Introduction: Glue Stick Airsoft Silencer

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This is a cheap and easy way to make a silencer for your airsoft gun that really works!

Step 1: Materials

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1 Round pen
A Small Gluestick (I personally like the small Elmers kind)0.21 oz
4 or 5 Cotton Balls
Airsoft Gun
Knife With Teeth

Step 2: Step 1

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First take the gluestick and get rid of the glue and the thing it is sitting on. Then take your pliers and pry the twisting knob off. Also take out whatever is left on the inside so it is empty. (push it out with a screwdriver.

Step 3: Step 2

Take the pen apart so just the tube is left. Use the scissors to cut off the knob on the end of the pen.

Step 4: Step 3

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Take the cap of the gluestick and drill a hole through the middle (make sure it is big enough to fit the pen through). Do the same to the end of the tube with the hole on the gluestick to make the hole bigger for the pen to fit through.

Step 5: Step 4

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Once you have made sure the pen fits, take the pen tube and the knife and cut little slits in the pen on the top and bottom. Leave some on the pen so it will fit in the barrel.

Step 6: Step 5

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Take the pen and feed it through the hole in the bottom of the tube in the gluestick. Dont put the cap on yet. Stuff pieces of the cotton into the space around the pen that is left in the gluestick. Once you have stuffed it to the top of the tube take the cap and feed the remainder of the pen through the top of the gluestick cap. This can be difficult. If problems occur make the hole a little bigger.

Step 7: Inserting the Silencer

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Take the fininshed product and place the end of the pen into the barrel of the gun. If it does not fit take the file and shave the end of the pen untill it fits.

Step 8: Use

This works really good with my spring gun but I have not tried a co2 yet. It does make you lose some accuracy but the stealth is what matters. You can make it look better if you wrap some black duct tape around it or spray paint it. Have fun!!

Tell me if it works on C02 guns.

Leave Comments!!


randofo (author)2009-01-14

Hey, this is a great instructable and is very informative. Just one thing is missing... pictures! It really helps a lot when trying to follow directions so you should consider taking some photographs. Once you do that and leave me a message when you have so that we can publish your work. Thanks! Thanks for the cool instructable and we hope to publish this soon!

gandermountainman (author)2009-04-07

does it work on airsoft shotguns??

007dna (author)gandermountainman2009-11-24

 SHOTGUNS SPREAD!!! They DO NOT go straight, so that would be pointless. 

Good point, though.


flamingice (author)007dna2012-09-27

shotgun slugs with a rifled barrel or a rifled slug shoots straight

Sileneced Shotgun, ok just think about it

7mm-08 (author)gandermountainman2009-04-25

i do not have a shotgun but it might with one pump

Legoman132 (author)2011-02-20

Works great! I put a glue stick and a half on it and it still works great!!!!!!

james4 (author)2011-01-02

i know an easier way to get every thing out : screw on the cap all the way the twist the bottom thing and make sure your twisting it so the glue extends an everything will pop out

Andy-K (author)2010-01-05

What kind of airsoft gun is that. I like it.

airsoft1017 (author)Andy-K2010-01-19

It is a colt m4505 315 fps very good and accurate i use it in one of my own instructibles

projectguy (author)2009-12-01

airsoft guns aren't so loud so why build a silencer

buttsniffer (author)2009-09-12

if u take off the bottom wut do u drill into

Capt. Kidd (author)buttsniffer2009-09-15

the cap

Capt. Kidd (author)2009-09-15

can u make a vid on the noise?

Andy101nguyen (author)2009-08-12

where do you cut the slits, put more pictures up DUDE!!!!

i am pretty sure its the top of the pen and the bottom it to let the air out into the cotton balls

buttsniffer (author)2009-09-12

y the pen?

daelans (author)2009-05-10

i dont understand step 4. where are the slits, what size, why, it just doesnt make much sense.

airmaster12 (author)2009-02-18

yes it works on co2 guns it is pretty accurate too but its a bit louder though

Trid (author)2009-01-23

YEAH I love my Smith and Wesson!

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