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Zip, A Small Pump Action K'nex Gun Preview

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Hello! It's been awhile since I started this project(originally called Thunderbolt) now maybe three weeks ago and now I show you the first working prototype, Zip. To start I decided to compromise on a smaller gun more focused on making a smooth working pump action and I can happily say that I nailed that part. I believe I spent at least two weeks trying to build a side mounted removable magazine for this gun, but to be perfectly honest i'm fed up fighting with this thing. I do plan to make a removable extended magazine after I take a nice long break from this gun but I really want to have this gun perfected for K'nex war 2013 so hopefully it'll be done by then. Anyway onto the stats..
Pros:
Great pump action!
Portable design, about one and a half feet long.
Reliable trigger
Comfortable handle
Almost ready for KILLERK's knex war with a high rate of fire
A nice 15 feet with one rubberband


Cons:
Small hopper capacity, holds only three blue rods...
Eats rubberbands
Uses at least three cut rods, sorry...
No removable magazine...
No rear sights, but its fine with me.
JonnyBGood (author) 8 months ago
The full ible is up! Feel free to build this, and please review!
Element Force9 months ago
looks like the KSG 12 in MW3! awsome gun.
JonnyBGood (author)  Element Force9 months ago
I love the KSG 12 in MW3!
I didn't intentionally style it like it though, but I'm glad you like it. I also think this gun is quite a bit smaller than the KSG 12.
yes I know, I relly like that gun too I got it gold! =D
JonnyBGood (author)  Element Force8 months ago
Whoah!!! Gold? Dang! I really just like using it in survival mode, especially in resistance. {lies on the floor behind couch in the mostly destroyed house} Click click! "Get out of my house!"
haha lol yes me too I like it in survival.
Do you play one ps3 or Xbox 360? So I can add you =D
JonnyBGood (author)  Element Force8 months ago
PS3 I'm runningfast123
im on ps3 too my name is SiiLe3nTTroy im adding you
JonnyBGood (author)  Element Force8 months ago
Whoops sorry my actual account is running_fast123 sorry about that.
LoL I added an other guy XD
JonnyBGood (author)  Element Force8 months ago
Yeah.. Sorry about that...
JonnyBGood (author)  Element Force8 months ago
Yep I'll add you too. We'll have to play sometime.
lolboy8769 months ago
Seems pretty cool :D but:
YUNO.jpg
JonnyBGood (author)  lolboy8769 months ago
XD LOL!
Him again! =D
Sure I'll get to it this week I have two days off and I plan to have at least two ible's posted in that time span. This gun will be posted then.
:D
JonnyBGood (author)  lolboy8768 months ago
It's up now if you were looking to build it.
gabriel1808 months ago
It's a very epic gun I love it! P.s I'm gabriel190 I forgot my password
JonnyBGood (author)  gabriel1808 months ago
Thanks! I hope you get your password fixed soon.
DJ Radio9 months ago
This looks cool, only problem is I don't see this holding too many rubberbands. Still interesting and very much post worthy.
JonnyBGood (author)  DJ Radio9 months ago
Why thanks! and you're right this thing can't hold many rubberbands. If all goes well I'll have it posted by the end of the day.
nerfrocketeer9 months ago
Nice video! XD random dog walks by...
JonnyBGood (author)  nerfrocketeer9 months ago
Not a random dog, my families dog. He's an attention hound. ;)
XD
KILLERK9 months ago
Very cool gun a lot of good ideas
JonnyBGood (author)  KILLERK9 months ago
Thanks! Glad I could clarify it for you. =D
KILLERK9 months ago
Great gun from a glance! I am going to study it some more but I love the idea! Keep up the good work man!
JonnyBGood (author)  KILLERK9 months ago
Hey ummm.... you realize this is just a pump action gun right? nothing to fancy....
Yeah but the mech is confusing
JonnyBGood (author)  KILLERK9 months ago
Video is up.
thanks looking nowish
JonnyBGood (author)  KILLERK9 months ago
kinda sorta?
hunter9999 months ago
Great, cannot wait to see the video! =D
JonnyBGood (author)  hunter9999 months ago
Well you can see it now! =D
Knex.X9 months ago
Wow! This is quite amazing. Just add that magazine and I'd love some internals or an I'ble!
JonnyBGood (author)  Knex.X9 months ago
Video is up now!
JonnyBGood (author)  Knex.X9 months ago
hang on a sec... this just hit me. You do realize this is just a pump action gun right?
JonnyBGood (author)  Knex.X9 months ago
Thanks! I originally designed this with a side inserted magazine, like a nerf raider, but after a week of problems making the magazine and gun compatible I decided to make that lame hopper. I'm still planning to make the removable magazine for it though and I will make an ible' when I get to work right.
Looks epic!
JonnyBGood (author)  sandroknexmaster9 months ago
Thanks as always! =D
KILLERK9 months ago
also make a video!!! I wanna see this thing in action!
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