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

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 :)

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=SMART=

10 years ago

you cant make a load of knex look like an M1 Garand, its impossible

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Kreigshetzer=SMART=

Reply 6 years ago

Exactly. You can't duplicate what General George S. Patton called "The greatest battle implement ever devised."

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jammy5ILIKEPIE333

Reply 7 years ago

dat aint an m1 garand what you found was a m2 carbine

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CapnTacILIKEPIE333

Reply 10 years ago

That's no M1, that's an M2. Just look at the handle on the M2 and the lack of handle on the M1.

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ILIKEPIE333CapnTac

Reply 10 years ago

It could be either, I do not know what you are talking about the handle. The M2 has fully auto but the earlier M1 does not. That could be hard to spot, though. It is probably an M1 because it is one of the first pictures you see when you Google Image Search M1 carbine.

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CapnTacILIKEPIE333

Reply 10 years ago

Look at the guns, ok? Now, look at the M1. Notice how it has no "handle". It is like an old-fashioned shotgun, in which the "handle" is attached to the stock. The M2 has a pistol grip.

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ILIKEPIE333CapnTac

Reply 10 years ago

only the ones for paratroopers. They made it to be extra light so it wouldnt be too much of a burden. They also made it with the M1 "handle"

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ILIKEPIE333Sandisk1duo

Reply 10 years ago

just because it says it is an m2 does not mean that it looks like one just take off the (fake) mag and there you go, instant m1 Garand, just add water

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jammy5

7 years ago

why would people give you any credit if you didnt help build it or even make a gun that they could take abit off to build it?

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dynno97

10 years ago

why would we give you credit? if i built it i would take all the credit.

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ILIKEPIE333Hiyadudez

Reply 9 years ago

I forgot what the discussion was about
*you're late*

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dynno97

9 years ago

Carbine!!!

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dumdum24

9 years ago

gosh stop arguing over a knex gun

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FrOnTLiNe

9 years ago

I made a model and there is some guy that made one that shoots.

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eheeohoo27

10 years ago

m1 garand is a lovely rifle, i like the empty mag pop out at the end lol, its like bam bam bam bam bam bam bam bam, PING

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MI6eheeohoo27

Reply 10 years ago

Finally someone who agrees with me - its very good. Yes i like the PING too but it was a nuisance to the US using it - it gave them away in some situations. "Oh yes, and bring the machine that goes PING!" Sorry random Monty Python quote but it just popped into my head when i saw that.

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knexguyMI6

Reply 10 years ago

"Something is missing, and I can't think what it is..." "The patient?" "Ah yes, the patient! Here she is!" John Cleese, Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life. As regards to the clip ping, surely the gun firing would attract more attention?

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MI6knexguy

Reply 10 years ago

Exactly "What do i do?" "Nothing dear, you're not QUALIFIED ."

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greviousMI6

Reply 10 years ago

yes precicely... "bring out the holy hand grenade" "pull the pin on the holy hand grenade" "throw the holy hand grenade"

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stale56grevious

Reply 10 years ago

"and what do u burn apart from witches?" "MORE WITCHES!"

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kennyboy 2MI6

Reply 10 years ago

the second pictuer after the m1 Garand is a M1 carbine

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eheeohoo27eheeohoo27

Reply 10 years ago

i wonder what the accuracy distance is xd, also wonder how far it goes.

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land o cows

10 years ago

well i just finished a m1 grand shoots great even made rifle grenades for it going to post after i do a few mods on it

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ILIKEPIE333

10 years ago

wood would be better, but that would totaly defeat the purpose of this page
read the name: KNEX m1 garands

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jackillac92

10 years ago

Why K-nex, try making it out of wood!

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ILIKEPIE333

10 years ago

actually the gun on the far right at the bottom is an M1 carbine not an M1 Garand THERE IS A DIFFERENCE!!!!

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benfoxg

10 years ago

hey, I know I made the carbine but... I'M MAKING THE M! GARAND so... yea. It will be semi-auto (Like the real one) and it might go ping when u fire the last shot! omg...

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benfoxgbenfoxg

Reply 10 years ago

Its done! sadly its not semi auto... but it is a single shot srv1-type trigger. haven't tested the range because I finished at 12 pm but I got it to shoot all the way though cardboard (unsharpened...!) the only prob is that it is close to real size therefor the stock and gun don't fit me lol. so here it is! the first pic of a knex m1 Garand!

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MI6benfoxg

Reply 10 years ago

EXCELLENT

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benfoxgMI6

Reply 10 years ago

it tis posted...

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dsman195276

10 years ago

ok, thats what i am building. this with my new bolt mech.

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knexguy

10 years ago

I have been working on one for a while, but can still mod it. Do you want a clip or a mag?

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kennyboy 2

10 years ago

it's not just called a clip the thing that goes ping is called a stripper clip manualy loaded it also has eight rounds one on each side like this <--- <--- <--- <---

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ironman69

10 years ago

I made 1:)

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j-chode!

10 years ago

i made one once, check out my profile thing. theres not an entire picture of it, but it fired far AND looked like one

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ashchetm

10 years ago

The only time I ever liked the m1 was in some video game i have. call me prejudice, but i hate all rifles that dont have separate handles plus they are impossible to build

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Storm950

10 years ago

Very ugly gun I think.

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CapnTacStorm950

Reply 10 years ago

You have obviously never fired one. I have, and if there is anyone who doubts that my Dad owns an M1 Garand, I will post a pic of myself holding it.

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MI6CapnTac

Reply 10 years ago

Fine go ahead . Personally i do not doubt that (no sarcasm).