Introduction: K'NERF Assault Rifle

My entry to the Toy Rods & Connectors Contest is based on my two favorite childhood toys. Nerf has always been one of my childhood passions, as well as K'nex. Me and my cousins would always have an annual Nerf war. Ever since I got my first K'nex set, I have strived to innovate and engineer new creations. I see lots of K'nex projects and a lot of Nerf projects here at Instructables. So I decided to combine the two. Out of which has come my newest project, the K'nerf Assault Rifle. I use the term K'nerf to describe a KNEx & NERf combination. Out of my appreciation for the building of K'nex weapons, I decided to have the base of my K'nerf project to be K'nex. And I would design a system to incorporate Nerf attachments to my K'nex gun. One of my reasons for making such a thing, is that K'nex is wonderful to build with and Nerf already has premade attachments, ready to be used. They have numerous sights, scopes, grips, lights, and many other attachments. Another reason to build a K'nerf gun, is combining two already awesome toys into an epic combination. So, without further ado, here is the statistical analysis of my K'nerf gun:

Features:

Modified Picatinny Rail adapted to hold Nerf Attachments (Courtesy of TheDunkis)

Modified Extension Stock (Courtesy of TheAwesomestDude)

Holds up to three NERF Attachments

Shoots 55ft-65ft

Small Caliber Round (Green Rod)

Holds Twenty+ Rounds

Removable Magazine

Small Place for K'nex attachments

Lightweight & Maneuverable

Great Instructions, with image notes on each image
Please Vote for me in the Contest if you like my Instructable!

Step 1: Piece List

For your convenience, I have attached a piece list to let you know what you need to have in order to create this K'nerf creation. I have found it easier to make a creation if you already have all the pieces gathered instead of hunting them down later. (Pictured above Are broken parts that you will need)

Piece List:1027

Rods:520

Green:375

White:94

Blue:32

Yellow:2

Red:4

Gray:2

Black:1

Connectors:439

Gray(1 slot):58

Gray/Speckled Gray(2 slots):7

Red:34

Green:13

Yellow:126

Blue:12

White/Snowflake:4

Orange/Ladder:117

Miscellaneous:68

Y-rod/Black hand:28

Blue Spacer:10

Tan Clip:4

Blue Clip:21

Broken White Rod:8

Broken Blue Rod:1-2

Hinge:2

Broken Orange Connector:3

Make Sure to Read All Image Notes, There are notes on EVERY Picture!

Step 2: Adjustable Stock

In this step you will build the back portion of the gun, a heavily modified stock borrowed from TheAwesomestDude. Please follow all image notes carefully. Feel free to ask for help if you need it. An attached photo and description of your problem would be great!

Step 3: Main Body of the Gun (Mech Box)

To have a workable weapon you must of course include the Mech Box or it will not function correctly. This is the most crucial part of any build. So with that warning please follow all image notes, or don't (but it will suck if you don't). Feel free to ask for help if you need it. An attached photo and description of your problem would greatly appreciated!

Step 4: Fake Barrel

Title tells it like it is, this is the step where you, the builder, make a fake barrel to look cool. The fake barrel has no other purpose than looking good and attaching attachments. All it is is a big box of air for the ammunition to fly through. And as always follow the image notes, or you will lose your way and end up with something not quite right. Feel free to ask for help if you need it. An attached photo and description of your problem would be greatly appreciated!

Step 5: Assembly!

Yay!!!! You're almost finished! Now we can attach the big chunks that we have been building throughout the instructable. Please follow all image notes(you could screw something big up if you don't). Feel free to ask for help if you need it. An attached photo and description of your problem would be greatly appreciated!

Step 6: Adding Panels(Optional)

While this step is entirely unnecessary, it makes you gun look badass. 'Nough said. Please follow all image notes. Feel free to ask for help if you need it. An attached photo and description of your problem would be greatly appreciated!

Step 7: Magazine/Clip

The thing that gets the ammunition to the chamber. Build it. This is one of the hardest parts of the gun to keep together while building. Please follow all image notes, trust me, you will probably need to. Feel free to ask for help if you need it. An attached photo and description of your problem would be greatly appreciated!

Step 8: Ramrod & Other Assorted Tips and Tricks

Well, you've made it. This the end. "Dramatic music playing in background". Well, I hope you enjoy your new favorite toy combination. Have fun with you K'nerf Assault Rifle. Time to Accessorize! Don't forget to look at image notes! Feel free to ask for help if you need it. An attached photo of you problem would be greatly appreciated!

Comments

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myOmy made it! (author)2014-10-01

Whoever got this featured THANK YOU!!!!!

