Introduction: How to Make the Official NK NerfNeck

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The NK Nerfneck is a mandatory neckpiece I.D. for all NK3A members. It consists of a spring, a Nerf dart with your N-name on it, and a string, lanyard, or other neck-hanging item. It symbolizes the Modding expertise, Nerf tactical skills, and creativity of the NK3A. If your have been accepted or invited into the NK3A, you must create one of these in order to become an official member.

If you are both NK3A and NK3AE personnel, you must have two NerfNecks, to wear at appropriate times.

If you do not know what the NK3 is, and/or are interested in enlisting, feel free to send me a Private Message.

Step 1: Materials

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The NK NerfNeck only requires three simple items to create:

-A spring from a small Nerf gun, this one is from the original Nerf Reflex IX-1.

-A Nerf Dart with your NK3 name written neatly on it in pen or marker. Use Streamline darts if you are in the NK3A only, but if your are NK3E, use an Elite dart. This NerfNeck is just an example.

-A string, lanyard, piece of lace, or anything you can tie around your neck like a necklace or chain, and attach to the spring.

Step 2: Making a Place to Insert the String

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Poke a hole in the rubber tip of the dart exactly across from the existing opening. The hole should be wide enough for your string or lanyard hook to fit through.

Step 3: Inserting the String

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Insert your string or lanyard hook through the openings in the top of the dart.

Step 4: Inserting the String Through the Spring

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Thread the spring through the lanyard, and tie it tightly to the top of the spring. Next, tie it around and to itself in order to form a necklace.

Step 5: Done

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Your NK NerfNeck is now complete. You are now an official NK3A/NK3AE member. (If you have been invited or accepted).


cheefkeef (author)2015-06-25

I just sent a request I was wondering if there were badges for units

adamv1 (author)2015-06-21


adamv1 (author)2015-06-21

can i join

adamv1 (author)2015-06-21

EpicMinecrafter870 (author)2015-01-19

I joined, but I have no clue if this has any purpose. The only army in Michigan is...

...the NEC? Remember the NK3AE is international. You only need one when you're present at a Nerf war and you are representing the NK3AE.


How u know?

Psychic powers. :)

EpicMinecrafter870 (author)2015-01-19

Also why did u post this? Make this tutorial only available to members, or else people can fake it.

People can't fake membership because all official members are listed on our website.

EpicMinecrafter870 (author)2015-01-19

damn it, already use my reflex spring for a grenade launcher, what do I do? I don't want to gut my guns for a spring, I wanna mod them. does it have to be a nerf gun spring, or any spring that fits a dart? I have plenty of darts, but no orange streamlines.

It can be a notebook spring or anything similar, (yes) as long as it fits a Nerf dart.

EpicMinecrafter870 (author)2015-01-19

what if you don't have a streamline dart, only elites.

I guess it doesn't matter. No problem there.

nerfanator135 (author)2014-12-09

Can I use multiple air restrictor springs for my nerfneck?

Sure! Just make sure they stay together.

nerfanator135 (author)2014-11-03

I have been officially accepted to the NK3A and I was wondering how you get to better ranks

Hey, congrats! If you want to advance, it's pretty simple. Here's how:

On the field:

Outstanding acts of merit, such as personal sacrifice, extreme courage, ingenuity, strength, or show of good character warrant a rank increase. This includes reaching mission objectives.


To get promoted in the NK3AE to a higher division, you have to contribute in some way to the community, such as by suggesting a reasonable upgrade to infrastructure or submitting a mod to our mods page. Uploading video or adding tips and tricks is another way. Basically adding to the content of the site or the army as a whole will warrant a rank increase.


constructobot (author)2014-07-18

Hey ,when you see it, if I got accepted,pls post up your link because I can't find it

Done, take a look!

constructobot (author)2014-07-18

Hey I'm interested in joining nk3ae

Ok, I'm glad ypu're interested! To enlist, go to

constructobot (author)2014-07-18

It will be up tomorrow


constructobot (author)2014-07-18

Thx for following me

No problem!

constructobot (author)2014-07-18

I can show you my costuming skills look at my up coming post

Alright! Let me know when it's up.

constructobot (author)2014-07-18

Can u tell me if you have a website so I can join

Sure, the website is:

Thanks for your interest!

Nerf Kid (author)2014-06-28

Hey nerfrocketeer I'm HeathSM I forgot my password and I don't have my reset code because that was on my old email account which got deleted you can even ask mythbuster7 my name is Heath

nerfrocketeer (author)Nerf Kid2014-06-30

Hey nice talking to you man! I believe it's you. In case you didn't know I made you an NK3AE Brigadier of the Midwestern Region on your buddy Mythbuster's recommendation! Congratulations! You can see your position on There may be some upcoming wars in the Midwestern arena this summer, so stay tuned on the Wars page of our site!

Anything you wanted to talk about?

Nerf Kid (author)nerfrocketeer2014-07-01

Thanks nerfrocketeer!!!!!!! Your awesome

Nerf Kid (author)2014-06-28

I've been doing nerf for a long time know

nerfrocketeer (author)Nerf Kid2014-06-30

I figured, MB7 told me you two were expert Nerfers!

paracordry (author)2014-02-13

I mean k

paracordry (author)2014-02-13


paracordry (author)2014-02-07

No but I can relay them to him

nerfrocketeer (author)paracordry2014-02-07

Well, basically he/she needs to do two things:

-Create an NK Nerfneck
-Come up with a username for the Nk3AE and submit to me or the website.

Hope this helps! They can also apply on the website.

paracordry (author)2014-02-04

My friend would like to join

nerfrocketeer (author)paracordry2014-02-07

Ok! Does he have an ibles account so I can send him our info messages?

paracordry (author)2014-02-04


paracordry (author)2014-02-03

Here's mine

nerfrocketeer (author)paracordry2014-02-03

Nice! Well now you are an official member! Good job completing your first assignment! Remember to check out the website for more info! Also feel free to ask me any further questions!

paracordry (author)2014-02-03

When using a lanyard how do u connect it to the spring

nerfrocketeer (author)paracordry2014-02-03

Hook the end clip of the lanyard onto two parts of the spring and add tape or glue. It should stay in place after that.

paracordry (author)2014-02-03

I accept then

nerfrocketeer (author)paracordry2014-02-03

Ok, well, welcome to the NK3AE! If you want more info you can visit The website is still being finished, but it will be complete by the end of February.

paracordry (author)2014-02-02

How do I enlist and can I use elite darts for my nerfneck

nerfrocketeer (author)paracordry2014-02-03

Since you have already recieved your acceptance letter, you are already in. All you have to do is accept. And yes, you can use an Elite Dart.

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