Introduction: Mean Green KNEX Machine Spider

Picture of Mean Green KNEX Machine Spider

(NOTE: This KNEX gun is VERY powerful)

Yet this is my second instructable but my first KNEX.

And just to keep in mind...don't be fooled by the size of
this thing because it is proven very powerful.

Sorry if the picture quality is not the best in the world.

(Thanks to cowscankill for the spider name!)

Step 1: Getting Started...

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Here are the KNEX pieces you will be needing...

Green Jigsaws - 10
yellow/onix rods - 2
yellow connecters - 1
black/rod connecters - 8
white connecters - 2
rudderband - 1
small rods - 6

(NOTE: Different colors dont mean anything!)

Step 2: Setting Up the Base...

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You will need...

8 Green Jigsaws
All black connecters/rods
both yellow/onix rods,

just look in the picture on how to put it together.

Step 3: Putting Together the Base...

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You will need...

4 green rods

connect the 2 base parts together shown in the picture.

Step 4: Connecting the Front End...

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you will need...

2 gray connecters,
2 green/black rods,
2 Green Jigsaws
1 yellow connecter,

connect them as shown in the picture...

Step 5: Connecting the Rubberband...

Picture of Connecting the Rubberband...

You will need...

1 rubberband(Duh!)

connect the rubberband as shown in the pictures...

Step 6: Setting Up to Fire...

Place a gray rod inside the yellow connecter and pull it back until
it touches the rubberband. pull the rubberband back while still holding the gray rod. pull it back far enough until the gray rod's
other end touches the yellow connecter. let go of the rubberband and the gray rod and the gray rod should fly a very long distance.

(May Place Video Later!!!)


knexboy586 (author)2012-09-29

if it were balck connectors it would be called the Battleing Black Widow

ferrari484 (author)2009-04-10

that video is a long later lol.....

chopstx (author)ferrari4842009-07-10


dramamine (author)2007-12-20

And now a use for my coaster set jigsaw pieces. Old gun is old but who cares.

dramamine (author)dramamine2007-12-20

Also, I haven't found it to be that powerful.
Kind of interesting shot, though.

I've also done something so I can shoot a longer rod with an orange/brown piece on the end to be able to pull back more.
Kind of simpler to do this for people using multiple, smaller bands.

Antony (author)2007-04-12

My Camera Broke and I broke my last gray peice. *Sigh* And My Knex Kit I running out of peices...*Sigh again* IM GANNA PLAY QUAKE 3 TO RELEASE MY ANGER!!! *Gos To Quake 3 and kicks soe ass*

cstrike pwner (author)Antony2007-10-28

BlackSite Area 51 is WAY better then Quake 3.

sona (author)Antony2007-07-18

Doom man DOOM!!!

you know me (author)sona2007-08-04



Mike Cortes (author)2007-08-16


Antony (author)Mike Cortes2007-08-16


ryan knexer (author)2007-07-30

make the vid!!!!lol :P

T-man (author)2007-07-05

come on be cool

Antony (author)T-man2007-07-06

I thought you got banned...ah well

Loveofchaos (author)2007-06-30

made one in 3 mins, but i need a rubber band lol

Vynash (author)2007-04-15

that knex gun is preaty cool but i used all the grean connectors on my giant rollercoaster

Antony (author)Vynash2007-05-14

I Did Too But I Just Took A Hammer and Broke It Apart The OlD Fashion Way!

Vynash (author)2007-04-15


Vynash (author)2007-04-14

how dose your spider work i cant see

Antony (author)Vynash2007-04-15

You Slip a Grey Rod inside the hole of the yellow connector and pull back the rubberband while still holding the grey piece.

knexpro7 (author)2007-03-18

um... what are those green things? my set did not come with any. how do you get them?

Antony (author)knexpro72007-04-12


Mad Cat (author)knexpro72007-03-20

They are pieces that attach to the tracks of the Screamin' Serpant Roller Coaster set.

knexpro7 (author)Mad Cat2007-04-06

is that set of knex pieces exspensive?

Mad Cat (author)knexpro72007-04-07

Pretty expensive. Check the k'nex website.

Darth Trainman (author)Mad Cat2007-04-09

u can get it on ebay for like $30

Mad Cat (author)Darth Trainman2007-04-10

Well...not from where I live.

Super Shooter (author)2007-04-07

I got my jigsaw pieces from a blue tub, and they are yellow.

gunmanx (author)2007-03-27

i was ganna buy som of these frm the knex site but they ran out :(

Kaiven (author)2007-03-26

you said crossbow/sniper, but i think its more like a spider.

Antony (author)Kaiven2007-03-26

Hey Cows, I think thats a cool name! thanks for the info!

Antony (author)2007-03-23

I Have a video! i will post it soon!!!

Antony (author)2007-03-23

Those green pieces did come with that rollercoaster set. I just want to know how you like this machine.XD

Whaleman (author)2007-03-18

kewl, but mine will be blue, that is what color the x things are that i hav.

sgt.peanut95 (author)2007-03-17

that looks pretty cool

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