Introduction: Cartridges for Miniature Guns

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This are great for mini firearms, they are simple and easy to make.

Step 1:

First you need
.22 bullets
fuse (you can make or buy your own)
black powder
lead solder
cotton balls

Step 2:

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Acquire some .22 bullet shells, do no use live rounds.

Drill a hole next to the end of the bullet.

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Place a fuse in the hole and sit it on its end.

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For your lead shot use solder that has beed melted so its in a ball shape.

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Now pour the powder into the shells and push it down with something, then drop a few lead shot in, then you take a bit of cotton roll it into a ball and push it into the top sealing the bullet off.

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Thats it have fun fireing.


Rocketfish55 (author)2014-12-14

could you possibly post a video

Uncle Kudzu (author)2014-12-09

That's a good idea using the spent shells as a powder chamber. I've been trying to make blackpowder plastic pellet shooter. Your method here might solve part of my design.


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