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This is a quite easy to make knex machine gun. You can hold it with one hand, or with two. It fires only eight bullets but, as aforementioned, it is a beginner machine gun.

V1.0: A small handheld minigun
V1.1 An Even Smaller MG

THIS IS NOT THE MINI VORTEX!!

Piece Count:
66 Gray 1-Slot Connectors
29 Yellow 5-Slot Connectors
21 Blue 3D Connectors
1 Motor Pack
26 White Rods
17 Yellow Rods
28 Orange 1-Slot Connectors
40 Blue Rods
9 Red 3-Slot Connectors
5 Green 4-Slot Connectors
3 Red Rods
26 Blue Spacers
18 Silver Spacers
2 Brown Tabbed Connectors
18 Gray 2-Slot Connectors
1 Gray/Black Rod
2 White 8-Slot Connector
Total: 334 Pieces

(Piece Count May Be A Bit Off)

 
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Step 2: The Motor House

A short step that houses the motor for the Gun.

Pieces:
1 Motor
10 White Rods
10 Yellow 5-Slot Connectors
2 White Connectors
8 Green Rods
8 Gray Connectors
2 Yellow Rods
2 Silver Spacers
2 Blue Spacers
4 Blue Rods
Total: 49 pieces

Step 3: The Barrel

Picture of The Barrel
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This Is a Very long Step. In this step, you will build the part of the gun that fires.

Pieces:
17 Green Rods
16 Gray 2-slot Connectors
40 Gray Connectors
16 Blue Rods
25 Orange Connectors
2 Brown Tabbed Connectors
8 Blue Spacers
16 Silver Spacers
2 White Connectors
1 White Rod
1 Black/Gray Rod
1 Yellow Connector
8 yellow Rods
Total: 143 Pieces

Step 4: Support Parts

Picture of Support Parts
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This Part supports the barrel of the gun

Pieces:
5 White rods
13 Yellow 5-Slot Connectors
11 Blue 3D Connectors
12 Blue Rods
11Green Rods
3 Yellow Rods
1 Orange Connector
3 Red Rods
Total: 59

Step 5: Attach All Parts

Attach Parts 1-4

Step 6: Firing And Use

To Fire, Press (one) to the (YOUR) LEFT
Hold(Two) in Your Hand, Or also put your other hand on (Three) or (Four)
And Your gun is firing.

To Reload, pull back the orange connector, possibly place theBlue Rod Into position, unless it automatically snaps in. Then place a White rod into the barrel.
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MY minigat.
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WOAH!
Hey I-am-canadian that gun is awesome how on
Earth did you make it (can I steal it plz)
I made it from the blueprints in my mind.

And yes, rip it off all you want.
That doesn't look mini...
Well, its handheld..
lol
Stop stealing my line LOL
Nah, if you see MINE you'll poop your pants. Look here is theh video: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=wNTC6JsubZo It even has a true trigger and is ALSO handheld, and 16 shots. Much people want instructions, but I am busy, and my camera is a little screwed up, so...
Hey dudes if any 1s wandering the persone in
The pic is Billie Joe Armstrong from green day
LOL!
zap896 years ago
i would be extra impressed and happy if someone cud make a machinegun without using a bloody motor.
(YOUR N zap894 years ago
Same here LOL
Well, with gears you can modify almost any gatling gun to fire by crank.
beameron5 years ago
I-AM-CANADIAN POST IT PLZ !!!!!!!!!!!! (ur minigat)
can i use the base of this? cridet 2 u of crose
Yeah, go ahead.
cool thxs
123qwerty476 years ago
dude thiz gun iz well kool! ive got 2 hand it 2 u your a great knex builder!
Im making a handheld gatling gun that is going to make this gun look like TRASH! But this gun is pretty good!
Darth Trainman (author)  I_am_Canadian6 years ago
Meh, it already is.
Only problem w/ it was that the fixed trigger didn't fire the REAL trigger. It just bent...
Ouch! That was a little rough on yourself. Ill show you pictures of mine onces its in a state to be shown.
Darth Trainman (author)  I_am_Canadian6 years ago
As in, Duck's Cyclone already pwned it to shreds.
............ No, Mine's really good! 12 shots, each can go through cardboard. Yellow rods for ammo
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sorry i never posted i will get a pic for u though :(:(:(:(:(
I like the super-mini most
pls6 years ago
looking forward to making it when i get a motor.
pls pls6 years ago
didn't turn out to be what i hoped
zap896 years ago
mini? you need some reasoning!
peice count plz
im making a drill powered knex MG
lunchboxrc6 years ago
i have a question ive posted my new gun but i cant find it on the site. could you tell me if there is an amount of time it takes for them to post the gun?
the amount of time is anywhere within 24 hours.
ry guy7 years ago
AWSOME GUN!!!!!!!
i admire you train man 2000
Darth Trainman (author)  Trainman 20017 years ago
Awesome.
thanks for posting it its one of my top 5
Morngreim7 years ago
what kind of motor? electric or twist?
Darth Trainman (author)  Morngreim7 years ago
Electric.
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