K'NEX Dragunov SVD (Update)

About: K'NEX gun builder here at Instructables. More or less retired from the community, but I still pop in now and again.
Created in 1963 by the USSR, the Dragunov SVD (Snayperskaya Vintovka Dragunova), or simply the SVD, was a very rugged and accurate DMR (Designated Marksman Rifle). While my K'NEX replica does not match up (even in K'NEX standards) to the legend of the SVD, it is not, altogether a bad replica. It is semi-sturdy, looks correct, has a nice scope, and gets (generally) good range. It was rather hard to get it to look correct, but my hard work payed off.

  • Looks correct
  • Scope attaches from the side of the gun
  • 8 - 10 round magazine
  • True trigger operated
  • Good pin-pull
  • Good range: up to 50 ft.
  • Accurate up to 40 ft.
  • Comfortable
  • Sturdy
  • Reliable
  • Has magazine release lever
  • Is (almost) 48 in. long

Instructions will be ready soon.


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    hahahaha ok. i knew you forgot. was wondering if you still were still trying for the project. i am busy to. my knex are all packed up to. i built this one knex gun and forget how i made the trigger (it needed repairs) and i have it laying in a random container in my room. https://www.instructables.com/id/Impact-Drive-a-knex-gun/ but it needs better pics. i dunno how id post it if i got better pics........

    I have all the pictures take, all's I have to do is post it. If everything when according to my plans, I would be done long ago, but that NEVER happens. =D

    Well, I don't know if I meant that either of us are bad planners, I was just observing that when I make plans, they usually don't follow through. I get caught up in doing something else, my parents might have something for me to do, etc. Most of the time though, I end up spending most of my time on Debate.

    lol i understood you completely. im the same way lol. i have a few things i said id do for people a year ago or 2 years ago and i havent done them yet lol....