How to Make a Cheap Nerf Red Dot Sight

About: well, I'm a 15 year old here in Pennsylvania and I love to make/modify anything I can get my hands on, although I never make any instructables for anything......

NOTE: THIS IS MY VERY FIRST INSTRUCTABLE SO PLEASE EXCUSE ME IF IT SUCKS. I DON'T REALLY KNOW HOW TO MAKE AN INSTRUCTABLE ON HERE..... (also, sorry for bad pictures, i was using my webcam. and the lens i made was a bit blurry.......... but it still worked great)      Step 1 is to unscrew an old or cheap nerf attachement. I ttok apart my nerf flashlight. Then You'll need to take out the part that slides on to the rail (the rail mount). Next get a toilet paper/ paper towel roll and cut out the shape of which the lens will fit. After you do that, you'll need to get an old pair of "real 3D" movie glasses and take out the lens. Then, trace the size of the toilet paper/ paper towel tube onto the the lens. What you'll do next is cut out the circle and place the lens inside the tube to where it fits snug. Take some superglue and glue the lens into place. If you don't have any superglue than some tape should be fine. After you're done with this, superglue the sight onto the rail mount that you took out in the beginning. Make sure the sight is facing the right way when you slide it onto the gun rail. Lastly, get a red sharpie (although any color will do) and draw a small circle in the center of the lens. And there you have it, a cheap nerf gun red dot sight!

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    6 Discussions


    7 years ago on Introduction

    when i said i dont really know how to make one, i said that about the instructable itself. i dont know how to make an instructable on here. and i said the quality as in pictures and the bad instructable i made on here. again, i repeat, i am a first-time user.

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    Reply 1 year ago

    it is fine dude i dont know why you try to make a point to tell everyone that everyone has a first and not everyone does all that good. but over all of the first time instructables i have seen, that is really good for a first timer. keep it up!


    4 years ago on Introduction

    I didn't make this but does it work accuratly? I have a n strike raider cs-35, will it work on that do you think?