Introduction: KNEX SHRAPNEL GRENADE/MINE/GUN
A simple design that fires blue ring pieces as a one shot gun,mine, and grenade.
And to all KNEX builders, it gets boring to see the same one shot gun made small over and over!
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Step 1: GATHERING THE MATERIALS
Get these pieces
light grey 6
black nobs 4
sloted blue sphere 1
Any number of blue rings
Step 2: BUILDING THE BASE PARTS
Build the base as shown
Step 3: BUILDING THE TOP PARTS
Build the top of the grenade as shown.
Step 4: CONNECTING THE PARTS
Connect all the parts together as shown.
Step 5: ADDING THE FIRING MECHANISM
Add many small rubberbands onto the top and attach a red rod. Build the firing lock and slip it over the rubberbands. Remember 100 small rubberbands will last longer than one big one of equal strengh!
Step 6: LOADING AND FIRING
Use the locking pin and attach it onto the black nobs of the base and firing lock. Then fill up the red rod with blue rings.
Step 7: CHANGING MODES
For grenade mode tuck in the stand after loadting and throw.
For the mine mode use the stand and attach a trip wire to the locking pin. You may have to tape it down to anchor it.
For use as a one shot gun, use the stand as handle and push the pin.
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