Step 11: Finished! - Try it out

It is now time to test your Booby Trap.

To load your Booby Trap simply pull back the Rubber Band and hook it on the Latches hook.
Then put whatever projectile you wish in front of the Rubber Band. You'll be surprised how far it shoots the object.

Below is a video of me testing the Booby Trap to make sure everything was working correctly.

Click here to view the video
*The video has been deleted from the original service I'd uploaded it to. I will be uploading it to YouTube shortly.

I wanted to make my Booby Trap more sensitive after filming this video. So altered the angle of the latches hook.

Comments, Pictures and Ideas are all greatly appreciated.

Any updates to this How-To will appear on my website FlyingTopHat.co.uk.
<p>This is genius, I super-sized this and made it fit in my school locker, attaching the string to the door. The string goes through to the outside through the secondary lock hole, with 3 chain links tied to it. On top of it all, there is a key-lock on the chain, preventing someone from simply disarming it. on the outside you only see a chain link and key-lock, but can still open easily. so open the locker and... snap! It slings a plastic long-dart straight at them. and to dis-arm it from the outside, remove the lock.</p>
<p>not to shabby</p>
<p>i like it</p>
It didn't work for me! I think my paper clips were too weak or something?? When I hooked the rubber band in place it would just pull back the paper clips instead of stretching the elastic
<p>try using matchsticks and strengthining them with hot glue</p>
<p>Like LIke LIKe </p>
<p>why would jesus be perfect?</p>
<p>it's too hard for me i want something simple</p>
whats the how to do it
violent easy awesome a favorite for gaurding candy <br>
I followed the steps step by step yet it only shoots 3 inches. Any suggestions?
Seems like something that you would see in an episode of The Office. I've heard that it is possible to get a job at the <a href="http://www.riversidenjbankruptcylaw.com/" rel="nofollow">law office in Riverside NJ</a>. Have any of you heard of this?
its the best among all instructables.i like this the most.
This is the best instructable I HAVE SEEN SO FAR
cool but to hard<br>
I think its an easy trap...
Haha this is really funny! I can't believe there really are traps like this or that people try to come up with ways to find traps like this! Can you tell me where I can find more information and more tricks to play on people? I have to figure out what my <a href="http://www.minntrapprod.com" rel="nofollow">trapping supplies</a> will be!
a great way to get fired! but still a great idea!
This looks brilliant! <br>I'm thinking of adapting this to fire pens (http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-Damn-Pen-Shooter-Period./). <br>If i can get it working i'll upload it, should result in pretty good accuracy <br>:)
YOUR A FREAKING GENIUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
this takes foreverrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Heat a nail over a fire and then poke it at the desired spot. It works, literally, like a hot knife through butter.
Or use the heated nail as projectile<br /> <br />
Your'e joking right?
no<br>hell make me very mad wake up to 500 of these with heated nails by your bedside
doing to brother now
you were the 500th comment!
Just saying :P
&nbsp;and it would cool down after a wile
&nbsp;OUCH. but it would melt through the plastic, unless u used something metal
thanx, this is the one i make. very nice for in the classroom XD
nice i like how u made the lower supports so it doesn't collapse in on itself
i built this, you forgot to mention that you need tou use SMALL paperclips, I found out the hard way, DON'T FIND OUT THE HARD WAY
I used a drill. much easier! I LOVE this instructable! 5 stars for sure! 20 if I could!
WELL GREAT... now i need to drink a bottle of water... ;)
How do you get such perfect bends? mine keep messing up!!!!
makes perfect
if practise makes perfect, but no body's perfect, then why practise?<br /><br />
im perfect
&quot;Nobody is perfect<br /> &nbsp;I am nobody<br /> &nbsp;Therefore I am perfect&quot; <br />