Picture of Marshmallow Shooter
Using PVC pipe you can make this amazing marshmallow shooter.
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mammoo937 years ago
I think someone should make an instructable on a marshmallow gun that is pre-pressurised and has the ability not to empty the whole chamber at once. A sort of paintball gun that shoots marshmallows.
I've got one that i'm making right now- it has a hopper type thing on it
Am I the only one that noticed the bedroom door looks like its from Dexter's Lab?? Guess im just that old :/
not the only one, however dexter's door is much cooler.
R0B0T5_R0CK4 years ago
make sure the clay is on the side that you connect the barrel to, that is very important.
R0B0T5_R0CK4 years ago
I too, have one of these. me and my friends will run around shooting each other with these but we do not use marshmallows, we use Nerf darts, preferably the suction cup darts because the create a better seal. Mine is a sniper, it has a long barrel on it and i made a scope like thing and spray painted it black and green. Also, in the T-joint fill one side with clay and put a small hole in the clay, this increases range. Although you will have to increase or decrease the size of the hole until you have it set up for optimal range.
I made a few of these for my niece and nephew for Christmas. Used my vinyl plotter to decorate them. Very fun!
Isabella's Gun.JPGJacob's Gun.JPGSahara's Gun.JPG
Those look very professional! You could make some money off of those things if you wanted to!
cmjhawaii5 years ago
Forgot to mention that my daughter's mallow gun was spray painted not just plain white.
cmjhawaii5 years ago
My 9yo daughter just got a marshmallow gun as a birthday present from her friend.  They had so much fun blowing the little mallows out.  Even I had fun with it.  Great idea.  I'm planning to make some for family and friends.
gigocorp6 years ago
This is fun to build and very inexpensive. Having made the one in the video below we plan to buy a bunch of pvc pipe and connectors and have a neighborhood-wide shooter-making session at our next block party. We've priced it out and we can make these for less than $2 if you buy the 10' length of pipe. We also plan to buy a pvc pipe cutter as the hack saw makes too much pvc dust and requires the extra step of sanding the edges.


savagenarce9 years ago
Basically a blowgun with handles stuck on the side. Save yourself some time, money and effort and just use a straight piece of pipe.
That's not as cool looking, besides this is far more functional (better accuracy)
dan savagenarce8 years ago
no, the T joint provides a critical pressure/release mechanism which causes it to shoot much farther than a blowgun.
chardster dan7 years ago
I like the blowgun just the same, i think it works great. The shooter jams unlike the blowgun. The shooter looks cooler than a blowgun, so i painted mine, Sorry about the crappy camera.
Well, then go even simpler and just throw the marshmallows. The gun handles are part of what make it "cool" too.
Have you ever tried to throw something as small and light as a marshmellow? Call me if you go over 2 yards!
Have you? It will go just as far as a gun.
NaesDraw6 years ago
As long as you have an unbroken(no joints) length of pipe and the right size, these will do nerf too. I made one that was one long tube, then the handles were T's one size too big, with tape around the barrel to make them stay put. Works well. Just remember no joints or it will jam.
Viddaric8 years ago
awesome! let me give you a few pointers. a longer barrel makes more accurate shots, so lengthen it to about a foot. also, the "improvement" made by Celene in the comic would not work. the marshmellow would get jammed into one of them, than the others would let the air out. also the marshmellows would not get into the other 4 barrels
What if you loaded the mashmallows directly into the barrels?
It would "work" but it wouldnt go far. I have tried all kinds of PVC marshmallow shooters and this basic design works the best.
cocothunda18 years ago
where can u buy colored pvc. already colored not painted
you cant. When they make PVC they dont think plumbers will care what color it is. All you need is some spraypaint.
jerielng8 years ago
where can i get a pvc pipe?
I think lowes has the best selection and staff
Like home depot or Lowes. Any "Hard-Work" place. Or You can ask a plumber! xD
Obsessive7 years ago
I love these things.
I actually purchased one last year for a dollar at a convention for some sort of fund raiser.
It was identical to the shooter in the 11th frame.
sue57908 years ago
Where do I find the instructions to make these marshmallow shooters? I have clicked everything I know and don't find them. I clicked the PDF, but all I git was the same cartoon shown above.
Click the PDF and let it open. Then zoom in on the plans in the comic. Then you can read them.
sljusak7 years ago
We made 8 of these and took them to a civil war reenactment and had a great time after the official battle. One confederate private couldn't believe that he "got himself" a federal officer!
dwungnema7 years ago
I did this for a demonstration speech for my public speaking class. It was the bomb! My ten year old kid loves it too.
legosoldier8 years ago
hey go to youtube and type in marshmallow snipercam look at the guns his kids guns look like there more accurate then 2 handle
stellamojo8 years ago
There's always a party pooper in every bunch! I think this is GREAT and am going to make a buttload of 'em for Christmas presents!
spartana8 years ago
This is sooo cool and it dont hurt when you get hit in the side of the head. Thanks!
Slips9 years ago
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themaster9 years ago
jifblumoon9 years ago
me and my frend were going to make this a year ago but we were to lazy and just used the 1/2 in pipe like blow guns with grapes they got allover the house, my mom was pissed
joshminer9 years ago
I am a 22 yeard old kid and my little cousin made us these for christmas... they are awesome for all ages... my wife might not agree becuase i shoot marshmallows at her all day... but its awesome!!!
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