Well, due to popular demand I'm posting my second cannon, my v2/mini. If you don't already know, this is a mini version of this gun. As you may have already guessed, the biggest change to this version is that it is smaller and a lot more piece efficient. Everything else is the same, the shape, works, ammo (though a tadbit shorter) and looks.

The range for this gun is about 85 feet on average. Not bad. i would like to remind you though that the ranges on both my cannons are from the normal position, the range could be greatly increased by propping the front up higher.

If you cause any damage with this weapon, I will be in no way responsible. Just so you know. and Im serious, you could make some serious carnage with this!

If you have any questions whatsoever, feel free to ask.

Enough chat, lets get building!

I have made a few different versions of this gun. Check them out!

Step 1: Parts List

This is the parts list (duh). This is where the biggest difference from the original was hopefully going to be. I did cut down in piece quite a lot.


Green: 399
White: 260
Blue: 125
Yellow: 31
Red: 78
Grey: 0!

Dark Grey: 60
Light Grey: 23
Orange: 63
Red: 72
Green: 73
Yellow: 164
Purple: 198
Blue: 100
White: 45

48 #64 Elastics. They are the standard thick ones.
8 Medium wheels (see picture)
Silver Spacer: 66 (can be replaced by blue in a 3<1 ratio
Blue Spacer: 46


Green: 26
White: 22

Red: 5
Green: 8
Yellow: 10
Blue: 6

Now you've got those, time to get a'buildin!


<p>how far does it shoot?</p>
dude is it suppose to complettely snap in half when u pull the rubber bands back?? cuz thats wht mine did<br>
D-:<br><br>Make sure that you've stretched out the elastics well before you try and shoot it. <br><br>You are using 64's right?
i need like a few more pieces for the trigger but other than that ITSS DONEE
dude i am making it right now<br>
Sweetup! Let me know how it goes!
dude i have the micro and handheld cannon and like alittle knex left so do u think i should take them apartto make the mini????
Yes, yes I do.
SSSSSOOOOOOOO AWSOME I made it so cool and powerful amazing cannon keep it up
No problem, I just can't believe how you do this. Just simply amazing work is what you do.
i built this today and i love it<br>
Cheers :-D
this goes on forever
Ahhh, why is everything BORING
to bad you cant skip this step
the first and last pictures are different<br>
how do you reverse it<br>step 9<br>
This is long and boring .... Have fun<br>XD
i just built it it looks epic but i wish it shot epic =(<br /> and this is just after i finished it<br />
i re bulit it and i got this....<br />
Error; Something Happened.
Dude,V1 ussed WAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYY more pieces....
Yes I know, read my comment properly.
&nbsp;i hate this step it's so boring :(
this cannon could work very well in a knex war(although it will hurt like $^$%). this cannon is small, not gonna kill you in one shot(like the original), and it's got a good range
<p>I&nbsp;got more green rods and I&nbsp;finished this cannon! It is AWESOME!!! You are the best ever I_am_Canadian! :D</p>
AHHHHHH!!! IM&nbsp;OUT&nbsp;OF&nbsp;GREEN&nbsp;RODS!!!!!
could you use 2 small wheels instead of one medium wheel?<br />
Are these necessary?
No, but if you're gonna build it I would make these too. If its pieces you are worried about, you could build something like on the v4 or v1.<br />
it's a bit annoying having it on the ground like that- much easier when shoulder launched<br/>-i'm still fixing a few bugs, but it's kinda similar to this<br/><br/><div style="margin-left:15px;"> <object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/SRkT5bAR1p0"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/SRkT5bAR1p0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="344" wmode="transparent"></embed></object></div><br/>
omg imagine firing it at sum targets with theupgraded ammo...<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> THEN SUDDENLY UR NEIGHBORS CAT RUNS INFRONT OF U!!!!! lolollololol
You think violently, don't you?
haha upgraded ammo you make me laugh man!
Now on THAT it would be important not to have any bands in front of the white rods...
that might be painful..
Nice!!! Thats sweet! you made that?
except for the ammo at the end- yes (it actually fits too!)
Thats inpressive! I really like the trigger mech. Good work!
waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy too many peices
Hello,<br /> I was wandering I would like to add this to my arsenal do you reckon however you could use the barrel design of the handheld (using rods) and apply it to this?
You could try, not sure if it would work though. No harm in giving it a shot!<br />
WOW!&nbsp; I just finished it a few days ago!&nbsp; works great.&nbsp; Only problem is that the bow is a little weak.&nbsp; Sometimes a rod pops out of a connector or something small like that.&nbsp; I found a better way to string the bow so that the rubber bands are more secure.&nbsp; I might post pics later.&nbsp; The wheels are great, could have been stronger.&nbsp; I still love it, though.&nbsp; I made a smaller slug for it, so it now shoots 100+ feet!&nbsp; It used almost all of my classic color knex connectors!&nbsp; Well done, IAC!
Hey, Thanks so much! I'm glad you made it. Yeah, the bow on this one was probably its weak point, it only failed for me once, but I've heard of other people having more trouble. I'd love to see photos of the new ammo and any mods you made.<br /> <br /> So awesome to hear people building my stuff. Thanks again!<br />
<p>People build you stuff because it works and is awsome!&nbsp; You also post excellent 'ibles.&nbsp; On a different note, the pictures would not post on my review, so I deleted it.&nbsp; I want to know if you can post instructables on a free acount.&nbsp; The mane change I made is make sure all rubberbands are on purple or blue connectors.&nbsp; I also took off the back wheels and replaced it with a skid, because the wheels got in the way when bracing while loading.&nbsp; Lastly, I changed the red rods that held the wheels for the rubberbands to tan ones, since they don't flex as much.&nbsp; Wow, thats a mouthful! =D&nbsp; Makes more sense in the pictures.&nbsp; So again, if I can post 'ibles on a free account, I'll show you the changes.&nbsp; Thx!</p>
how many pieces?
<strong>!</strong><br/><br/>It says right there!<br/>

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