Introduction: ZipDart (build)
Instructions to my best performing gun yet. Good luck.
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Step 1: Magazine
I. Love. This. Mag.
It works flawlessly, doesn't rattle or move in the mag well at all, it locks in securely, it has an internal pusher, and it swivels out instead of a mag pull style where it comes straight out. I will definitely use it for guns after this.
Step 2: The Bolt
Basically the core of the whole system that actually does the work. Nothing major. Feel free to skip this if you aren't paying much attention right now. The gun just won't work as advertised, or at all.
Step 3: De BODY (front)
The face for that matter. Just build this and don't yell at me for making it one step... getting it apart from my prototype took a lot more than one step I can tell you that much. BTW, that long part has 12 orange connectors.
Step 4: Aaaaaaaand...the Rest. Most of It Anyway.
here is probably the most complex part, so of course I will be going in depth on it the least :p
seriously though this will be hard.
Step 5: The Handle
Don't judge... it's comfy and it doesn't look like a plastic model of the "deposit" your German Sheppard made last week once it's connected to the gun. I call that a win. The 3rd picture is of the spacer in the center as I didn't feel like taking it apart again. The last picture depicts a y clip inside with the rod end facing up
Step 6: Stock
nothing special, looks extendable and was going to be but I got lazy. of you like intricacy or something special, this is not the stock for you. move along.
Step 7: Upper Barrel Extension
Step 8: Shuttle
Such complexity. much wow.
Step 9: Tying It All Together
Congrats on getting through that! Now you just have bands. If something slide or pivot, I pretty much guarantee it gets a band. Putting bands on this is a bit of an art, and with different pieces it will vary. That shuttle with the two grey connectors and a white rod gets two or four bands. For mine, I had #32 bands so I tied two together, did that a second time, and ran both through the front of the forward grey connector. The mag release needs a band or two, the dart holder needs one but you need to be careful about the tension so it's just right. The trigger needs a couple and you can put a bit on there as its pretty sturdy so if you want a strong trigger pull, you've got it. for darts, I was able to get it to feed a grey connector connected by a green rod to an orange connector so I made the mag fit that. Have fun!