Introduction: K'NEX Dummy Guns

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I never needed fancy K'NEX guns that actually shot when I was young. My guns fired bullets made of pure imagination. For those who don't want to bother going to great lengths to make a gun from K'NEX (and don't mind saying BANG to fire it), here's a collection of dummy guns, brought back from the far-distant past.

If you don't have an account, make one, as most of my instructions here will be on the pictures. I apolagize in advance for the number of pictures.

Step 1: The Basic Gun Body

Picture of The Basic Gun Body

The beauty of the design I came up with years ago is that the main gun body is universal. Build it, and you can adapt it to create just about any gun you can imagine.

The basic body consists of a central frame and a handle.

Step 2: Continuation of the Basic Gun Body

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Here, we build the handle, and attach it to the frame.

Step 3: The Basic Barrel

Picture of The Basic Barrel

This is the basic barrel. The rod on the bottom clips into the frame, and the top rod sits above it.

Step 4: Assembling the Gun

Picture of Assembling the Gun

Assembly is easy.

Step 5: Gun Details

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Now that the basic gun is built, make it look however you like.

Step 6: Special Barrels.

Picture of Special Barrels.

A gun with a different barrel is just as easy. Here are directions for making revolvers and double-barreled guns.

Step 7: Other Designs

Picture of Other Designs

This basic design gives birth to a plethora of different guns. You can attach a bunch of frame segments together to create bigger guns, too.

Remember, I never said these guns fire anything. You have to imagine a bullet or a laser or ten-billion Kilowatt bolt of lightning streaking from the tip of the barrel to your target. You can't miss.


Henry Jones (author)2014-05-09

Good lord, leave the poor guy alone. I thought it was good.

ben00750 (author)2011-12-12

i actullay think youshould make this and then show your mates then make a one that shoots and show this to your mates it will have more of an effect then just simply showing a shooting knex gun

wooooohoooo for


rlaxrlax (author)2011-09-05

good imagination

p.s. WTF

Raz1r Knex Bull3t (author)2011-07-10

WTF is this?!?!?!?!?!?!

Lol, thanks.

An Villain (author)2011-07-26


beanieostrich (author)2011-07-10


DJ Radio (author)2011-07-09

I think you need a few shots from some real knex guns like the NAR for thinking that this was a good idea to post.

apples!!!!! (author)2011-07-09

I almost broke code and left curse words all over this comment.

Before I do, I will pretend I never saw this and leave quietly with a 1.0 star rating for the use of imagination, I suppose.

~KGB~ (author)2011-07-09


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