NEW & Improved K'nex Mini Bow

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This k'nex mini bow is STRONGER, FASTER, and is more ACCURATE than my original k'nex mini bow. It can shoot though cardboard and is really easy to use. Using only 1 rubberband can be almost just as powerful as using 2. So you can see, it is pretty powerful.

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Step 1: Collect the Peices

1-2 rubber bands
2 gray spacers
2 small green rods
6 gray connectors
6 black rod/connectors
2 yellow connectors
4 white connectors
4 orange connectors
8 green connectors
2 red rods
8 yellow rods
7 blue rods
6 white rods
1 gray rod (used as the arrow)

Step 2: BUILD

Use 8 green connectors, 4 white rods, and 2 blue rods.

Step 3: BUILD

Use 4 white connectors, 4 blue rods, 2 green rods, 2 black rod/connectors, and 2 gray connectors.

Step 4: BUILD

Use 2 orange connectors, 4 black rod/connectors, and 2 gray connectors.

Step 5: BUILD

Use 2 yellow rods and 2 gray connectors.

Step 6: BUILD

Use 2 yellow rods and 2 yellow connectors.

Step 7: BUILD

Use 2 orange connectors and 1 blue rod.

Step 8: OPTIONAL

Push 2 gray spacers though your rubberband(s). This step is optional.

Step 9: CONNECT THE RUBBERBANDS

Use 2 yellow rods and 2 red rods to put your rubberbands onto your bow.

Step 10: BUILD and FINISH

Use 2 yellow rods to finish.

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    73 Discussions

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    jakesllama

    11 years ago on Step 9

    where the elastic bands are can i put two wheels? to make it look like a compound bow? thanks

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    Very nice design! really i shapred the edge of my ammo and it shot through 2 peices of cardboard! very fast, powerful bow :D i made some mods to the handle though more stronger :D

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    it shoots pretty far. the arrow travels straight for about 5 meters and then lands about 1-3 meters away. it's total distance is 6-8 meters. if you're lucky, it can shoot farther

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    cj8675

    8 years ago on Step 10


    i like your design id like to make a mod

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    TheKnotTier

    8 years ago on Step 3

    its REALLY hard to get the rest of the blue peices in!

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    NYPA

    10 years ago on Introduction

    according to dj radio this is terrible. he said on my bow and arrow that pure power doesn't cut it.

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    instruct39

    9 years ago on Introduction

    great mini bow i gave it a 4.5 because the handle is a bit uncomfortable but other than that it is great!