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JackDC2000 made it! (author)2015-06-03

If this gun were food, it would be delicious.

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tinyhooman made it! (author)tinyhooman2016-11-20

That's a.... interesting way to put it.

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MonkeyKnexer15 made it! (author)2016-02-21

Is it possible to leave out some layers. because I dont have enough pieces for it.

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2016-06-22

Yeah, you can leave the outer layers out.

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The Knex Inventor made it! (author)2016-06-22

Awesome gun! I love the idea of combining two different elements into one gun, in this case, K'NEX and Nerf.

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2016-06-22

Thanks bro

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The Knex Inventor made it! (author)The Knex Inventor2016-06-22

No problem!

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CorgiCritter made it! (author)2015-02-18

This looks great, I really love green rod ammo, for some reason. The rails are sweet too.

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2015-08-14

Thanks dood

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HILLBILLY JONES JR made it! (author)2015-04-07

love this here rifle. great for shooting at my neighbors. god bless america, god bless this here gun thingy rifle shooter. you officially have the official approval of the redneckiest redneck, BillyBob Jones Junior.

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Dr MonkeyMan made it! (author)2015-03-07

You look a bit like Radar from M*A*S*H

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Dan13_13 made it! (author)2014-10-20

awesome project man, i really like how you implemented nerf accessrories with the custom picatinny rail. both are passions for me too!!

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-10-20

Thanks bro! I enjoy both Nerf and Knex.

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SpecialMuffins made it! (author)SpecialMuffins2014-11-23

I was hoping nerf bullets, but got this instead.

Majorly impressive.

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-11-25

Thanks!

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whispersync made it! (author)2014-11-17

I foolowed you this project rocks

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-11-17

Thanks bro!

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whispersync made it! (author)whispersync2014-11-19

No problem

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Viperhawk made it! (author)2014-11-16

How many rounds does the mag hold?

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-11-17

Im not really that sure but I think it is over 20.

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whispersync made it! (author)2014-11-17

forget the second picture for the world of tanks backround

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whispersync made it! (author)2014-11-17

I foolowed you this project rocks

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whispersync made it! (author)2014-11-17

the new world of tanks Halloween backround.enjoy.

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whispersync made it! (author)2014-11-17

soory now that I look at the comments that was realy confuzing

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whispersync made it! (author)2014-11-04

It was more than one also

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-11-12

?

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whispersync made it! (author)2014-11-04

Np

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-11-12

?

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Lucas The Boss made it! (author)2014-10-05

Congrats on the feature I wish I had a decent camera so I might would have a chance at getting featured one day

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-10-06

Thanks man! I wish I had a better camera too, all I have is my iPad though.

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akshat21045 made it! (author)2014-10-01

Congrats on the feature! If this was featured before the contest ended, it would have got you a nice place in the winner's list! Congrats anyway!

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-10-02

Thanks! There's always next year for the contest, so I can only hope to be featured then. Anyways thanks!

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Kona-chan made it! (author)2014-08-29

is that a grippod?!

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-10-01

Yeah it came with my NERF Stampede.

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Donnied6905 made it! (author)2014-09-29

Awesome really cool idea

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-10-01

Thanks bro!

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Lucas The Boss made it! (author)2014-07-10

Dude you have came an extremely long way in a short period of time a few weeks ago a single shot pistol that has a handle you can see through and now this holy crap man great job

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nerfrocketeer made it! (author)2014-07-09

This is awesome! I wish you were around to enter in the K'nerf contest last year! I now have a collaboration to share with you... I'll send you some info later. Great work!

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-07-09

thanks! I was around in that time, but with no account. A collaboration would be interesting, I'm up to it, whatever it may be.ok. Thanks! If you would be so kind to vote for me, I would appreciate it!

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nerfrocketeer made it! (author)nerfrocketeer2014-07-10

Yeah this would have been a great entry! I'll show you the collab soon, but probably not today. Voted!

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sandroknexmaster made it! (author)2014-07-09

Looks good!

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-07-09

Thanks, if you like it and would like to give me a vote, I would appreciate it!

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sandroknexmaster made it! (author)sandroknexmaster2014-07-10

I did :)

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-07-10

Thank you!

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didexo made it! (author)2014-07-09

Very nice gun! You have potential!

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-07-09

give it vote if you like it!

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myOmy made it! (author)myOmy2014-07-09

thanks man!

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myOmy made it! (author)2014-07-09

Thanks man! Glad you think it's grreeaaat! If you feel the urge to vote for me I would appreciate it!

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