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ANOTHER Rotary barrel gun project! Answered

Here's the deal:

1865 Gatling gun
Crank powered (working on it... dont worry...)
8 barrels (rotating)
WONT have a 100 round mag with working feeder (By someone who's name 
I cant remember...)
EDIT: Box mag didn't work out... Sorry guys! Stick mags it is!
Stand (NOT the whole rolling on wheels thing!!)


I want to know:
Anything I've missed?
Good/bad idea?
General opinion on a knex version?


EDIT: PICTURE IS THE SO FAR!
Barrels and the crank auto mech!
*Great, my lens needs a clean...*

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An Villain (author)2011-11-07

Don't you mean Box magazines, not "Stick."

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I mean Stick magazines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyEn_xLeAwk
The gun is loaded via a stick magazine seen in the video.

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Yes, but the technical term for magazines of said design is "Box Magazine," due to its design (a 5 sided, hollow, rectangular prism holding rounds in either a single row or staggered column, to be fed into the chamber of the firearm.)

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You are correct, I was using the term incorrectly. I used the term 'box magazine' to refer to large capacity magazines.

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AUG-5OM3 (author)2011-09-24

Wow I'm impressed. But what's wrong with a crank? I believe the first Gatling guns were with a crank?

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RMConstruction (author)AUG-5OM32011-09-24

Nothing, crank-auto guns are stereotypically terrible, and most are.

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~KGB~ (author)2010-09-08
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RMConstruction (author)~KGB~2010-09-11

Look at pic 2... And re-read the topic.

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builder968 (author)2010-09-07

Oh, you could probably use EB's full auto mech. Also, if you build and put an ible up, I'll build and try the wheels and a bigger mag. Oh, and what ammo?

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Cool. I'll be among the first to build!

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Look at pic 2... And re-read the topic.

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Look at pic 2... And re-read the topic.

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