Introduction: Knex X Bow

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An awesome cross bow that shoots around 30-50 ft.

It has a true trigger, a slide barrel , uses rubber bands ,and it shoots 35 to 40 ft

the ammo is a red ,yellow ,or orange connector pushed to the back of the barrel.
note. the rubber band has to be inside the orange connectors slot.

this is a cool link

Step 1: The Slide

Picture of The Slide

1. make thees parts
2. but the orange connectors on the white rods
3. put the last row on
4. make and gather thees parts
5. put the parts together
6. line up the part like this
7. put it on

Step 2: Arms

Picture of Arms

1. the front put two gay rods on
2. build it like this it will be the same in the top and bottom and left and right
3. closer view
4. put more peaces on two of thees
6. put them on like this

Step 3: The Trigger

Picture of The Trigger

well you're almost done
1. make this
2. make this
3. put them boat together
4.make 4 of thees
5.make this
6.put the Bs on the C like this
7.put B on
8.flip the cross bow over like this and put the trigger on
9.the connection point
10.connection point

Step 4: The Last Step

Picture of The Last Step

1.make the handle
2.different view
3.make thees
4.put them together
5.put the handle on
6. put the handle/butt on the gun.

Step 5: The Rubber Bands

Picture of The Rubber Bands

1. you need at least two one for the trigger and one for the bow i got mine from lettuce they work okay
2. put one on the trigger
3. around the handle and to the other side of the trigger rap it around the blue rod till its tight enough ,as i didn't do
4. put the front rubber band on
5 like this


ponddust1 (author)2011-05-30

I made this crossbow and extended the tracks by about 4 more yellow pieces ...
I promised my self i would never make it again becuase i put a peace of metal close hanger in it and i shot it through my wall and into the other one across the hall.


zap8005 (author)ponddust12011-12-15

epic fail!

Silent_Shadow (author)2013-07-04

@Ponddust1 Lol that's fricking hilarious

Sadly I can't make this cross bow due to lack of certain pieces :(

mettaurlover (author)2009-05-03

i modded this to get my current favorite: my armless, smoothtop crossbow-like rifle. can pierce DS game box(the things that games come in) at thickest point from three feet.

Furloy (author)mettaurlover2011-01-21

my tr18 punches through both sides of a cardboard box from 30 feet LOL.
its ok tr18 makes every knex gun look bad

mettaurlover (author)Furloy2011-01-21

Dude. Over a year and a half old comment. Leave it alone, and leave ME alone. Don't think that I've forgotten how much of a troll you are.


my biggest mistake was letting my sister get her hands on it...

bounty1012 (author)mettaurlover2009-08-02

epic fail...

mettaurlover (author)bounty10122009-08-02

yep. i'm glad i'm not dead.

That usually is. that usually is. *nods in shame*

fortunately, i now have it back. and she left for the DC trip for the week.

Bright Shadow (author)2007-11-08

hey, where can I get some of those hingy thingies?

nkk07 (author)Bright Shadow2008-01-09

i stole mine from school!

u dork

u dork because u waste money buying them. p.s. argument ended i win. woo-hoo

grevious (author)nkk072008-09-26

you have knex at school? lol, if i did id be taking pieces all the time lol, what year are you in? and what class is it under?

we do i use to take pieces all the time

lol thered be none left after i got through with them. and then again id be making little guns and shooting them accross the room at people. then id get a detention. but my mum would just laugh at me because she knows i make guns with mine... lol

i made a mini knex gun and went to shoot the school bully then he ducked justed as the head teacher walked through the door then yes you can guess what happened......a 2 hour long detention thats what happened

lol bring a tr18 to school. then 2 hours will be nothing compared to the jail time youll get. yet i love to imagine a bully lying on the floor with a red rod sticking out of his stomach


ouch... but still funny

bighead5454 (author)grevious2009-10-05

i do in the ACE room

ILIKEPIE333 (author)nkk072008-11-28

hey, I should do that too.

I think you can get them in value tubs ,the jet ski set ,the official transformer robot thing gives you allot ,and a bunch of other sets if you can find it the transformer set would be the best.

Thanks! _ (they're not in the value tubs though...)

they aren't ?!?!?

Yea, I have at least three value tubs, and no hinges at all.

ok glad to know that

i got mine in one of the "x-battlers" sets or something like that

bighead5454 (author)koolkidd2009-10-05

i have like 6 hinges put together i prolly have about 10 or 11 not together i got them after buyin 6000 pieces for $120 considering a set of 1000 knex is $100 normally on the site i got a great deal

how many in the transformer sets?

like at least 6

wow thats quite alot for one set. i want it lol, was it good?

is it an older set?

I think.. yeah it is. it's from when the new colors first came out.

DJ Radio (author)2009-11-19

well, I built this gun a while back, before I built the first Longbow crossbow, I liked it even though I couldn't build it then.  

okey? thanks.

Yeah it was cool.  I meant to say I couldn't build the stock.

tobias1998 (author)2009-10-24

thanks =)

KnexFreek (author)2009-09-25

mine shot 80ft

COLDROOTBEER (author)2009-08-20

i cant figure this step out the angles are hard

Hiyadudez (author)2009-08-16


bounty1012 (author)2009-08-04

I dont like the trigger, its very weak. 3*

glugnar (author)2009-07-27

I dont have any hinges. Any substitute?

not likely... maybe try using gray connectors.

glugnar (author)2009-07-27

Really hard to make.

erikos kostarikos (author)2009-01-01

take the rubberband and pull it back over the green rods, then put a red or yellow connector in the barrel and just pull the trigger to fire.

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