K'nex M1 Garand - or the lack of them !

ATTENTION ALL K'NEX GUNSMITHS ... or even better, ESPECIALLY ALL WW2 enthusiasts. I have been at this for ages and just cannot make any headway. Could anyone make something like an M1 Garand (pics 1 and 2) or even the carbine (pic 3)? It could be a firing pin gun or any other mechanism but it should look like it and fire decently. I d be willing to do a collaboration or let you take all the glory yourself ... so long as you credit me slightly in some way :)

Posted by MI6 10 years ago


The VQS range

Hi! These are my guns that are coming out in September when i can get my camera sorted. I've actually finished the 1st one, the SS-90 and this can be found here: instructables.com/id/90_SS_Desechos_P_90. Now these will be the VQS range after the initials of the latin for 'swift and silent'; 'volitas quod silensis'. You know in car firms like Mercedes and Audi you have upgrade lines? AMG and the 'S' line respectively. Well , this is one for knex guns. So for example, the P-90 style gun will be the (VQ)90-SS . V, Q, 90 (as in P-90) ,S ,S(sears sytsem). They all have individual names as well. Here is the guns they are based on - 1. Will be the SS-LE/'Bastille'. This is an old MK. 2 Sten. It has a firing pin and a side loading mag, with a working silencer (hopefully). 2,3 and 4. This is finished ! The 90-SS/'Desechos' - Spanish for refusal. This next gun is a cross between these 2. It has a sears system and 6/10 round hopper - also TOTAL customisability. 5. Hopefully the next to be built. Will be the M-1G/'Adamantine'. An M1 Garand. 6+7. Will be the CD-94/'Flint'. A cross between these 2, although they are essentially the same. The first is a Mauser C96 'Broomhandle', the 2nd a DL44 blaster used by Hans Solo. 8+9. Will be the HM-5S/Cetaebro - Greek for dangerous shadow. These are the H&K MP5SD and the MP5 Navy repectively. Hopefully it will be a choice of 2 - real semi auto, or firing pin for proper power. A detachable silencer too. Note: 10. I could be trying to make a Henry Repeater Action .22 rifle too.

Posted by MI6 10 years ago


Another Knex challenge! - even better if you're a STAR WARS fan

Oh and if you want another challenge visit my recent challenge to make an M1 Garand : www.instructables.com/community/Knex-M1-Garand-or-the-lack-of-them-/ Now, I was wondering if anyone could make a gun that looked like Hans Solo's DL44 Blaster.If you look it should be quite simple. You could use bakenbitz's BBKWG (www.instructables.com/id/BBKWG) as a starting point. Pic 1. The DL44 Pic 2. The DL44 (side view) Pic 3. The Mauser C96 on ehich it was based. I don't know about you but I really like this gun. With it's only competition the Colt .45 1911, this was the earliest coventional pistol. Pic 4. The hero himself, Hans Solo (with DL44) As the magazine is in front, you should'nt have much of a problem. I don't mind if it doe's or does'nt have the scope. So... Any takers?

Posted by MI6 10 years ago


The m2 carbine...

The m1 carbine was good... but it was not nearly as much as I could give... cons of the v1: 1: friction 2:slow loading 3:3 layer flimsy 4:inaccurate pros of the m2: 1:5 layer thick crosshairing body for max str 2:new bullet for extreme accuracy and shortened loading time 3:new realistic stock 4:mag holds 2 extra. has a realese you pull to get a bullet 5:slightly modeed trigger mec 6: trigger gaurd 7:better looks that the m1 carbine v1 8:better handle than the old one cons of the m2: 1:uses way more pieces than the m1 carbine v1. tell me if you want my third rifle on this site!

Posted by benfoxg 10 years ago


Will replicate any gun*

Yup you give me a gun and I will replicate it* I just don't know what to build but I really need something to post NOW! I'm trying to build my rep up even more so I'm hoping to have at least 10 replicated guns before the end of this summer. Please leave me a good picture of the gun or a link to it. I have the right to reject any gun that I feel I either dislike (miniguns) are too simple (sten) or too complex (uh...insert some very complex weapon here)*will not make anything that involves explosives unless I feel like having an extra grenade launcher or something. I have enough pieces to make most weapons but still limited so nothing big. I will also not make a random gun with just requested features it has to be a real gun.Edit: To encourage people to vote for a gun I'm going to list the features I hope to include in the gun if I do make it.~List of guns~SAW-1 I'll try adding a chain either for actual loading or most likely looks not sure what else yet.M1 Garand-2 I'll probably try a similar loading style.MP5-1 Detacheable mag plus extendable stock.FN F9000-2 (just one more vote) Bullpup design and...well I'm not sure what elseDragunov-1 Detacheable mag and I'm not sure what else but there will be more.You may either place one vote or add your own. I'm only taking 2 more requests bofore you have to vote on one of the choices. If you vote for someone's idea then please post so in a reply to their weapon so I can keep track of how many people voted for it.I'll probably hold this topic until one of the guns (or an new suggested gun) gets 3 votes so hopefully it won't be too long. Then I'll build the next to reach 3 and so on. New guns will be able to replace the old ones in the list that get built.

Posted by TheDunkis 10 years ago


Knex MP44 Assault rifle (or Stg44 for all you technical WWII folks)

Edit: It's here! Here's the link to the instructable. Sorry that it's not as clear as it could be but I made it quickly. Also some of the pictures are a little blury but otherwise very clear in close up areas even. https://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-MP44-Stg44-German-WWII-Assault-rifle-fully/My next WWII gun will be an M1 Garand with real clips that when all shots are fired off the empty shell is launched out.Ok well I was wondering if anyone wanted me to post this. It's a close replica to an MP44 German assault rifle from WWII. I modded the front just a little so it looks a little more realistic than from the picture and movie. I had to take off the sights though because they got in the way of the bullets even though i tried stopping this it didnt work right. Most the details are in the video but if you don't want to watch then let me just list some features-real, good working curved magezine-will extend it a little to make it look better and load more when i make instructions. the last round will pretty much always jam though. not a big deal just always load an extra round-uses rbg mechanism by bedbugg2 to fire either rubberbands or darkgrey connectors-modded the mechanism so you can shoot it full auto without losing the single shot option. It still unleashes all of the rubberbands at once and will jam some of the in the wheel sometimes. If anyone could help me find a way to have it shoot at the real pace of an MP44 or at least slower that would be great!OK I used a modded stock design that i got from ShotPain (although I'm not sure if it is his seeing that i saw it in a couple instructables) and i cant post the stock unless i can convince him but it shouldn't be that hard to come up with.I'm also working on for the future a gun that will be full auto only using a rubberband per ammo and no other technical stuff. No really all it will require is a rubber band for the ammo piece your launching and the rest will take care of its selfI'm also coming up with a pump action shotgun and maybe a break action with shells. NO! not shifles they will be shotguns with an actual spread shot not grenade style but loaded.

Posted by TheDunkis 10 years ago