Introduction: Knex Guitar (Bass)

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This my entry for TGKT Round 2. It is a bass guitar, very heavy (more than a Knexsayer!) and I can get at least 2 tunes out of it, with varying degrees of accuracy. See my video post for those (should be up before the 15th but seeing as each vid takes about 15 mins to upload...). I do realise that it only has one string, but it is much easier to play like this, and can support all 4 strings. It is slightly shorter that a 3/4 size bass, as the only even slightly playable parts of the strings are right by the top of the neck.


shadowwolfbk2016 (author)2017-05-02

geez, am I the only one viewing/commenting on this one in 2017? anyways, this thing is SO cool! the only problem is, I'm going to have to destroy my wicked looking trident to make it, otherwise I won't have enough pieces. :(

wickless candles (author)2010-09-21

this is great

Undermig (author)2009-03-13

i only wanna know how to make the neck and tha last part< of the guitsr he end<<< were theirs 4 pieace kinda grey conectors.

knexguy (author)Undermig2009-03-13

Sorry, can't really remember how it attached together myself now.

knexpert1 (author)knexguy2010-01-20

nice guitar

Undermig (author)knexguy2009-03-13

you destroyed it.. wow

knexguy (author)Undermig2009-03-13

Destroyed it after about a week. Still have a bit of it though.

Shaznazabbadaz (author)2009-07-22

i made a guitar a while ago, with real guitar strings!, it didnt really sound much like a real guitar

Undermig (author)2009-03-12

Hey il make you a deal.well if your interested and plz be... show me how to make this awsome guitar. and il add some pikups home made and il show you how to make it and insert it on this guitar to put it on a amp. cause well i want a knex guitar bas and this is the secound 1 i found. and its the best.

knexguy (author)Undermig2009-03-13

The other one probably resembled a harp. It would be no good to play off an amp, as it cannot support real strings.

DJ Radio (author)2009-02-17

sweet guitar!

knexguy (author)DJ Radio2009-02-19

Thanks :)

Robertthegreen (author)2009-02-14

Nice Guitar Happ for your Comment

shmi117 (author)2009-02-09

dude post this i want to play it!!!! I will break up my knexsayer because its getting a little old... POST!

knexguy (author)shmi1172009-02-10

Tried to remake it but failed. I am also working on a crossbow at the moment so I'm a bit busy, also heping Barrax out with something.

shmi117 (author)knexguy2009-02-10

Ok well i guess thats ok... But you or anyone else can post it... please do... And i want to see the crossbow

knexguy (author)shmi1172009-02-11

The crossbow uses a new mechanism, meaning that it can theoretically have twice the power.

knexguy (author)barrax2009-02-07

I have joined but it hasn't registered, the owner probably has to accept me. I will add this as soon as I am in.

barrax (author)knexguy2009-02-07

you are in, no need for me to do anything. i added it already.

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In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (author)2009-01-22

Now You must build drums a guitar and a mike and a ps3 out of knex and we will play ROck band


It's funny; I was recently trying to rig up an odd bass drum mechanism with that trampoline from the big air ball tower, one of those balls from the red designer kit thing, and a bunch of rubber bands and big square platform... It ultimately ended up failing miserably. I'm sure knexguy could do better than me :D

XD THats so awesome

Lol, I'm not sure about the PS3 but a mike and possibly drums could definitely be done. I'll look into it. As for the guitar, just use this.

:] coooooollllllll keep on buildin'

Thanks very much, I will!

Skreetsha (author)2009-01-15

Sweet as sirup! Good luck in the TGKT, dude! :D

Vynash (author)Skreetsha2009-01-15

Sweet as syrup! Good luck in the TGKT, dude! :D Fixed.

Skreetsha (author)Vynash2009-01-21

Lol, one spelling error in... 1 week or so? That isn't bad for a Dutch dude XD

Vynash (author)Skreetsha2009-01-21

Haha I just felt like having some fun XD!

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knexguy (author)Skreetsha2009-01-15

Thanks very much, Good luck to you too!

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knexguy (author)Vynash2009-01-13

Ok, watch out for the vids too! Yeah, I'll try. I have had it taken apart for a month or so now, but I am confident I can rebuild.

Vynash (author)knexguy2009-01-13

ok i will will they be on youtube because please post it on google video please ok do the best you can i wish you luck :D

knexguy (author)Vynash2009-01-14

Ok I probably upload AVI's, so you'll have to convert.

Skreetsha (author)knexguy2009-01-21

I know a good converter site: It works. I used it to convert my MP4 clip from my R.C.S 720 Cam (my cellphone) to wmv, so i could use it for the whole clip :D

knexguy (author)Skreetsha2009-01-21

Ok, I will probably do that then, more people can watch WMVs.

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knexguy (author)Stavroz2009-01-16

I will.

I_am_Canadian (author)2009-01-13

Nice! I had I idea for one of those once...

knexguy (author)I_am_Canadian2009-01-13

This is actually the V3, the first 2 failed because the body fitted to the neck too loosely, this one had (I think) 15 points of contact.

I_am_Canadian (author)knexguy2009-01-13

Had? If you still have it, make the neck a tadbit longer if I were you.

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