Introduction: Recycled Materials Slingshot

This is an giant slingshot made from three recycled materials...

A Pie Tin, An Old Milk Gallon Container, And An Old Egg Carton.

Step 1: Step 1: Materials

For this instructable you will need 7 items...

1. Egg Carton

2. Gallon Milk Container

3. Pie Tin

4. Bungee Cord

5. Swing

6. Duct Tape

7. Wiffle Ball

Step 2: Step 2: Bungee!

First you need to put the bungee cord through the milk container handle.

Then hook the bungee cord on the swing on both sides.

Step 3: Step 3: Pie Tin

Now you need to get a piece of duct tape and roll it into a cylinder.

Make two of these and stick them on the bottom of the milk container.

Now stick the pie tin on the bottom and use more tape to support it.

Step 4: Step 4: Egg Carton

Now you need to cut up the carton.

Then duct tape them on in a diamond shape to fit your ammo.

Step 5: Step 5: Fire!

Now your giant slingshot is ready to fire!


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jdnomo made it! (author)2009-04-23

So you hold the jug upside down, pie-plate up to pullback and launch? I'm not always able to make the leaps others find so obvious, but this looks like fun for my cubscouts...

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wilcurt made it! (author)wilcurt2009-04-25

Just grab the handle and pull backwards. And if you are doing this with cubscouts then do not be disapointed if it does not work the first time. It takes a lot of adjusting.

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kylekosan23 made it! (author)kylekosan232011-12-24

its going to break and the ball wont go far

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lemonie made it! (author)2009-04-03

You need to get someone to photograph this in the pulled-back position, without that this doesn't look like something that works. Can you do that and update? L

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wilcurt made it! (author)wilcurt2009-04-03

I made this a while ago so I took it down... But it does work! I shot the wiffle ball over my house...

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wilcurt made it! (author)2009-04-03

Ummm........What?

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Bartboy made it! (author)2009-04-02

Cool. You don't need a swing....

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