Instructables

TR8 updated 6-18-12

my new turret is pictured 1st
it uses blue clips to hold the mini pins in place for easy replacement if they happen to break
no longer do you have to tear apart the entire turret to replace the mini pins!
the blue clip also locks into the underneath blue clip to keep the min pins sturdy and looking clean
i realize everyone doesn't have a million blue clips to spare but if you do this mod is well worth it!
ynohtna12 years ago
yellow connector on the pin guide is blocking the dark grey connector from going far enough for the trigger to block the ram. any ideas?
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna12 years ago
Show me a few pictures of your gun the firing pin the back of the gun etc... I'll take a look for you an help you out
its a tr18 with tr8 handle trigger and stock. the green/black rod on the trigger is falling out also
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna12 years ago
It's hard to tell but there is a size 64 band from the trigger to the front off the gun this will be the return band an also keep the green rod in place

Few different angles for you of the trigger band wrapped around the red rods on the front of the gun
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how is the tr8 better
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna12 years ago
It's a matter of opinion
I love my TR8
I spend a lot of time working on the gun thinking of new ways to make it better
My TR8 has been around for a few years now in that time it has undergone vast changes an improvements
The gun was built then tested then tested some more
I tested the designs personally along side my brother and friends
The gun was battle tested in 3 K'nex wars aka Pandamonium and improved greatly after each encounter
It has proven to be extremely reliable in the harshes conditions of battle
In Pandamonium 2011 last summer my brother who is renowned for breaking the unbreakable had not a single gun problem not one broken firing pin no jams nothing using the current model TR8 with only minor design changes
The current model TR8 is in my opinion the best all around K'nex war gun
It combines the best of ROF range ease of use reliability an yrs of being the best gun ever built
Built it exactly as I have pictured an it will work flawlessly

are you going to post your grenade
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna12 years ago
Idk I think it's simple enough to build did any of my explanations help?
How's your fixes going?
built tr8 ram not reaching turret pics in 3 days
think i built turret wrong
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna11 year ago
K show pics
fixed it and gave it reinforcements
new prob turret pops out when fired took pics but having trouble uploading
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna11 year ago
It's popping out of the black ball socket piece right?
If so replace it with a new one that snaps the turret rod in place nicely
If your still having trouble you can replace the turret rid with a new one
If you can't get ahold of a new black ball socket an you've replaced the turret rod you can always just use a "Y" con to grab ahold of the end on the turret rod instead of the black ball socket
Its more of a pain this way an not as convenient but do what you have to do
Before you try any of that first make sure the turret rod is firmly locked into the black ball socket
This should help let me know
works amazingly well how do you get the light grey connetor on the iron sight to stay on
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna11 year ago
You have to push it down really hard till it snaps in place
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna12 years ago
That rod is held in place by the tension of the rubber band on the trigger so if you don't use or place the right rubber and on correctly then this could cause the rod to slip out

But honestly I really need to see a few pics to help you the more pics the better full gun close ups several angles an ill most likely immediately be able to help you

Also the TR18 an the TR8 have differences that could mess up the guide rods ect... Long story short just get me some pics ;P lol
the grey connectoy on the pin guide also pushes the ram so it stops after the trigger
here is the link i have grey rods instead of black but i am getting more
https://picasaweb.google.com/114786412148393840323/TR18?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCJewz4a53bSlfw&feat=directlink
KILLERK (author)  ynohtna12 years ago
Alright so after looking at the pics I think I figured out why you are having trouble

First off the only thing preventing the green rod from falling out the trigger assembly is the trigger rubber band which applies pressure or "friction" to the assembly keeping the green rod firmly in place
So add a size 64 rubber band to the trigger the way I have pictured

As for why the firing pin won't pull past the trigger block it has everything to due with the length of the back of the firing pin
Basically my pin back is a full connector longer than yours
A simple fix is to simply add 2 blue spacers directly in front of the black ball socket piece on your firing pin however I highly recommend you don't do that and you make my pin which I have never ever had break... It's been over a year dry firing with 6 or 7 bands still holding strong
I'll get you some pictures on how to make it once again it uses a size 64 rubber band which happens to be the rubber band size I use for all working parts on my TR's

