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New knex pump action idea Answered

Ok, to start off, If you are wondering why I dont have a gun to demonstrate this concept, its because I just thought of this a few hours ago.

So anyways, I have an idea for a pump action concept. This idea would work like this

  • the rubberbands would be hooked onto the pump instead of the gun via Y connectors on the pump.
  • when the pump pulls the ram back, the rubberbands do not expand or contract
  • after the ram goes behind the trigger, the pump is pushed forward, expanding the bands and giving the gun its power
  • the pump hooks into a locking mechanism
  • the trigger is pulled, and either recoil or another mechanism hooked to the trigger unlocks the locking mechanism for the pump

The advantage of this over other pump action guns would be that the pump would be easy to pull back, no matter how many rubberbands are on the pump.

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jollex
jollex

11 years ago

All this would do is make it harder to use because it would be hard to push the pump forward instead of it being hard to pull the pump back.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

I can push objects forward easier than I can pull them back.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

mod?

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The Jamalam
The Jamalam

Reply 11 years ago

Ministry of defence :P nah but I already have a new mech, I'll post at some point. brb, I'm gonna make it finished.

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

11 years ago

hmm interesting idea although you could have some trouble with the locking mechinism

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

ya.

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

Reply 11 years ago

meh what I can make is limited at the moment as I only have like 60 yellow connectors and 2 black rods

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

2 black rods is all you really need for an average knex gun, however the Knexsayer needs at least 9 to work decently.

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

Reply 11 years ago

In reality i have about 60 black rods but all but 2 are used on my mg along with about 2/3's of my other pieces

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Max Stryker
Max Stryker

11 years ago

A nice and an Innotative idea! Try making a small prototype and test it if it works better than the others. The guns that I design aren't innotatuve AT ALL(Shoot and pull back the damn firing pin mechanism :D)! You're smart!!!

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Thanks. Innovation isnt limited to just mechanisms and such you know.

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Knarez
Knarez

11 years ago

It may make the pump easier to pull back, but pushing it forward would be another story. Just thinking about it, I'd say its easier to pull a pump back than it would be to push it forward.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

I figure that you dont have the resistance of the ammo and trigger when you push the pump forward, and also I find it easier to push than pull. But that is just me.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

I was thinking something along the lines of a Y connector.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

?

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knexsuperbuilderfreak
knexsuperbuilderfreak

Reply 11 years ago

it all depends on how wide the pump is and the ram and trigger part

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coreyt
coreyt

11 years ago

kinda pointless as pushing it forwars would be harder that pulling it back

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

True, but then you dont have broken pumps when you pull it back.