Introduction: KGG V1.0

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Knex Gatling Gun Version 1. Shoots about 40 feet with 2-3 rubber bands per barrel. This gun has 16 barrels and you can load 3 green pegs in each one. It shoots about 10 barrels per second, up to 30 rounds per second, and it still goes 40 feet. It takes an average of 1 minute to load.Have fun with this and I am NOT reliable for any damage, harm, or p.o.'d friends. The Video is for the lod version which shot only 15 feet. The bullets shoot a lot faster on this version.

Step 1: The Barrel Holder

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Let's get the hardest and most tedious step finished first, then you can have fun.

Step 2: The Barrels

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There are a total of 16, but you only have to build 8 of these because there are 2 barrels per one you build.

Step 3: Connect the Round Base Thing With the Barrels

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Don't put them on backwards.

Step 4: The Motor Mount

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Step 5: The Front Tower

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UHHH the Front

Step 6: The Back Tower

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Wait for it.........The Back

Step 7: The Connector

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Step 8: The Firing Thing

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Step 9: Put It All Together

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The fun part.

Step 10: Loading and Firing

ALRIGHT very simple. Just pull the firing thing out of the way so you can spin the barrel. Pull back each ram and move the trigger piece in place. Then load ammo in each barrel. Have fun and I am not reliable for ANY stupid things you do with this.


mrmoneybagss (author)2009-07-29

next version should have the motor controls and the firing thingy on the same side.

I_am_Canadian (author)2009-06-04

This is better than other MG's.. Why?

Because of the range. Most MG's shoot only 20-30 feet. Mine can shoot more than 40 and nothing will break. Also, mine has a huge barrel so you can put almost any rod in it to shoot.

No reason it should go farther than others as far as I can see. And ammo accomidation is not really spectacular, The cyclones take all rods.

Mine is more heavy duty and piece efficient. It also has a removable barrel (no point of that though) and if it shoots farther it has more power. It is very hard to make machine guns shoot that far without breaking a rod or un-connecting some pieces.

WHo would want a heavy duty knex machinegun, I think people would want an mg that tehy can run around with and aim quickly.

Well maybe someone who doesn't want their mg to FALL APART when they move quickly. Quite a few of the mg's out there fall apart with any sudden movement so I wanted to make a strong one. It's not meant to be special, just another machine gun i built when I was bored.

Post links to 4 mg's that will fall apart when moved to quickly and provide proof that they will fall apart. Also, have you actually measured the range or are you guessing?

Well I dont remember which ones fell apart but both of us know there are some very weak ones. And yes I did measure the range. I tilted it at a slight angle and got about 40 feet. Some went 50 and some went only 30 but most went 40. Also I used a lot of rubber bands. If you added even more or put it at a bigger angle you could get at least 60 feet out of it.

What's to stop other people putting more bands on their mg's?

well some barrels break with too many rubber bands and some aren't strong enough to fire it with too many. and for the last time MY MACHINE GUN IS NOT MEANT TO BE SPECIAL, IT'S JUST SOMETHING I BUILT AND WANTED TO POST. SO WHAT IF IT'S NO DIFFERENT THAN OTHER ONES

OK, so now it's no different, which you could of said straight away to IAC.

Ok whatever. It isn't really different than others. The range is bigger and the barrels are longer so what. I wasn't going for something never done before.

so why did yu post?

Piece efficient? Try oodalump's mg on KI. Shoots farther and has a sturdier design.

Master_Zane (author)2009-06-11

Sorry already been done before. 1*

Are you kidding. So what if there are other mg's. At least give me 2.5 for average. 1*'s are reserved for crappy instructions, Instructables that don't work, or people you hate, not for something that already exists and isn't special.

sprout_less (author)2009-06-08

yah nothing really new its ok but i think you should try to make something really innovative because all you care about is power

WRONG. I mostly care about power but next I care about strength and looks. Innovations aren't really my thing.

Oblivitus (author)2009-06-08

I don't see this as being any better than the other gatling machine guns. I rate it 2.5 stars for average.

knexsuperbuilderfreak (author)2009-06-04

good and not good next time try to make it different from every other knex mg

DJ Radio (author)2009-06-04

nothing really new. 4*, its good.

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