Introduction: Super Awesome K Nex Mini Bow!!

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In this instructable, I'm going to show you how to make a knex mini bow. This is one of my first instructables, so please go easy on me!! Seriously,I mean it.:P

Step 1: Parts

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Be sure to get all of the parts in the picture. Remember, not all of the parts have to be the same color, just the same size and shape of them.

Step 2: The Main Body

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Build two of these.

Step 3: Connecting the Two

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Follow the pictures on how to connect the two pieces.

Step 4: The Hard Part

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Now, somehow stretch the two rubber bands across the wheels to act as a bowstring. Then wrap them around the two rods holding the snowflake piece up like in the picture.

Step 5: Holding the Bow and Firing

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Hold the bow as shown in the picture, the arrow (any long rod) goes through the center of the snowflake piece, Pull it back however you like.


arrow shot (author)2009-01-03

there are like a thousnad of these. This one is one of the good ones of the minibows but we have enough. Cant somebody make big bows? There are only like 2 on the website

Wicky (author)arrow shot2009-01-04

Is that including this one? Seems big(if not heavy) enough =d
2nd picture was a failed conversion to crossbow...might actually use this type of bow on a crossbow sometime =o

idream (author)Wicky2011-07-26

just finished it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (:

idream (author)arrow shot2011-07-26

I'm workingon a 4foot bow that with the right rubber bands will fire200 feet,if every thing goes right.

DJ Radio (author)arrow shot2009-01-03

which 2 bows?

spire_mk (author)2011-02-12

I get the steps just this website makes things all fuzzy.

spire_mk (author)2011-02-12

It's good because it's small. But how do you do the 4th step?

masterchief1257 (author)2011-02-09

I REALY like your idea I think you should step it up a notch though.

knexfan9182 (author)2009-01-02

Not bad but don't post stuff with super awesome in the name.

General Eggs (author)knexfan91822010-12-20

hey, it got your attention didn't it?

iamGEO (author)2009-07-04

How in the world did you do this step >

General Eggs (author)iamGEO2009-07-07

It's one of the hard steps, and it's hard to explain

iamGEO (author)General Eggs2009-07-07

Maybe thats why im asking ==
Is it one long rubber band or is it two? because you said stretch two but i dont see how you can do that ><
do you have more pictures on different angles?

General Eggs (author)iamGEO2009-07-11

it's two rubber bands right next to each other, wrapped around the same way. sry, the rubber bands look wierd because I liked the look of them.

bighead5454 (author)2009-07-10

nevermind the system didnt woork half the time and i already totaled it so sorry no pic but i did mod the bow into a crosssbow type thing with a pullpin firing mechanism if you want pic then iwill upload some

bighead5454 (author)2009-07-10

hey this is awesome and also while ago i was modding it and sccidentally came up with a NEW trieeger system it is called the TT systm (Twister Trigger System ) you basically well kinda hard to explain want me to post smoe pics?

mattyandchloe (author)2009-05-31

I have not got any k-nex were do you know were to get them from ?

ebay i got 5000 the for what i would pay for 1000 on

You can get them at stores like Target, and Toys R Us.

oww, thank you. i will go buy some in a few days.

DJ Radio (author)2009-01-03

looks novel, its a bit average. 3.5*

pls (author)2009-01-01

Not to bad, bows like this are nice, Great instructable!

grevious (author)2009-01-01

first view so uhh... atleast you didnt post a block trigger as your first weapon :D

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Bio: I enjoy tinkering with electronics, building useful things and recycling. I'm also an Eagle Scout and camp counselour who enjoys the outdoors
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