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TheDunkis
TheDunkis

10 years ago

I can't be bothered to make one either. I just really don't care for single shots and if I did really want to make one, I'd just stick with something similar to Killerk's pistol. This seems like overkill. First off, K'nex stocks can help you steady a gun if it's large enough but usually they aren't large enough until you, ironically, add a stock. Otherwise K'nex guns have very minimal recoil. Same case for a foregrip. It can help you steady the gun by having a place to put your second hand but by adding all the extra weight to put your hand somewhere, you've made a gun you can't steady with one hand as easily. A killerk pistol doesn't need a stock or foregrip. You can aim it with one hand just fine.
Well there's my wall I felt like putting up for no reason.

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GrandeSwag
GrandeSwag

Reply 10 years ago

 I'm pretty sure most of us make stocks so we can pull the pin back easier. 

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

I can easily pull back 7 bands with your custom stock on.  So I agree with you.

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TheDunkis
TheDunkis

Reply 10 years ago

What is it about a stock that makes it easier to pull back the pin? The pin guide? You could probably make a pin guide connected to the pin that goes into the gun instead of the other way around. Otherwise I'm not sure what you're talking about.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

The stock acts as a brace that makes it easier to pull the pin back since its resting against your shoulder.

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TheDunkis
TheDunkis

Reply 10 years ago

That makes sense. Why not just use some sort of slingshot or rail gun though instead of piling up rubber bands on a pin gun?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

Faster reload times, more compact, uses less parts, accepts more ammo, and is not reliant of length of barrel for power.

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TheDunkis
TheDunkis

Reply 10 years ago

Alright, just wondering. I just don't care for single shots, never really got the concept.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

The point of single shots is to be simpler, more reliable, and more powerful than repeaters.  I'd go as far to say single shots are more reliable than the TR, and the untangle is more powerful than the TR.

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TheDunkis
TheDunkis

Reply 10 years ago

Reliability I get, but you guys tend to exaggerate the unreliability of repeaters way too much. But why do you need more power? Does range really win K'nex battles? I've never been to one so I wouldn't know. K'nex wasn't designed to be shot far or accurately (or shot at all period) so I wouldn't even bother unless I had a slingshot with finned ammo.
This raises an interesting question to me though so I'm going to post a thread.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

I don't think normal repeaters are as unreliable as someone like Mepain would think.  I've made a few myself and they work fine aside from suckish range.

Range and power aren't the key factors in a war or building a gun that shoots through cardboard.  Accuracy and straightness are.  As oodalumps said, the farther and more powerful your gun shoots, the faster your bullet travels, and the less likely you are to miss.  Fin ammo and my custom ironsights make it have excellent accuracy. 

A few days ago I hit my friend at nearly its max range (170 feet away, with max range 175) and even though I missed, it was only by INCHES.  And my friend was a moving target to top it all off.

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ajleece
ajleece

Reply 9 years ago

They are just as unreliable as one would imagine. Due to weakness in connectors and bad design-ness. [new word :D] Heck, even the SR-v2 has it's downfalls. (Even though i did something REALLY simple to fix the WHOLE gun. But that's beside the point.)

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GrandeSwag
GrandeSwag

Reply 10 years ago

 What Dj said.

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

Reply 10 years ago

this thing needs a stock for a pin guide

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Vynash
Vynash

Reply 10 years ago

KILLERK's pistol is horrable. but untangle is another story

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Knex Lego Maniac
Knex Lego Maniac

10 years ago

i will admit that the NAR does seem to b the best single shot tube/pin style gun made yet...however im not sure i want one
and im not yet convinced that it will shoot any further than a TR
ill have to try it out and test em

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silentassasin21
silentassasin21

Reply 10 years ago

My nar doesnt like to shoot fin ammo so it shoot way less than my tr. Thus meaning for my guns(dont know about the others) the tr shoots further with less bands.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

Mine loves fin ammo more than the others.  It gets double the range of oodammo and regular rods.

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silentassasin21
silentassasin21

Reply 10 years ago

Well i just made some trifin ammo and it shoots about 300-320 feet.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

No it doesn't.. its only gone about 175 max for me with 7 bands.  Unless you shoot angled.

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ajleece
ajleece

Reply 9 years ago

Ahahhhahahaha 230ft.

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182515
182515

Reply 10 years ago

I shot a finned Grey rod 400 feet at about a 5-10 degree upwards angle with 13 bands on it. ( any more than 8 bands make a red finned rod spin out)

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silentassasin21
silentassasin21

Reply 10 years ago

No you didn't i shot a finned gray rod with that my bands on it half as far. It doesn't have that much range because that's just bullsh*t.

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182515
182515

Reply 10 years ago

The amount of power you get from the bands increases exponentially. So 13 bands will go more than double that of 7 ( really 6.5 but i round up). how many bands did you have on it?

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Mepain
Mepain

Reply 10 years ago

No.

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Millawi Legend
Millawi Legend

Reply 10 years ago

 The point in the NAR is that you can put as many bands on it as you like. So, the NAR always has the ability to be more powerful than the Tr8/18/36.

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The Jamalam
The Jamalam

Reply 10 years ago

If you cut pieces, you could combine the TR18 and the NAR so that the white rod on the back of the individual barrel goes in front of the ball socket.

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GrandeSwag
GrandeSwag

Reply 10 years ago

 Two energy transfers = huge loss in power.

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The Jamalam
The Jamalam

Reply 10 years ago

Good point...

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

Your TR pin for me broke at 3 rubberbands.  The untangle has the exact same pin I used on the TR (Same amount of tape and everything) and it hasn't broken once even with 7 bands.

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Knex Lego Maniac
Knex Lego Maniac

Reply 10 years ago

don't dry fire knex guns first off
secondly have u seen the pin i use?
i posted a forum topic up like a week ago

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

I didn't dry fire, I shot a round and the pin broke. Second it broke before you posted your topic.  And the exact same pin hasn't broken once on the untangle.

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Knex Lego Maniac
Knex Lego Maniac

Reply 10 years ago

knex guns r like bow n arrow
never dry fire a bow cause ever action has an equal an opposite reaction same thing w/ knex guns
if a bow isn't transfering power into the arrow then the bow will take all that energy and harm itself same w/ knex guns

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

I didn't dry fire.  I shot off a round and the pin broke.

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Vynash
Vynash

Reply 10 years ago

Yeah its a great gun, TR is amazing too both of those are some of my favorites.

I say you build it!

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Knex Lego Maniac
Knex Lego Maniac

Reply 10 years ago

i plan on experimenting around w/ the design thanks

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Vynash
Vynash

Reply 10 years ago

NP!

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PindaHoofd
PindaHoofd

Reply 9 years ago

Now your link doesn't work again.

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An Villain
An Villain

Reply 10 years ago

OH NOOO!

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

Link doesn't work?

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Vynash
Vynash

Reply 10 years ago

Link does not work..

MEPAIN!

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Mepain
Mepain

Reply 10 years ago

You lie.

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Vynash
Vynash

Reply 10 years ago

Nice NAR

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shadowninja31
shadowninja31

Reply 10 years ago

Dang that is cool.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

It does work.

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Vynash
Vynash

Reply 10 years ago

Now it works... lol

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

Stock reminds me of the one on Sgt gumdrops.  And what's that funky stuff on the grip for?

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Dirtyboyy
Dirtyboyy

10 years ago

i don't no where and how you must put that bal joint in ...
please can somebody help me , or make a photo .. ?