K'Nex Bolt-Action Rifle

About: I'm a fun loving kid who likes to shoot many people in Battlefield 2. I like to make K,Nex guns...then shoot my friends in the eyes with them.

An extremely powerful bolt-action gun. Holds up to twelve blue rods in the hopper. Most ideas taken from g12345389's sniper, and I thank him for that. Follow instructions carefully, or it won't work.

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Step 1: Handle

Build as shown. Note the spacers at the top of the grip. You can either do this or replace those two with two grey connectors.

Step 2: Bolt/Firing Pin

Very simple. It slides on to the back of the barrel so that a grey rod goes through the holes in the grey connectors.

Step 3: Barrel...Part One

This is the back half of the barrel where the bolt slides in. Take of the yellow connector way in the back to slide it in. Those two black pieces at the end of the picture makes up the trigger.

Step 4: Barrel...Part Two

This is the tricky part. Build exacly as seen so the bullets load in properly. The pieces in front of the barrel are optional.

Step 5: Hopper

Easy to find out. Holds twelve blue rods.

Step 6: Stand (Optional)

Make these and slide them on to the connectors right behind the trigger.

Step 7: Put It Together!

Follow pictures in order. Hopper slides on to the white connectors up front.

Step 8: Lock and Load

Put rubber bands on like this.

To load, put as many blue rods you want in the hopper. If they don't load in straight, take a large rod to push the bullet in. Pull back the bolt. If you don't hear the bullet fall in, take a rod and push it into the barrel. the trigger locks in and...


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    8 years ago on Step 8

    Turn it upside down, add a mag pusher, and a pump on the yellow connector attached to the ram and this could be pump action! :D


    9 years ago on Step 3

    can somone please help me out and explain the pic PLEASE!!!

    SonicX 22

    9 years ago on Introduction

     even though it looks bad (no offence) i still like it!

    guns like those have good range and/or power


    9 years ago on Step 1

    does this wapen have a replaceable mag


    9 years ago on Introduction

    This isn't actually bot action. It's just a semi auto (in K'nex terms)


    10 years ago on Introduction

    And is it right that a grey connector is the same as a yellow one