I apologize for the older pics but they are up to date enough to get the points across

To make the firing pin
First add 2 or 3 layers of etape around both the rod an the black ball socket connector
Then wrap the rubber band around the firing pin as I have pictured
Then add 2 or 3 layers of etape over it all as pictured in the last picture

If you have any more trouble just message me

Also Im betting once you do these changes the firing pin will not reach the turret but that is due to your attempt to modify my gun lol add my new tr8 turret on the front and make is as I have pictured in my tr8 instructable an you should have no problems

Good luck lol


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thanks i will upload them tommorow
ynohtna12 years ago
post
Post instructions please. (for your first version) cos the link in knexinnovation is fked up
Is your Knexinnovation searches bugging up too?
Andrew59092 years ago
i swear this looks like the BFG 3000 from the film DOOM... i must build it...
KILLERK (author)  Andrew59092 years ago
more recent pics with better mods
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KILLERK (author)  Andrew59092 years ago
lol i haven't seen the film let me know how the gun works for you!
Please show me how to make a ram for this! I can't make a ram that doesn't break with more that 2 bands!
KILLERK (author)  Millawi Legend3 years ago
notice the etape is taped over both the ball socket and the rod
the rubberband acts as a cushion and helps hold everything together
the extra etape over the band adds more strength and keeps the band wound tight


the first layer of etape should be 3 thick or so no more than 5
then the band is wound on
and then another 2 to 4 layers of etape over the band
it should be compact still


