Introduction: How to Make a Prop Cardboard Mini Gun

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This will obviously show what is written above, but whe you're done you'll have a blast! :)
FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS beforeyou start to build. I take no responsibility if you somehow hurt anything with this. Thanks, and have fun.

Step 1: Materials and Things You'll Need

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You will need:
cardboard,
an adhesive, I used tape.
4 (or more) paper towel rolls.
one of those smaller, but thicker, paper towel roll look-a-likes (for the back handle)
an empty 2-liter
an empty water bottle,
an empty crescent roll container (or something to use as a handle)
a wooden stick (optional if you want a little more detail)

and of course, some spare time. :)

Step 2: Reference Pictures.

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You'll see pictures below, these are what I used for reference for the mini gun.

Step 3: Onto the Building!

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Don't look up here. :p
Just look at the pictures below for info and guidance.
This step is all about the barrel.

Step 4: The Body and Ammo Container.

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Again, looking below helps. Take what you have so far and add a handle to it. Do this by taking a strip of cardboard 4 layers thick, cutting it half, and adding it to your empty crescent roll tube. Then add to your mini gun.

Step 5: Finishing Up...

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Just adding the wooden stick to the bottom..

Comments

landrumlabs (author)2012-06-04

i dont think aneone will read tyhis but i like frogs

shadowop555 (author)landrumlabs2014-09-26

i like fogs to!

Triggerhappy101 (author)2013-11-19

yes it does make your arm look fat :P

Triggerhappy101 (author)2013-11-19

yes it does make your arm look fat :P

Gentlemen... (author)2013-04-15

Why only four barrels?

Gentlemen... (author)2013-04-15

Oh my god who touched sasha

Gentlemen... (author)2013-04-08

Im gonna make it without the ammo case but with an ammo belt, its probably gonna get all over th place, but i made a mini-minigun with an ammo belt and it looked awesome

darthpotato1 (author)2010-07-01

People say they can out smart me. This may be true, I have yet to meet someone who can outsmart bullets!

Some people say they can out smart me. Maybe *sniff* maybe. I have yet to meet someone that can outsmart bullet.

Julianz (author)darthpotato12011-04-25

Heavy Weapons Guy quote, LOL!

Lippu (author)2010-11-20

It loooks really goood :-]

WeaponMaker96 (author)2010-07-19

I like sandvich.

remington maika (author)2009-08-31

give it a paint job and it will look cool.

couldnt agree more, maybe white on the drum and black on the rest

MACKattacksnipe (author)2010-01-31

Im gonna do this but i will paper mache  it so all the suff looks nice and clean

Spycrab (author)MACKattacksnipe2010-02-01

cool!
make sure to post a picture or two :)

xalener (author)2009-11-07

Cardboard is credit to team.

stevennhl (author)2009-10-20

you need 6 barrels. if you look up minigun on google or youtube they always have 6.

teapotking (author)stevennhl2009-10-31

actually a few of them have three. (or in the case of the GAU-8 gattling cannon mounted on the Warthog jet, 7 barrels =P)

Spycrab (author)2009-09-01

I'll probably paper mache it and paint it, like you guys said. I made the minigun on the last day of the contest, so I had to enter it or it wouldn't even be in here.
I'll be updating it ever so often.
thanks guys =]

remington maika (author)2009-08-31

you are dead... not big surprise.

remington maika (author)2009-08-31

lol heavy weapon......... IIINNNNCCCOOOMMMMIIINNNGGGG!!!!!

Kaiven (author)2009-08-31

Paper mache it, sand it, then paint it. It would pretty dern good!

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