Introduction: Knex Grenade (Stielhandgranate)

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A knex stick grenade that has a blast radius of around 3 metres depending on elastic bands. The grenade fires 8 green rods in four directions and has a handle for easy throwing. Lots of people posted knex guns so I thought I would post a grenade!!!

Step 1: Pieces

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You need:

10 White connectors
4 Yellow connectors
8 Green connectors
8 Purple connectors (individual) or 4 in pairs
4 Red connectors
8 Grey connectors
16 Light Grey connectors
8 Tan connectors
4 Red/Orange rods
24 White rods
8 Blue rods
4 Green rods (excluding ammo)
16 Blue spacers
2 Square Mini Panels/ 2 White connectors+ 8Green rods
8 Rubber bands

And some flexible wire

Step 2: The Handle

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Take the four red/ orange rods and connect them to the 2 white connectors like this.

Step 3: Handle-grenade Connection

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Get 2 green connectors and a green rod and connect them as shown and then do it an another 3 times and connect the four parts to the panel.

Step 4: Main Frame

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Take 4 White and 4 purple connectors and 16 white rods and put them together like this!

Step 5: Charges

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follow picture

Step 6: Construction

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connect the charges to the frame like so....

Step 7: Construction

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add the top and handle like this

Step 8: Finished

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Now your grenade is finished all you have to do is make the circles that explode the grenade.

Step 9: Firing Rings

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Get the wire and use some pliers to snip the wire so it is around 9cm and make it in to a cirle with a diameter (width) of around 1.2cm - 1.3cm. Do this a few times as unless you tie the rings to the grenade they are very easy to lose!!!!

Step 10: Loading and Firing

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Take the top and bottom off the grenade to expose the firing rods, then push all of the rods into the middle like in the 4th and 5th pictures. Then all you have to do is put the green rods in the barrels and THROW!!! The impact of the grenade hitting the floor or the wall will make the grenade explode and fire green rods everywhere!!!!


pinderfish (author)2011-03-06

i threw this at my friend it hit him in the face but the blast radius was still quite large unfortunatley he shot me back with an airsoft m4

The Nomlack (author)pinderfish2011-03-18


pinderfish (author)The Nomlack2011-03-18

it was kinda funny

darth acexxacer (author)2008-07-01

like i said it was a joke damn get off my back

Well it wasn't a funny joke >:/

and your point is?

Your like that german people are all like: ahh we lost.... SO NOT TRUE! they have sore spots like every country, but not about them losing.

no its called a joke like all good jokes it makes fun of some peoples

dynno97 (author)darth acexxacer2009-02-09

Not this far, that is like sticking ur middle finger on live television! NO OFFENSE SO PLEASE DONT FLAG THIS COMMENT!

ILIKEPIE333 (author)dynno972009-04-03

bush did that

knex_mepalm (author)ILIKEPIE3332009-07-11

Give me a video, I saw obama did that but not our straight, secretly.

ILIKEPIE333 (author)knex_mepalm2009-07-12

Its a one fingered victory salute!

knex_mepalm (author)ILIKEPIE3332009-07-12
I got one, scratching you chin is considered illegal now watch when he wipes away at the end around at 19-22 seconds

ILIKEPIE333 (author)knex_mepalm2009-07-13

Oh, snap!

knex_mepalm (author)ILIKEPIE3332009-07-13

Well? Did you see it? I did and oh crap help i'm getting arrested, take a joke!

ILIKEPIE333 (author)knex_mepalm2009-07-14

did you see on the news this morning there was a squirrel that got its head stuck in a yogurt cup? They called it "one squirrel, one cup" (as in two girls, one cup)

knex_mepalm (author)ILIKEPIE3332009-07-19

2 birds one stone? I saw that, i think but thats just a freak accident

ILIKEPIE333 (author)knex_mepalm2009-07-19


knex_mepalm (author)ILIKEPIE3332009-07-21

what that mean "one squirrel, one cup" (as in two girls, one cup)" is it a metaphor or what?

See two rabbits two cups.

ILIKEPIE333 (author)knex_mepalm2009-07-23

no, it is a play on the name of a (in)famous video on the internet check it out, if you dare (my friends watched it and said they nearly puked)

ILIKEPIE333 (author)knex_mepalm2009-07-14


darth acexxacer (author)dynno972009-02-09

i would love to do that

No thets not needed, offending people in jokes. There are very funny jokes that, don't offend people.

you must live in a very different world were everyone is always happy

I'd rather live in Viccie.B1993's world.

dynno97 (author)Skreetsha2009-02-09

SO TRUE! Dont get started with America, LOL alot a bad stuff happened there too! i know alot.

that sounds wrong

italiangold (author)2007-08-07

this is a slaughtering of an amazing world war 2 grenade, the germans used these to do massive damage. anywho you souldn't piddle on affairs like that.

ya the Germans are still sore about them loosing

I'm a 1/4 German and I in no way am "sore about them loosing"

I'm 1/2 and I'm not either but people always ask aren't you pissed off about Germans loosing in ww2 ?

forumz (author)darth acexxacer2010-05-24

im 100% german, though i now live in america. ES LEBE DEUTSCHLAND!

RMConstruction (author)forumz2010-12-07

Meh auf Deutschland.

I'm 1/4 Polish but no-one cares......

correct jk but that was a little random

dynno97 (author)darth acexxacer2009-02-09

And im a WWII buff, plus im a bit german myself, im not proud of germany though in the war, but on the other hand, Germany has lots of great inventions like the rocket or the awesome giant glider they built

ILIKEPIE333 (author)dynno972009-04-03


dynno97 (author)darth acexxacer2009-02-09

that is kinda racist, no offense

be quiet not all Germans are Nazis I myself am part Prussian and I am not a Nazi or part of the Gestapo


dynno97 (author)darth acexxacer2009-02-09

ur kinda mean to people, no offense and if u ban this comment i will report u to instructables for fraud! Just KIDDING!

sukinmaru (author)italiangold2009-10-06

Relax, it is not a "slaughtering" of anything. It is just something built for fun. Loads of people put frag grenades on the website but nobody ever made a stick grenade. I think it's great that someone tried something new. Great work

ILIKEPIE333 (author)italiangold2009-07-13

plus, how do you suppose we construct a concussion grenade out of knex?

ILIKEPIE333 (author)italiangold2009-04-03

its not that bad

Trogador (author)italiangold2007-10-05


mberg (author)2010-08-23

i only have #64 rubberbands. do u have a solution for that kind of problem?

ericgalt (author)2010-07-22

Aren't you kinda missing something the Stielhandgranate was famous for having a two damaging ability. They have the part you have usually burred under ground and a timed through-up grenade that would be thrown in to the air to and more damage. If you add a timer and another part that is thrown in to the air and they both explode at the same time that would be more authenticate. But nice grenade anyway.

Are you sure that you aren't talking about the S-mine?

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