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Here are the instructions for my singleshot slingshot.

Video: http://www.instructables.com/id/Dash-Knex-Slinghot/
 
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Step 1: Layer 1

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1: Make this.
2-3: Add grey/black and blue rods.

Step 2: Layer 2

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Add the second layer. I recommend connecting all the connectors to the rods and then adding in the rods. It will make it much easier.

Step 3: Layer 3

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Add all the parts to the third layer.

Step 4: Layer 4

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Add the 4th Layer. Make sure you add the trigger guard and the green rods in the handle.

Step 5: Layer 5

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Add the 5th layer.

Step 6: Trigger and Bands

1: Make this.
2: Attach it here.
3: Add this white rod here.
4: Make these.
5: Attach them to the other thing you made.
6: Make this.
7: Add it to the rest of the trigger
8: Make this.
9: Add it like in the picture.
10: Add a rubber band here.
11: Add a rubber band here.
12: Add this rubber band to the trigger part inside the gun (I used a toothpick and wrapped the rubber band around it to get it through the gun).

Step 7: Bow

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1: Add 9 orange connectors to each side.
2: Add one blue spacer to each side of each grey/black rod.
3: Add your rubber bands. The bottom rubber bands are to make the bow bend less but they don't actually work so you can leave them off.
4: Add two more orange connectors to each side of the bow.
do you think that i could make it only 3 layers thick (i am short on knex due to 4 other guns i currently have created) and just deal with it being more flimsy?
next to the srv-2 this is the best gun on the site
this slingshot looks great but before i build i need to have a rough idea of how many white rods and how many white/yellow connectors there r. if its not to much of a bother please respond asap
cool
DJ Radio3 years ago
Seems like a very good quality build. The only thing that looks like it needs work is the bow.
~Aeronous~3 years ago
You might want to link this in the instructable.
~Aeronous~3 years ago
This is great. I'm just building the proper one again (not the short barreled version I made before) because it is to date the best slingshot/crossbow I have ever made, beats the spiriani V2 and V3. Fantastic job on the mechanics of it, how everything is crossed over one, I used a similar concept on my crossbow. Keep it up, and also make another step for people who have made it to post their pics and mods.
~KGB~4 years ago
love it!
you built?
nope, i havent got much time on my hands
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~Aeronous~4 years ago
Low on pieces, made a shortbarreled version. Thank you for using orange connectors on the sear, or else it would have caused a lot of problems when shortening the trigger system.
I made it, it's pretty epic! Keep up the good work!
instruct394 years ago
great gun. seams like u use alot of yellow cons though. 5*
Awesome! I like it 5*s and favorite!!!
Dirtyboyy4 years ago
good job , i like the trigger ! 5*
TSC4 years ago
Nice!
cupcake434 years ago
cool
Very good 5*
Storm9504 years ago
Good job.