Introduction: K'Nex Hybrid Slingshot/Bow
After seeing lots of K'nex...contraptions...on Instructables and THE BEAST arrow-shooter, I decided to make my own version.
I am thinking about making a "real life" one, with actual arrows, but am currently working on other projects.
The final result is accurate, light, and fast-shooting.
Supplies: (All are standard pieces)
Five Grey/Black rods (the black ones add strength)
Three white connectors
Nine to eight rubber bands - any size
Two standard grey connectors
A flexible rod - preferably a large size - for the arrow holder/guide
NOTE: Make sure that the rubber band is looped around the red connectors. It won't go straight otherwise. :(
Also, the string of rubber bands is looped directly onto the black rod in the picture. The grey connectors are only there to keep the rubber bands in place.
Place the arrow head through the rubber band string.
Pick up another arrow!
Also - multiple arrows can be shot at once - multiplying the fun. :)
WARNING: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURY CAUSED BY THIS PROJECT. DO NOT AIM AT ANY LIVING THINGS. DON'T BE DUMB WITH THIS - IT CAN CAUSE IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE.
I encourage comments and constructive criticism. This is my first I'ble, so please rate!