Introduction: K'NEX TMP (Build)

Picture of K'NEX TMP (Build)

When you have a gun that bridges the gap between a handgun and a SMG, it must have two things, a small overall body, and a high rate of fire. The Steyr Mannlicher TMP (known as the MP9 in MW3) has both. Coming in at a little over 11 in. and with a rate of fire of about 850–900 rpm., the TMP is no joke.

The TMP is my favorite machine pistol from MW3, and this is my main reason for wanting to build one. Dr. richtofen's original was my inspiration. This replica TMP has a 13 - 16 rd. magazine, an overall length of about 12 in, and an amazing pin-pull-length. Both grips are surprisingly sturdy, and the sights have a long enough sight radius to make some pretty accurate shots.


  • Great range: 40 - 50 ft.
  • Accurate body size
  • Comfortable grip set
  • Long sight radius
  • Sturdy body
  • Large capacity magazine: 13 - 16 rds.
  • Safety trigger setting
  • Ammo is a one slot, blue clip connector
  • Strong trigger setup

This is my third entry in the Toy Rods and Connectors Contest. Don't forget to vote for all my entries!

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Lets get to building!

Step 1: Left Panel

Picture of Left Panel

This step is relatively simple, all that we will be doing is building the left panel. Don't forget to note where the rods are inserted. And as always, if you need help, just drop me a comment below!

Step 2: The Grip

Picture of The Grip

This step is more complicated than the last step, mainly because you need to insert each part of the grip correctly for the sturdiest connections. It took a little time, but the setup I show you here is the best overall.

Step 3: Internals - Part #1

Picture of Internals - Part #1

Here we will be building the top of the internals. Just pay close attention to the pics, and you should do fine.

Step 4: Internals - Part #2

Picture of Internals - Part #2

Here you you will be working on the bottom of the internals. Namely, the trigger setup. View each image to get a better look, and keep an eye out for image notes.

Step 5: Foregrip

Picture of Foregrip

This forgrip is alright, but this is where I would start adding your own flare to your TMP. Change it up, make your's bigger, smaller, wider, whatever you want to do.

Step 6: Magazine

Picture of Magazine

The magazine is relatively simple. Just pay close attention to the pics, and if you want, you could make it shorter or longer.

Step 7: External Additions and Rubber Bands

Picture of External Additions and Rubber Bands

In this last step, you'll be adding the side/extra panels and all the rubber bands. The pics are pretty descriptive, so you should be fine. As I said before, if you have any questions, just leave a comment below!

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DukDukboy101 (author)2017-06-14

It looks nice, but when I built it it exploded in my face. Oh well. Rip 2 hours...

Ghasteqs (author)2014-08-02

How many cut white rods? :O Looks nice though lmao

Well, I'd say about... 7 - 10... somewhere in that range. Glad you like it bro, and don't forget to vote!

Looks On The Video Semi Or Else Where's The Firing Pin?

knexmaster9 (author)CMPassTime2016-08-09

he did not have it in tha back in the Vid

maisonator (author)2014-11-29

Hey is that broken gray Ross or Lego pieces or new knex pieces

only the lego pieces so far but ya

Createrz (author)2015-10-12

I don't want to break my k'nex, any other way to make it


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I say the same thing no cutting parts unless it is already broken.
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TheKnexChicken (author)2016-03-25

is it semi auto, full auto, or have a ram rod?

TheKnexChicken (author)2016-03-25

is it semi auto, full auto, or have a ram rod?

tdircks made it! (author)2015-11-22

verry nice gun, but the trigger system goes on my gun, a little bit stong,
but over all its a verry nice realistic gun

master-splinter306 (author)2015-08-28

Great job!

zKnar (author)2014-08-03

lol worst

CMPassTime (author)zKnar2014-09-19

You Suck zKnar.

hunter999 (author)2014-08-15

Congratulations on being a finalist!!! :D

Lucas The Boss (author)2014-08-02

Nice congrats on the feature btw I think this has the most potential to win as far as the gun section goes

Thanks man! That sounds very encouraging!

hunter999 (author)2014-08-14

Neat job Red! Congratulations on the feat also, voted :D

Thanks man, every vote counts!

JonnyBGood (author)2014-07-25

This looked some what similar to my Competitor IV except for the mag in the handle. Regardless another great SMG, can't wait to see what you build next!

Oh? I must not have noticed! Great minds think alike, right? Thanks for the complements, and I'm glad you like it! Don't forget to vote!

Great minds do think alike! I'll drop vote for it.

Thanks man!

Zombiekiller-93 (author)2014-07-24

You and Dr. Richtofen have both made two very good replicas and I couldn't decided between the two. I have given you a vote and favourited.

Thanks man, for both the complements and the vote!

No problem :)

didexo (author)2014-07-24

Nice gun. I'll probably build this in the future.

Thanks! Sounds great, don't forget to vote!

sandroknexmaster (author)2014-07-24


Thanks bro, don't forget to vote!

wilgubeast (author)2014-07-24

This is very nicely documented. You can cheat to make your photos even more professional by using the various light tent ibles on the site.

Nice work, and you killed it with the keywords you selected.

Thank you! Light tent? Huh, I'll have to check that out... Thanks for the tip and the complements!

Kona-chan (author)2014-07-25

dsmhfkjwgsdb love it

don't think I have enough of some of the parts tho ;w;

Yeah? That's two bad. Glad you like it! Don't forget to favorite and vote!

nerfrocketeer (author)2014-07-25

Nice! Voted

Thanks man, glad you like it!

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