Introduction: Failed Bullpup Tubular Magazine Gun
I was talking with my brother some time back about the K'NEX Contest that is coming up. He asked me what type of gun I would like to post, and I answered him (not so) simply that I wanted to take his RTMP and turn it into a Bullpup gun. As you can see, we failed at our first try, but I wanted to post it all the same, so some of you guys could take it and make it better.
Part of the problems of this gun were feeding (how the bullets "fed" into the chamber) and mechanism strength (how strong the mechanism was). Regarding the feeding problem, we just could not fix it. I think my bro tried 3 - 4 times to fix it, but it would not be fixed. As to the mechanism strength, it was really bad. You had to be able to pull the trigger really hard to get the block to even move. On top of all that, the pin would bend into weird shapes, and I and my bro did not like that.
I think it looks good
The mech was not bad
It is a tubular magazine fed Bullpup gun
Would only shoot muzzle loaded rounds
Tubular magazine fed badly, or rather, did not feed at all
Required a external pusher
So, there you have it. I really do hope somebody takes this and makes it better. Don't ask for internals, as we have taken it apart.
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