Introduction: Knex Longbow SR-L Crossbow

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ok, ok, I admit i have gotten the gun names from video games. now here goes the intro:

It all started in 06 and a half. A basic knex cannon, block trigger, simple ram, and an unusual taste of ammo.

Today, we have gone so far. And this proves it. Introducing the Knex Longbow SR-L crossbow. simple to make, piece-efficient, and pretty decent overall. It is also the first crossbow to have a bipod and scope (correct me if i am wrong)..................


-not flimsy
-60-80 foot range
-foldable bipod
-rubberband stays on the bow no matter what (unless you take it off)


-not the best stock
-horizontal bow could be longer

Version history

1.4- this was a concept spin- off of my SPEC-9 sniper rifle
1.6- added an extra layer on the bottom of the crossbow and improved bipod
1.8- replaced stock with a better one that features a sight

this crossbow is very similar to my sniper. if you want to choose, it depends on what you want. If you want a solid, sturdy gun, build this gun. If you want more range, build the sniper.

overall, this is a good upgrade for my sniper, i would recommend you build this gun...............

Step 1: Handle

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follow the pictures.

1. build this

2. another view

3. yet another view

4. build the bipod holder (not optional)

5. assemble (add parts)

Step 2: Stock

Picture of Stock

really, all you need is one picture

Step 3: The Barrel

Picture of The Barrel

again, you just need one picture

Step 4: The Horizontal Bow

Picture of The Horizontal Bow

again, one picture is needed. add spacers everywhere, i didnt because i ran out

Step 5: Bipod (optional)

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build the bipod. this part is completely optional, but replace the green rod seen with a gray rod

Step 6: Assemble

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ok, here is the step that makes it all work.............

1.attach bipod (optional)

2. attach horizontal bow to barrel

3. attach stock to handle

4. connect handle to barrel

Step 7: Ammo

Picture of Ammo

the ammo is the same as my sniper, just make

Step 8: Loading and Firing

to load, pull the rubberband band back to the wheel and turn it back.

then, put ammo in the barrel, aim and pull the trigger


bboy321321 (author)2013-01-07

i love it because it looks good and doesn't use a lot of pieces.

PotatoCoffee (author)2012-08-16

Right. Nail my other comment down there. Excluding the age, the lack of peices and the fact that I am nowhere near a Knexpert, I can't help LOL'ing at the first version. Please tell me if you think this is hating and I will remove it.

mr.knexer (author)2012-08-01

I thinkyou can use green con.

wertywaster (author)2010-06-09

I dont like da handle though. AND it shoots about seven feet, i dont know if it even shoots longer

DJ Radio (author)wertywaster2010-06-09

Fix it. You built it wrong. Mine shot around 50.

wertywaster (author)DJ Radio2010-06-11


DJ Radio (author)wertywaster2010-06-11

If you did it would shoot 50 feet.

wertywaster (author)DJ Radio2010-06-11


DJ Radio (author)wertywaster2010-06-11


wertywaster (author)DJ Radio2010-06-11

thats dum

DJ Radio (author)wertywaster2010-06-12

That's the joke.

wertywaster (author)DJ Radio2010-06-13

dat gots no joke

DJ Radio (author)wertywaster2010-06-13

yo gots no grammer. /sarcasm

~Meme~ (author)DJ Radio2012-03-06


wertywaster (author)DJ Radio2010-06-14

im just saying things funner freak

rootbeer96 (author)DJ Radio2010-11-18

like u cause dis gun worked fine for me bro

rootbeer96 (author)rootbeer962010-11-18

i t aint no 59 ft more like 25

PotatoCoffee (author)2011-12-05

I've seen better. (I'm not hating on you!)

Eion (author)2011-07-08

Nice crossbow I made the other one but the rubber band kept getting stuck so I am making this one

RMConstruction (author)2010-11-13

True, though my point is still extremely valid! Please, for my sake, do it!

RMConstruction (author)2010-11-13

You need to learn some spelling and grammar, badly!

antoman11 (author)2010-11-08

you most certainly need more than one picture for the 2nd and 3rd steps

DJ Radio (author)antoman112010-11-09

It looked so simple enough that I thought only 1 picture was required.

MrSillyGuns (author)2010-09-24

even ur "crappy" guns are better than my best ones :D nice gun 5*

AdamDS95 (author)2010-09-02

4/5! Very good gun, quite powerful but stock is a bit flimsy :)

pilot8090 (author)2010-07-28

Is the top layer part where the bolt goes across?, and is is just three layers of the semi circle connectors? I dont see how the bumps wouldnt make the arrow fly off?

MiniBr1t (author)2010-06-22

do u need the hinge connectors or can u use green connectors

KnexFreek (author)2010-01-17

 THE HANDLE SUX  srry!!!!!!!! 

DJ Radio (author)KnexFreek2010-01-17

I made that a year and a half ago.  I ran out of the right connectors and had to substitute.  It did improve a bit as time went on but then I just discarded it.

KnexFreek (author)KnexFreek2010-01-17

 5 stars anyway tho

14259 (author)2009-10-13

can you please send me steps on how to do the barrel i cant really see wats inside it

DJ Radio (author)142592009-10-13

No.  It's just a line of orange connectors connected by white rods.

ferrari484 (author)2009-10-06

Nice crossbow but next time don't use sr for the name because your are not a new KillerK. It's your gun not his.

DJ Radio (author)ferrari4842009-10-06

What the heck does the "SR" part have to do with KILLERK? It just means this is a sniper bow.

ferrari484 (author)DJ Radio2009-10-08

Sorry, SR just stands for sniper well then it's a different story.

DJ Radio (author)ferrari4842009-10-08

Nobody cares.

ferrari484 (author)DJ Radio2009-10-09

I don't care about you either.

DJ Radio (author)ferrari4842009-10-09

Anyways, why are we whining about what I called my gun?  This gun is around 1 year old anyways, the name of it shouldn't be worth anyone's time.

X Files (author)2009-09-09

A longbow is a bow that is six feet long and held and fired vertically. It takes immense strength and months of training for many hours a day to become worthy of such a weapon. A crossbow is an early rifle it requires only a few hours a day for only a few days. Think I'm lying? Look it up.

DJ Radio (author)X Files2009-09-12

I don't care.

Wafflicious (author)X Files2009-09-12

Also that's a completely random comment... either that or I'm lost.

Wafflicious (author)X Files2009-09-12

There are many types of long bows. They DO NOT need to be 6 feet long. As for the immense strength to use it that depends on the material it's made out of.

Bartboy (author)2009-07-05

That isn't a scope, it's "iron sights".

DJ Radio (author)Bartboy2009-07-06

Who cares?

awsome crossbow i would put this in my top 5 best knex crossbows :D

my v2?

i would have v1 and v2 in my top 5 along with my crossbow i made today, but i have a question try making a sling shot out of knex like an actual slingshot NOT a a sling gun a slingshot cuz there are barely any on this sight and i want to see a good one the one i made is from this sight is great but not good enough

well, most of those slingshots are weak and dont shoot far at all.

i know i want to see if you could make a sling shot NOT sling gun a sling shot because i need a good one

well, knex slingshots have been done, Ive seen at least 3, Im sure there are more. They are on the lower end of the rating spectrum though.

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