I toted my Nerf Recon on my hip for Halloween, which made me remember to finally post these pics of the Nerf mod:
Initial tear down of the Recon.
Better shot of the spring, not in its proper firing position mind you, but almost. I think I only ended up stretching it to be 1/2 inch longer in rest position.
I carved out the single dart storage spot to make room for the 9v battery to power the EL wire. Used a combination of utility knife and a chisel.
With the trigger in place and all the moving parts the only place I could find to mount the switch was right above the trigger. It was still a tight fit after the wiring was in.
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