K'nex C.A.R. : Compact Assault Rifle




About: Hey there. I won't add too much info here, as it'll show up as one big paragraph.
Hi there.
My most recent K'nex creation is this gun, the C.A.R.
This stands for Compact Assault Rifle, which it would be, if it shot.
However, this is a non-shooting gun, I made when I was bored a couple of days ago.
It feautures:
- Moving charging handle and trigger
- Compact
- Removable magazines
- Sort of comfortable (my hands are too large for the handle)
- Foregrip
- Pretty good looks IMO
- A bolt catch (idea by The Dunkis
- A magazine release, closer to the trigger (but still behind the handle) (idea by The Dunkis)

That's about it.
Sorry for the blurry-ish photos
Less blurry photos have been added, with most of the old ones removed

Edit 2
The Dunkis had two ideas to put into this gun:
- A bolt catch, to keep the charging handle backwards, and a seperate trigger / button to release it.
- A magazine release trigger / button close to the trigger.

The first idea is successfully incorporated into the gun. It's a small button you push forwards to release the charging handle.
The second idea is a bit different. The trigger for the magazine release is behind the handle, and you pull it with your thumb to release the magazine.

Video that shows what it does:

And a video that shows the new bolt catch and mag release:




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    75 Discussions


    3 years ago on Introduction

    hey doc i love your new gun and am Itching to build it why dont you give instructions. and only then your gun can get to legendary positions and years from now there will be stories of C.A.R the legendary super gun

    1 reply

    Reply 3 years ago

    Hey evok, if you need instructions for the C.A.R, I have them on my profile


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hmmm. Doesn't look too terribly compact haha!!! Oh well. It looks marvelous! I do believe a post... Is maybe in order? Does it shoot? 0.o

    5 replies

    It felt pretty compact when I held it :p
    I could build it again and post if you want, but it doesn't shoot.

    I could modify it! So yes please :) or just show internals. like... layer by layer? Thats easy enough for me to build. I've already got the body panels built, but its the ram, catch, mag stuff and internals i don't understand worth beans. Haha beeaannsss.

    Sorry :/
    I haven't felt like knexing in a while, and work that lured around the corner.
    I have a couple of days without work ahead, maybe I'll finally get around to building it.
    Sorry for the wait :(

    nfk11dr. richtofen

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    cool. I have an epiphone special. Got it at a music store in America. And what is the time difference between Europe and Asia?

    dr. richtofennfk11

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Ah, that guitar is pretty cool. Mine is an LTD EX-50.
    What kind of music do you play,
    Btw: I don't know the difference between Europe and Asia, but the difference between the Netherlands and America is about 6 hours (with NL 6 hours ahead)

    nfk11dr. richtofen

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    I play rock, and some beatles.

    I guess Koreas is probably 8 hours ahead. We are 14 hours ahead of Murica.

    dr. richtofennfk11

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Ah, okay. I myself mostly play black metal riffs, and other metally stuff, along some MLP songs
    Weird that I haven't gotten a mail saying you typed this reply :/

    dr. richtofennfk11

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Haven't gotten a message again :/
    Anyway, I learned the MLP via tabs I found here
     almost got giggle at the ghosties down :p