This is just my 2nd K'nex gun on the site. And only my first, K'nex slingshot/ratchet gun I've ever made! With my own mech, it's not good, but it works, and if you were to build this, I would really recomend using a completely different one. The main thing about the gun is the look.
The real Karabiner98K/Kar98K, is a German rifle. Based on the Gewehr 98, it's a mauser. It's was an improved version of the 98b, with a shorter overall length, and some different components.
My Kar98K has almost the same barrel length 24" barrel, however the overall length is not the same. But I do not know what it is.
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This is the size of the gun against a magazine. It actually makes the gun look smaller than it is, 3.5'. GUESS!
Some more pictures of the gun.
I am really happy with how the stock turned out, it has a gentle curve like the real gun, and it comfortable, however it is very weak. Usually its weakness doesn't matter because it is against your shoulder, and it has never broken when my hand is on the grip.
This is the ammo, I only use the one on the right. And, unfortunately it uses a broken white rod. I use it because it is heavy, which reduces distance and speed, however it is not affected by wind. This weekend was particularly windy, so I decided to make a heavy bullet. It works very well for hitting larger targets, because of its size. But if you miss it blows up!
The ammo on the left is awful, I never use it.
-Realistic to the real gun
-Looks great (IMO)
-When you shoot your Dad, he gets quite angry!
-Grey metal affect
-Extremely piece consuming!
-Bad mech=poor range, (80' with 1 NO.64)
-Doesn't work with the front sight. (not in any picture)
-Stock is weak