Introduction: K'nex Halo Brute Shot- Cannon With Mag
I've decided to post a brief 'ible of this so that (hopefully) someone can work with it and make it awesome. It is essentially a cannon that has a four shot, horizontal mag above the barrel that loads into the chamber and can be fired. The rounds are unique, and made of wheels, and the whole thing uses quite a bit of pieces, but it's manageable. I wanted to keep this documented somewhere before moving on to other projects, so here it is. Also, I post all the pic details in notes. Also, this will more than likely not ever be finished with in-depth photos of the rear piece...hopefully someone will get it or something.
It's a bloody cannon with a mag.
It shoots pretty hard- two band chains of two #64's sent a round through cardboard.
Unique trigger and hand placement.
Unique round type.
Ratchet is pretty durable.
Forward swinging grip.
It doesn't look too great.
It's probably very uncomfortable for those with smaller hands.
Bands can be hard to pull back.
Loading system isn't 100% reliable, and it needs to be in an upright position when in use.
But keep in mind, this is more of a concept than anything. Hope you enjoy it!
Step 1: Random Bits You'll Use Later.
Let's build some random parts that came off of the gun first, shall we?
1-5: Weird top railing.
8-12: Forward grip
13: smaller fake barrel
14: weird thing that goes over one of the fake barrels
15-18: mag pusher
Step 2: The Mag, Part of the Receiver, and Part of Lower Barrel
This is a chunk from the midsection that houses multiple parts.
Step 3: Lower Barrel, Bullet Lock and Wheels.
Title says it all.
Step 4: The Blade, Handle and Trigger(incomplete)
This is not really an instructed step so much as a bunch of pictures to give an idea, since it's kind of crappily built anyways(other than trigger). This is very complex and I died even trying to cover this part, because I sort of just did things randomly all over the place...sorry.
Step 5: Putting It Together.
This is death at the back half to front half connection. I didn't cover it, but you're going to need to stretch, remove, replace and jam pieces together to make it all fit. I don't even know how I managed to do it. My tip is remove the (green) rods, make the connections first, then stuff the rods in somehow afterwards.
Step 6: The Round.
Step 7: Loading and Firing.
Be safe, and have fun.
This assumes that you have it built, which I doubt. Sorry again...