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Nerf Modding 101: Longstrike CS-6

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Today I am going the show you how to do  basic all-around beginner--intermediate modifications in the Nerf Longstrike CS-6

Warning: If performed incorrectly, modifications can reduce performance or render the blaster inoperable. When performing even basic mods, there is always a risk of losing parts, cracking plastic, or not being able to re-assemble the blaster. Some of the more common blasters' internal pictures can be found online, and it is worthwhile to use these as references.
When performing cosmetic mods, care must be taken in order to not lock up any moving parts. Without a few layers of a hard clear coat, paint can gum up areas where plastic slides on plastic. For more complex mods like barrel replacement and fabrication of sealed breech, you must take into consideration the volume of the plunger tube in relation to the barrel length, and spring power must also be increased. So make sure you know what you are getting yourself into before you start a mod.

Credit for and information in this 'ible was originally created, published, and copyrighted by Orange Mod Works
 
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Step 1: Introduction

In the first part of this 'ible I will show you how to do some mods for beginner modders, people who are doing something like this for the first time.

What is a Mod?

A modification or “mod” is anything you do to your blaster that changes its looks, form, or functionality. Doing a custom paint job, adding your own accessories and parts, and working on the internals to increase power are all considered mods.

Why Mod?

There are a plethora of reasons to mod a blaster:
• A modded blaster is a great addition to a costume.
• A blaster that you mod becomes your own work of art.
• A modded blaster can shoot further and with more intensity compared to FOF (fresh out of factory) blasters. It can give you the upper hand in your next battle.
• Cosmetic modding, when done right, yields stunning results. A humble foam blaster can become anything from a dystopian “steampunk” gun to a clean cut weapon right out of science fiction. They can even mimic weapons out of video games and movies.

Regardless of the reason, modding is an incredibly fun hobby that creates custom works of art out of average foam blasters.
phudson42 months ago
You can 3D print whatever you like in Nerf but what fun is that. And if you post the gun with its 3D parts Habro will come at you big time! Its been trie.
husamwadi8 months ago
This is like the first legit nerf gun mod I've seen! Most of them are fake or require honey, flower, and a chicken suit (don't try it, trust me it doesn't work).

Did you see this mod? bro I got my nerf gun to do 3000fps because of it!






Cheers, I thought it was funny lol!
scci8 months ago
Why has no one 3d printed nerf guns or nerf gun mods???
I also noticed that the barrel was bigger than the dart, so I got on of the detachable barrels from a different gun and put it on. Works much better! Wish Nerf made their guns better (or is it china making them...I'll investigate -_-)
The gun works now but this is what happened to one of my bullets.

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SnakesOfDeath (author)  Shift Shadow1 year ago
This is what is referred to as your gun is "eating" your darts.
when you load a clip in make sure that there is not already a dart loaded in the breach.

S.O.D.
Can't pull handle back. Why is this happening?
SnakesOfDeath (author)  Shift Shadow1 year ago
Make sure that your bolt sled is seated correctly on both halves of the blaster.
S.O.D.
Would you recommend removing the trigger lock? Also, there was bits of plastic on my cocking bolt when I pried it out. Is this normal?
SnakesOfDeath (author)  Shift Shadow1 year ago
NO I would not suggest removing the trigger lock. The trigger lock prevents you from discharging the blaster while the bolt sled is in the back position. In modded blasters discharging the blaster while the bolt sled is in the back position can result in the breach splintering where the two halves join.
As for the cocking bolt. If you could upload an image of you problem it would be easier for me to help you.
S.O.D
donkeymod1 year ago
After i remove air-restrictor my gun produce a loud noise when i fire. is that normal? any idea how to make the gun back to how the sound used to be?
SnakesOfDeath (author)  donkeymod1 year ago
Originally the air restrictor caused a slight resistance to the air as it traveled through the plunger tube therefor creating a little bit cushion for the plunger as it hit the plunger tube.
Now that the air restrictor is removed air can travel freely through the plunger tube, the sound that you hear is due the the fact the plunger no longer has the air cushion and is hitting the plunger tube with full force.

Unfortunately there isn't a way to make it sound like it used to. Just be sure not to dry fire your gun (fire it without a bullet) as much as possible. S.O.D. out
nerf squad1 year ago
i did it recon almost done also moded vulcan but when i tested my longshot it did not work! have to hold priming handle done for 2 min to get it to stay back dart goes about 20 feet and spins out of control after about 6 feet so i guess i messed up what did i do wrong ?
SnakesOfDeath (author)  nerf squad1 year ago
I am sorry :-( I cannot help you figure out what is wrong without actually having your gun in my hands.
Good luck
nerf squad1 year ago
done!!!!! gonna test tomarow good night all and gonna camo recon tommarow
nerf squad1 year ago
my screws wont come out any ides?
i hate having to do the captcha thing
SnakesOfDeath (author)  nerf squad1 year ago
Try using a drill to unscrew it. Use a #1 Philips-head bit and just drill out the the ones that the bit won't reach.
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i fill try again with new bit tried it with bigger one thanks gonna camo my recon to night mybe just got the stuff needed black nail polish for moving parts and camo duck tape got to go bye may post gun also sawed off buzzbee double shot same range less leverage to load though but lighter shaved off rear sight have no use since their is no front site coment wont post benn sitten here 4 a hour
i got it yeah go me
ilpug1 year ago
Yeah, it sure is a bummer you can't make a sealed breech. I am going to do these mods pretty soon. Excellent guide, by the way. I always hated trying to fit all those little locking pieces back in place, but now I see that they are pretty much useless.

How much range and power boost did you get from this mod?
SnakesOfDeath (author)  ilpug1 year ago
A stock longstrike gets somewhere between 40--50 feet per second (fps).

My Longstrike with all the mods, including the sealed breach, gets between 80--90 fps. Awesome! right. So the mod boosted the range by 40 feet or doubled the range, whichever way you want to look at it.
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