Sometimes I see instructables with bullets that are in the shape of fingerprints. How do I do this?
Question by kcls | last reply
This is a place to post your various bullet types. I have included a short tutorial for what I call "Buck Shot" because it sort of has a spread of blue pieces. The other bullet is also in Gamer5's "Powerful Guns" forum topic. The other bullet isn't very special except that it has a hard impact, but it has a short range."Buck Shot"* Materials: Any Knex gun in which the ram comes almost (within 1cm) of the end. Seven (7) blue spacers (there are six (6) in the picture, though you need Seven (7)) One of those launchers that you can get in some sets and that you flick to shoot a Missile about ten feetPicture 1: MaterialsPicture 2: Cock the gun and put the launcher in the barrelPicture 3: Put the spacers in the launcher in the barrelPicture 4: A self-explanitory picture of the other bullet I mentionedPlease post any of your bullet designs and what they are good for.*I have posted this here instead of in a seperate instructable because it is too short to have it's own instructable.
Topic by Whaleman | last reply
A US woman had a lucky escape when a burglar's bullet bounced off the metal underwire in her bra.Police in the city of Detroit said one of three intruders fired a shot when the woman looked out of her window and saw them raiding the house next door.The bullet smashed the window and hit her, but instead of causing serious injury - or worse - it was deflected off the wiring in her bra.The unnamed 57-year-old woman was taken to hospital and released the same day."It did slow the bullet down," said a police spokesman. "She sustained injuries but they're not life-threatening."Teenage gangThe woman, who lives on the west side of Detroit, had seen the youths breaking into the house next door while her neighbour was away.Police believe one of the gang saw her looking out of the window and fired at her.The suspects then drove away after the shooting.Local police Sgt Eren Stephens Bell told the Detroit News: "We need to get some bulletproof vests made from that. It is some strong wire." BBC Story
Topic by Kiteman | last reply
When I am creating an 'able, I enjoy numbering things. I don't know why, it could be my attempt at organization or bringing me back to my Sesame Street days of the Count? Dunno.... I click the icon for numbering, and start numbering things. I click and it doesn't turn it off. I turn it off and hit return, it is still on. I remember having this issue last 'able I made but there were two options to create an 'able, and I must have went with the other way... Now there is only one option to create one... Chrome Browser Version 38.0.2125.104 on Mac OS X Ver 10.9.5 Will attempt to recreate on a Win7 machine running the same Chrome browser (it's all I use)
Topic by MoserLabs | last reply
Ok so i was tyding my room and came accross these bullets the largest one says : k 69 liia2 the second largest says d 10 a 86 the third largest is a colt 45 thats all i know and the smallest says z2mm9 rg 88 then like a plus sign
Question by sharlston | last reply
My little brother and I wish to make a film and have people firing guns at each other. These guns will be props for the film and won't shoot real bullets. We need a way to make it seem like the guns are actually shooting but we don't want to get bogged down in special effects.
Question by willywoozle | last reply
Nearly all Knex guns fire rods or connectors that are only 1 wide and 1 height the length varies, but why not fire rods which are 4 pieces taped together so they have more force behind them and you can tell if you've been hit unlike some single rod guns where they have great range but little force. Would anyone make a gun like this ?
Topic by Ojsmudge
I like to use bulleted list's when creating documents, but am having inconsistent results using the HTML tags within the Instructables editor. Initially when editing an intro page if I enter the tags the formatting doesn't appear in the preview, however if I view the full page and then return to the editor the bulleted list is displayed. This doesn't seem to work though for subsequent steps. I have viewed other contributors ibles where bulleted and numbered list formatting was sucsessfully implemented, what am I doing wrong? (yes I'm using closing tags)
Topic by technovative | last reply
I am trying to design a bullet lock for my new gun, but I am having trouble The original 3 prototypes miserably failed and I need help. I don't want to lose range or power by adding one... Here Are some Pics. Note the fact that it is Dual-Barreled. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/18474025/gun_1.png http://dl.dropbox.com/u/18474025/gun_2.png
Question by jszaday
How does the explosive in the round move the bullet? Is it just a quick bang and the shockwave gives the bullet a quick "kick", letting its momentum carry it down the barrel? or do the expanding gases continue to push it down the barrel? If it is the latter, doesn't there need to be a (reasonably) airtight seal between the chamber and barrel to stop the gases just escaping out the sides?
Question by .Unknown. | last reply
I know this question might sound dumb but i'm going to ask it. I am wondering if I can use stefans (modified nerf bullets) with the Nerf Vulcan. Right now I do not have the Nerf Vulcan or Stefans to test them, that's why i'm asking this. Thanks in advance!
Question by Pizzapie500 | last reply
My 1975 model 350cc STD Bullet is literally struggling to cross above 60KM speed. 13000 KMs done after restoration and never allowed me to cross above 70KM speed.Using MIKARB and suspecting that one. But I would like to know whether there are any other reason could cause this problem. Machanic saying noyhing to worry about the engine related components. So please guide me with all possible causes to start a complete investigation.
