please tell me someone has been able to mod this so it has one!

kennyboy 2 (author)2008-09-23

omg this is so cool 5 stars

benboy207 (author)2008-08-20

Someone make a better instructable please...

benboy207 (author)2008-08-20


knexguy (author)2007-08-25

no offence, but when i see an instructable like this i instantly go off the gun. It reminds me of gorkems sniper, which is an amazing gun but i could not build it because of the instructable.

eheeohoo27 (author)knexguy2008-08-04

gorkems sucks-_- it's kinda filmsy and the hopper won't work. lol

bluestripe (author)2008-07-31

what pieces does this gun shoot and how far

The Jamalam (author)2008-07-31

lol, please wait loading takes a long time ha! you didn't expect me to write backwards Did you!

Oblivitus (author)2008-07-16

Does that grenade launcher trigger really go all the way to the GL and launch it? If so that is really cool.

Whaleman (author)Oblivitus2008-07-16

Yeah, it does. This allows you to dual wield it and still be able to fire the GL/Shotgun.

Oblivitus (author)Whaleman2008-07-16

It's a shotgun too?, awesome, mmmmm 4 stars.

Whaleman (author)Oblivitus2008-07-16

Depending on what ammo you use. You can use a bunch of blue spacers, some small tires, some grey spacers, or any combination of the three.

Oblivitus (author)Whaleman2008-07-26

Come check out and rate my AP3!

Oblivitus (author)Whaleman2008-07-17

Still 4 stars. XD

Oblivitus (author)2008-07-16

I think that the handle should be a little longer to accomidate the grenade launching trigger.

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