Introduction: Top-loading Shotgun Pistol

Step 1: Handle

Really simple. Just follow the pictures and the instructions below:
  1. Make these 3 pieces
  2. Put this blue rod on one of them
  3. Make these 2 peices
  4. Slide one onto this blue rod
  5. Attach this piece on the blue ord
  6. Add that other piece there
  7. Add the final piece on the top.
Thats the handle done, lets go to the trigger.

Step 2: Trigger

This is the trigger. Lets gooooo =)
  1. Make these
  2. Make this
  3. Put it on here
  4. Put the other one on top
  5. Another view
  6. Slide this blue rod in here
We will be adding this to the handle in the next step, so keep it close =)

Step 3: Combining Steps 1 and 2

This is where we will add the trigger onto the handle.
  1. Make this
  2. Add it here on the handle
  3. Put the trigger here, on the Y clips
  4. Another view
  5. Slide these 2 things up into the handle and add a white rod where noted.
  6. Slide a white rod in here
  7. Clip these onto that white rod
  8. Make this
  9. Attach the yellow rods onto the orange connectors
  10. Bring it up and around the handle
  11. And clip them on like shown
  12. What you should have so far

Theres that done, moving on

Step 4: Flap/Lid

This is the little flap that when you push on the grey connector, it flips up revealing the top of the barrel, in which you load the bullets.
  1. Make this
  2. Another view
  3. Make these
  4. Attach them on (make sure they are on the right sides)
That was easy, moving on =)

Step 5: Ram

This is really simple. (Use black rods for the rams if possible)
  1. Make this
  2. Another view

Well that was rather easy 8-) Almost done!

Step 6: Back End Barrel

The is the back end of the barrel where the handle will attach to.
  1. Make and get ALL of these things
  2. Add 5 blue rods where shown onto this piece
  3. Slide these pieces on
  4. Add this layer next
  5. Slide these other pieces on
  6. Finally add on the top layer
Back end done, now the front end =)

Step 7: Front End Barrel

This is the front end of the barrel.
  1. Make these pieces
  2. Add the blue rods onto one panel like so
  3. Slide these things on
  4. Add the next layer
  5. Slide the other things on
  6. Add the final layer

Front end done, now let's connect em together =D

Step 8: Combining Steps 6 and 7

We will combine the back end of the barrel (step 6) to the front end of the barrel (step 7)
  1. Get the 2 barrel ends (duh!)
  2.  Line them up like so
  3. Connect them together
  4. A view of the bottom of that connection

YAY! One more thing to make now, then we will assemble it all >:-)

Step 9: Foregrip

This isnt really a foregrip, but it just strengthens the barrel and makes it look nicer.
  1. Make these pieces
  2. Attach all of those pieces shown
  3. Add the other side onto the blue rods
Quick and easy, now onto the final assembly >:-)

Step 10: Final Assembly

Here is where we put the whole creation together.
  1. Get the handle and the barrel, line them up like so
  2.  Connect like so
  3. A close-up of that connection
  4. This is where the trigger(s) should slot into the barrel
  5.  Get the flap/lid
  6. Attach it onto these blue rods (You can put the flap on either side of the gun, depending if you are right or left handed)
  7. Another view
  8. ANOTHER view
  9.  Get the foregrip thingymabob
  10. Attach it on here
  11. Another view of the foregrip
  12. Slide the double ram into the barrel ends
  13. Pull on the trigger and push it all the way in

Step 11: Rubberbanding

Here is where to put the rubberbands
  1. This is the trigger rubberband, make sure it is a REALLY strong and tight band, or else the trigger wont hold the force of the ram
  2.  Another view of the trigger rubberband

I didnt bother putting in a picture for the ram rubberband as everyone uses different bands, therefore they all need different placements on the gun.

Step 12: FINITO!

Congratulations, you have finished your top-loading shotgun pistol.

Please enjoy, and be safe while shooting. ALSO, wear safety goggles at ALL times. Haha, im just kidding, with knex guns, safety is our Number two priority, fun is number one =D

Anyways, please rate, comment and subscribe. Also check the front page for a video on how to load and fire.



benjamin2006 made it!(author)2015-10-04

hey going way two far with the f word!

mikstr2 made it!(author)2010-07-05

no locking mech? just a simple top loading pistol? meh..... oh well 5 stars anyway just because your hiyadudez and you have lots of subscribers right? wrong... no more mr. nice guy...

Hiyadudez made it!(author)2010-07-06

If you're not going to say anything positive, GO AWAY.

