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This is my first Instructable and it is a knex tank it is pretty powerful, I mean it.

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Step 1: The peices you need

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you will need:
  • 7 orange connectors,
  • 2 rubber bands,
  • 4 red connectors,
  • 16 purple connectors,
  • 13 blue spacers,
  • 13 blue spacers,
  • 13 green rods,
  • 11 white connectors,
  • 1 piece of tape,
  • 4 wheels,
  • 13 white rods,
  • and 3 red rods, I know it says 2 but I messed up.

Step 2: The ram

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build the ram. you need the tape on it or it will fall off when you fire it.

Step 3: The barrel

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build the barrel it fires best with the blue rods.

Step 4: The shell

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build the shell to hold the barrel.

Step 5: The platform

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build the platform, the right is the back and the left is the front.

Step 6: Put it all together

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put it all together. I have a lot of pictures to help.

Step 7: Add the rubber bands.

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add the rubber bands as shown. now pull back the ram load in a blue rod and fire it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Step 8: If you want to

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If you want to you can get x32 chain link, 4 red gears, and replace the two green rods in step 3 to white rods and put on x16 chain link on each side of the red wheels. :D :D
if that is the trigger, add an elastic band, and a yellow connetor with white rods coming from it from one end, and the diagnoal slot, like \ /, then connect it to one of the black pieces, and attach the elastic band from the horizontal white rod, to the trigger
its not a trigger
oh, then what exactly is it?
a block trigger
ok well i was half right