Introduction: Bullet Pen

This pen is made out of a old 30.06 Springfield caseing.

Step 1: Step 1

You need:
A Knife
A 30.06 Casing
A Bic ballpoint Pen

Step 2: Step 2

Take pen apart and you may need to shave a little off of the end you put in the casing. Hammer the pen into the casing until it wont go any further.

Step 3: Step 3

Cut off the excess pen with the knife.

Step 4: Step 4

Measure how much of the pen to cut off.

Step 5: Last Step

After cutting the pen push the pen into the casing. Now your done.


adam.glenn made it!(author)2012-11-23

acc the best how to make bullet pen ive seen yet

Forrasy made it!(author)2009-07-21

nice knife

thestyrofoampeanut made it!(author)2010-02-27

 yeah i want that kickass knife

Blue+Hawaii made it!(author)2012-10-24

Who brings a bullet pen to a knife fight anyway?

Schmidty16 made it!(author)2012-10-14

you should polish yours so it looks nice

hwhitley1 made it!(author)2011-11-15

i made these on my own a while back then found this

Air_Assassin made it!(author)2010-12-04

Can u still use it in a gun?

grogg34 made it!(author)2010-12-05

no it has no power in it and not a live firing pin

instruct39 made it!(author)2010-09-05

very unique, i love it, good job/idea! 5*

CaseBoy made it!(author)2010-04-27

 to keep ink in rap tape arou d it

hammy10809 made it!(author)2009-07-28

if you take apart a bullet and the primer is still good then you could fire it out of a 30-06 lol

sharlston made it!(author)2010-04-20

or you could reload the bullet

pyra_builder_1337 made it!(author)2009-12-07

good ible made mine in like 30 secs even use 30-06 lol

Knex+Guru made it!(author)2009-03-30

Just so everyone knows, it's illegal to have shell casings without a permit.

him9292 made it!(author)2009-08-13

Depends where you are at. An empty shell should be legal everywhere, except for Britain. Now, if it were a LOADED ROUND, then you gotta be 18 to buy it and possibly to posses it, depending on state laws.

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Knex+Guru made it!(author)2009-08-09

Yeah, I do too, it's not like anyone checks, it's like wearing a helmet.

weasel999 made it!(author)2009-08-05

no its not i have like 7 5 gallon buckets and 25 1 gallon containers of various casings and nobody cares

minijotterpad made it!(author)2009-02-24

great idea, i just made one works perfect! it looks so cool who needs a Parker Pen when when you have this.

sharlston made it!(author)2009-05-20


sharlston made it!(author)2009-03-23

i made one of these with a fountain pen its cool thanks for ideas

downwithwikihow made it!(author)2009-02-22

can you put a cap on this?

ME70003 made it!(author)2009-02-13

ohhhh i just realized what u were talking about and yes i am using a pen not an ink cartridge... :(

Shadowfury made it!(author)2009-02-11

5/5 faved. I would recommend not using just the ink cartridge, but the pen itself. Cut the body down to size, then the cartridge, reinsert the cartridge into the body and then glue it in. It solves the air pressure problem.

ME70003 made it!(author)2009-02-12

there is no air pressure problem!!!!!!!! study a pen there are no air holes anywhere!! are there?!?!

Shadowfury made it!(author)2009-02-13

No, but the pen has air in it. To answer your question, yes, some pens have holes in them, but others have slightly pressurized bodies. If you do not have any air to replace the ink as it is used, the ink will be kept in the cartridge. This is because as the ink is used, gravity forces more ink onto the ball. As this happens, air is drawn into the cartridge to replace the ink.

ME70003 made it!(author)2009-02-13

yes the pen may have air in it but i said to use a bic pen and bic pens have little air holes tword the tip even if there is an air pressure problem.

goeon made it!(author)2009-02-08

Awsome 5 * faved

Gage987 made it!(author)2009-02-02

What if you used a shotgun shell and a fat highlighter.Do you think that would work

dondon107 made it!(author)2009-01-12

except it doesn't work because the air pressure keeps the ink from leaving. you need to drill a hole in back i think

Chicken2209 made it!(author)2009-01-02

I should make one someday...

berky93 made it!(author)2009-01-02

darn! a few years back I found three boxes of empty casings that my neighbor was going to throw out (there was about 300 casings there) but now I cant find the box! that sucks I want to make one of these.

killerjackalope made it!(author)2009-01-02

I've been meaning to make one of these for ages, I have a whole belt of 7.62mm shell casings... If I get a chance with the lathe I'll make one using the slug from one as a cap, the one on the end has an undamaged slug shoved back in to it to denote start and end...

xboxteen01 made it!(author)2009-01-02

pretty cool

CaseyCase made it!(author)2009-01-02

Very clever.

Kaelessin made it!(author)2009-01-02

heh that's awesome! I've got an old 7.62 lying around back home that I emptied out . . .*wonders if it could work

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