if made correctly this pin will/should never break eventually it will wear but that is life... you can but shouldn't dryfire the gun with this ram i dry fire it all the time
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why not dryfire?
KILLERK (author)  Fred the evil puppet3 years ago
its kinda the same reason u shouldn't dry fire a bow
every action has an equal an opposite reaction
so the force of the pin going forward without shooting an object has nothing to transfer the energy to other than the pin and the gun itself... the gun an pin are strong however it will wear on the gun an pin much more quickly than if you were shooting projectiles
it just isn't healthy for it lol
mahmel KILLERK2 years ago
newtons 3rd rule, isn't it. You explained it better than my physics teacher lol
Thanks
Inventor X2 years ago
Where are the instructions for this thing...please can someone tell me...and dont tell me: "look on KI, you can find it there", because I already tried and i just cant find it. :(
KILLERK (author)  Inventor X2 years ago
i never posted instructions but the first pic is up to date
~KGB~2 years ago
I dont get how the ratchet mech works?
KILLERK (author)  ~KGB~2 years ago
build it an find out! : P it works super good i think ull like it
~KGB~ KILLERK2 years ago
lol, oodalumps on KI chat told me how =D ill be uploading pics 2moro.
KILLERK (author)  ~KGB~2 years ago
sounds good can't wait to see it!
~KGB~ KILLERK2 years ago
its in my most recent topic =D
chevy623 years ago
can i use your stock idea on my rifle i will give you credit
KILLERK (author)  chevy623 years ago
yeah go ahead
chevy62 KILLERK3 years ago
would a 12 round turret work on this gun easily
KILLERK (author)  chevy623 years ago
yeah mostlikely... the thing i don't like about the 12 is it isn't as solid as the 8 or the 18 ive looked into it i just never fell in love with it at least not yet... i do have a couple of turret mods if ud like to see em one turret is light construction the other is solid
chevy62 KILLERK3 years ago
could you please show me the mods that you have
KILLERK (author)  chevy623 years ago
alright so the dark gray cons is the light construction turret... its makes it easier to change out broken parts and uses ball sockets to hold the mini pins in place tighter than before so less wobble is allowed for
the light gray cons is the heavy construction there are 2 extra white cons (snowflakes) that are connected with green rods in the center adding a ton of support for less bend and less chance of breaking... the disadvantage is more parts and hard to replace parts
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chevy62 KILLERK3 years ago
thanks for your help are you going to build a p90 or are you sticking to high powered rifles
KILLERK (author)  chevy623 years ago
i stick to building guns that i feel have a purpose at a K'nex War
im working on a shotgun right now that in my opinion will have a huge impact on any future wars
not saying other gun styles won't still have a place because i feel they do
TRs have range reliability versatility and a decent rate of fire
the best way to find out how well a gun preforms or has purpose is to test it out at a war... TRs have proven to be effective at ever war ive been to
at the last war i brought a piece of junk shotgun that still proved to have an effective roll as well
its all a matter of balancing range rof and etc... and honestly one of the biggest keys is reliability the TRs got better because i broke them over an over an over until they became stronger an more reliable
chevy62 KILLERK3 years ago
i have been working on this is pretty much you whole gun but it shoot oodammo ammo and it has no turret it is single shot
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chevy62 KILLERK3 years ago
thanks but i am having problems building a gun i have not built with knex in forever i have lost my touch :(
Killerk, you are the leonardo da Vinci of knexing. You invented 2 mechanisms, made the first good gun on this site and made one of the greatest ways of putting peices of plastic together. The TRifle!
Everything you make instantly becomes famous!
But sadly, Knex is dying. Make something new and big to save it!
KILLERK (author)  Fred the evil puppet3 years ago
thanks again man for your comments! ill c what i can do
Mace! KILLERK3 years ago
I'll definately be looking forward to whatever you're building next. I love to build whatever you create and modify it to my personal preference. Keep up the good work!
KILLERK (author)  Mace!3 years ago
