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TheDunkis (author)2010-02-27

I can't be bothered to make one either. I just really don't care for single shots and if I did really want to make one, I'd just stick with something similar to Killerk's pistol. This seems like overkill. First off, K'nex stocks can help you steady a gun if it's large enough but usually they aren't large enough until you, ironically, add a stock. Otherwise K'nex guns have very minimal recoil. Same case for a foregrip. It can help you steady the gun by having a place to put your second hand but by adding all the extra weight to put your hand somewhere, you've made a gun you can't steady with one hand as easily. A killerk pistol doesn't need a stock or foregrip. You can aim it with one hand just fine.
Well there's my wall I felt like putting up for no reason.

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GrandeSwag (author)TheDunkis2010-02-27

 I'm pretty sure most of us make stocks so we can pull the pin back easier. 

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DJ Radio (author)GrandeSwag2010-02-27

I can easily pull back 7 bands with your custom stock on.  So I agree with you.

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TheDunkis (author)DJ Radio2010-02-27

What is it about a stock that makes it easier to pull back the pin? The pin guide? You could probably make a pin guide connected to the pin that goes into the gun instead of the other way around. Otherwise I'm not sure what you're talking about.

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DJ Radio (author)TheDunkis2010-02-27

The stock acts as a brace that makes it easier to pull the pin back since its resting against your shoulder.

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TheDunkis (author)DJ Radio2010-02-27

That makes sense. Why not just use some sort of slingshot or rail gun though instead of piling up rubber bands on a pin gun?

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DJ Radio (author)TheDunkis2010-02-27

Faster reload times, more compact, uses less parts, accepts more ammo, and is not reliant of length of barrel for power.

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TheDunkis (author)DJ Radio2010-02-27

Alright, just wondering. I just don't care for single shots, never really got the concept.

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DJ Radio (author)TheDunkis2010-02-27

The point of single shots is to be simpler, more reliable, and more powerful than repeaters.  I'd go as far to say single shots are more reliable than the TR, and the untangle is more powerful than the TR.

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TheDunkis (author)DJ Radio2010-02-27

Reliability I get, but you guys tend to exaggerate the unreliability of repeaters way too much. But why do you need more power? Does range really win K'nex battles? I've never been to one so I wouldn't know. K'nex wasn't designed to be shot far or accurately (or shot at all period) so I wouldn't even bother unless I had a slingshot with finned ammo.
This raises an interesting question to me though so I'm going to post a thread.

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DJ Radio (author)TheDunkis2010-02-27

I don't think normal repeaters are as unreliable as someone like Mepain would think.  I've made a few myself and they work fine aside from suckish range.

Range and power aren't the key factors in a war or building a gun that shoots through cardboard.  Accuracy and straightness are.  As oodalumps said, the farther and more powerful your gun shoots, the faster your bullet travels, and the less likely you are to miss.  Fin ammo and my custom ironsights make it have excellent accuracy. 

A few days ago I hit my friend at nearly its max range (170 feet away, with max range 175) and even though I missed, it was only by INCHES.  And my friend was a moving target to top it all off.

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ajleece (author)DJ Radio2010-07-26

They are just as unreliable as one would imagine. Due to weakness in connectors and bad design-ness. [new word :D] Heck, even the SR-v2 has it's downfalls. (Even though i did something REALLY simple to fix the WHOLE gun. But that's beside the point.)

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this thing needs a stock for a pin guide

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Vynash (author)TheDunkis2010-02-27

KILLERK's pistol is horrable. but untangle is another story

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Knex Lego Maniac (author)2010-02-27

i will admit that the NAR does seem to b the best single shot tube/pin style gun made yet...however im not sure i want one
and im not yet convinced that it will shoot any further than a TR
ill have to try it out and test em

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My nar doesnt like to shoot fin ammo so it shoot way less than my tr. Thus meaning for my guns(dont know about the others) the tr shoots further with less bands.

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DJ Radio (author)silentassasin212010-02-28

Mine loves fin ammo more than the others.  It gets double the range of oodammo and regular rods.

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silentassasin21 (author)DJ Radio2010-02-28

Well i just made some trifin ammo and it shoots about 300-320 feet.

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DJ Radio (author)silentassasin212010-02-28

No it doesn't.. its only gone about 175 max for me with 7 bands.  Unless you shoot angled.

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ajleece (author)DJ Radio2010-07-26
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182515 (author)DJ Radio2010-05-31

I shot a finned Grey rod 400 feet at about a 5-10 degree upwards angle with 13 bands on it. ( any more than 8 bands make a red finned rod spin out)

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silentassasin21 (author)1825152010-05-31

No you didn't i shot a finned gray rod with that my bands on it half as far. It doesn't have that much range because that's just bullsh*t.

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182515 (author)silentassasin212010-06-01

The amount of power you get from the bands increases exponentially. So 13 bands will go more than double that of 7 ( really 6.5 but i round up). how many bands did you have on it?

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 The point in the NAR is that you can put as many bands on it as you like. So, the NAR always has the ability to be more powerful than the Tr8/18/36.

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If you cut pieces, you could combine the TR18 and the NAR so that the white rod on the back of the individual barrel goes in front of the ball socket.

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GrandeSwag (author)The Jamalam2010-03-01

 Two energy transfers = huge loss in power.

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Your TR pin for me broke at 3 rubberbands.  The untangle has the exact same pin I used on the TR (Same amount of tape and everything) and it hasn't broken once even with 7 bands.

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don't dry fire knex guns first off
secondly have u seen the pin i use?
i posted a forum topic up like a week ago

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I didn't dry fire, I shot a round and the pin broke. Second it broke before you posted your topic.  And the exact same pin hasn't broken once on the untangle.

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knex guns r like bow n arrow
never dry fire a bow cause ever action has an equal an opposite reaction same thing w/ knex guns
if a bow isn't transfering power into the arrow then the bow will take all that energy and harm itself same w/ knex guns

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I didn't dry fire.  I shot off a round and the pin broke.

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Vynash (author)Knex Lego Maniac2010-02-27

Yeah its a great gun, TR is amazing too both of those are some of my favorites.

I say you build it!

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Knex Lego Maniac (author)Vynash2010-02-27

i plan on experimenting around w/ the design thanks

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PindaHoofd (author)Mepain2010-07-20

Now your link doesn't work again.

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Vynash (author)Mepain2010-03-01

Link does not work..

MEPAIN!

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Vynash (author)DJ Radio2010-03-01
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DJ Radio (author)Mepain2010-03-01

Stock reminds me of the one on Sgt gumdrops.  And what's that funky stuff on the grip for?

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Dirtyboyy (author)2010-03-31

i don't no where and how you must put that bal joint in ...
please can somebody help me , or make a photo .. ?

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