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Big Powerful Knex Crossbow: Review Answered

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Big Powerful Knex Crossbow Review
[http://Link! https://www.instructables.com/id/S2KFDMQF1B3RAQY/#CDKYQYLF1B3REUF]
Made by Wicky.

Alight. Here it is.
1 - Power/Range 8/10 Great power, the ammo goes nowhere near straight though.
2 - Accuracy 8/10 Very good, but once again the ammo doesn't help.
3 - Looks 8/10 I think it looks fine, but it could have been better.
4 - Ease of use (reloading and firing) 10/10 Easy as pie. What else can I say? Just grab the ammo, put it on the elastics pull back and release. I can do about fire about 3 every 2 seconds.
5 - Reliability (does it jam?) 9/10 It never "Jams", but on rare occasions the elastic can catch the ammo and fling it backwards.
6 - Size Efficiency 9/10 Uses very few pieces that are not needed. Barrel is piece efficient too.

Overall: Awesome. Great power, very rapid firing and quite accurate, makes this gun a must. Perfect for wars (could be a tadbit smaller, come to think of it).

Thats it! Thanks for viewing.

IaC

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hippos are dangerous (author)2008-12-29

When I made it I used two wheels on each side for twice the power.

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no orange conector attached to green rod (:-}) p.s I love the gun! can you make another ap?

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I had an interesting idea... you should make a spiff that shoots oodammo!

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Wicky (author)2008-12-29

Nice review, I am very tempted to rebuild it, make it sturdier and more piece efficient. I might just do that now lol xD

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I_am_Canadian (author)Wicky2008-12-29

:-D I liked your "Piece effecient crossbow", the one you didn't make instructions for. That one was groovy.

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Wicky (author)I_am_Canadian2008-12-29

This is the 2nd crossbow I made today, an improved V2 and a mini-Blockhead crossbow. Funny though how you can just take the handle/trigger off and switch them around, which makes the mini-Blockhead dangerous as hell =d
Some pictures:

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I_am_Canadian (author)Wicky2008-12-29

Thats brilliant! I really like the mini blockhead. You are good at making x-bows. Ima make one soon.

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TheDunkis (author)I_am_Canadian2008-12-29

Groovy? Well I'd like to see a repeating crossbow whether it's like how the real ones worked or not.

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I_am_Canadian (author)TheDunkis2008-12-29

Like a chu-ko-nu? Yeah it would be cool. Ive got 3 TGKT entries on the go though, so dont expect anything soon.

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