Introduction: XM8

Another gun!? Yes!
How am I supposed to keep getting better and better without building a lot? Well, let's forget about that and take a look at the actual gun. 
This gun is a normal ram rod gun, with a removable magazine. But there's something about the magazine that makes this gun worth posting... And it's the magazine from the ghost! I know, lots of you are going to be saying, "It's just another ghost! In a different body!" and that is partially true, but you can't go wrong with that mag. 
So let's get into the features. It has: A pin guide! It has an elongated version of the magazine from the ghost, Great looks, good sights, quite comfortable, and is quite reliable!
So, you ask, what is bad? Well there are a couple things. The handle and stock are a little flimsy (they can be twisted), and it has a very high part count. So, if you have a lot of pieces, this is a great gun, and I highly recommend building it! It's worth it!

Step 1: FakeBarrel

The fake barrel.. Get building!

Step 2: Stock

The part that you press up against your shoulder. Keep building!

Step 3: Body

The body, the place the magic happens in every knex gun.

Step 4: Top Rail

The rail on the top of the gun. Has no function except for looks.

Step 5: Magazine & Firing Pin

Just follow the pictures carefully. 

Step 6: The Rest

This is the elastics, and shooting.

Step 7: Break!

Now that that's all over, take a break, have a slice of some warm apple pie!

Comments

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Dr MonkeyMan (author)2014-06-16

A beast of a weapon in COD custom zombies. The firing sound is also pretty cool.

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tthomasvd (author)2011-01-10

try to say that realy fast :D

logic boys its logic bow
logic boys its logic bow
logic boys its logic bow

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DJ Radio (author)tthomasvd2011-04-24

Say "I won a math debate" 5 times really fast.

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RedStark (author)DJ Radio2011-07-05

say
im a pickle that lives in a piano

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lol

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megustatrains (author)RedStark2013-09-13

dat profile pic...

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arjun1 (author)DJ Radio2012-04-24

Or, "I am in the math debating club" really fast

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arjun1 (author)DJ Radio2012-04-24

Say "Good blood bad blood" 132459352956381725489t58943251 times really fast.

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FlutterTree (author)DJ Radio2011-08-01

Yeah? Well say this 5 times fast "ice bank mice elf".

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MegaMetal8 (author)DJ Radio2011-04-30

HAHA

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rheath2 (author)tthomasvd2011-12-21

Say jvjvnasdjvwnvofjnwocvnervnefoqvnjfvnf really fast =D

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megustatrains (author)2013-09-13

great gun and worth building :D built it a year ago and it was epic

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spazgadget (author)2011-11-01

It was a good replica, however it did not shoot very well- it kept jamming and the bullets kind of rotated as they flew. 4*

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Seleziona (author)spazgadget2011-11-01

hmmm, I don't know what you id wrong, i have never heard of that before

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knexjay (author)2011-09-20

Are there supposed to be any annotations? I need those...

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Red-Dragon (author)2011-09-12

Great! but the stock isnt that good

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bullet tooth chris (author)2011-07-28

what is the tape for? on the top of the mag?

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for keeping the green rods in on the top of the mag, so they don't come out and mess up your gun.

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I had thought it was for that and I secured some orange connectors with the green rods was I meant to do that? It still fires so I think it doesnt matter

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You have a chance of breaking one of the orange connectors, so i really wouldn't reccomend that.

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I have been ok but I will take them of just in case, thanks

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No problem.

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kwintisolo12234 (author)2011-04-22

does this gun uses any broken parts?
because i really like this gun but i dont want to break any pieces.

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Yeah, it does. Sorry!

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then which pieces need to be broken/ decapitated?

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I would guess it to be orange conectors cut in half for the mag loading system

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lemonpickle (author)2011-07-02

nice... too nice

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luke11wolf (author)2011-06-29

saweet!

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jamesdude (author)2011-06-28

EPIC! If there was a knex hall of fame, this would be in it.
Or maybe there already is, I just haven't seen it...
Anyways, 5* well deserved.

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kwintisolo12234 (author)2011-06-01

i built it and it was awesome!
but i broke it down to make knex gun builders m4 s-system

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rec0n (author)2011-04-25

Looks good, the mag is way too wide though. It should be able to hold white rods, not blue rods.

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tthomasvd (author)2011-01-07

picture 4, has those pieces to be broken??

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Seleziona (author)tthomasvd2011-01-08

Which pieces?

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tthomasvd (author)Seleziona2011-01-10

THOSE GIANT ORANGE CONNECTORS!!! STEP 3!!

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Seleziona (author)tthomasvd2011-01-10

No, you don't .

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lol, i have clicked trough the whole instructable and the only broken parts i see are thos orange connectors.

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nathan733 (author)2011-04-07

cool im going to build it.

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MrSillyGuns (author)2011-03-27

Awesome gun 5*

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knextremist (author)2011-03-01

to make the stock stronger just add in some blue rods i did and it worked

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SpeedStrikerXLR (author)2011-02-22

amazing!!!!!

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asdfda3432 (author)2011-01-06

Epic win! Looks so cool!

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Seleziona (author)asdfda34322011-01-08

Thank you :D

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RedStark (author)Seleziona2011-01-28

duz this use as many yellow connectors as the ghost? does it use as many green rods as the ghost? is it as good as the ghost?

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me is assisin (author)2011-01-21

5*

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Vynash (author)2011-01-05

:O AMAZING! 5*s and fav!

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Seleziona (author)Vynash2011-01-06

:O awesome!!!

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Vynash (author)Seleziona2011-01-06

:O No problem!

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Senior Waffleman (author)Vynash2011-01-06

:O Teehee

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>:O!!! Lol

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Vynash (author)Seleziona2011-01-06

:O!!! :)))))

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Seleziona (author)Vynash2011-01-08

:O!!!!!! :O!!!!! :O!!!!!

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