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CO2 Powered Nerf Magstrike mod parts.

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CO2 Powered Nerf Magstrike mod parts. by Dogbert Feb 23, 2015
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These are a couple things to mod your Nerf Magstrike to make it AWESOME!
This adds some of the parts to mod your Nerf Magstrike to CO2 powered -

  • 16gram CO2 cartridge holder for the side of the Magstrike.
  • The button for the back of the bladder (to make sure the micro-switch gets hit)
  • A 40mm piston chamber expander to get more punch per shot.
    See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4KYusSSZDk for the full workings.
    If you have any questions, please feel free to comment! :)

UPDATE: Added a 2x CO2 holder for the Tactical Rail!
Also added front button to finish off where the pump handle used to be!
See instructions!

Instructions

For printing the chamber expander or the button -

  • Orientate these upside-down. (Hollow bit faces up)

  • Chamber expander - print with full infill on a really slow speed to get good layer bond - this part will have 50+ PSI of pressure pushed at it.
    I used pressure pipe PVC glue and a cable tie to hold the expander in place. Leave the cable tie there for added support!

For the CO2 cartridge holder - print in the orientation provided.

Added 2x CO2 holder for the Tactical Rail.

  • Number 2 - is an easy push in fit. May only need a bit of doubled over paper wrapped around the thread for a tighter fit. (I use the tear-off part from a packet of Fisherman's Friends)
  • Number 2b - is 0.4mm tighter fit - You can always sandpaper it a bit if it's too tight.

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Could you list the extra parts required to make this work?

Hmmm... thinking... that was a long time ago I made this... sold it ages ago.
All of the parts I got off ebay
From what I remember -

  • mini beer keg regulator that holds 16 gram CO2 cartridges
  • male 1/8 NPT right angle to 6mm air hose push connect adapter fitting. x2
  • 6mm air hose push connect T piece (this is for connecting the bladder line, trigger line and output of solenoid).
  • car/truck air horn solenoid valve (these are usually 12v / 24v universal. If not get the 12v).
  • female 1/4 NPT to 6mm air hose push connect fitting - for the output of the solenoid valve.
  • microswitch for the back of the bladder (see video) and main turn on switch.
  • 3 cell 18650 holder.
  • 1mt of 6mm air hose.

Can't remember if there is any more. That should get you well on the way.

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