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Hello, this is a little slingshot that I've made. It has gone through many names, such being bow and cannon, but I've come up with the most suitable word for it: a slingshot. It can fire from my house's kitchen, through the dining room and slightly into the living room with a medium band.

How it Works:
1: Pull the rubber band that is attached to the front onto the 2 white rods sticking out in the back of the slingshot.
2: Rip off one of the slingshot's legs :D (the red connector with a yellow rod on it's middle slot.
3: quickly pull the leg so that the red connector goes between the 2 white rods in the back, pull it up and let go. PEW! you send the leg across the room.

This is an ideal 'shot for fun and mostly non-lethal K'nex wars with friends! It might sting at point blank or the sort, though.
This slingshot it totally built for single-shot, but, if you have enough dexterity, don't forget the multi-shot feature as in all slingshots.

Step 1: List of Pieces Required

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These are the required pieces for a whole Lobster cannon. NOT INCLUDING AMMO which takes another 4 red connectors, and 4 yellow rods (1 yellow plugged into the middle slot of each red conector)

LIST OF PIECES FOR THE ITEM:
-Connectors-
2 Whites/Snowflakes
2 Small Greys
2 Light Browns/Pins
4 Reds
4 Blacks/"Y"s
5 Greens
9 Yellows
11 Purples

-Rods-
2 Yellows
2 Stretchy Oranges
2 Stretchy Light BluishPurples (can be replaced by blue)
3 Blues
9 Whites
10 Deep Greens

-Misc-
1 Rubber band (I use a medium-thick band but the others might work as well)

EDIT: you should be able to do normal purples instead of the stretchy ones; I just use the stretchy ones for comfort.
 
hunter9992 years ago
Nice!
LvNo1000 (author)  hunter9992 years ago
Thanks!
SN1P3RL0RD2 years ago
What about the older knex that cant buy anymore and loses pieces constantly?
LvNo1000 (author)  SN1P3RL0RD2 years ago
What?
never mind i think i put it on the wrong one. anyways do you happen to have a PS3?
LvNo1000 (author)  SN1P3RL0RD2 years ago
Yes, but why do you want to know?
Idk i meant to put it on one that said something about a new knexer
good and simple
LvNo1000 (author)  TheAwesomestDude2 years ago
Thanks :D
your welcome
Nice! All your pictures are made in 2041 :)
LvNo1000 (author)  sandroknexmaster2 years ago
:s thats weird
LvNo1000 (author) 2 years ago
I know the main picture of the fully assembld gun+stand+ammo on couch is blurry; But I'm not going to retake it, sorry!
As Theawesomestdude said, it looks nice.
On a side note, you'll probably want to use the reply button next time. That way, people get an email saying someone replied, so they can respond quicker.
Have fun around here
Mike
LvNo1000 (author)  dr. richtofen2 years ago
Ok! Thank you; I'll use reply next time when I'm answering a comment.
No problemo =D