Z3 Knex Gun Firing Demonstration

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Introduction: Z3 Knex Gun Firing Demonstration

About: I paint, write music, and used to build knex guns. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art. - updated 5/7/2014

I've been working on this for the past 4 months. Pump once, fire 3 times semi-automatically. Gets 50 feet of range. I still have some work I'd like to do on it before I post instructions. It weighs about 9 pounds.

Check out images of it here.

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    Any progress on posting this thing Oblivitus?

    If you post, I definately want to build it!

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    I have half the gun modeled and three steps finished on the instructable.

    Awesome!

    Thanks for letting know.

    Dam that is good. 5*

    But it is a bit big!

    love your concepts man... i haven't been around for awhile but projects like this one keep me coming back for more!

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    Thanks! I'm in the process of doubling the capacity on this. I put a second turret below the first one and wrapped the ammo chain around the two of them. Make sure you check out the photos too if you haven't. I also made a rotator mech for the turret (which I'm unfortunately having to modify because it needs more power for the increased weight of the chain). But yeah, thanks. I did use quite a few new ideas here.

    hey man. long time no speak... lol. anyway, check out my REMPAR-2 'ible (i made quite a few improvements on the internals, so i guess it's the next version of it). tell me what you think. also, you are all welcome to take a look at a gun that has gotten nothing but positive reviews by many people.

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    Hey, how's it going? I left a comment on the instructable.

    Fine... Fine... But, uggh no you didn't. No comment there by you. accidentaly close it before clicking "post comment" maybe? lol

    Lol, I didn't know you were online at that moment. I did the posting out of order.

    Oblivitus, you will create the next generation of knex guns. That is the fricken coolest knex gun ive seen in my life!

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    Thank you very much.

    Yeah, but it's going to be a few months. I need to make an mlcad model of it first. Then creating the instructions from that is a lengthy process as well.

    Yeah that would take ages! But im glad it will be done even though it might take a long time.

    Yeah, it'll be worth it though. Mlcad instructions makes it really clear and easy to understand.

    Your instructions with MLcad helps but i think that its kinda hard to understand for some images.

    Yeah, I've heard that from a few people. I'm always improving how I make them though. I intend to make the ones for this gun top quality.