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i have came up with a new spring powered knex gun mechanism. it is simple to build and powerful. 
Good job. How far does it fire?
It shoots a decent distance, probably 15-20 meters
nice idea...
Hmm, nice idea with the spring... you should try making this into an airsoft gun.
The gun looks terrible as it uses a block trigger and the handle is non-existant in this gun but I actually like the idea for the spring powered firing pin.
Dude its a concept.....chill out.
Whatever you say Chemiker, I am chill enough. I dont even know why im replying to you.
Sorry if i offended you, but you seemed to be pretty unconstructive and grumpy with that comment.
Apology accepted. And I will admit it was a little unconstructive but I was actually in a good mood when I typed that comment lol.
This concept has actually been finalized into a much better form than what you have just made, about 4 or 5 years ago, it's known as Red Impact.
IDK....Did you read what mepain said?
Yes, that was my mistake but I know I've seen some old gun that used springs. I thought of Red Impact just because I remembered seeing a spring. It was either a modded red impact or some other old gun.
This is just a firing mechanism not a full gun. If I built this as a proper gun I would have used a true trigger. Any way
Ok, I see now. I stand corrected. But you should try to make a true trigger version then.
I suck at making gun bodies. So could I ask you if you could. Try and help me build a gun bodie for this mechanism
If I had a spring like yours I would make one for you.
They're surprisingly easy to get hold of. I got that one out of a nerf gun but you can also get them out of cheap Airsoft/BB gun pistols.
Thanks for the tip, ill have to look into getting some springs =)
This is not a new mechanism. All you've done is built a block trigger and, instead of putting a rubber band on it, stuck a spring behind the ram(which is short and heavy. I think you should try and work on building something out of it, though.
Red impact was posted 5 years ago and it's a lot better than this.
Right. I knew someone had done it, I just couldn't remember who.
It happens when you leave the community for a few years regardless of how big your legacy was, even if you are Mepain or ooda.
Red Impact uses a spring as a suppressor, not as a power source.
It does? I've seen either it or some other gun use springs as a power source. If it was Red impact it was probably modded.

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