Vynash made it!(author)2010-07-06


PotatoCoffee made it!(author)2012-09-04

Actualy it's *unlike*.

sprout_less made it!(author)2010-07-11


SomeAsianKid made it!(author)2010-11-05

All of you shut the f**k up and go fap yourselves and btw he's right you cant take critism

gb123 made it!(author)2010-07-17

"GO AWAY"... real positive...

Randomguy65 made it!(author)2010-07-18

Look above and see how harsh THAT was....

Hiyadudez made it!(author)2010-07-17


TheChemiker made it!(author)2010-07-09

Not everyone is going to praise your stuff like you are god or something. Learn to take critism.

Hiyadudez made it!(author)2010-07-17

Did i say i was a god? Did i say everyone is going to praise my stuff? NO! I can take critisism, you're just butting in where you don't need to just to make things awkward. Now if you dont mind, GO AWAY.

KnexFreek made it!(author)2010-07-17

Dont listen to him.

TheChemiker made it!(author)2010-07-17

He was giving you critism, and you told him to go away because it "wasn't positive". I didn't say you were a god, it was a figure of speech to help convey my point.

mikstr2 made it!(author)2010-07-07

just tryin to make a point.... im not going to rate you real high just because your you... ill rate you like any other ibler

Hiyadudez made it!(author)2010-07-17

Did i tell you to rate me unlike any other knexer? I didnt ask for you to rate me high just because im 'me'. Now, go away. =)

Knexfreak9123 made it!(author)2011-02-07

where do people get those blue connectors?

%7EMeme%7E made it!(author)2012-06-20

Well, you could cut the knobs of tan connectors.

machlaxx135 made it!(author)2012-07-28

I think he means the blue hinge pieces and I am wondering where people get them too.

%7EMeme%7E made it!(author)2012-07-28

I got about 7.

Element+Force made it!(author)2012-05-17

Do you have a list part because i am not sure that i will have enough connectors

bjarne96 made it!(author)2011-01-16

nice work.

inergy made it!(author)2011-01-01

worth making?

knexman2001 made it!(author)2010-10-08

Mesa will make

The+Ranga+On+Centrelink+Street made it!(author)2010-10-07

its awsome

The+Ranga+On+Centrelink+Street made it!(author)2010-10-07

i will make

SomeAsianKid made it!(author)2010-10-04

2nd best shotgun I've ever seen! Pretty cool, I'll make it later when I get bored with my current gun and can be bothered :D

TSC made it!(author)2010-08-25


TwistedParadox made it!(author)2010-08-25

Why not 'Double-barreled Handgun'?

BalintRules made it!(author)2010-08-06

I've got the same book as you do on pic 10.

H1T4TCH1 made it!(author)2010-07-30

lol pic 5 :)

knexinventer made it!(author)2010-07-27

i like your gun but try to make a mag for it but 5 stars

shoobygooby made it!(author)2010-07-20

where is the video?

bighead5454 made it!(author)2010-07-20

i would build but i am currently working on an auto-sentry (stuck on how to make a good tri-pod

TheFoofinator made it!(author)2010-07-05

ooooooo, me likes 5* something new from you! Are you still doing that collab with shadowman?

Hiyadudez made it!(author)2010-07-05

Naw, no collab anymore :-(

TheFoofinator made it!(author)2010-07-05

So is shadowman now not doing anything

Hiyadudez made it!(author)2010-07-06

He needs pieces for Cataclysm.

H1T4TCH1 made it!(author)2010-07-17

what is catalysm?

Randomguy65 made it!(author)2010-07-18

A BIG ball machine Shadowman39 is making.

H1T4TCH1 made it!(author)2010-07-18

kk, thanks!

Hiyadudez made it!(author)2010-07-17

It is a subatronic nuclear missile. Made by NASA for the U.B.E.R project v2.0.

H1T4TCH1 made it!(author)2010-07-18

a WAT!? rofllmao :P

TheFoofinator made it!(author)2010-07-06

Thats put me in a good mood, especially added to the fact that KSC is back and better than ever! See his bank thingy

Shadowman39 made it!(author)2010-07-13

Really? I thought it was being postponed. :-P

Shadowman39 made it!(author)2010-07-17

I took the prototype apart. :-) It was wasting too much pieces, lol.

MegaMetal8 made it!(author)2010-07-05

ME DO IT!!!!

Vynash made it!(author)2010-07-05


Randomguy65 made it!(author)2010-07-18

Kewl! =D

DJ+Radio made it!(author)2010-07-05

Does the flipping part lock down? Doesn't look like it to me.

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Bio: My name is Hiyadudez. I make stuff. "The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure."
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