Introduction: Knex Gatling Gun

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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

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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)

Comments

n.a.s.schulte (author)2007-07-28

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

dansdoc (author)n.a.s.schulte2011-02-07

64!

I guess my gun had 64 barrels

smattman22 (author)n.a.s.schulte2009-07-12

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?

Your dumb! Not reallly

The Jamalam (author)orangecrush2009-04-11

that comment was posted nearly 2 years too late

Coolorange (author)2009-08-20

you can subsitute all the blues with gray spacers (:

(YOUR N (author)Coolorange2010-10-18

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

Brian15 (author)2009-04-18

How the heck dooo you shoot it it inposible

Brian15 (author)2009-04-18

How does it work

SonicX 22 (author)2008-12-16

Miles Tails Prower I didnt know u like Sonic The Hedgehog

The Jamalam (author)SonicX 222009-04-11

relevant?

SonicX 22 (author)The Jamalam2009-04-13

relevant THIS (gun shot)

Professor Tor Coolguy (author)2007-04-13

dude, this is confusing.

Just update your persona, man. and change your image

why?

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

Miles Tails Prower (author)2008-11-20

Check out mine too! It's on my channel.

ILIKEPIE333 (author)2008-10-28

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

bannana inventor (author)2008-06-14

Should I post this gun. It's one shot but hurts extremely bad. There's a ruler above it for the size of it.

lol bendy ruler

post it. OR ELSE.

Knex Lego Maniac (author)2006-10-20

HEY GUY'S IM HOPING TO EVENTUALLY POST A FEW DIFFERENT WEAPONS IVE MADE I HAVE AN AUTO LOADING PISTOL AND A SNIPER BULLET IT SHOOTS ACCURATELY UP TO 75 FEET (NO JOKE) ALSO IM WORKING ON GETTING ALL THE PIECES/ PERFECTING A MG AND FOR ALL U THAT DON'T KNOW WHAT MG MEANS IT IS A MACHINE GUN I WAS JUST WONDERING IF THIS ALL SOUNDED COOL OR IF I SHOULD BOTHER POSTING ALL THIS JUNK?

KILLERK! DO POST EVERYTHING! That sniper sounds insane! 75 feet? Miy precision pistol only goes up to abuot 35 feet. And when you say MG, do you mean it auto-loads (Pull trigger, steady stream of fire without loading)?

HEY MAN THANKS 4 THE REPLY! I'VE BEEN BUILDING THESE THINGS (K'NEX GUNS) FOR YEARS AND YES WHEN I SAY 75 FEET I MEAN 75 FEET WITH A DENT IN THE WALL I SHOT AT IT'S PRETTY WILD I WAS IMPRESSED MYSELF I'LL TRY TO POST IT W/ VIDEO AND ALL 35 FEET SOUNDS LIKE U HAVE GOT TALENTS MAN SERIOUSLY MOST IF NOT ALL OF THE GUNS I HAVE SEEN POSTED LOOK WEAK THE MG IS STILL IN PROGESS HOWEVER THE GUN DOES WORK U SIMPLY PULL THE TRIGGER AND A CONTINUOUS ROPE OF RODS SHOOTS OUT IT KINDA LOOKS LIKE THIS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - THE FEEDER IS CAPABLE OF HOLDING A LIMITLESS # OF RODS AGAIN ILL TRY AND POST ALL THIS ASAP W/ PICTURES AND VIDEO THANX

this appears to be almost a year ago............................................................................................................ so much for 'asap'

grevious (author)agent harmsy2008-10-19

as it seems... 2 years have passed. damn

hey think of it this way keep one improving your gun try out new things and experiment like i had to its fun expecially when it starts working i just got your comment about only being able to shoot 90 ft ish (do u hear yourself) 90ft!!!!! thats like 3x the distance your previous accomplishments thats incredible! good job it sounds like your on the right track and ill try and help u out when i post the sniper rod instructional good work thou and don't try and compare your work to mine so soon i haven't shown u how to do it all so your doing sweet ill get your gun to shoot 300 if we get it right so hang in there and just have fun! by the way what is that gun u were going to post i would really like to see it! anyway ive got to get to bed and work on ordering the rest of the pieces for the mg 2marro ttyl

just post them all :)

WHYAREYOUTYPINGINCAPS?

I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE UR SNIPER RIFLE!!!!!
i'm gonna go build a sniper with legos now >=)

HEY GUYS IT'S NOT A SNIPER RIFLE IT'S A SNIPER BULLET THE GUN IS MORE OF A ALL PURPOSE PISTOL I FINISHED IT ALL TODAY AND WILL BE POSTING SOME OF IT UP SHORTLY

did u forget how 2 turn off the caps lock u just have 2 press the button again

for goodness sake!!!!!! lighten up wil you

steel$ (author)bigpinecone2006-12-21

hat guys i mite make a sniper rifle

post it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

heat-seeker (author)2008-10-04

its really good i had fun making it

knex mad (author)2008-08-29

this is a cool gun I've just finished it and the instructions are easy to follow its powerful and every one should build it 10/10 from me

knex-gun-dragon-14 (author)2008-07-20

i made it its cool and works good! can you also plzz make a 32 barrel gatling gun? that would be awesome (cool gun! )

mrbox (author)2008-07-18

Awesome gun i made it and it was one of the best gatin guns out there =)

robot builder (author)2008-03-15

yes whare do u get da morters

adio (author)2008-03-04

where do u get those mortars

Knex Lego Maniac (author)2007-11-14

SR-v1 coming soon!

can't wait! I love your magnum.

it is already out!

Knexem (author)2007-05-26

where do you people keep getting motors???

Gun Maniac (author)Knexem2007-08-14

I got mine from a knexosaurus ( dinosaur )

King825 (author)Gun Maniac2007-09-18

I have a cyberknex motor just it don't respond worth anything

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