TBOS (Thunder Bolt Oodammo Sidearm)

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Intro: TBOS (Thunder Bolt Oodammo Sidearm)

Here it is everyone the TBOS. By far, my best knex pistol so far. It's twice as powerful as the TBAP. It's more compact and sturdy, plus it was build for comfort. Some of it's features are: twelve shot oodammo mag, true trigger, extremely nice handle, compact, it has a new ram lock, and it's as sturdy as a rock. It gets a range of 55 - 60 and has great accuracy.
Sound good?? Let's start building.
Tell me what you think it only takes a few seconds.
*EDIT* This gun got to 4.26 stars. #1 for all knex things.
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Step 1: Part Count

We all hate it when we don't have enough parts to finish a project. So I made a part count for you.

Connectors:
White-------------------------4
Blue---------------------------2
Yellow------------------------24
Green-------------------------6
Red----------------------------5
Light Gray--------------------3
Orange-----------------------5
Dark Gray--------------------1

Rods:
Black/Gray-------------------1
Yellow-------------------------1
Flexi blue rod-----------------1 (I guess it's not needed, but it makes it feel nice)
White--------------------------24
Green-------------------------65

Odds and Ends:
Blue spacers----------------6
Y connectors----------------8
Blue and Black hinges----1
Ball socket-------------------2
Tan clip------------------------1
Small black wheels---------6 (You don't have to use these they just make it feel nice, You can also use head tops if you want)
Rubberbands---------------4

Step 2: Step 1

In this step you'll be building the body of the gun.
Picture 1: Build two of these panels.
Picture 2: Add the white rods ,that are noted, to one of the panels.

Onto the next step.

Step 3: Step 2

In this step we will make the trigger and the inside of the handle.
Picture 1: Build these things.

Onto the next step.

Step 4: Step 3

In this step you will build the insides of the barrel.

Picture 1: Build these. They will be the top of the barrel.
Picture 2: Build the lower barrel.

Onto the next step.

Step 5: Let's Put It Together

We are going to put it together now.
Picture 1: Add this part to the handle.
Picture 2: Add this part of the barrel.
Picture 3: Add this part, It also serves as the mag wall.
Picture 4: Add this part.
Picture 5: Add this part.
Picture 6: Add the trigger.
Picture 7: Finaly you add the other side of the gun.
Picture 8: Add the small wheels on the handle.

Sorry is the pictures are a tad fuzzy.

Step 6: Loading

Picture 1: First build this.
Picture 2: Fill it with Oodammo
Picture 3: Snap it into the gun.
Picture 4: Build the ram
Picture 5: Add the rubber bands to the ram
Picture 6: Add rubber bands to the trigger
Picture 7: Add rubber bands to the mag

Step 7: YOU ARE DONE!!!!

You're done!!
Tell me what you think.
Have fun!!
Killer~SafeCracker

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    soldeir 9

    7 years ago on Introduction

    WOOOAH!! most powerful knex gun ive made!!! i stupidly aimed at a window and scared the heck of of my dad when he was walking outside!! :D lol thx for the instructable..heres mine:::: (i didnt have any wheel things)

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    soldeir 9NYPA

    Reply 7 years ago on Step 3

    it looks like more than 6 if u complare the actual thing to the picture..it looks like theres like 15

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    soldeir 9

    7 years ago on Introduction

    this looks beast, im gona make it tomorow if i dont have 2 much homework..even though i havnt buiolt it yet, im giving it a 5* bcuz i no all guns u make deserves a 5* b4 i make them!! :D keep it up!

    Could anybody please tell me what Oodamo is?
    Im new here and dont know very much about k'nex guns.
    A reply would be apreciated.

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    Oodammo is an ammunition round that composes usually of 2 pieces. It's a round commonly found in TR - style guns as well as many sidearms. There are some specific advantages that oodammo has over normal single rod rounds . For one , if a gun is built correctly, oodammo tends to get better accuracy as well as distance when comparing to single rods. The most commonly used round is a "Red connector " with a "White rod" attached in the middle of the 3 connector slots.

    Your right, except its always a white rod and red connector. If you use a longer rod it doesn't work as well and its not oodammo.

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    crazykiddo

    7 years ago on Introduction

    OK so i built Ur gun but i didn't have a hinged piece so i modded the trigger and it still works perfectly thought 1 miss fire occasionally but still the best oodammo gun eva

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    pwnagerownager

    7 years ago on Step 4

    you can sub the black ball parts with single gray connectors. you just have to add a little tape on them after youve built the gun so they dont fall out