Nerf Silent Strike Mod

About: I like building things from scratch. I have been told i have a very mechanical mind.

This Instructable will teach you how to modify a Nerf S.S. AS-1 or the Nerf Silent Strike. It will add about 30 ft of range. Originally it will shoot about 18-20 ft. and after the mod it will shoot about 48-50 ft!!!

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Step 1: Materials

- Materials
- Nerf Silent Strike.
- 1 1/2 in. long and 1/2 in wide CPVC pipe.
- Nerf darts (If you don't have stefans).
- Stefans (If you have stefans).
- Painters tape(Optional).
- Low temp. hot glue gun.

Step 2: Taping the Tube

When you look inside the front part of the barrel you will notice that there is little gap that the hot glue can get through which would affect how the CPVC pipe fits in (You can skip this step if you don't have painters tape you will just need to lick your fingers and smooth out the inside). First rip the tape about a half an inch or an inch (Picture 1). Then tape the inside of the barrel making sure you cover the gap completely. (Picture 2)

Step 3: Gluing the Gap

Next get out your hot glue gun and glue the gap that you taped up in the last step. Be generous with your glue and put it on there, make sure you don't block the pump with glue because then the gun won't work..

Step 4: Inserting the Barrel

Next insert the 1 1/2 in CPVC pipe into the Nerf barrel. Make sure it's as straight as possible. Push it in until you can't push it in any further (Picture 1). Then glue around the barrel (Picture 2). Once again make sure you use a lot of glue the less air that can get out the farther the dart will shoot.

Step 5: Paint It

I plan on painting mine in the same style as this modded Nerf Nitefinder. You can paint yours however you like be creative!

Step 6: Now Shoot!!!

I use stefans they shoot farther but you can use the suction cup darts.. If you don't have stefans there are plenty of instructables to teach you how to make them. This is where I learned thanks twisted. They are cheap and easy to make. Leave comments and rate. Tell me what you think and tell me any suggestions. I have found eight pumps works great when shooting.



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    8 Discussions


    9 years ago on Introduction

    Hey thanks for the 5 stars. I thought of it when i was at wal-mart and I saw this gun and it was three bucks so I bought it took it home and found it shot further than a stock maverick. Then i thought how could i make it shoot stefans and i had CPVC pipe and so I cut a bit off stuck it in there and it didnt shoot very good so I added hot glue and it was AMAZING!!! For the nitefinder i added bands, CPVC barrel, took out the air resrictors, and painted it.

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    He said that he gave me five stars. I know that the actual rating is like 4.23 I think now but I was thanking him for rating it five stars even though with instructables rating system I didn't actualy get five stars. Thanks for the compliment though did you do the mod?

    well i have one modded nerf gun until i saw the nite finder i have the older version that shoot awesome already took the air restricter out and thats a awesome mod too and my cusin gave me this gun and it will be super modded so who up for a Nerf battle i have the sword too

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    9 years ago on Introduction

    nice mod dude that is cool i have 2 ?s
    what gave you the idea and what all did you do to your nitfinder as far as mods go????????

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    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    5 stars also check out my nitefinder mod i call it my hush puppy if you dont know just ask on the slideshow its a good mod i did vary good