Introduction: Tactical Shotbow

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I like oodammo, I wanted to make a new knex gun, and I have heard alot about S0lekill3r's shotbow.  So I made a shotbow.  This shotbow is much more compact than sS0lekill3r's, and functions just as well.  I decided to put my dot sight I made a few weeks ago on it, and also to have a comfy forgrip.  I have not discovered how to put on the rubberbands in a one pull=2 shots configuration, so this is always a shotgun.  Hope you like it!

Credit to S0lekill3r for the mag, and that's it!

If you build one, please show me, I'll add it to the ible.

Pictures of any mods wanted.

-has tactical rail on top
-exellent trigger
-10-round mags
-high ROF
-looks sick
-100% reliable.  It has never failed me in the 100's of times I have fired it.

-very slow mag reload
-uses lots of white connectors
-can't really put into a semi-auto mode.

Lets get building!  Don't forget to rate and comment!

Step 1: Main Body

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Okay, this is where the magic happens.  Very simple, I start with the middle layer.

Step 2: Handle

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This is the handle and beginning of the stock.  Very easy.

Step 3: Trigger

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This is a quik and easy step.  Follow the image notes.

Step 4: Stock

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This is the stock.  Make it.

Step 5: Final Touches and Assembly

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Yay!  Were're almost done!  Just a few things more!

How to fire:  You pull back the puller thingy untill the ramrods lock, then push it all the way forward.  Pull the trigger.  Repeat 10 times.

I can get a really high rate of fire going, the puller thing makes your life alot easier.

Step 6: Fun Pictures and Your Tactical Shotbows.

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If you build your own Tactical Shotbow, show me!  I'll add it in this step.

I took some pictures of the oodammo in mid-air.  It is really cool, but fuzzy.


ProtectTheAlphaWolf (author)2017-03-25

Used a grey rod

sonic broom (author)2015-03-31

I built this and i'ts sweet i like this much more then your other guns!

LvNo1000 (author)2013-05-20

Looks and sounds pretty great from what you posted. I'd like you to add "shotgun", "gun", "true trigger", "dot sight", "crossbow", "Xbow" and any other adjectives you can think of for more attention. I'm favoriting it to build later before I rate it

me is assisin (author)2011-03-04

made it, it's epic.

TheRacker (author)me is assisin2011-10-09

Thanks. Did you use Selezoina's trigger? Because that one is stronger.

me is assisin (author)TheRacker2011-10-10

i had no problems with it
and i do not have it anymore, as i do not have so many pieces^^

TheRacker (author)me is assisin2011-10-10

Yeah, I had no problems with mine either, until seleziona posted those pics, and then mine started failing about a day after. Oh well, cool that you built it.

me is assisin (author)TheRacker2012-07-25

After a year and I still remember this thing, and I totally love(d) it :D

TheRacker (author)me is assisin2012-08-08

Lol thanks, but this is no where near that great. You should check out my bolt action gun forum post I made, that is a lot better.

me is assisin (author)TheRacker2012-08-09

Idno why I liked it so much, probably cuz it was easy to handle,
high accuracy (Oodammo) and errrr just good!
anyways ill check it out :)

knex builder. (author)2012-05-07


~Meme~ (author)2012-04-14


xieandy18 (author)2012-03-03

AHHH dont have hinges

will123 (author)2010-09-17


TheRacker (author)will1232011-10-09

Just make your own stock, then. It isn't too important, as long as you get that black rod on top right.

TheRacker (author)2011-10-09

Thanks, but why is size a problem?

flyerminer (author)2010-11-12

could this be a pistol or does it have to have stock?

please respond!

An Villain (author)flyerminer2011-06-26

It could, it would be harder to use and would not have guided pins but it would work.

mahmel (author)2011-05-12


slimshaddy (author)2011-02-21

how many y clips?
somebody please respond soon!!!!!
also 5*

SpeedStrikerXLR (author)2010-07-16


That is too bad. It took me about 10 minutes for each segment, I know. I just wanted the sight really bad.

H1T4TCH1 (author)TheChemiker2010-08-27

xd 5 mins for me, but i found an easy way... it's awesome.

MegaMetal8 (author)H1T4TCH12010-11-10


H1T4TCH1 (author)MegaMetal82010-11-11

lol, I have the thing laying around here somewhere...

MegaMetal8 (author)H1T4TCH12010-11-11

No, actually what is it you did to make it easy!?

H1T4TCH1 (author)MegaMetal82010-11-12

it's very hard to explane... srry

MegaMetal8 (author)H1T4TCH12010-11-12

Please just say anything, Ill get it


H1T4TCH1 (author)MegaMetal82010-11-13

i can't explain, srry

MegaMetal8 (author)H1T4TCH12010-11-13


ps: thanks for my 1300th comment

H1T4TCH1 (author)MegaMetal82010-11-13

no i can't!

flyerminer (author)2010-11-13

also my locking mechanism isn't working well. rod just slides over it.

Seleziona (author)2010-04-25

I built it!!!! I loved it! It got good range, easy pullback, and it's comfy! The only problems i have are that it's a long time to load, and the trigger didn't work (broke every time). If you want more pics of the trigger just tell me.
Oh yeah, I made a new stock, cuz yours looked a little messy, and I made a new foregrip and sights. Also, I made a new part for the shot bow, which makes it easier to load. And of course, I made the new trigger.
Also, I made it use a LOt less orange connectors. 

MegaMetal8 (author)Seleziona2010-11-09

Ive done up to the trigger and i built your foregrip. Comfy:)

Seleziona (author)MegaMetal82010-11-13

yup :D

MegaMetal8 (author)Seleziona2010-11-13


MegaMetal8 (author)Seleziona2010-11-07

Is the gun worth building Selez?

Seleziona (author)MegaMetal82010-11-07

Yes! It's good!

MegaMetal8 (author)Seleziona2010-11-07

KK will build soon

TheChemiker (author)Seleziona2010-04-25

Wow!  Thank you!  I see the new trigger, but mine worked fine for me.  Maybe with so many bands it failed.  I only have 3 64's on.  I did not want a trigger like that, but a more true one, but that still works.  I like the new stock alot.  Reload is slow, but it makes up for it in rof and shotgun ability.  I see your mod to the mag, but I'll think I will keep my mag the way it is.  I have a lot of orange connectors, so I don't care how many are in it.  I just don't like the white connector count, even though most could be blues.  Why don't you make the dot sight?  Anyway, thanks alot, it will be added to the ible.

Seleziona (author)TheChemiker2010-04-26


TheChemiker (author)Seleziona2010-04-26

I think I'll add you as a collab for the trigger.

Seleziona (author)TheChemiker2010-04-26

Awesome! Do you want me to put pics on?

TheChemiker (author)Seleziona2010-04-26

Naw, I want to do this kind of on my own.  Sorry.

Seleziona (author)TheChemiker2010-04-27

I meant pics
of the trigger!!!! Jeez!!!

TheChemiker (author)Seleziona2010-04-27

I see how the trigger works, I can do the pictures myself, sorry about that.

Seleziona (author)TheChemiker2010-04-27

Oh, okay ;)

flyerminer (author)2010-11-13

what type of bendy rods did u use? big or small?

ross007 (author)2010-08-16

is the broken snowflake nessercery

MegaMetal8 (author)ross0072010-11-09


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