For this modification you will need the following:
Jolt EX-1 Nerf Blaster
Needle nose pliers
Flat head screw driver
Phillips screw driver
small container to keep screws in
Spring - ours was obtained from a LongShot front gun
this spring needs to be approximately 2.5 - 3 inches long and a diameter of about a nickle. The gauge of the spring wire is approximately 14 gauge or .0747 inches.
The cost of this modification is very low. All tools should be readily available, and no specialized tools are needed. The costs are shown below;
Jolt EX-1 Blaster - $6.50
Spring - $1.00
Total - $7.50
The blaster we obtained from ToysRS and the price listed includes tax. The spring that we used was just laying around and thereby free. However a similar spring could easily be obtained from ACE hardware or any other hardware store.
Step 1: Removal of the Bottom Piece of the Blaster
Step 2: Removal of Priming Rod
Step 3: Removal of Cap Screw on Priming Rod
Step 4: Recap
Step 5: Removal of Spring From Priming Rod
Step 6: Thread Second Spring On
Step 7: Identifying Priming Rod Pieces
Step 8: Rebuilding Priming Rod
Step 9: Completing Priming Rod
Step 10: Starting Removal of Air Restrictor
Step 11: Removing Air Restrictor Posts
Using a flathead screwdriver and needle nose pliers break the three posts pictured above from the blaster. This is easily done by first applying pressure on the post with the screwdriver then removing the pieces with the pliers.
Step 12: Removing the Dart Post
Step 13: Removing the Remainder of the Air Restrictor
The last construction step is to remove the last of the air re-strictor. This is done by using the previous method of applying pressure with the flathead screwdriver, and then removing the pieces with a pair of needle nose pliers.
Step 14: Reconstructing the Blaster
The last step in this modification is to insert the priming rod into the bottom of the blaster as shown in the first picture below. Pay special attention to the priming rod itself (the Grey plastic piece) to make sure it is orientated appropriately to the blaster bottom cap (the black plastic piece). Then reinserting the four screws into the bottom of the blaster and tightening til snug.
Step 15: The Final Product
Here is your finished blaster!