Picture of Knex Pistol
This is a simple yet powerful knex pistol I made. it is very easy to make but is surprisingly powerful for its size.
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Step 1: The barrel

Picture of the barrel
add 10 red connectors onto 2 red rods. then add a grey connector as shown in picture 3.

Step 2: The trigger

Picture of the trigger
add 2 more red connectors then add a green rod to the last red connector. add a tan piece and slide it up into the red connector, as shown in picture 3. add 2 green rods to the ends of a green connector and add the piece as shown in picture 5.

Step 3: The handle

Picture of the handle
make and add the parts shown in the pictures.

Step 4: The ramrod

Picture of the ramrod
create the ramrod as shown and add it to the gun, opening the trigger so that it slides all the way in. note the rubber bands and blue spacer. these keep the gun from breaking due to the stress on the parts.

Step 5: The power

Picture of the power
next add the rubber bands as shown in the pictures. pictures 1 and 2 show where to add the bands so the trigger locks into place when the gun is cocked back. picture 3 shows the bands i used for the power of this gun. i have two very small bands looped together. i used two of these but you can use any size bands you want. picture 4 shows the mounting positions for the main bands.

Step 6: All done

Picture of all done
the gun is now built and ready to fire. to load, pull the ramrod back until the trigger clicks into place and muzzle load the rod you wish to fire. make sure the rod clicks into place on the grey connector, as shown in picture 1, so it doesn't slide out. to fire, pull the trigger down with your thumb.

enjoy and please comment if you find a way to improve the design.
bbot25005 years ago
put four green rods in you have a shotgun affect *BOOM*:D
copied..... block trigger, killerk copy... low rated.
The Jamalam7 years ago
block trigger killerk copy, lowest rating.
Your friend KILLERK copied your_name_here, so can it!!!! XD
i had been here for 15 days by that comment :P and I don't like Killerk that much
He's kinda overrated.
kinda? people for some reason have got it into their heads that he created the first k'nex gun!
I know...If there was an emoticon for eye rolling, I would use it.
ill make one:

it sucks i know
ahhh it screwed up
ill try again: D D..l random guy is not amused
( ') _( ') I WIN xD
I shall call him... upside-down-booby-for-eyes man.
Simple and works great. Well..Except for step 3 on the yellow piece. Took forever.
darkboy136 years ago
Mithrilrik6 years ago
Have you tried changing the yellow ram rod with a red rod it makes it so much more powerful!
I can't see the photos they are to blurry
why would you want to see?
cookies4me7 years ago
i like your gun a lot but it isn't very accurate. i love how it works also!!! ;)
DrWeird1177 years ago
What does this shoot? Please tell me if you know.
good old small green connectors
Lukes mate17 years ago
this rocks im using greenconnectors as bullets how bout u?
DrWeird1177 years ago
i also took off some red connectors and spread a few of 'em farther apart and right where the ramrod ended, put a 12 shot clip, and now if i pull back and release in rapid succession, i gotta machine gun, like fanning a hammer. It also now can fire 12 without having to pull the ram back each time. SWEET!
DrWeird1177 years ago
dude this is the most ingenious system for firing on this site. Not the best, but so ingenious! + 1000
DrWeird1177 years ago
This step hurt!!!!
step 4
DrWeird1177 years ago
very good gun but not power ful. i sharpened some white rods and used a shorter( by a lot) rubber band fer the ramrod. it pierces plywood now
well, hey this is my first comment and your page was constructed very well. so i had trouble connecting all those red connectors so i substituted the first red connectors with grey single recievers and the middle grey i exchanged with an orange to hold a ram-rod to load it with. so thanks for being my fist, bye!
This Is a new one.....
StyleCore7 years ago
"This is a simple yet powerful knex pistol I made. it is very easy to make but is surprisingly powerful for its size." I think that is the 1 billinoth time ive heard that
well i was the first person to point it out OOOOOO