thank you : )
post plox
KnexFreek3 years ago
YES.
My new war gun too :-)
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
good to hear man... it doesn't have the highest capacity or fastest rof but it is a good balance of everything needed to be successful in a outdoor or indoor war and reliable as ever man... i have other guns in the works that id love to complete asap
Yeah man, you have got to be the BEST builder on the site, TRs FTW!
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
thanks again man i appreciate it!
:-D
_kira_3 years ago
Killerk, would you mind if I used part of this gun and moded it?
KILLERK (author)  _kira_3 years ago
no go right on ahead man!
_kira_ KILLERK3 years ago
It's going to be a one of a kind. I can't wait to unleash it. It might be the future of all knex guns as we know it!
instruct393 years ago
hey, i just finished building it! after all the questions. :P
it works pretty well now, yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!
KILLERK (author)  instruct393 years ago
good stuff man! post up some pics an ill take a look
sure thing, earlier tody my pin broke, i think i need a better one, any ideas?
KILLERK (author)  instruct393 years ago
look below a few posts for instructions and here r some pics
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okay, thanks!
I think you should post insruction's for people like me ho dont under stand the firing system. also you should make a turret pistol with some of the feature from this and i think it would turn out good also 5* from me
instruct393 years ago
the rod holding the turret doesnt spin with it right?
also what purpose does the white snowflake and the black hinge serve?
KILLERK (author)  instruct393 years ago
it is a ratchet witch is helpful at times and makes turret skips a none issue
cool, good to know :P
KILLERK (author)  instruct393 years ago
ummm the turret spins separate the rod
ok, i thought that over again and i guess that does seem to be kinda an odd question, but thanks anyways.
KILLERK (author)  instruct393 years ago
no i had to think about it lol hence the ummm lol no problem man
The Nomlack3 years ago
Does the turret have wheels in it?
KILLERK (author)  The Nomlack3 years ago
nope not on the light weight version
i have a few TR8 turret designs an the one pictured is hollow
Thanks. I built it and it's soo awesome! It's too accurate for my eyes! But.... When I pull the trigger using the one at the end of the slideshow the ram gets caught on the yellow con after the blue metallic clip and the tan clip. Please help. And I built everyone thing properly without black rods.
KILLERK (author)  The Nomlack3 years ago
hmm if you could get me a pic i can probably figure out the problem... id luv to help
notice in the first pic how the handle is designed differently it is key to making it all work properly
but either way get me a few pics... thanks man
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Thanks. I figured out the problem. The red rod connecting the foregrip to the gun was in the way. I just pushed it forewords toward to rachet system.
sprout_less3 years ago
Great Gun! Except the tires suck and the ratchet needs a white rod to work properly.
KILLERK (author)  sprout_less3 years ago
tires work great for me and white rod?
~KGB~3 years ago
im not trying to be bad but this version has to be the worst out of them all. it broke about 6 pieces and just doesnt work at all.
KILLERK (author)  ~KGB~3 years ago
how did it break? take some pics an ill take a look mine has never ever ever broke ever lol
~KGB~ KILLERK3 years ago
the pin kept snapping and breaking multiple pieces, and the turret just didnt spin at all, sorry its in pieces now after me spending 2 hours trying to get it to work
KILLERK (author)  ~KGB~3 years ago
huh thats weird lol sry to hear that bro... i need to do a demo on how to make really really good firing pins... the ones i use never break and the turret should spin if the spacing was correct
~KGB~ KILLERK3 years ago
i know, i spaced it perfectly, and my pin had 5 bands and about a meter of tape and seems to work on any other gun. its no that much of a problem, your a very experieced builder and i might of made a slight fault or i just have bad luck lol.
Mine did the same. I got rid of the removable turret thingy, and mad the turret one spacer closer to the body. With me, not only did the it shoot the bullet, but the whole turret would fire off.
ok, that sounds bad =D
It works like a charm for me...
well not for me, the older one did.
Hm... I don't know.

