Introduction

This guide is going to show you how to take apart the blaster to reach the spring that is located in cocking mechanism of the Nerf.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Lay the Nerf Strongarm on its side, left side facing up.

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  • Locate the 12 Philips head screws and remove them: Head Diameter= 4.3mm, Thread Pitch= 1mm, Screw Length= 8mm

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Image 1/1: The other half of the cocking mechanism is connected with a spring which may slide off the blaster. Be advised this is normal but worth watching to avoid damaging the spring.
  • Before removing the cover, make sure to first remove the cover for the cocking mechanism. The top half is freely removable.

    • The other half of the cocking mechanism is connected with a spring which may slide off the blaster. Be advised this is normal but worth watching to avoid damaging the spring.

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Image 1/1: If the blaster is resting on its side, the barrel may shift slightly as it is leaning on itself (seen in the image). This is normal but should be handled with care to keep the blaster together.
  • At this time, remove the blaster cover to reveal its internals.

  • If the blaster is resting on its side, the barrel may shift slightly as it is leaning on itself (seen in the image). This is normal but should be handled with care to keep the blaster together.

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Image 1/1: Notice, the gray colored piece must be removed first in order for the larger half to be removed.
  • Once the screws have been removed, lift the top half of the gun off.

    • Notice, the gray colored piece must be removed first in order for the larger half to be removed.

  • Take care and try not to lose any smaller pieces as you open it up.

    • Locking tab for attachments.

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Image 1/2: Screw specifications: Philips head, Head Diameter= 4.3mm, Thread Pitch= 1mm, Screw Length= 8mm Image 2/2: Screw specifications: Philips head, Head Diameter= 4.3mm, Thread Pitch= 1mm, Screw Length= 8mm
  • Remove the screw on the inside of the gun.

    • Screw specifications: Philips head, Head Diameter= 4.3mm, Thread Pitch= 1mm, Screw Length= 8mm

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Image 1/2: Remove the front component from the blaster. Image 2/2: Both components do not need any tools to be removed.
  • Remove the barrel from the blaster.

  • Remove the front component from the blaster.

  • Both components do not need any tools to be removed.

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Image 1/3: Then remove the cocking holdback. Image 2/3: Then remove the air compressor chamber. Image 3/3: Then remove the air compressor chamber.
  • First, remove the trigger.

  • Then remove the cocking holdback.

  • Then remove the air compressor chamber.

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Image 1/3: This is the spring controlling the cocking mechanism. If the spring is damaged, replace it. Image 2/3: This is the spring controlling the cocking mechanism. If the spring is damaged, replace it. Image 3/3: This is the spring controlling the cocking mechanism. If the spring is damaged, replace it.
  • Locate and remove the indicated screw.

  • This is the spring controlling the cocking mechanism. If the spring is damaged, replace it.

Where do I buy a new one

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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8 Comments

That screw holding the spring on the cocking mechanism, I accidently misplaced that, can you tell me what type of screw it is so I could buy a replacement.

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HNK - Reply

Where does the locking tab in step 5 go

ryandavidseeweizhi - Reply

on the top of the gun(Seeing from the position as if you're aiming)

Its only there for accesory so it still works if you don't return it

chanisco -

butt my spring was not damaged so whats wrong then?

Cryo - Reply

The catch piece that catches the trigger slide broke when the kids dropped it while cocked. I tried gorrila gluing the very small platic nubs back on but they couldnt hold the spring pressure when cocked and broke again. Where can i buy parts?

kris_866 - Reply

What type of spring is it and where can I buy it because I stretched it too much and now it won't work

The Irish Potato - Reply

Where did the little, orange rectangle that appears in Step 5 come from and where do I put it back??

Christopher Davis - Reply

Ooops, okay, got it. I just saw the message above on this same topic!

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