Camo Snapbow




About: I am a budding Maker bogged down by school. I build because 1. because of my tight budget as a highschooler 2. I don't like to buy what I can build 3. building stuff yourself is an awesome feeling 4. making ...

This is a Nerf Snapbow I made, and it shoots micros and stefans through the breech. I painted it with Rustoleum flat black and camo taped the body. Ranges: 100 feet, effective range about 50-70.

Please rate and comment if you like it! :)

EDIT: It now has an RSCB magazine!!! No pics yet, sorry. Also, forgot to say before, but it has a removable shoulder stock that is insertable by the modified 90 degree elbow you see by the rear of the gun. Complete clearance from the moving plunger handle.

BIG EDIT *PLEASE READ*: I DO NOT take credit for the basic mechanism of this gun. Rork on deserves the glory. Now, I built this about 2 years ago and since then there's been an updated, extremely easy to build (if you got a dremel, a few common tools, and a hardware store, you're good) new version on Nerfhaven right here.
It works like a nerf nitefinder, only large scale. You pull back the plunger to prime the spring piston inside, then press the trigger and the rubber plunger head springs forward, pushing out a volume of air, to the barrel and the dart, which flies out. JUST GO TO THE LINKED SITE.
I just added my own mods to it - the foregrip, black paintjob with camo tape, slightly modified plunger rod just using what i had, and iron sights. You can do whatever you like to make it look how you want it to. Just so long as it works.

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    8 years ago on Introduction

    this is awesome. i am trying to design and build something like this, but i need ideas for a trigger mechanism.

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    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    ok, i got you, i maade a snap handgun and its great, hits about 60 ft, sorry if it sounded like i was bugging you

    its super simple to make go to in the homemades directory there are some tuts for different snaps


    9 years ago on Introduction

    hey dude im wondering what does the gun look like WITH the stock?????


    9 years ago on Introduction

    that is in my idea of homemade that is 2nd the 1st is the +bow but still nice mod man nice mod do u only have 1 or do u have more also did the 1st one look like this or was it going to be different looking.


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Yeah, the foregrip handle is really stable. In addition to two big zip ties, it's also got hot glue. So it's stable enough for use, definitely. And as far as I tried, I could cock the gun while holding the foregrip instead of the rear handle, so it's definitely stable enough.
    Also, the spring I'm not sure what company it was, but it has the spring names that start with C-xxxxx (x being numbers) and come in packages with yellow tops. I used two springs about .5 inch OD, .080 wire thickness, and 6 inches long - total 12 inches long uncompressed. The springs were bought at OSH.