Introduction: Simple Meccano Gun

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so, here it is, designed and made in 2 minutes flat!

Pros: simple, easy to make, cheap and mostly easy to come by parts.

Cons: low power, no trigger and it's just a open tube.

WARNING!: may damage rubber band!

Step 1: You Will Need

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You will need: an Alan Key, 2 washers, 2 long angle beams, a large rubber band, 3 nuts, 1 short screw, 1 long screw, a pulley, and a spanner.

Step 2: The Tube

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Firstly, line up the angle beams, then put the screws through at each end, next secure with a nut on each screws.

Step 3: Securing the Rubber Band

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Now add a washer to the long screw, add the rubber band to that same screw, add another washer to the screw, after that add another nut on and tighten.

Step 4: To Load and Fire

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To load: turn gun up, put the pulley on the tube in the gun, put rubber band around it, put finger on pulley, draw finger back, and finally to fire lift finger.


seamster (author)2015-06-11

Very cool. Looks like fun!

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