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Hola, Knextremist here. This is a knex gun of mine. It is a TRUE semi-auto slingshot concept I made. It works well  but I hope you guys can improve on it. Stats anyone?

Pros:
Truly semi-automatic
5 layers thick
Slingshot mech
Fires orange connector, green rod, gray connector
Can hold an extra mag in the stock
Fires 150+ feet
Crude sight
Looks cool
Comfortable handle
No cut rods REQUIRED

Cons:
Sadly, sometimes the trigger breaks (use hot glue)
Uses quite a bit of pieces
Cut white rods are RECCOMENDED. (They are labeled)
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE TWO PIECES IN PICTURE THREE, YOU CAN NOT BUILD THIS GUN!

The gun is not a new concept on its' own. However, the trigger mech along with a ratchet, is the new concept.

Let's get crackalackin'
 
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Step 2: Inards in the Front Barrel

Picture of Inards in the Front Barrel
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Here are some odd bits that go in the front barrel. I took the barrel off. Do the same! Have at it!

1. Build
2. Build/gather
3. Build
4. Connect
5. Build
6. Connect
7. Attach like so.
8. A view from the other side.
9. Attach like so.
10. A view from the other side.
11. Bend that piece down like so. This is what holds the bands.
12. Attach from picture 2.
13. Attach from picture 1.

Move along.
knextremist (author) 1 year ago
MAKE SURE THAT WHEN YOU PUT THE MAG(S) INTO THE GUN, THEY ARE FACING THE EXACT SAME WAY AS IT IS IN PICTURE 33!!! OR ELSE IT WILL PRETTY MUCH BLOW APART THE MAG!!!
Knex.X1 year ago
Okay, the BAWk mag didn't work out but I made my own semi auto with a different trigger though. I found a problem though, when I load the ratchet with more than one band, and I pull the trigger, all bands fly off instead of one a time. Any ideas?
knextremist (author)  Knex.X1 year ago
Hmmmm, I never had that problem. However, try to make sure that the bands are not too tight. Also try to release the trigger quicker after pulling it. Hope this helps! Sorry for the late reply!
That is neat! I like how big the mechanism is, and that extra magazine storage in the stock! Well done! :D
knextremist (author)  Blue Mullet 21 year ago
I appreciate it! The mech took a while to make.
Definatly! But how fun is it shooting this gun? Because it does look really fun!
knextremist (author)  Blue Mullet 21 year ago
It's pretty cool actually. Although in order for it to shoot, you have to pull the trigger then release it. It will only fire after you release the trigger.
Knex.X1 year ago
I'm going to make this and make it work with thedunkis' BAW mag.
Knex.X1 year ago
Nice job!
knextremist (author)  Knex.X1 year ago
!Gracias! (Pretend that first "!" is upside down)
Nachos Burrito Tapas Tortilla Amigo.
Looks sturdy, cool and pretty powerful. Good job!
knextremist (author)  dr. richtofen1 year ago
Thanks, I appreciate the complements.
No problem
That looks very cool! Nice instructions and a great range.
very cool i like it
knextremist (author)  TheAwesomestDude1 year ago
Thanks!
your welcome