Introduction: Q-Tip Shooter

I decided to make this to punish kids who were shooting spitballs in class. This is perfect for hitting people without using saliva. It hurts a little but is revenge for shooting spitballs!

Step 1: Materials

Gather your materials. You will need:
-A pen (I used Bic Comfort Stic)
-A rubberband
-Scotch tape
-Q-Tips
-A kinfe/scissors

Step 2: Disassembly

Take the pen apart and use your sharp object to pop the back part off.

Step 3: Attaching the Rubberband

Cut the rubberband down to size. Now take one piece and attach it to one side of the pen tube. Use tape to go over the parts attached to the pen. (This is hard to explain so just use the pictures as a guide.) You might want to cut notches on the end of the pen tube to better hold down the elastic band.

Step 4: Loading the Shooter

To load the Q-Tip, put it in on the other side and use something to ram it down. (I use the ink cartridge from the pen.) Then when the rubberband begins to stretch, take the Q-Tip on the other side and pull it out. The frther you pull the faster and harder the Q-Tip will shoot but the chances of the rubberband breaking increase. (Obviously, let go to fire.)

Comments

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ChristianI22 made it! (author)2016-07-09

Off topic if you take the tip off an aluminum arrow and drop a ball berring or a pellet down the shaft of the arrow and then drop a 22 shell down the shaft lead facing the tip put the tip back on when you shoot the arrow bangexploding tip arrows how can i make a qtip do that?

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jlichtenberg made it! (author)2016-02-09

We used to put a pin in the Qtip... dont try that at home....

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fireball1234 made it! (author)2012-06-04

paper clip gun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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spyhunter7 made it! (author)2012-03-23

Nice, I built one myself. However, I added super glue in order to make the rubber band stay, since the rubber band wasn't staying. I've had it for a few weeks, and it shoots about 15 feet.

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guerrilafighter made it! (author)2012-01-30

that knife is beast!

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agfawkes made it! (author)2010-05-14

My rubber band kept breaking.I lost my rammer so I blew on it and from that day on (which hassn't ven been an hour)I had a blower disgised as your origanal idea.P.S.I'm only 8 and I am a genius.

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ol987986 made it! (author)ol9879862010-06-04

big deal im 13 andd i passed a gcse test and got a A*

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2010-06-21

big deal im 3 and i passed the alien test from the land of blooklapoobla of blangless. in the quatom region

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macman808 made it! (author)macman8082010-12-09

well I'm -1 and passed the nuclear photon test while under the influence of cosmic radiation.

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2010-12-11

well i did that when i was in the womb with my 5 headed twin poking me with her lasors while blind folded.

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GameNox made it! (author)GameNox2011-01-16

Oh yeah I'm -INFINITY and I passed the ghdyt test with the dubl gfg blah blah blah thingymajig.

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-01-18

Big deal,
I'm googolplex tears old and I passed the impassable test of quantum physics and I had to calculate the string theory

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macman808 made it! (author)macman8082011-01-18

well i'm infinity and i didn't even do the test and and i passed

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A flyin muffin made it! (author)A flyin muffin2011-02-21

I helped create the hydrogen bomb, the internet, and the wheel before I was conceived! So stop bragging!

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-02-21

Well, at my birth, I created man and the universe.
What you say, God did that? I told him to take the credit for it so I could act like a 2 year old and reply to all these comments.

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nfk11 made it! (author)nfk112011-02-24

god did create everything

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-03-10

That's what you mortals want to know

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nfk11 made it! (author)nfk112011-03-11

no thats what the bible says

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-03-11

I'm joking, do I have to put "Sarcasm" infront of what i say?

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nfk11 made it! (author)nfk112011-03-12

yes

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-03-12

Nevermind...

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nfk11 made it! (author)nfk112011-03-12

ok

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glugnar made it! (author)glugnar2011-05-18

Lol wow, that is a fail.

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-05-18

I agree, do I have to say that I am joking?
Also, not joking, and kinda related to this topic, I got a 1209( I think?) on the SAT's, and I am 13

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First Knight made it! (author)First Knight2011-12-19

This is really off topic, but funny

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-12-27

Is it? Or is the instructable off topic and this post is not?

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mushroomhunter made it! (author)mushroomhunter2011-08-20

oh yeah, well that's nothing compared to conguring the univers out of thin air, is it?!?!?!?! none of you would even be here if it weren't for me, so stop arguing!

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Look Over There made it! (author)Look Over There2011-03-10

I created your mom.

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2011-03-10

Ah, you won...


NOT!!

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lhinkle made it! (author)lhinkle2011-04-02

me too

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RandomHero made it! (author)2008-06-28

lol im retarted, i looked at the materials and figured id do ti without the intructable, did it all except how you shoot it lol, and btw it could be a match shooter also

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First Knight made it! (author)First Knight2011-12-19

if you use it as a match shooter and put the match scratcher thing that lights the match, then you could shoot fire!

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frankmcfreckles made it! (author)2011-09-13

i dnt have elastics anything i can use instead

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James (pseudo-geek) made it! (author)2007-09-11

mahwhahahaha I can shoOt the Q-tip of DOOM, thats right, DOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Q-Tip of DOOM.JPG
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absolute zero made it! (author)absolute zero2008-11-08

i made i dart for my blow gun like that, i cut a qtip in half, shoved the wooden end of a match inside it, then super glued a needle to the match so it would stick hehehehe

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mushroomhunter made it! (author)mushroomhunter2011-08-20

perfect idea, the needle sticks in, while the tip is still burning, i should have conceived that years ago...

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absolute zero made it! (author)absolute zero2011-08-20

I can't believe it's been three years since I posted that...

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ChupacabraAtrasado made it! (author)ChupacabraAtrasado2007-09-13

um thats scary...

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bubblee made it! (author)2011-02-04

Verry nice, not so easy


(se eh br?)

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bubblebut made it! (author)2011-01-02

dude this is a very simple desine I really think that you will not the contest because more poeple have done the same thing like i did a wooden sticks with  points and it went trough a klenexx box.
  

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Screamo made it! (author)2010-09-25

HAHA that works awesome, good job

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Screamo made it! (author)2010-09-25

Cool i will make one, do you need one of those this red ones?

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Fizzle made it! (author)2007-03-18

Y did u do this? I shot my mom in the eye and now shes blind. I hate my life :(

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Thejellybellyguy made it! (author)Thejellybellyguy2010-09-14

:*(

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drewboy190 made it! (author)drewboy1902010-07-16

man thats sad hope she ok, u shouldnt of shot it at her

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ChupacabraAtrasado made it! (author)ChupacabraAtrasado2007-03-18

really? why did u do that? regardless of your mom's sight youre still retarded

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carpfluff made it! (author)2010-04-12

i made it in like 5 minutes. it was easy but effective.

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drdestructo326 made it! (author)2009-04-22

i like that knife

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carpfluff made it! (author)carpfluff2010-04-12

it's cool

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knuckel made it! (author)2009-07-30

I tryed it and it's amazing !!! i lv it i will spechalise this wep at school lol!

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