Knex Pistol

Introduction: Knex Pistol

This is a simple yet powerful knex pistol I made. it is very easy to make but is surprisingly powerful for its size.

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Step 1: The Barrel

add 10 red connectors onto 2 red rods. then add a grey connector as shown in picture 3.

Step 2: The Trigger

add 2 more red connectors then add a green rod to the last red connector. add a tan piece and slide it up into the red connector, as shown in picture 3. add 2 green rods to the ends of a green connector and add the piece as shown in picture 5.

Step 3: The Handle

make and add the parts shown in the pictures.

Step 4: The Ramrod

create the ramrod as shown and add it to the gun, opening the trigger so that it slides all the way in. note the rubber bands and blue spacer. these keep the gun from breaking due to the stress on the parts.

Step 5: The Power

next add the rubber bands as shown in the pictures. pictures 1 and 2 show where to add the bands so the trigger locks into place when the gun is cocked back. picture 3 shows the bands i used for the power of this gun. i have two very small bands looped together. i used two of these but you can use any size bands you want. picture 4 shows the mounting positions for the main bands.

Step 6: All Done

the gun is now built and ready to fire. to load, pull the ramrod back until the trigger clicks into place and muzzle load the rod you wish to fire. make sure the rod clicks into place on the grey connector, as shown in picture 1, so it doesn't slide out. to fire, pull the trigger down with your thumb.

enjoy and please comment if you find a way to improve the design.

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    37 Discussions

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    bbot2500
    bbot2500

    10 years ago on Step 6

    put four green rods in you have a shotgun affect *BOOM*:D

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    DrWeird117
    DrWeird117

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Your friend KILLERK copied your_name_here, so can it!!!! XD

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    The Jamalam
    The Jamalam

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    i had been here for 15 days by that comment :P and I don't like Killerk that much

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    The Jamalam
    The Jamalam

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    kinda? people for some reason have got it into their heads that he created the first k'nex gun!

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    DrWeird117
    DrWeird117

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    I know...If there was an emoticon for eye rolling, I would use it.

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    King_Banana
    King_Banana

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    ill try again: D D..l random guy is not amused

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    DrWeird117
    DrWeird117

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    I shall call him... upside-down-booby-for-eyes man.

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    Microwave9001
    Microwave9001

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Simple and works great. Well..Except for step 3 on the yellow piece. Took forever.

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    Mithrilrik
    Mithrilrik

    11 years ago on Step 6

    Have you tried changing the yellow ram rod with a red rod it makes it so much more powerful!