Knex Lever-action Shotgun/rifle

This is my first instructable so be nice. Anyway this gun features:
1. Removable mags, courtesy of Killer_Safe_Cracker
2. A lever mechanism for ease of cocking (I know it isn't true lever action as it doest chamber a shot like a bolt action).
3. A wide barrel that enables multible shots to be fired like a shotgun.
4. Easy to add parts on the inside due to pins that can be removed easily 
Con's
1. low range
 2.low ROF
 3.mags can be hard to preload

Step 1: Outer Body

1+2: make this (part 1)
3. add blue rods
4. make this
5 thread on to part 1

Step 2: Innards

1. Make
2. make
3. attatch
4+5. make this
6. make these
7.put them together
8.slot it in
9. add it on
10. close-up
11. clip the other one on
12. make
13. add
14. put in a green rod
15. add the other part
16. make
17. add
18. make 2 of these...
19. and one of these
20+21 add in order (put the other small one on too after.)
22. make
23.add


Step 3: Trigger

I was lazy here but it should be easy
1-3 various views of the trigger
4. attatch 
Note: the broken rod isn't necessary replace the two black hinge pieces with a normal hinge and apply tape

Step 4: Lever and Pin

1. the pin (the string is 1 length approx 60cm long + tying space.)
2-4. the lever
5. don't forget the grey connector 
6. insert pin 
7. clip on lever 
8. add the other shell

Step 5: Stock

1+2. build. The 4 blue spacers can be replaced with 2 small wheels
3. attatch
4. loop the strings over the wheels
5. build and set aside
6. build
7. remember the correct spacer placing
8+9. put them together
10.add it to the body
11. another view
12. make these supports
13. attach them

Step 6: Outer Panels, Sights, and Bands

1+2. make this big panel
3. attatch it
4. put bands on the trigger
5. put bands on the pin
6. make these sights
7+8. put them on


Step 7: Mag

I was lazy again. It uses the mag from the TBAR just without the stuff on top
link: https://www.instructables.com/id/TBAR-Thunder-Bolt-Assault-Rifle-1/step12/Mag/ 

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    cazadactle

    7 years ago on Introduction

    It doesn't look very pratical nor does look like it was made to actually be good at shooting things but it's an interesting concept as the mech is a bit of a prototype (there hasn't actually been a good lever action rifle made) but after a lot of tweaking it could be good...

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    Well...Kind of. Lever actions actually take part in loading the round from a tube mag and that one is just tied to a ram gun. So it's kind of meh.

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    oodalumps

    7 years ago on Introduction

    The part of this gun that needed to be the most sturdy is really weak. I would make the stock A LOT more sturdy, then put the lever on top of the gun instead,

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    I am not liking the position of the lever in this gun; nor exactly the looks of the gun either. Good try though.