Introduction: K'NEX SL8

About: K'NEX gun builder here at Instructables. More or less retired from the community, but I still pop in now and again.
Among the hundreds of different firearms that I have held and observed, the SL8, at least in my opinion, surpasses them all in beauty. Maybe I am a tad-bit biased, because, after all, it is a Heckler & Koch firearm, and I tend to be very partial to that particular firm. All the same, it must be admitted that the firearm is very "pretty." So, when JonnyBGood asked me to replicate a SL8, I took him up on the offer.

My K'NEX version has many advantages. First off, it is very sturdy, other than that is is reliable, comfortable, and overall, a really nice K'NEX gun replica. With ranges that might exceed 50 ft., a 10 round magazine, and a nice pin-pull, this SL8 is a gun that does not disappoint.

  • Good range: 50 ft. +
  • Looks almost exactly like a SL8
  • Carry handle (V.1, pics 1 - 14)
  • 10 round magazine
  • Great pin-pull
  • Great stock
  • Overall comfort
  • Highly customizable body

While this replica is very piece consuming, it does have the advantages named above. Enjoy!

-The Red Book of Westmarch

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    Reply 1 year ago

    5 years later...

    dr. richtofen

    The SL8 is one of the sexiest guns out there, (that last photo :o ) and this one looks great.
    However, as Blue Mullet said, it looks a bit too high, and some angles are a bit off.
    I like how you replicated a slightly different version than Senior Waffleman did, IMO, with this one, the best SL8 on the site.

    Nice job

    The Red Book of  Westmarch
    The Red Book of Westmarch

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    XD, I agree. They are pretty "hot."

    I can respect your opinions, and I am glad you like the gun. Thanks man!