Maybe you could upload some pics?
ok, nope, its destroyed
Ah, darn...

But if you want a really good gun, build seleziona's XM8 It's awesome!
kk. i dont really us emy knex that much
Lol, please don't leave though, your a good builder.
thanks. ive just ran out of ideas al together and all noobs are taking back the site
Haha yeah, but your good.
lol, thanks, ill consider making more stuff if i can get some great ideas or somthing
Hmmmm, make a epic G36c!!!
tried it before, im done with replicas, most of them turn out sh*t
:-(
lol, its true
Nooooo... you are amazing!
lol, im gonna try some concepts later
:-)
kk
Oh yeah, one more thing, my TR12 still uses the ratchet thing.
To make My TR even better I made my own custom 12-round turret that has the bullet locks all in the same spot compared to carisle's 12-round turret. It took me a while to make my 12-round turret to function with the gun but I got it to work. Also I only made it a 12-round because I built the swagboss which has an 18-round turret and I didn't have enough dark gray cons to make another one, and I wanted a turret that was able to hold more bullets than the 8-round. Although, to get it to work it required cut parts, but not too many. I'm still tweaking it to make it better still so I don't know if i can post a pic right now.
~KGB~3 years ago
i think ill be making one of these! =D
KILLERK (author)  ~KGB~3 years ago
hek yeah! lol good stuff man let me know if you have any questions or concerns
~KGB~ KILLERK3 years ago
kool! is is a ratchet system? and if so, can i put a 18 round turret on it? =D
DJ Radio ~KGB~3 years ago
Ninjusk has pics of a 12 round turret.
~KGB~ DJ Radio3 years ago
ok, kool, thanks!
KILLERK (author)  ~KGB~3 years ago
the ratchet doesn't work with the 18 at least not the way i have it set up but yes the new TR8 has a ratchet on it witch is good not so much for the initial load but for in the fight if the turret were to skip or if you wanted to add more tension to the shot
~KGB~ KILLERK3 years ago
ok, thanks!
mulletman63 years ago
Hmm - strange they don't fit. Im using the type you get with the cybe knex ultra ... i can only get 3 of them on it anyway :/. I'll see what i can sort out. Apart from that, i do like the gun :) - I may end up adding the TR-18 turret to it tho :). Well done anyway
KILLERK (author)  mulletman63 years ago
if you can only get 3 on then they rn't the right wheels try the 1 1/2in from knex.com an it should work perfectly... the 18 is good however i haven't tryed modding it to work with the new body/stock yet an both the 8 an 18 have there pros an cons as of right now the TR8 is my primary long range war gun so long as it is loaded up with fin ammo thanks for the comments man an good luck
mulletman63 years ago
Made it, but the tyres on the handle are really loose. Do you have a 3 layer handle or have you put something else under the tyres?
KILLERK (author)  mulletman63 years ago
it could just be that your tires are older an worn who knows lol i have new tires an they fit pretty snug not saying i can't move em around with a bit of effort but they shouldn't be super loose either... you could try adding some etape to the handle and then adding the tires over that it could make for a better fit sry man idk what to tell ya... try that or get new tires i guess let me know how it goes for ya... other than that how do u like or dislike the gun?
KILLERK (author)  mulletman63 years ago
u should be able to fit four tires on an they should fit pretty snug... but if the tires r worn or w/e they might be loose idk i only had new tires man sry about that.... u could add some tape or something to the handle an then add the tires for more grip idk what to tell ya... pieces wear out i know with new tires the fit is tight
Is there an easy way of getting the red rods out of the barrel parts? And btw, this is an awesome gun.
KILLERK (author)  natethegreat883 years ago
thanks! im happy u like it.... an sry there isn't an easy way to remove those red rods i constructed the barrel/body like a brick lol
Hmmm... i've thought about cutting off one end of the rod and then sliding it off of the connectors, but it may cut up more than just the rod.
KILLERK (author)  natethegreat883 years ago
if you don't mind destroying it you could always just pull the rod out from one end and it will bend out the rest of the way
Ok, i might try that, it seems simpler than sawing part of it off. Also, i was wondering what the dark spot is in the part under the actual barrel.
This is great! I couldn't figure out from the pics, what to do at the front with the snowflake between the turret and gun, and the y connector, so I kinda improvised. I really like it though. This is the best so far man!
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KILLERK (author)  shadowninja313 years ago
im really happy u like it man! let me take a look at your pics real fast an see if its all good
I have the turret set up like in the older version. I'm guessing the new stuff has to do something with a ratchet?
KILLERK (author)  shadowninja313 years ago
yeah
Thought so. Oh well.
KILLERK (author)  shadowninja313 years ago
its hard to tell from your pics but as long as it is working well for you then that is the main concern i guess lol
I made mine into this, except mine is a TR18. Overall it's a good design, keep up the good work. One more thing, for the handle I liked your grip idea, but I didn't have the small thick tires you have, so I used the separate thin small wheels which work just as well.
KILLERK (author)  Raz1r Knex Bull3t3 years ago
use this trigger
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Okay, this trigger will solve all my problems.
KILLERK (author)  Raz1r Knex Bull3t3 years ago
Good to hear : )
I agree with you about using a TR8 over a TR18 so I switched mine into a TR8 with the wind up ratchet system, and this thing is awesome!
KILLERK (author)  Raz1r Knex Bull3t3 years ago
im really happy to hear u like it man take a vid or something showing it off
I can't do that, because I don't have a video camera. But I could try and take a picture. Also the wheel that you use to wind up the turret which sits in front of the turret, I suggest switching that out with the thinner smaller wheel, but you want to put a tire on the thinner smaller wheel. The reason I ask you to do this is because you have more grip holding on to a tire than you do on the smooth surface of the wheel.
KILLERK (author)  Raz1r Knex Bull3t3 years ago
thanks for the tips ill look into it
I think I know what you did already but you should upload some pics of your new solid turret.
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
ill see when i can get some pics this week is going to be a busy one
ninjusk3 years ago
i sugest using a 12 turret is only a little heaver and works nicely in place if an 8
KILLERK (author)  ninjusk3 years ago
the 12 is a bit sloppy... ive looked into the idea before but i wasn't sold on the idea yet i might look into it again an experiment around we will see thanks for the suggestion tho
need pics of a 12 turret first...
here they are
its made the same as the 18( all most)
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DJ Radio3 years ago
How'd I miss this?
MegaMetal83 years ago
That is one pimped out TR

I remember when I built omw :)

You haven't built knex if you haven't built a TR
KILLERK (author)  MegaMetal83 years ago
thanks man!
np
It's like the M4 of America.
Yep!
Dirtyboyy3 years ago
hey killerk the trigger flops out when i pull the ram back.... how can i fix that ????
Like this! :D (you see the Y con?)
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yes thank you so much knex_builder_freak ! , i had my own mod a few minutes later bud this works better ! thanks !

