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Spring Airsoft Sniper Rifle Answered

I want to build a large spring airsoft rifle that looks as realistic as possible. I will be using a large very strong spring from ace hardware. I want it to be as efficient as possible but i want it to also be very cheap. Any ideas? I would prefer a metal body, but wood or plastic would be ok. I was also wondering if somebody had a drawing of the trigger mech and magazine assembly. i was thinking a brass inner barrel with a larger metal or pvc outer barrel. i want the gun to look like the one in the picture. i think it's a mauser

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mwieland86 (author)2015-11-11

go on ebay and you can get aluminium/aluminum tubes and channels. A 2 piecetrigger and sear based on crosman air rifles is easy to make using the channel as the housing and scrap steel as the trigger and sear. Just need a coping saw files a drill and lots of time and patience. I am 90% finished mine and the receiver and barrel are 25mm/1 inch in diameter and the bolt/cylinder is 20mm/a little over 3/4 inch.the trigger group is about 4inches long and less than 1 inch deep. Just make the stock.

It can be done just plan and take your time.

Or go the easy way and use a qev, lesstime but less satisfaction

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bobthebuilder728 (author)2012-07-16

Try youtube. Look closely at airsoft pistols, they work almost the same way, and I building one with a golden barrel and receiver. The stock will be red. Copy how pistols work.

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Aron313 (author)2012-03-03

https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Full-Auto-Airsoft-Minigun-Halo-Insp/


Try this. Its awesome and it doesnt need springs

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itri45 (author)Aron3132012-03-07

I've seen this but the point is not how many rounds i can blow out in 20 seconds. that thing is not even close to accurate plus you have to refill the air tanks every time. i want something accurate that can be easily reloaded.

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Aron313 (author)itri452012-03-07

Yeah but it does shoot far and you dont need to shoot all of it at once. You can do quick pulls of the trigger.

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fordf150man (author)2012-03-07

i kniow what you mean it would be awesome to build your own and show up at a war with it but i have no idea how to build one

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itri45 (author)2012-02-27

See the thing is. I know i can buy a nice sniper for $100 but thats not the point. I want to build one. why cant you just copy the mechanism of a spring pistol. enlarge it build it out of pvc add a barrel and there you go.

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ilpug (author)2012-02-25

Trust me, I have tried exactly what you are doing, and I always have the same 3 issues: fabrication, strength, accuracy.

Making the parts without a CNC machine is a real bummer.
The parts have to be overbuilt a lot, making the finished gun look horrible.
The final product can't hit the back side of a barn.

I recomend you go buy a spring rifle, sorry. I must have spent 200$ trying to make a spring rifle, when I could have bought one for half that amount.

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