Knex Gatling Gun

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Introduction: Knex Gatling Gun

This is a 16 barrel gatling gun made out of knex and elastic bands.



Specifications:
- Shoots small knex rods, white or green/black
- Shoots 16 rods in about 2 seconds
- It can also shoot 32 rods if you put 2 small green/black rods in each barrel
- Takes a while to load (like 2-3 mins.. havent timed it)

Required Materials:
- Quite a few knex pieces.. (havent counted yet)
- 16 rubber bands
- Knex motor (optional)

Step 1: Build 8 Barrel Pieces

Look at the picture. (Connection1 will be used to attach this to a another piece we will make later)

Next Build the base
*** I made a mistake in the picture. For my gatling gun the vertical rods on the back of the base are blue rods, not yellow rods as shown in the picture. This makes the gun slighty tilted upwards so it shoots at a better angle.
(The site is not letting me add more steps for some reason, thats why i added this here)

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    I made the 16 barrel gun and i was very pleased and so i thought...why not build it bigger? I created a 32 barrel gatling that works very well. they only problem... the structure. I cant build structures worth a darn.Anyways..nice gun

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    give me a pick and ill make the structure for you.

    how did you add 16 barrels? you should post a pic...? it seems hard with out help?

    that comment was posted nearly 2 years too late

    you can subsitute all the blues with gray spacers (:

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    Guys don't tell anyone but I'm making a 8 barrel
    Machine gun that shoots 8 bullets in a second
    I will post it round December 2010

    How the heck dooo you shoot it it inposible

    How does it work

    Miles Tails Prower I didnt know u like Sonic The Hedgehog

    2 replies

    relevant THIS (gun shot)

    Just update your persona, man. and change your image

    I think that you can better build a barrel part by looking at the real pic. Good luck building!

    the vid was cool, but the fact that people keep putting it in slo-mo is kind of annoying they just use it to take up time