I bet that you guys couldnt make that, and if you do, than post it here, otherwise you are sissies, so just f**k off.
So I took it as a personal challenge. I took apart my FAR (which I would probably never finish because I'm a simplistic bastard), and my SNAP-3 (which was basically a couple of tubes), and got crackin' on it...
Here she is...
My "Anti-Crossbow", of sorts. Yeah, I love purple.
Here's the chargerod that I placed in the stock, as per Carbon's SNAP 1.5 variant. I used 1/2" CPVC for my plunger rod, to save some weight (and hopefully increase plunger speed). The chargerod handle sticks out about 1.5" so I epoxied a marker cap (nice lime green so I can see it) over the end of it, and now it's threaded for removal for maintenance. The chargerod is positioned so that it won't hit any of my body parts while aiming in a normal rifle-type manner.
While I liked my little carbine-length barrel, it wasn't efficient at all. Now resides 11" of PETG nested in a PVC sleeve. Future plan will have two of them in atypical Crossbow quick-reload, flip-breech fashion.
I don't have the proper SNAP spring, all I had handy was some 6 inch pop-up sprinkler springs from a couple of Hunter heads. I stuck one into the other, as each individual spring wasn't much to write home about, finished slappin' her together, then did some test runs.
50 feet flat! Wow, it works!
Now mind you, this is with totally wrong springs. Which also led to it's first premature failure.
The springs being big and rather coily (as opposed to the proper spring wound tightly around the plunger rod), the springs or catch must've gotten caught on the plunger gasket (rubber fender washer), and now there's a tear on it, and while it still shoots 25-30 feet, it was taken down again.
Of course, I now have enough parts to build 4-5 more SNAPs, and I'm heading to HNL for business tomorrow, so I will be in the joy of joys; Home Depot, Lowes, and an ACE store that has springs. And I'm a buyin' some stuff to bring home. And, I'm replacing the torn rubber washer.
I won't build any more SNAPs until my new baby shoots good and straight, and I get to take on my 16 year old nephew (he's the one with the old Expand-a-Blast that I got to shootin' 80 feet consistently) and give him something to worry about.
But for now...oh SNAP!
I won't tell you who the anonymous member is, nor will I ask the NerfHaven members to compare his homemade to mine. I guess I have to thank him for the inspiration and boost. Everyone should build a SNAP. They kick some butt.