Introduction: How to Make a Mini Potato Gun

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When I shot the potato it went 20 feet.

If you need any help, leave a comment.

Step 1: Materials

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Empty pill bottle
Hair spray
Knife or drill
And the most important thing of all,
A potato or an apple. My first time to make one I used a apple.

Step 2: Take the Pen Apart.

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Take the pen apart (only keep the tube). 

Step 3: Drilling the Hole.

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Once you're done drilling the holes, insert the tube.
If you need a picture, look at the first picture.

Step 4: Bullets.

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Step 5: The Propellant.

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Step 6: Lighting It.

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MikailaJ (author)2015-03-08

do you know the size drill bit. And can you explain how to fire it

MikailaJ (author)MikailaJ2015-03-08

do you just place the match in the hole

SarthakS3 (author)2014-11-17

hi dude!!!!! =) can u explain me how to load it????? i didn't understand it

dwebber1 (author)2011-11-29

Hey Im Confused About Step 4?????

jbend (author)dwebber12011-12-03

Push the pen tube in the potato then pull out at an angle

ccobra (author)2011-07-26

its good but maybe you should use a spark instead of a mach :D

jbend (author)ccobra2011-07-26

I made one a year ago but i used a bbq lighter. but I did not use one this time because I did not have one with.

ccobra (author)jbend2011-08-05

sorry :)

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