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Range? Answered

What is the average range for one of these ?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

11 years ago

ZOMG!

OKRA! =O

OM NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM...

Oh, and the ibles states "It fires 70ft ".

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

What are you doing here?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

What do you mean, what am I doing here? I'm participating in a forum discussion.

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

I know, but in K'Nex?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

...Why wouldn't I?

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

Wait, are you male, or female?

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 11 years ago

Why does that matter?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

It shouldn't. It's a source of endless frustration to me that it does. :-(

It's not just limited to this site, of course. Go to almost any forum, and you can find members whose signatures commemorate the shocking revelation that a well-know member (often a mod), is female. It's like you're assumed male until proven otherwise if you show an shred of competence, humor or intelligence.

</rant>

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Hiyadudez
Hiyadudez

Reply 10 years ago

Yeah, Smilee is a girl, she plays with Knex.

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

It doesn't. I was just wondering. God, people are touchy.

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

Because I was wondering. Most people with a sense of humor like her are, indeed, women, as sexist as it sounds.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

That was random...

...Female. How does that affect anything?

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

In a good way, not bad.

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

Because I was wondering. Most people with a sense of humor like you are, indeed, women, as sexist as it sounds.

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

Reply 11 years ago

I never have known you to comment on K'Nex.

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Katarukito
Katarukito

Reply 11 years ago

i don't think it's 70 feet :| and nom nom nom nom ( i bought okra last week and it tastes funny )

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Its a slingshot semi, It can probably shoot more than 70 ft

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jollex
jollex

Reply 11 years ago

It's not a slingshot-semi. Its a repeater.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

what makes it a repeater? you pull the trigger once to shoot. you dont let go of the trigger to shoot it.

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Katarukito
Katarukito

Reply 11 years ago

for once i agree with you on the semi-auto vs repeater

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jollex
jollex

Reply 11 years ago

Its an rbg.

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knexfan9182
knexfan9182

Reply 11 years ago

If you mean good food is fun to eat then yes it is.

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DrWeird117
DrWeird117

11 years ago

For okra? About 60 feet, depending on your arm strength.

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

11 years ago

The question plagues Knexers for one simple reason... They can change the number of elastic bands, it's only limited by the strength of construction and the amount of force you can pull it back with...

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Der Bradly
Der Bradly

Reply 11 years ago

There are a lot more factors that can change the range of knex guns...

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 11 years ago

Definitely, however by changing the amount/strength of elastic material you can massively change the power... I'm not saying it's the only one I'm just saying there's little to no standard possible because elastic bands have never needed legislation over elasticity, they degrade over a short time in the grand scheme of things and are affected by temperature.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

friction is also a major factor. Less friction means more power

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 11 years ago

True... I suppose this is where your innovations come in... Ever think of using olive oil to lower friction?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

not on a knex gun.......... are you talking about me or the knex community in general?

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 11 years ago

About innovations in general, if you all calmed down and stop bickering it'd be nice, however I do have a little respect for anyone who takes the time to work out and build things with that much care and thought... It'd be interesting to sit a bunch of engineering students down with the best of you lot and see who comes out top in building something, maybe not a gun but something... How come? It's not exactly unreasonable... Beyond that how do you not eventually get tired of being limited by the fact that you're using plastic construction bits?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Im pretty sure Mepain and oodalumps would pwn the engineering students.... Knex doesnt do well with greasy substances....... and no, we dont. Building stuff with the "plastic construction bits" is half the fun of being a knexer....

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 11 years ago

Hmmph, fair enough... You might want to take a look at an 'ible I'm posting soon enough, I have a notion that you could potentially increase the power of your guns, in an odd way, the other change would be you'd have a new layout to play with and some various ways to trigger it...

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

... have a preview?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

where?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Its not in my inbox

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Still dont have it post a bug report...

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 11 years ago

Give it a bit, I just got a few green boxes saying sent....

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

still not in my inbox the next day.....

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

ok, Ill check tomorrow

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

ok

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

11 years ago

. I've seen okra pods shot over 50 yards with a slingshot. Ripe ones don't seem to go as far. heehee

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Katarukito
Katarukito

Reply 11 years ago

i heard frying it increases range