Introduction: Knex Thompson

Picture of Knex Thompson

This is my knex Thompson shooting replica

(credits to the Dunkis for trigger)

range: 25-35 feet
durability:the stock is very flimsy but the body is really sturdy
power:barely dents cardboard
ROF:repeater (cock,shoot,cock,shoot)
ammo:gray connectors

very realistic
removable mag with mag release
comfortable handle
IMO most realistic Thompson on the site

flimsy stock
mag is slightly angled to either side
uses cut parts
uses a lot of pieces

Step 1: The Stock

Picture of The Stock

Read the notes.

Step 2: Body and Handle

Picture of Body and Handle

Step 3: Fore-grip

Picture of Fore-grip

Step 4: Assembly

Picture of Assembly

I do not have any pictures of the firing pin but it is just a black rod with a blue spacer, an orange connector and tape.You have to tie a string to through the loop or connect a yellow rod to the back of the orange connector and tape it.


knexboy586 (author)2012-09-29

this gun is one of my least but good guns in medal honor heros

sandmman (author)2012-05-19

The stock connection looks a little messy but on the whole, nice work :D

knexinventer (author)2012-01-07

my airsoft Thompson

rheath2 (author)2011-10-01


stryker3 (author)2011-09-17

this is one amazing gun. It looks EXACTLY like the real Thompson, except it's made out of knex!!!

lukewilliams010 (author)2011-07-14

ummm no theyre arnet

lukewilliams010 (author)2010-11-06

best gun on the site

knex inventor (author)2010-09-20

pretty neat gun aint it!

rofl495 (author)knex inventor2010-09-20

This gun is really old and there are alot of things I could have made better, like the stock connection and ram, but I guess its pretty good looking. I might make a newer version soon though.

knex inventor (author)rofl4952010-09-21

you dont need to change it its great

rofl495 (author)knex inventor2010-09-21

But now that I look at it there are many things I could improve.

danbaha (author)2010-08-15

Is the orange flexi rod the same as the red flexi rod?

rofl495 (author)danbaha2010-08-15

I'm not sure but it is the same size as a yellow rod.

chopstx (author)2010-01-26

Don't thompsons have drum mags?

rofl495 (author)chopstx2010-01-26

There are two different versions of thompsons and this one doesnt have a drum mag the other kind also has different sites and a forward grip.

Reiben (author)rofl4952010-08-05

ones a WWI version with the charging handle on top and WWII is with on the side, the forward grip & drum mag are attachments, they can have a normal wooden block or handle.

rofl495 (author)Reiben2010-08-05

THe thompson never existed during WWI, the thompson was in developement during WWI and first came into production in 1921. You also cant attatch a forward grip to a WWII era Thompson.

Reiben (author)rofl4952010-08-12

well w/e but its an attachment for the gun

rofl495 (author)Reiben2010-08-12

No. I was trying to explain to you that they are manufactured with or without a vertical grip, and you cannot attatch one to it later on, therefore it is not an attatchment.

Reiben (author)rofl4952010-08-13

really? ive seen a video of someone replacing the grips on one, unless its only for airsoft, but it does have one or two tho

rofl495 (author)rofl4952010-01-26

i meant "sights"

chopstx (author)rofl4952010-01-27

Oh, okay. Just wondering.

An Villain (author)chopstx2010-05-02

Some do and some don't, the ones with magazines are referred to as "tommy guns" because of their inventor John T. Thompson, these were mostly used by mobs. While the ones with Box magazines were used by the GI's of the US army, they used a box magazine fed Thompson as they complained that the drum magazine rattled too much.

chopstx (author)An Villain2010-05-02

I did not know that. that is really cool! Thanks!

An Villain (author)chopstx2010-05-02

You are welcome.

strengtboy74 (author)2010-05-31

this cant or explain it better (the stock pic 11-15)

rofl495 (author)strengtboy742010-06-16

look at pic 16, that is how the last five should have been connected.

Seleziona (author)2010-02-09

COOOOOOL! 5* for you man!!!

cool bas3 (author)2010-01-27

best thompson ever!
you get a sub and a 5*!
i might build it....

rofl495 (author)cool bas32010-01-27


~KGB~ (author)2010-01-26


RMConstruction (author)2010-01-25

Mag is um... interesting...

rofl495 (author)RMConstruction2010-01-25

what do you mean

knex_mepalm (author)2010-01-24

5 stars

rofl495 (author)knex_mepalm2010-01-24


KnexFreek (author)2010-01-23

nice!  5 stars

rofl495 (author)KnexFreek2010-01-23


KnexFreek (author)rofl4952010-01-23

 No prob!!!!!

CraftySNAK3 (author)2010-01-22

ya... only 10 pics per part... okaaaaaay...

rofl495 (author)CraftySNAK32010-01-22

thats more than enough unless you're a noob

CraftySNAK3 (author)rofl4952010-01-22

uy put ;like 20 pics?!?!?!?!???!?!?!

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