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Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2


Toy inventor John Austin released Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2 (Chicago Review Press) this past October. This awesome sequel to the Mini Weapons series includes over 30 new mini weapons with which to terrorize your office with. Here's an excerpt from the press release:

"All the projects in Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2 are built from inexpensive, commonly kept items: binder clips, playing cards, rubber bands, markers, clothespins and discarded packaging materials. The projects - modeled after real-life gadgetry - range from "sidearms" and "weapons in disguise" to "villain mini weapons" and "surveillance and intel" and cost mere pennies to assemble. This easy-to-follow primer also features plans to construct periscopes, bionic ears, grappling hooks and code wheels. plus, each project includes a supply and tool list, italicized safety tips and step-by-step instructions supplemented by clearly marked, illustrative diagrams"

I managed to get my hands on a copy and made the Grappling Hook Gun; the project was easy to follow and my project came together in under 30 minutes (including the time it took to snap a few pictures). My grappling hook went about 20 feet and I'm sure it could travel further with a few minor tweaks! So if you're reading this while sitting bored at your desk, take a look around you. If you're surrounded by un-used rubber bands, pen caps, and markers, perhaps it's time for you to assemble your own office supply arsenal!


For Authors outside Canada, USA, UK and Australia
The first 3 comments left here with a picture of your own version of an office supplies mini weapon of any type will receive a free copy of this book!
All books have been claimed!

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jdomingo53 years ago
ive build a gun shoots matches it is not made of clothespin ive put gun powder with foil
Cool - you should take photos and post an instructable!

(Sorry, all the free copies of the book were claimed about two years ago.)

Kiteman, how do you do the small font?

You can't, not in comments, not any more. The comment posting software got changed a few months ago.

Oh, okay. Thanks!

digger1oo15 years ago
can i please have a copy i really want one and im so into this stuff please can i have a free copy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! im begging you if yes pm me please or pm me saying no pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
mikeasaurus (author)  digger1oo15 years ago
You can totally get a copy, you just need to post a picture here of your own mini-weapon creation and live outside the US, Canada, UK, or Australia.

Why do you have to live outside? I think it's not very fair, because it shouldn't matter about where you live.

mikeasaurus (author)  LiveCrafts1 year ago

This was aimed at giving people who could not win a contest on our site something they could win (this was 3 years ago, so our rules have changed slightly)

Oh, I get it. I did not know that! That's a pretty cool thing you guys did there!

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