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#1 Blue

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 07:31 PM

I forgot to take a pic of it before I opened it, so here's a pic Bob took awhile back.
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The gun is really simple, just open it up and pull this out
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And this is where the airflow comes out:
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Go around the seem with a knife and pop it off:
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Now cut the front part off, it cuts real easy with a decent knife:
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And do the middle too:
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Now, take your dremel and sand out the grates until a PVC coupler can fit through. It doesn't have to be perfect, but you do have to make it close, you can use the green parts as a guide to see how far you've gone:
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This is the somewhat tricky, but not really, part of the mod. Put the the thing rubber side down on some cardboard, and trace out some circles. Cut them out and stick them under the rubber part. Now, stick the coupler in from the plastic part and let it rest on the cardboard. Glue it with whatever you want, I used hot glue. The reason for this is to keep the coupler straight, and also so that the plunger head cushion stays useful and stops the plunger head from ramming straight into the coupler:
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Now just super glue that piece back in and re-assemble. There is a perfect slot for hopper clips, but as is you can't fit a speedloader because of that wall. I might cut it out later:
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The gun has a MASSIVE plunger, but a relatively slow air output, so I don't know what it needs in barrel length. Using some CPVC and nice darts, I was getting maybe 80 feet. Flat shots of course. Feedback appreciated.

Edited by Blue, 21 April 2010 - 07:41 PM.

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#2 ModSquad

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 08:20 PM

Really nice work man, looks clean and gets good ranges. Just one question though, how do you cock it.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 08:46 PM

Can we get a full body shot with a barrel attached?
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 08:53 PM

Sweet. I love how it is actually a bow. No spring, just powered by the string. We need more guns like that.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 08:59 PM

I'll hopefully get a full body shot, but I can't with the barrel I used since that was just a cpvc coupler I held in place. You cock it by pulling back the knob thing.
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#6 Zmandudesk82

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 09:20 PM

Man, that's some very nice work Blue. How comfortable is it? It looks like it would be weird to hold...

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QUOTE(Coal Ten @ May 4 2010, 02:57 PM) View Post

simply because I love the feeling of nice hard wood between my fingers.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 10:41 PM

Man, that's some very nice work Blue. How comfortable is it? It looks like it would be weird to hold...


I really need to get a pic pf the whole thing up, but it's quite comfy. It has a handle and a place to rest your hand farther down similar to the Nerf crossbow.
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Posted 22 January 2016 - 02:49 PM

I made a very similar modified blaster out of this same crossbow. it's super fun to use. https://www.facebook...&type=3


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