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New Fully Automatic system Answered

for the past 2 days I've been working on a new fully automatic mechanism, and heres how it works. This new system uses a 'Rack and pinion' which starts off with the pinion pulling back the firing pin until it has no more teeth to grip to the firing pin with so it lets go and the firing pin goes flying forward shooting the bullet. after this the firing pin is returned back to its original position it is ready to be pulled again, this all takes around 2 seconds. Range: around 15ft(Blue rod) Firing rate: every 2 sec remember this gun is only a prototype so suggestions are welcome (needs a hopper), and remember that this gun only uses a weak motor so if you were to use a motor like the one a on oodalumps machine gun and with that you could possible double the range and firing rate! Enjoy:)

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Pyromaster951
Pyromaster951

12 years ago

about the motor, it wont double the range because it just pulls the mechanism back faster BUT you could double the rubberbands and then it ould help by shooting faster WARNING if you get the silver or blue motors they will click under the load and will not work!!!

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Miles Tails Prower
Miles Tails Prower

Reply 11 years ago

The blue (or black) motor will ABSOLUTELY NOT click. They are INSANELY powerful, but INSANELY slow. They have 20 rpm.

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TwistedParadox
TwistedParadox

Reply 11 years ago

Ah, I wonder why they were special

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Miles Tails Prower
Miles Tails Prower

Reply 11 years ago

They aren't special, but the silver version of this motor (Looks EXACTLY the same, but colored silver) are pretty fast, but so weak. It can barely drive a K'NEX CAR!!!

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ooglie_booglie
ooglie_booglie

Reply 11 years ago

what about green motors?

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crestind
crestind

12 years ago

This is the same as this design by bakenbitz.

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Shadow64
Shadow64

Reply 12 years ago

execpt this design was posted 2 months earleir than his

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starwing123
starwing123

Reply 11 years ago

This design is used in airsoft AEG, it's not that new

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The Jamalam
The Jamalam

11 years ago

So bakenbitz didn't invent this idea...

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supah4x0r
supah4x0r

11 years ago

or move the pinion back somehow and add another piece on the pinion (black /white snowflake) so the rack gets pulled back further, hence a longer range.

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codemaster2590
codemaster2590

11 years ago

do i really need all of the spacers or could i just leave them out. If i cant can you put how many that i need.

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codemaster2590
codemaster2590

11 years ago

really it shoot 15 feet. That surprises me with you just useing the motor

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TheXenk
TheXenk

12 years ago

I am working on a full auto gatling knex gun that uses a firing mechanism like this but with multiple barrels and a hopper, my hope: have the first fully automatic knex gatling gun able to shoot as many rounds as you put in the hopper.

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knex rambo
knex rambo

12 years ago

great idea i would like to use this in the Knex browning .50 cal i am working on

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Shadow64
Shadow64

Reply 12 years ago

yeah sure you can, just mension somewhere that you got the idea from me.

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Danny
Danny

13 years ago

this is totally awsome! but not new... please get right on instructions

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Shadow64
Shadow64

Reply 13 years ago

I know that the general idea for a rack and pinion system isn't new because faust has done a design similar to this before, but his used a different system to release the firing pin which was a lot more complicated than this one :p so it isn't completely new but still it has a new style of pinion which greatly improves it

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Loosewire; SOE Operative
Loosewire; SOE Operative

Reply 13 years ago

I made one just like this but I had problems with the power of the gun.

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dsman195276
dsman195276

Reply 12 years ago

yea the power comes from the motor pulling the rack so no power in the motor = a weak gun.

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Shadow64
Shadow64

Reply 13 years ago

I can't post it quite yet because ive had my knex taken off me :( so ill post it as soon is i get it back

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ashchetm
ashchetm

12 years ago

just for braggin rights i counted how many motors i have: 4normal slow ones,2wind-up,1super fast,1cyberknex motor just thought id mention that the super fast one has barely any tourque

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adamsdead
adamsdead

13 years ago

i have a 4 double a motor

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adamsdead
adamsdead

Reply 13 years ago

i just bought another on ebay :)