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THIS IS TEH BEST TR !! for the second time !

the 8 shot turret works better for me ... i is more easy to reload and things..

thank you killerk and please keep up your work ;)

:D SO glad I could help you!
yeah me to :P
:)
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
exactly how i have it lol one on either side works prefect and helps keep the pin in line with the center of the barrel
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KILLERK (author)  Dirtyboyy3 years ago
add the Y cons sry about that when i took the pics i didn't have the correct trigger in the pics i had the old stock trigger in my bad man
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KILLERK (author)  Dirtyboyy3 years ago
just add a trigger stop... sry i forgot to add that when i took the pics... for now just keep your finger in front of the trigger when you go to prim it... long story short i have to take some pics apparently
Seleziona3 years ago
One question, what kind of connectors are on the pin?
KILLERK (author)  Seleziona3 years ago
the pin is simply a ball socket etape and a rubberband
it is held by a dark gray con to the guide rod
and a light gray con is used as the priming pin
Orange connector for priming is way better if you use a lot of rubber bands.

If you slide it down halfway the ram wouldn't be bent :-)
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
gray con is easier to use and more comfortable with repeated use which is kinda how it goes down in a war but i guess its all preference not to mention the gun will shoot over 300ft before the pin starts to bend
Lol, I agree for a war, but loading on the bands, totally a orange con.

Take a look at this: I'm thinking of updating my TR8 stock to your TR8 but we will see. And I made a better grip a long with a better lock for the turret, just pull out the gray with a Y connector on it then pull the turret out.
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note: the lock was my idea :P
But I never remembered you telling me so for me it doesn't count as your idea.
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
lol um ive been using that trigger for months now lol but w/e u like lol
I wasn't talking about the trigger :P I mean the lock for the turret where the ball socket WAS.
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
Gotcha
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
cool grip an ive always used Y cons to connect the turret it wasn't until this model that i used the ball socket lol
It was terrible :P It fell out all the time, It even shot the turret forward before that mod :P
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
hmm sounds like your ball socket pcs r worn out... i have new ones on so they work great i try an take worn pcs into account but its hard to do sometimes so i guess either will do i just liked how with the ball socket no pcs can really get lost or dropped but either way Y cons work great here is the modded trigger it should help prevent the trigger from moving up to far when the gun is primed
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Ya I know, I like my lock better.
Yeah, i got it all figured out. I built it and it's great! I'll try to get a picture up soon.
KILLERK (author)  Seleziona3 years ago
sounds sweet i can't wait man
Ma bebe...
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KILLERK (author)  TheFoofinator3 years ago
make sure to use this trigger i took a pic of the standard stock trigger not the new trigger basically it just keeps the trigger from over priming making it difficult to use
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So you just add the y clips?
KILLERK (author)  TheFoofinator3 years ago
Yep
so ppl can give birth to knex? jk
KILLERK (author)  TheFoofinator3 years ago
looks good man thanks for the pic
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KILLERK (author)  DELETED_Blue Mullet3 years ago
the TR8 actually shoots slightly further than the 18 my reasons for going with the TR8 on this project was to keep the gun as simple to use as possible and to put out a updated version of the TR8 which has sorta been on my mind for awhile now... the TR8 has its pros and cons as does the TR18 but overall for a solid fin ammo shooter the TR8 is a solid platform to use
its lighter
less pcs
less turret shaft stress
the ratchet wasn't ever a necessary item in my mind however after going to a few wars and using the TR18 i found that during aggressive running occasionally the turret would slip which would mess up the whole turret and you would have to unload an reload the whole thing.... which sukd long story short i fixed that problem in later models but this issue is still more prevalent in 18 over TR8s do to the weight of the turret... which is where the ratchet mod is actually useful now if the turret were ever to slip all you have to do is crank on the ratchet a few times an your set instead of reload the whole thing so its way more reliable than ever which is saying something considering how reliable it already was
anyway lol i think enough was said lol i won't bore you any further man have a good one
PindaHoofd3 years ago
Faved because it's so cool.
KILLERK (author)  PindaHoofd3 years ago
cool man
Yep.... =]
It's gotten much better as you post each newer version. I hope to build this soon. However I would probably extend the stock a little bit more for myself. But anyways, nice job! Keep up the good work.
KILLERK (author)  shadowninja313 years ago
thanks i always recommend building it as is to start an then modding it to your liking that way u have a good basic to judge from
Yup. I made the really old TR18 or BR18 or whatever, when it was first out and it was great, then later somewhere in the middle I made the BR8, and now I think I'll make the new version. I really like it.
KILLERK (author)  shadowninja313 years ago
thanks let me know how it goes for ya
Yeah.
Dirtyboyy3 years ago
AMAZING!!

