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Knexsayer vs. BR8 Answered

I made a forum topic on which weapons people would prefer in a knex war. The knexsayer, or BR18. It seems most people prefer the BR18. Now I'm wondering: BR8, or knexsayer?
Give your opinions!

My opinion: The BR8, because it is super-light compared to the Knexsayer, and I get a better range with the BR8.
You?

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An Villain

9 years ago

This is like the M16 vs. P90 debate, for a war in close quarters and with lots of people you would want the TR-18 because it is a short weapon where the Knexsayer is large and unwieldly, but for sniping or field warfare you would want the knexsayer as it has a longer stock, has a nice heft (and i really like a nice heft in a weapon) and some form of sights. Another reason is the Knexsayer has a lot of moving parts to get fouled up if hit against something when you turn around when this is nonexistent in the TR-18, also the TR-18 has a larger capacity, but less ammo stability, so rounds may fall out if amed downwards so again, you would want a Knexsayer for speed sniping or field battle, or a TR-18 for close quarters fighting, or indoor warfare.

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DJ RadioAn Villain

Reply 9 years ago

I would think it is the other way around, since the knexsayer gets better ROF due to it's pump, and its capable of firing shot.

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Fred the Penguin

9 years ago

depends

k-sayer is heavier but had a faster reload time
br is alot lighter but returning the turret is just annoying, (yes I know about the ratchet mod)

personally I would use neither.

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Fred the Penguintravw

Reply 9 years ago

a light single shot, it may have a long firing interval, but there is no long reload time like the br

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Fred the PenguinDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

umm... FSSR-C? but im battle you dont want something overly complex, this is why a tr or wrecktangle is good

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Fred the PenguinDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

not really, the ammo can jam (never happened to me) the bolt can break, the bands can break, they have a long-ish reload time, not sturdy.

what can screw up on a Wrectangle? (apart from the trigger)

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Lowney

9 years ago

Knexsayer without the stock. Definitely. 

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travwLowney

Reply 9 years ago

No.
Well, I guess it's your decision, but I'm 99.98% sure you'd get PWND.

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Lowneytravw

Reply 9 years ago

The K'nexsayer is heavier yes, but it has a faster reload time (pump action), is much more intimidating and I have not noticed any real difference in range. I made it with my own stock and stripped it down of uneccessary parts to make it lighter. I also added a scope :D
I'm afraid I don't have any pictures of it, but I am seriously considering making my own version which can take the BR18 or BR36 turrets. But I probably won't get round to it.

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travwLowney

Reply 9 years ago

How in the world would it being pump-action lessen the reload time?!
And it isn't just lighter, it's also smaller, more customizable, and can use more rubberbands.

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Lowneytravw

Reply 9 years ago

 I meant to pull back the ram. It's much easier that to use a slide or pull-back. And I noticed that the K'nexsayer is compatible with the BR18 and BR36 turrets. And I like BIG guns anyway, they look cooler and in my opinion the k'nexsayer is heavily modifiable, KillerK just stripped it down of everything except the bare bones. I think the Knexsayer is more reliable with it's trigger too.

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DJ RadioLowney

Reply 9 years ago

Actually, the BR8 is EXTREMELY customizable.  Yes, I've seen knexsayers with 18 shot turrets lol.

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

No durr sherlock.  I do check KI like once a week just to see if there is something posted.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

What happened to "I DON'T LOOK AT KI SH** ANYMORE!!!!!!!!"?

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

I learned my lesson.  Turns out something I thought to be original and never done before, was done on KI, but it was slightly different.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Glad to hear it!
What was the thing? The 18sayer? Or something else?

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

I don't know what it was called.

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LowneyDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

 What would you go for? A K'nexsayer with a BR18 turret or the TR18?

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DJ RadioLowney

Reply 9 years ago

The knexsayer with the 18 shot turret.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Then it'd be like twice as heavy.

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

Weight is no object to me. 

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

It'd slow you down. Even if you wouldn't think it would.
And if it didn't slow you down, it'd at least slow down your aim.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Whatever.
I don't care anymore.

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DJ RadioDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

OMG I just realized how ironic/cornythat just sounded. (rub off)

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travwLowney

Reply 9 years ago

More reliable? Yeah..... Whatever.
Anyways, I 100% disagree with you, but it's your choice.

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Lowneytravw

Reply 9 years ago

Wayya mean yeah whatever? Block triggers are more reliable than true triggers. Mepain's is hooked to a true one.
Lets just agree to disagree on this one.

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travwLowney

Reply 9 years ago

I've had the trigger connection fail on the knexsayer.
And yes, we're gonna have to agree to disagree.
So let's just leave it at that.

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

I think he meant to re cock the gun. 

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

I'd agree.  It takes about 1.5 seconds for me to cock the BR in my video.  It would take about 1 second for knexsayer.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

I still disagree.
And you've never built it. I have. It takes longer for Knexsayer, due to the part that pulls back the ram being flimsy.
I can unload my BR8 in 7-8 seconds. It takes me about 11 seconds for Knexsayer.

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

I figure that pump action=faster ROF.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Yeah, but not when the pump sucks.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

I did. Stretched E-tape, duct tape over that, then rubberbands all around it.

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Lowneytravw

Reply 9 years ago

Which means that part of you DOESN'T think I would.

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

I'd use the knexsayer in a war.  Well, as long as it worked just fine.

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travwDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Yeah, and that's the point. The BR8 always works. I've never had it misfire in any way. Plus, the BR8 has about a 20% better range with the same ammo.

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DJ Radiotravw

Reply 9 years ago

I'm saying that if I built the knexsayer and it worked fine, I would use it in a war.  The BR8 does work in my experience.