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Revised TR8 review Answered

Ok, so I decided to rebuild it, and I found I got some stuff wrong

Body

Stock: 8/10 Why: comfy
Handle: 8/10 Why: Comfy overall, but there is this spot where I get poked sometimes
Trigger: 9/10 Why: seems very reliable, It didnt break this time around (idk why, I built it the exact same way I did from last time), but when you remove the rubberbands, that green rod can fall out.
Barrel: 9/10 Why: works very well, but its a generic tube and stick
Turret: 10/10 Why: It works awesome with the rest of the gun.
Looks: 9/10 Why: looks tight, especially when loaded up with red rods, but the turret seems a bit out of place with the rest of the gun

Performance

Range: 10/10 Why: 90-100 feet flat (2 rubberbands)
Power: 10/10 Why: its the most powerful gun I have ever made. It can shoot through various heavy duty cardboard boxes with 2 rubberbands
Reliability: 8/10 Why: the turret is a very effective method for the repeater, however, it sometimes skips rounds, but rarely.
Innovation: 7/10 Why: nothing that new, except for the revolving mech and the trigger.

Recommendation: Yes, I would recommend it to anyone who doesnt want to use a bulky knexsayer, or a single shot in a knex war.

Final rating: 9/10

Discussions

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razzlekunai

10 years ago

BOOOLT SLINGAAAR have you tried the mepainratchet on this gun?

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DJ Radiorazzlekunai

Reply 10 years ago

How's that help? I want a closeup, not just a picture of a BR8 with that ratchet.

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DJ Radiorazzlekunai

Reply 10 years ago

Well, I found another picture, I figured out how it works, however, I can't figure out that one connector that stops the ratchet from turning back to normal. Oh well, don't need it anyways.

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razzlekunaiDJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

the part that hangs out from the main body is grey con, then part of a hinge, then 3 ycons.

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smilee

10 years ago

Can you show me how much knex you have in a picture?

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Killer~SafeCrackersmilee

Reply 10 years ago

Didn't you have a slideshow of a ball machine posted?? Wasn't it a crank ball machine??

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Killer~SafeCracker

10 years ago

This is more like it. Just one question, What were you shooting?? I could never get the BR8 to shoot through paper let alone heavy duty cardboard.

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Killer~SafeCrackerDJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

Just did. Put a dent in it, but didn't go through. I guess you just have stronger RBs.

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smileeKiller~SafeCracker

Reply 10 years ago

SWEET! If you post before the end of the week I'll use it for my next war!