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Voila! My v5 is posted. It uses less pieces than ever before, and is, as the name suggests, handheld! Its got a handle on top, and one on the back. It shoots a slightly different ammo about 75 feet.

I managed to save a load of pieces by making the rails out of rods, saving yellow connectors and green rods. It does result in more blue rods than I would have liked... But who cares!

Thats pretty well it. I hope you like it!

I have made a few other versions of this gun (all of them bigger!). Check them out!
Original
Mini
Nano
Micro


 
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Step 1: Parts list

Picture of Parts list
The parts list! This is where I list the parts. The parts you will need are on the parts list, which is apart of my Instructable. Thank you for listening!

FOR THE CANNON
Rods
Green ---- 129
White ----- 61
Blue ------- 105 (Yow!)
Yellow --- 4
Red ------- 28

Connectors
Dark Grey -- 75 (Ouch!)
Light Grey - 9
Red ----------- 65
Green ------- 37
Yellow ------ 68
White -------- 22
Orange ----- 49
Blue --------- 26 (Thats the one in the picture)
Purple ------ 52

Other
Black Y Connector - 6
Elastics - 16. Use #64's. Please. They work the best.
Elastic - you will need one other one. A #64 works best
Blue Spacers - 70
Silver Spacers- 27
Tan Clip - 4
Medium Wheel - 4
Got those? NO?!? Well then go get them!
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tobias19981 year ago
My #64 rubber bands are longer, could I use one less then?
If I don't the rubber bands are not tight, while they need to be.
I_am_Canadian (author)  tobias199811 days ago

Totally! They should be tight in resting position but not so tight you can't pull them all the way back.

Dashadower3 months ago

Every time I fire, the bullet spins alot. Also, on rare occasions, the bullet gets stuck on the rubber bands that are on the bow. Any fixes?

Asa1Awsome1 year ago
I get my rubber bands from the mail.
halo994 years ago
where do you buy your rubberbands? because i gave up on the compact ast thing and im building this
I_am_Canadian (author)  halo994 years ago
Staples.
I get mine at Dicks And Company ( Basics).
 what town/country? i live in California so i have no idea what your talking about 
Oh. I live in Canada.
 ughhhh...everyone lives in canada,maybe i should move there...
I'm from australia you go there they got powerful and big nerf guns paper guns and paintball guns there awesome i have a few of them too.
I'm from australia you go there they got powerful and big nerf guns paper guns and paintball guns there awesome i have a few of them too.
mrmuffin halo992 years ago
I live in america XD Meh maybe i should move to china cuse in the us there are so little nerf longshots. lol

...laugh all you want. That's the name of buisness in my town.
 

OZKNEX221 year ago
thanks
OZKNEX221 year ago
This is really cool how big are the wheels in cm? send ASAP thanks by
I_am_Canadian (author)  OZKNEX221 year ago
http://knex.com/building_toys/gray_pulleytire_insert_2in.php?partType=standard
mrmuffin2 years ago
AND GUYS U ONLY NEED THE BLUE RINGS ON THE MECH ITS NOT RLY REQUIERD ON THE OTHER PARTS
I_am_Canadian (author)  mrmuffin2 years ago
True fact.
mrmuffin2 years ago
nvm about my other comment that always happens to me i dont know how it work i go bacck read more of it and the ammo is somehow use for the trigger mech EVERY TIME! LOL
I_am_Canadian (author)  mrmuffin2 years ago
Cool beans, thanks!
Sandy444445 years ago
you published this on my birthday/election day! OBAMA 08!
happy bday
I_am_Canadian (author)  Sandy444445 years ago
W00t!
do you recon than i could mod the barrel to no use as many blues
Spacers?
no rods i dont have near enough rods
that stinks =( i have like at least 800
realy!? theres a thing called sharing lol. only joking
XD
nah, i would give all of them away for 400 metalic blue rods :-) its not like any knex thing uses 800 blue rods! unless i'm making mutiple things....(witch i love to do) so nvm XD
Jesus. Owenmon4 years ago
Ball machines can.
Oh...
can you go to my orangeboard
nerd972 years ago
HOW THE HECK DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH PIECES FOR TEH ORIGINAL?!? I HAVE A 25POUND TUB OF KNEX AND IT'S NOT ENOUGH!!!!
nerd972 years ago
EVERYTHING IS SMALLER WITH THIS CANNON!!!
TOMNDAN5 years ago
do you have to build both barrels? answer ASAP
I_am_Canadian (author)  TOMNDAN5 years ago
Yes.
Aw, dang. I'm gonna try anyway.
ghostpotato2 years ago
THIS THING IS A BEAST i can only imagine the full sized one ( my goal is to one day make it but currently i have no where near enough pieces)

i made a barrel re-enforcment mod ill post some pics soon
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