So this is my Knex M1911 handgun, and unlike most other Knex M1911guns this one actually looks very similar to the real thing! It is loaded through the handle and fires two different rounds, has very good sights that are accurate and the handle is very comfortable! It is has a relatively low piece count but even so, the overall gun is actually pretty heavy for a Knex handgun (which I think makes it even more realistic!). P&C:
-Looks like the real thing!
-Integrated mag in the handle (non-removable)
-Great iron sights
-Low piece count
-Doesn't use any broken pieces!
-Sometimes loading is hard
-Trigger sometimes comes out (but not a huge problem as you can just push it back in again)
-Body parts sometimes fall off (but only very rarely)
Lets get building!
P.S I figured out how to fix a loading problem just look at picture 2, step two to see!!!!
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Step 1: Parts List
This parts list includes everything BUT THE AMMO AND THE REPLICA MAG which will be on some other steps later on..
-Light Grey x1
-Tan clip x1
-Blue end x2
-Light Grey x1
ALL BODY PARTS:
-Light Grey x4
-Female Ball clip x8
-Tan clip x2
1 Red rod with a female ball clip attached and a rubber band wrapped round
(see pictures for help)
1 Red rod with either a red con OR a green con attached (depending on what type of ammo your using) and a female ball clip at the other end.
Step 2: The Handle
This is just the base of the handle, the body parts will be added later...
Step 3: The Body and Barrel
Some bits are pretty hard... Follow the instructions well!
Step 4: Attaching the Body and Handle
Follow, this part can be quite complicated!
Step 5: The Trigger
This is what you pull to make the gun fire!
Step 6: Making the Body Parts (Outside)
These are what makes the gun look and feel great! They also add to the weight and make the gun wider..
Step 7: Attaching the Body Parts (Handle)
THIS SHOULD ALL FIT TOGETHER TIGHTLY!!!
Step 8: Attaching the Body Parts (2)
THEY SHOULD ALL FIT TOGETHER TIGHTLY!!!!
Step 9: The Ram Rod
This is what pushes the ammo out of the barrel...
Step 10: Attaching the Rubber Bands
Follow instructions carefully!
Step 11: The Ammo and Mag Rams
Just the two types of ammo and their different Rams
Step 12: Loading and Firing!
To fire, make sure there is a rubber band pushing the mag ram upwards, pull back the ram and make sure a bullet (not really a bullet but you know what I mean!) is loaded into the chamber, and slowly release the ram. If everything was done correctly, it will fire on the pull of the trigger! Happy shooting!!!!!!!!