Really Easy Knex Gun

this is a really easy knex gun to make. but it is only powerful if you have a good rubber band. still you should not shoot it at anyone's eyes or face.

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Step 1: Parts You Need

these are the parts you will need to make this gun:

23 white connectors
4 gray end pieces
3 gray rods
6 yellow rods
3 white rod
1 rubber band

Step 2: Building the Body of the Gun

the body is acctually very simple to make

first take one of the gray rods and start putting white connectors on it. then put the firing pin release on the gray connector after the 8th connector. now you continue putting on the white connectors on until you have used them all. after you are done doing that put another gray rod on the other side

Step 3: The Firing Pin

for this step you will need one gray rod, three gay connectors and a rubber band.

first take the gray rod and snap two of the connectors on side ways then clip the other connector on to the end. when you are done, put the rubber band through the hole on the end of the gray connector.

Step 4: Start Putting Thing Together

first you need to insert the rods that you put the rubber bands on. then you will have to put in the firing pin an loop the rubber bands around the white rods

note: when you are done this step, push the rubber bands down to the bottom of the white rods. if you dont they could fly off and hit you.

Step 5: Grips (optional)

the grips on this gun are optional. they are just for looks. they do make it a little easier to hold though.

if you want them just slide the left over six yellow rods into the bottom and side of the gun.

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    55 Discussions


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    We have a "be nice" comment policy. Please be positive and constructive with your comments or risk being banned from our site.

    But what do mean?


    9 years ago on Introduction

    Dude my first comment is in step three... Anaway, the guns great, but i dont undestand how to shoot!!!


    9 years ago on Step 3

    Can you please change the three 'gay' connectors to three 'gray' connecters. Thanks


    10 years ago on Step 2

    good one :) although I haven't finished it yet, the pictures are more clear than most are

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    dude i like your gun, and i like to build easy knex guns or hard knex guns i don't really matter witch one.


    11 years ago on Introduction

    this argument is sort of getting boring... let's agree that some beginner guns are cool, but after a while of copies it just gets boring.

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    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Any type of rod. You pull back the pin till you hear click! then you load your ammo(any type of rod)then you pull the trigger sideways.


    12 years ago on Introduction

    A decent gun i suppose but please please try to look around the site before posting something like i was all excited to post my block trigger gun that fired pretty far but, i looked around the site first and saw mepains gun,ipodkillers,oodalumps gunsss then, i looked at my gun and trashed it on the spot so yeh look when you wanna post again and listen to the people when they say dont post anymore of these guns


    12 years ago on Introduction

    i like the way you put the loading pin rubber bands on the 2 white rods nice idea ill try that with my pistol.........great gun

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    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks Yaano, finally....a constructive comment. I'd like to see the mod you are talking about. Take care.