Question by SethupathyrajaR | last reply
Bolt action is going to be too specific to describe the action of loading a bullet in such a way as to increase power so I'm just going to call it chambering. Bolt action chambering was done through the use of two separate pins and "barrels". The magazine loaded ammo into a separate area and then was pushed into the barrel by the bolt pin. This works pretty well but it's a little complicated and some potential accelerating space is wasted with the bolt. I wanted to simplify the action of chambering a round for max power. Why not just have one barrel? I made a powerpoint to demonstrate the concept. There are still a few problems I need to figure out before I can work on such a gun such as how the trigger would work and how to keep the ammo in the magazine down. I have ideas for both but nothing that I'm 100% sure of. If anyone would like to try this concept out, PM me. You can download the powerpoint here. (make sure you play through it, don't just scroll through the slides)
Topic by TheDunkis | last reply
Where abouts can i get them in bulk for cheap?
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Question by Ben Huber | last reply
I just bought a 1954 mosin nagant rifle (7.62x54R) and was wondering how to recover a clean shot bullet ( not smashed still in its original shape) to make it into a nickels. is there a material that would good to shoot into that wont ruin the bullet?
Question by vince 09 | last reply
Bullet proof armor vests are a very basic need for the news reporters in working in hot war zones. Being a freelance reporter, I would like to know how can one make a bullet proof armor vest by himself.
Question by muhammajunaid | last reply
I want a knex sniper rifle that can fire bb bullets, without them falling out, doesnt really matter about a magazine, will be grateful if anyone knos any? or can you mod one to fire them?
Question by stormv2 | last reply
Requirements for the vest: - i want it just like the one below -has the FBI label on it (optional) -has to be real and functional thanks for your answers
Question by m5industriesinc | last reply
Ok so i have a bullet(no powder) with a spent primer in it and cannot seem to get the primer out,im doing this to get the bullet out although ive done it by hammering a nail into a with no primer i cannot get the primer out its a rifle shell rws.308 and is there a easier way to get the bullet out of the shell,i dont have a kinetic bullet puller and cannot be bothered to buy one for a few shells
Question by sharlston | last reply
I looked at backer rods and they have aren't hollow. The regular stock nerf bullets are. The stock nerf guns have a little stick pointing out so you can put the bullet onto it, but since Stefan bullets aren't hollow they can't go onto the stick. So my question is "Can I put Stefan bullets unto un-modifed nerf guns?"
Question by Pizzapie500 | last reply
I have seen a fare share of knex guns and more specifically "rifles". The bullets are not spun at all or spun with fins. But there is no gun that spins the bullet in the barrel. Does that mean there is no such thing as a knex rifle?
Question by NYPA | last reply
When the firing pin hits the bullet in a K'nex gun, why is there some energy lost? If all the energy from the firing pin was to transfer to the bullet, then the pin would stop before it hit the back of the gun. Is there some way to use all of the firing pin's energy to completely transfer to the bullet?
Question by ~KnexBuild~ | last reply
The Milkshake leaked out of the bottom of the container and went through the power base before I noticed it leaking out of the bottom of the power base. Is there any way to clean the inside of the power base? Or can I just keep using it with out worry of it exploding or something?
Question by hitman_kiwi | last reply
Hi.I just started a group to share instructables involving the use of a Magic Bullet Mixer. I love this gadget and I would like to use this group to collect and share recipes with everyone. When I have some time, I'll post some instructables describing how to make crepes, watermelon daiquiris and even hot chocolate. But in the mean time I was hoping some people would add their own recipes to get the ball rolling.Here's the URL to the group page: https://www.instructables.com/group/mbm/Thanks.
Topic by djspikehead
Hello! I've been reading instructables for a while and now it's time to join and post a question. I've been finding nails in my driveway and want to catch who's doing this. I've got a 4 channel security camera on it's way and have been thinking and researching ways to hide them. Due to the 'clean' surfaces around my home, it's going to be tough to make the 2" diameter x 6" long bullet cameras blend in (so people don't vandalize/steal them). I've spent hours searching how to camouflage cameras, so I know the 'typical' tricks. I'm thinking about making a fake gutter extension and hiding the camera in there (so it blends into my one story house), possible installing a gable vent on my garage and pointing a camera through that, or trying to mount a camera about 20' up a nearby tree. My favorite idea is to take apart a bullet camera and move the camera lens module, which is much smaller than the whole camera housing, to a more discreet location. I've searched for a while but can't find anyone who has done this with an IP66 outdoor style camera. I know I'm going to lose the IR LED's around the lens, and that's ok (I'll have 3 other cameras for night vision). I think I can point the camera through a small knot hole in my privacy fence and be able to detect who has last walked by when the nails appear. I might make a small weather proof enclosure to protect the lens module...I think I'm a good tinker-er so this isn't the problem. Has anyone hacked apart a security camera and moved the lens module (by extending the wires) to a remote location? I know there are small cameras for sale, I know I can hide a camera in a bird house, etc...but I like to make things. I'm just looking for advice/tips from someone who has done this. When I search for 'hack apart a security camera' I get a bunch of 'hacking into a security system', or 'spy on your neighbors'...I don't want to do either of those. I have great neighbors, I live in a corner house where a lot of people/kids walk...I just want to catch them. Once I know who's doing it, I'll move the cameras to more visible locations (to deter others from doing anything else). Thanks for any help!
Topic by MountainBikeOutlaw | last reply
Is it possible to make a Bullet out of ice like in that film or to make one out of Frozen meat like in CSI? I'm not going to try it but I was just wondering is it possible.
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