Knex Swivel Mag

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So for my ZipDart rifle I kept trying to come up with something for the feed system to match just how cool the system is. I was looking for internally pushed mags and kept finding ones that only held a couple rounds, that used rubber bands in tight spots and only worked sometimes, and then I realised that a lever the size of two greys connected cogether with a green rod can cover a huge amount of area when it swivels. so I made this. It can be modified to be preferable pretty easily for other guns, but for its size it gets quite easily a 70% length that can be used for ammo, which is absolutely incredible for its size. I loved it so much that I'm posting it as its own instructible. Here goes...

Step 1: One Step :)

not that complicated...thats the beauty of it

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    dynamite_kid

    8 months ago

    cool i was looking for magazine that has built in mag push for my bullpup, a bit too late tho

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    knextics

    2 years ago

    That is very interesting and simple to build. Too bad I don't have a lot of y connectors :(

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    Dreamwaveknextics

    Reply 1 year ago

    Knex lots on ebay aren't that expensive. If you're looking at getting into knex guns and the like, I'd get a lot or two and call it good.

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    Dreamwave

    3 years ago

    SNEAK PEEK: posting in a week after I get back from Canada, my version of the snipepup collaboration project initially posted by JaredB. A couple quirks, and runs on the pullpup platform (easy to prime compared to slingshot but not as great range) but I put as much effort into making this one look decent as possible. Ask for instructions now and I'll post it with them ;)

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    Knextremely stupidDreamwave

    Reply 3 years ago

    You should make a gun where the charging handle is at the front of the gun in stead of at the back (I tried this but couldn't find a reliable solution)

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    DreamwaveKnextremely stupid

    Reply 3 years ago

    so far ive gotten it so there is a remarkable mag with mag release, and a very easy to move bolt that takes one round out of the mag at a time. this will probably be a Bullpup hammer based gun

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    DreamwaveKnextremely stupid

    Reply 3 years ago

    I started the horizontal mag with a kind of variable slope ejector but then thought how a bolt would swing down to pull the round from the mag. I mage the bolt but it just fit perfectly in this design

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    DreamwaveKnextremely stupid

    Reply 3 years ago

    almost definitely will as this is turning out to be really cool. I even added a bolt release

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    DreamwaveKnextremely stupid

    Reply 3 years ago

    got it to load the rounds and so the hammer works, but it only shoots like 10 feet so I need to figure out a way of getting that to be better. maybe the hammer won't work but the design can be extended so a pin could work if I need it to

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    DreamwaveKnextremely stupid

    Reply 3 years ago

    I'm hitting a dead end here. you feel up to a collaboration? ive got the entire feed system perfect including a buffer tube so the entire thing can be extended but I'm drawing a blank for anything beyond the chamber