Introduction: Zip, a Small Pump Action K'nex Gun Preview

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.

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-08-18

The full ible is up! Feel free to build this, and please review!

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megustatrains made it!(author)2013-07-21

Seems pretty cool :D but:

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

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.

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ttttttt7 made it!(author)2014-05-09

Hey JhonnyBGood my name is tttttttttt

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2014-05-09

Hey found ya

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akshat21045 made it!(author)2014-05-09

lol

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2014-05-10

Yeah... I met him on the app Clash of Clans. You play?

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megustatrains made it!(author)2013-08-13

:D

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-08-16

It's up now if you were looking to build it.

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Element+Force made it!(author)2013-07-26

looks like the KSG 12 in MW3! awsome gun.

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-26

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.

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Element+Force made it!(author)2013-07-31

yes I know, I relly like that gun too I got it gold! =D

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-08-01

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!"

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Element+Force made it!(author)2013-08-01

haha lol yes me too I like it in survival.
Do you play one ps3 or Xbox 360? So I can add you =D

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-08-07

PS3 I'm runningfast123

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Element+Force made it!(author)2013-08-12

im on ps3 too my name is SiiLe3nTTroy im adding you

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-08-16

Whoops sorry my actual account is running_fast123 sorry about that.

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Element+Force made it!(author)2013-08-18

LoL I added an other guy XD

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-08-18

Yeah.. Sorry about that...

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-08-13

Yep I'll add you too. We'll have to play sometime.

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gabriel180 made it!(author)2013-07-28

It's a very epic gun I love it! P.s I'm gabriel190 I forgot my password

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-29

Thanks! I hope you get your password fixed soon.

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DJ+Radio made it!(author)2013-07-23

This looks cool, only problem is I don't see this holding too many rubberbands. Still interesting and very much post worthy.

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-24

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.

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nerfrocketeer made it!(author)2013-07-22

Nice video! XD random dog walks by...

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-23

Not a random dog, my families dog. He's an attention hound. ;)

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nerfrocketeer made it!(author)2013-07-23

XD

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Knex+Lego+Maniac made it!(author)2013-07-22

Very cool gun a lot of good ideas

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

Thanks! Glad I could clarify it for you. =D

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Knex+Lego+Maniac made it!(author)2013-07-19

Great gun from a glance! I am going to study it some more but I love the idea! Keep up the good work man!

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

Hey ummm.... you realize this is just a pump action gun right? nothing to fancy....

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Knex+Lego+Maniac made it!(author)2013-07-22

Yeah but the mech is confusing

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

Video is up.

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Knex+Lego+Maniac made it!(author)2013-07-22

thanks looking nowish

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

kinda sorta?

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hunter999 made it!(author)2013-07-21

Great, cannot wait to see the video! =D

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

Well you can see it now! =D

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Knex.X made it!(author)2013-07-20

Wow! This is quite amazing. Just add that magazine and I'd love some internals or an I'ble!

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

Video is up now!

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-22

hang on a sec... this just hit me. You do realize this is just a pump action gun right?

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-20

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.

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sandroknexmaster made it!(author)2013-07-19

Looks epic!

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-20

Thanks as always! =D

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Knex+Lego+Maniac made it!(author)2013-07-19

also make a video!!! I wanna see this thing in action!

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-20

Sure, as soon as I get some time.

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Knex+Lego+Maniac made it!(author)2013-07-19

and are you showing to the war? it is on the 24th of August so long as it works out with Oblivitus. I am yet to hear back from him. Last I heard he was in but his friend might not go I am not sure

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-20

I plan to post this soon. I still have intents to try to make a removable magazine for it. Regardless I do plan to post this.

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nerfrocketeer made it!(author)2013-07-19

Cool! This Zipper :P could give opponents a scare at the war!

But I thiugh you said you didn't use cut rods?! 0.o

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nerfrocketeer made it!(author)2013-07-19

*thought

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JonnyBGood made it!(author)2013-07-19

Well..... sometimes I don't feel like improvising, and for this thing I had built at least four prototypes before with no success. This is my seventh and final copy. After awhile I just wanted to work.
I'm sorry.

Also I do use broken pieces, just not in my competitor guns. They are ALWAYS broken piece free. =D

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