this is AWSOME, best looked TR ever !
bud..

- is it as powerfull as your TR18 or more powerfull ?
- is this your most strong TR ? ( strongest design )

BTW 5* and FAV
KILLERK (author)  Dirtyboyy3 years ago
thanks man!
this is as powerful or more powerful than my TR18
i haven't done enough testing on the gun to know for sure just how good it is but i haven't had any issues yet
i designed it to be the easiest to use TR ever
mines almost done just have to finshe the stock great tr so far!
KILLERK (author)  knexsuperbuilderfreak3 years ago
thanks! let me know how it turns out for you
it turned out great but there is 1 con when i pull the pin back the trigger goes up to mutch and i have to push it down to i can fit my finger on the trigger between it and the grip
KILLERK (author)  knexsuperbuilderfreak3 years ago
yeah its an easy fix i forgot to put the trigger stop on ill take some pics soon for that an if you keep your finger by the trigger when you prim it then it will hit your finger instead
Mace!3 years ago
Well I'm on an iPod and I can't see it so I have to ask.... What are the main advantages over the previous versions?
KILLERK (author)  Mace!3 years ago
lots an lots of ideas and time went into making this TR the best TR yet
basically i started by designing and redesigning a new stock which lead into making a new handle which lead to the most comfortable knex gun handle ive ever felt which lead to a few body/barrel changes which lead to the addition of a ratchet and then finally the TR8 turret..... long story short i tried to make the most reliable easy to use TR to date this TR will almost never eat bands the trigger has never ever ever failed me the stock is sturdy strong and simple everything about it is as good as i can get it
its not suppose to have the highest ROF ever it is suppose to be a good weapon for any and every circumstance
use fin ammo and it will shoot 300ft angled
use oodammo use rods w/e the turret is great for that and really i designed the TR to be used with fin ammo so that you can out range an out shoot your opposition
anyway bla bla bla.... im tired and its a fun gun to toy around with lol
Mace! KILLERK3 years ago
That's it I'm going to build it today. Yeah the stock of the latest version of the tr18 bent whenever I put so many bands on it; I'm hoping the strengthened stock and the 8 shot turret will reduce friction. I expect to set a distance record which will be great... but does this mean the end of the 18 shot turret? Also I'm curious; what is your TRAIN gun?
Awesomesauce. Ooda's is awesome too! Just built it. I think I will post a review.
KILLERK (author)  TheFoofinator3 years ago
sounds great! thanks man
Ehhhh I'm on an iPad so I can't see it.
iPads rule!!!!!!!!!!!!! I wish I had one :(

I just have an iPod touch 2G I want 4G or iPad :(
I have a 4G. Pretty awesome!
unfair!

happy new year!
I have an iPhone4 :) *puts an extremely smug look on face*
lol

happy new year!
KILLERK (author)  Millawi Legend3 years ago
lol
NatNoBrains3 years ago
Are you going to post instructions?
well i dont think there needed its fairly easy
Epic I will build this.
KILLERK (author)  knex_builder_freak3 years ago
sounds good when u do let me know how it goes... thanks man!
Seleziona3 years ago
Awesome, will build very soon :D
KILLERK (author)  Seleziona3 years ago
sounds good when u do let me know how it goes... thanks man!
good ol br8
cool
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