This is a cover for your paintball gun so you don't shoot any one off the field. This is NOT a substitute for a properly manufactured safety device, it is merely a how -it-is-made instructables. I take no responsibility for any injury or death caused by this instructable. Use at own risk Inspired by Paintball Borg (Pretty much the same idea but my version )
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Step 1: Asssemble Materials

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You will need a
-tape measure
-old jeans
-bungie cord and plastic thingy
-paint (colour is up to you)
-printer paper
-glue ( I used "NO more Nails") but any strong glue will do

Step 2: Template

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Mark at the 2,4,6,8 inch lines on a standard printer paper

Step 3: Tracing

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Trace onto jeans and cut out

Step 4: Renforcement

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glue on 2x4 sheet onto bigger piece, this will add support where the ball breaks

Step 5: Folding

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Practice folding the paper to see how to fold the jeans, one end should be open and the other closed.

Step 6: Glue that sucka together

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Glue it together, i recommend putting that template inside the jeans so it doesn't glue together

Step 7: Painting

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Apply paint

Step 8: Competetion

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All finished, you can now put lettering on it like: Get some, eat paint, or what ever you want.
yar19963 years ago
BOOM56015 years ago
You need more reinforcement at the bottom, like the plastic from a milk bottle folded in half and glued in.
puma b32 (author)  BOOM56015 years ago
IF you really want, the No More Nails dries as hard as a rock, I've tested the barrel cover on multiple occasions and it works like a charm.
Undermig6 years ago
um 3.5stars on that
Undermig6 years ago
looks great atless you get something out of nothing cause 5-10$ or not evan 1$ for a barrel sock like thats great and look cool
zet9246 years ago
Please know that any paintball barrel sock sold must meet ASTM Committee F08 Standards. Insurance regulations call for socks or sleeves that meet these requirements, and while this is a cool project it is NOT a substitute for a properly manufactured safety device. As good as this looks some things just shouldn't be DIY projects, for your safety and the safety of those around you.
puma b32 (author)  zet9246 years ago
I wasn’t implying that this was a substitute for a proper paintball barrel, it was merely an informative Instructable that showed you HOW it was made. If it makes you feel better, I will post this in my intro.