Introduction: M1911.45

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Well, I got quite a bit of requests to post this, so I will.
Before I go into pros and cons I need to tell you that this is a single shot, and it DOESNT have a mag in the handle. 

Looks awesome
Trigger that blocks far back
quite low part use
has a bullet lock

Trigger is kinda different (rather than listening to a trigger click once, this one has to click twice)
Uses a lot of Y clips (not a problem for me)
Handle plates fall off sometimes (can be fixed with an elastic)

Note: this gun uses three broken white rods (two optional) and a green rod cut in half. And two broken Y clips are optional. A broken orange connector is also required. (Both tabs taken off)


Step 1: Handle

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This is the handle. Where your hand goes.

Picture 1: What you WILL make.
2: Make these. Make two more of each, just don't make them with white rods sticking out of them.
3: Get those. (If this is too hard maybe you shouldn't be building this XD)
4: Put those things on the other things.
5: Put the other ones on.
6: put these on each side. Note the broken Y clips. They are optional.


Step 2: Plates

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This is where the good looks are. 

1: Make this stuff..
2: and make all this. 


Step 3: Break!!!!

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I got a real picture this time!
And this time you can actually eat it! JK, Unless you have superhuman powers...

Step 4: The Body

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This My friends, is where the magic happens.
You must make this unless you want a non-functioning gun.

Picture 1: What you WILL make.
2: Make this. Look at Image notes.
3: Make/get all this. Please read image notes again.
4: Put the insides on.
5: get this!
6: Put it on!
7: Oops, I forgot to tell you to put this in here! Whatever, just add it. (ignore the other parts)
8: Put a small elastic where shown...
9: Put this thing on.
10: Put an elastic here. (I use a tripled up #64)

Step 5: BUILDING!!!

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Yayz! The fun part!
Let's get building!

Picture 1: Get the handle and take these two parts off.
2: attach the handle to the body.
3: Put the rods back on.
4: Put these plates on the handle.
5: add these plates.
6: do the same to the other side just don't put the top plate on...
7: Put that white rod you saved earlier on the Y clip.
8: Now you can put the other plate on like shown!

Step 6: Extras

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Well, you finished your gun. But WTF? It doesn't have a firing pin!

Picture 1: Make this. (no it's not the firing pin XD)
2: The pin. This one is not recommended. One with a female ball joint on the end and two grey clips on the pin is the one that is recommended.
3: add that thing on the front of the gun. (it doesn't clip into any of the connectors.)

DONE!!!!!! HAVE GUN! Oh, ya, remember that the ammunition is yellow rods with red connectors on them. NOW YOU CAN HAVE FUN!


The Knex Inventor made it! (author)2016-06-17

Made this a couple minutes ago. Awesome replica! Looks very realistic. Thanks for posting it, Seleziona! Here are some pictures of the finished product:

knexboy586 (author)2013-11-10

love this gun

deadlockdanger98 (author)2013-10-11


bardinslayer (author)2013-08-27


Oblivitus (author)2013-07-08

I like how my name is in the tags, lol.

2000smartkid (author)2012-10-25

Hey, the part on the handle that sticks out, that kinda broke off a little bit, so to fix that problem, I put a white rod with a blue clip right over it, and they connect on the two yellow connectors at the back. Also, for the sight, I used a broken white rod with a y clip, which works better for me. :)

tarantulas1 (author)2012-09-16

would you please make a piece count?

altair ibn la ahad (author)2010-12-11

this is my 10th time building this its that awesome

lmao, awesome!

but if it had a mag it would be awesome

I think it's good singleshot. but whatever

you think its good i got to make hole in a dart board

You can really make a mag on it!:O

DontShoot262 (author)2012-03-17

Check out the pic I got of this gun =)

~Meme~ (author)DontShoot2622012-03-20

How many mega pixels?

DontShoot262 (author)~Meme~2012-03-22


~Meme~ (author)DontShoot2622012-03-23

Lol Wat?

DontShoot262 (author)~Meme~2012-03-27

Mega pixels?

~Meme~ (author)DontShoot2622012-03-28

Mega pixels are how high of a quality picture. I was being sarcastic.

DontShoot262 (author)2012-03-17

Love this gun! 5*

rheath2 (author)2012-02-26

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, GRAPEFRUIT!!!!!! Quick, who has the sugar?!

webby427 (author)2011-12-19

<3 <3 <3

dr. richtofen (author)webby4272012-01-30


Seleziona (author)webby4272011-12-21

! ! !

Abcwtfidontcare (author)2011-02-21

All these tags and only 2,241 views? D:

I guess so D:

james4 (author)Seleziona2012-01-29

you had all the tags grouped together....

cazadactle (author)2011-11-13

Cheers I made this and modded it but even though its only single shot its awesome and i give it a well deserved 5 stars!

DontShoot262 (author)2010-05-01

what do you mean broken white rod its yellow

Seleziona (author)DontShoot2622010-05-02

oh, no. That is a half of a green rod. Sorry!

KnEx FrEaK 1 (author)Seleziona2011-07-26

what is the point in cutting a green rod in half

Seleziona (author)KnEx FrEaK 12011-07-26

When you put it on a connector it keeps the two tabs of a connector from collapsing inwards and wrecking the part.

gassybeans (author)2011-06-16

does the half moon REALLY need to be broken?

Seleziona (author)gassybeans2011-06-19

No, it doesn't. Where did I say it did?

gassybeans (author)Seleziona2011-06-19

you didnt its just it shows the half moon on the top in pic 2 is broken and btw check your inbox

Seleziona (author)gassybeans2011-06-19


jammy5 (author)2011-05-26

is it slide action??

Seleziona (author)jammy52011-05-27


bacp03 (author)2010-11-23

this gun is so cool i built 2

Seleziona (author)bacp032010-11-24

Thank you very much!

bacp03 (author)Seleziona2011-03-11

your welcome

knexsniper123 (author)2010-10-17

is this a good sidearm?

Seleziona (author)knexsniper1232010-10-20

Yes :D

IVIajikz (author)Seleziona2010-11-17

Why do all your guns need broken peices lol :)

knexpete (author)2010-09-11

This is the best pistol i have seen on the site, looks good, simple to make, and works great! Subbing for all that!

Seleziona (author)knexpete2010-09-11

Thanks man :)

knexpete (author)Seleziona2010-09-11

no probs. This is now the standard side-arm of Echo Force (my version of the Deltas, but british!)

Seleziona (author)knexpete2010-09-12

lol, cool!

danbaha (author)2010-08-10


rootbeer96 (author)danbaha2010-08-12

add a mag great gun i give five stars *****

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