first of all, i'd like to say that in about a week's time since i posted the slideshow and video, i got nothing but positive reviews,most of which were even "beyond positive", if you know what i mean... anyway, thanks to everyone that inspired me to post an 'ible for this great weapon of mine. here is the thing you were all waiting for, so get building (you won't regret it).
so if you haven't seen it yet, this is my pump-action rifle that has a removable magazine, something i've never seen before on a pump-action (therefore, the reason i started making this gun in the first place). according to oblivitus, he counted the number of shots and the number of seconds passing on my vid, and found that it shot a little over 3 rounds per sec (AWESOOOME !!!!). also, i got it to shoot 83 feet. it's dead accurate too. all these things and more are explained on the vid, so check it out (link at the bottom).
83 feet range with 3 #28 bands
10 round magazine
PUMP ACTION !!!
easy to pump
weighs about 1.7 kg/3.75 pounds
100% reliable, innovative true trigger
handle comforts/ supports/ whatever-s
removable (and therefore switchable) cheek rest with eye protector
plastic sights, no scope
dense and heavy stock to balance the weight on the front
strong ram, trigger, barrel. enables to put A LOT of band power. i use 3 #28 bands and it's still amazingly easy to pump
really easy to pump and really easy to pull the trigger
short pump/ram pull
you can easily fix a miss-pump
mods in mark-2:
slightly easier to pump
you can now swap between pumps (handle, horizontal, vertical, etc.). i can do so in a little less than a minute
gun's structure a little stronger
fixed a few things in the pump body that made it quite uncomfortable (in mark-1)
strengthened ram for more band pressure
added wheels where one of the bands goes to prevent it from often ripping
a few other minor things were modded for the better
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Be sure to check out the video and the slideshow as well.
Step 1: Front Portion
Step 2: Pump Body
Step 3: Stock & Main Body
Step 4: Assembly of Inner Parts
Step 5: Outter Shell & Band Placement
NOTE: i wanted to save on pieces for this part, so i used blue rods instead of 5-way and 8-way connectors with a bunch of tiny green rods on them. if you want, you can make it with connectors and tiny green rods instead of blue rods.
Step 6: Magazine & Attachments
surprisingly, READ IMAGE NOTES.