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this is my knex mortar what do you think post or not? P.S. this uses a trigger similar to Iacs trigger. Gets about 100 feet I tore it apart because no one likes it

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DJ Radio

9 years ago

no, dont post it, its too simple........

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shadowninja31DJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

y not? things can be simple but effective.... maybe this is one of those things....

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DJ Radioshadowninja31

Reply 9 years ago

I tried making simple but effective guns early in my knexer days, but then i wasnt considered a good knexer after I posted....

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shadowninja31DJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

well yeah i guess thats true for all of us.... well i guess he could post if he wants......

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DJ Radioshadowninja31

Reply 9 years ago

He doesnt have a good rep yet, he should get that first.....

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KitemanDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

He shouldn't post until he has a good rep.

He can't get a good rep without posting.

He can't post without...

DJR, Have you ever read "Catch 22"?

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DJ RadioKiteman

Reply 9 years ago

well, If you post meh things with a good rep, people will know you can build better stuff and not consider you a bad builder...... He can get a good rep with posting, just post cool new stuff that has good range/power and has something new or looks good no, I havent read "catch 22", never heard about it either

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Lithium RainDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

DJ, Kiteman's point is this: How can he get "rep" without posting? Answer: he can't.

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Der BradlyLithium Rain

Reply 9 years ago

Well, the thing is he might not get rep by posting this gun

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KitemanDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

You really ought to read it...

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Oompa-LoompaKiteman

Reply 9 years ago

I have never read it, but I do believe that I caught on to the meaning of the phrase. Funny.

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TheDunkisDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

we all start on something. I started with block triggers although I never posted. I still had to post something even if it wasn't that great just to get me starting. It's the same for everyone else.

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DJ RadioTheDunkis

Reply 9 years ago

Its not his first knex gun tho. I started with RBG's but I never posted. I still posted my sniper rifle, mostly because I didnt know the standards and I had a positive reaction on the fourm

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TheDunkisKnex_Gun_Builder

Reply 9 years ago

Give it an actually stand and then give it something that actually explodes. I've been waiting a long time for someone to make a mortar that launches either IaC's war bomb or my Suplody. Mortars are made for some heavy ground support after all.

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TheDunkisI_am_Canadian

Reply 9 years ago

Awesome! Will you be able to make it use both of our bombs? The Suplody has more shrapnel while your WB is just easier to make and use so unless we mash these two together some how I think it would be best to be able to fire both types.

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I_am_CanadianTheDunkis

Reply 9 years ago

Im not sure... I had a v2 grenade that worked, but its going to highly moddable ammo-wise, so Im gonna make the mech and then find out what grenades work best.

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DJ RadioTheDunkis

Reply 9 years ago

I could do it................. If I had 3000 knex parts....

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Kiteman

9 years ago

;-)

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DJ RadioKiteman

Reply 9 years ago

The zeroth law is bent and twisted in the knexer's world. posting a knex project depends on the quality of the item, and if it has anything new. This motar has nothing new, and its quality is meh.

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KitemanDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

A quick search reveals only six K'NEX mortars, none like this. Ergo, the Zeroth Law is clearly applicable.

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DJ RadioKiteman

Reply 9 years ago

It can look very different from other mortars, but still not have anything new. same goes for quality

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KitemanDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

I didn't say this was a new design. However, it achieves its ends through a different arrangement of pieces to the other designs on this site. As for quality, define "meh" - are you claiming it doesn't work? That it will fall apart upon firing? That its range is poor? Zeroth Law applies. The real story here is a member trying to set himself up as "top dog" in K'NEX, controlling what other K'NEXers post. That is not in the spirit of this site, and not a pleasant thing to see.

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DJ RadioKiteman

Reply 9 years ago

well, in the knex world "meh" means its nothing special- it can be simple and reliable, but there is nothing that sets it apart from other knex guns... but still, im not trying to set myself up as top dog in knex, and others have said they dont want this gun posted too. (i may be trying too too hard tho)

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jollexDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

im not trying to set myself up as top dog in knex,
*cough* *cough*

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Oompa-Loompa

9 years ago

Sorry, but I am gonna have to say this one is a no-go. It's just really simple.