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#1 Ubermensch

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:13 PM

The Nerf Rocket Air Launcher: have you heard of it? Probably not. This gun is one of the rarest, most obscure and overlooked nerf guns ever created. Stock , the gun launches foam rockets over 60 feet. I wanted more. This revolutionary modification gets over 120’ flat, with the simplest trigger system I’ve ever seen. The writeup follow’s rawray7’s foundational crossbow writeup in that it is in stages.

Materials Needed:
Nerf Rocket Air Launcher
Hacksaw
Electrical Tape
1 foot (1’) of PETG tubing
Bundles of love

Stage One

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The gun is totally stock. It can only fire the stock rockets and stock nerf mega darts. The gun was originally meant to be fired by placing it on the ground and stomping on it. However, after several weeks of testing, I have discovered that one can also fire it by holding it in midair and squeezing it in their hand, with only a small range sacrifice. This “squeezy” firing mechanism fires a burst of air out relatively quickly, so I decided to treat the gun as an air gun.


Stage Two


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Air restrictor removal. As shown in this “Fig. A”, the stock barrel of the blaster has a lip over it which restricts full airflow from being achieved.


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Fig. A

Cutting off the barrel widens the hole and still allows the nerfer to fire the stock missiles from the blaster.


Stage Three

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Addition of a barrel. Wrap the stock barrel peg in e-tape, then jam a 12” piece of PETG onto the stub.

Now, one can hold the gun upside-down to fire and steady the barrel with their free hand.

All ranges are flat*.

Ranges:

110’
130’
115’
120’
105
140’
100’ (Bad Stefan)

Average: 117’

Ranges: (banded)

110’
130’
115’
120’
105’
140’
100’

Average: 117’


Finally, the video:

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Edited by Ubermensch, 10 December 2008 - 09:51 PM.

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#2 silentsnipe

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:16 PM

Wow, is it really that rare?!? I have never seen this before. Nice mod. Really, nice work! And, why did you rickroll us? Some guy got banned for that on this forums. Better watch out.
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#3 aishihigeo

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:17 PM

Wow that is the best video i have seen of a nerf gun.˙sıɥʇ ǝʞıl ƃuıɥʇǝɯos ƃuıop ɹoɟ pǝpuɐq ǝq llıʍ noʎ ʞuıɥʇ ı

Edited by aishihigeo, 10 December 2008 - 09:36 PM.

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You mean Jesus doesn't get you an extra 20 feet?
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:18 PM

You little son of a bitch, you rick rolled me. But Nice modification, I can't get over how of ranges you are getting from that tiny little blaster. Nice work.

Edited by Icespartan_1114, 10 December 2008 - 09:19 PM.

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#5 kluve56

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:18 PM

Dammit, you got me. It all looked legit until I reread the ranges and saw "banded."
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:34 PM

!!!ekaf si dom siht

This mod is Fake!!!

Backwards people...

Why, Uber? Why??!?!!?!!!!!
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:53 PM

I personaly would have left it the way it was because of the rarity of this toy. But since you arn't a collector, I guess it doesnt really matter.

Does this remind any of you of that SNL skit from forever ago "Nerf Crotch Bats!"
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#8 Betrayal

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:54 PM

Not to be a noob, but what's rickrolling?
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#9 Ubermensch

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:57 PM

I personaly would have left it the way it was because of the rarity of this toy. But since you arn't a collector, I guess it doesnt really matter.

Does this remind any of you of that SNL skit from forever ago "Nerf Crotch Bats!"


I own three of them. This one was leaky and sucked, so I figured, what the hell?
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#10 Echnalaid

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 09:59 PM

Not to be a noob, but what's rickrolling?

It's when you give a fake link to Rick Astley's 1980s hit, Never Gonna Give You Up.
For example, you expected to see a video of this, but you saw the Astely video instead.

On Topic- How do band a stomp gun like that?
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 10:07 PM

You put a rubberband on it. If you look carefully, the ranges are exactly the same. It's part of the rickroll.
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#12 Quilan Fett

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 10:12 PM

Am I the only one who thinks these ranges were a joke?
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#13 Soothsayer

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 10:15 PM

I just did this mod with a 2 foot piece of PVC, it goes twice as far as my singled titan, I recommend this mod to everyone. Totally my new primary.
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yeah I'm that guy who made that cool thing with the cool paint.


#14 Ubermensch

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 10:23 PM

Totally cool, Sooth. This is my new primary too. DCNO pwnage, here I come!
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 10:31 PM

You guys are all nubs, I found one of these at goodwill the other day and taped the stomp pad to the barrel of the titan. The titan's air blast compresses the stomp pad, and a stefan gets launched out of the ten foot brass barrel I have glued onto the front. When I test fired it shot through my wall and I lost the stefan, sniff.
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 10:38 PM

You just flashed me back to when I was five. The rockets that these things came with were awesome...excellent to chew on. Until you got to the inner sleeve of PETG on the inside that helped them slip off the tank stem. It worked well, but sadly lost effectiveness once the rockets got stepped on.
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 10:49 PM

˙sıɥʇ ǝʞıl ƃuıɥʇǝɯos ƃuıop ɹoɟ pǝpuɐq ǝq llıʍ noʎ ʞuıɥʇ ı


WTF!?


Lol, nice one German Dude.
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Posted 10 December 2008 - 11:00 PM

If you didn't know, it can be read upside down (Couldn't tell if there was sarcasm there..XD)

I should really start checking my damn Thrift Stores now a days.... By the way, nice mod.
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#19 Ubermensch

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 11:12 PM

You just flashed me back to when I was five. The rockets that these things came with were awesome...excellent to chew on. Until you got to the inner sleeve of PETG on the inside that helped them slip off the tank stem. It worked well, but sadly lost effectiveness once the rockets got stepped on.


Yeah, these things are hella old. The missiles are a weird spongy material.
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#20 kluve56

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 11:35 PM

wait wait wait
I realize that a lot of this mod was fake, but do you actually get semi-respectable ranges from doing this?
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#21 aishihigeo

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 11:42 PM

Great mod.

Edited by aishihigeo, 11 December 2008 - 08:09 PM.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:33 PM

Grade-A stuff Uber! But you should've waited for April 1st.
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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:35 PM

˙sıɥʇ ǝʞıl ƃuıɥʇǝɯos ƃuıop ɹoɟ pǝpuɐq ǝq llıʍ noʎ ʞuıɥʇ ı


WTF!?


Lol, nice one German Dude.

Ha yes that was wring upside down and i was being sarcastic, oh and im a jew. :)


I was referring to Ubermensch.
His name in German is "Super Man"
Hence the avatar.
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#24 Ubermensch

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 08:51 PM

Grade-A stuff Uber! But you should've waited for April 1st.


Yeah, but I finished this and couldn't wait. I did originally mean to post it on April Fool's day. At least the posts in this thread have separated the smart people from the fools.

Edited by Ubermensch, 11 December 2008 - 08:51 PM.

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