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Shoots small bits of pencil tips/toothpicks and stuff  as ammo!

One can make this in <15 minutes with stuff around

Take safety precautions while making and using the same as it shoots really far the ammo
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Step 1: In action

Step 2: Materials

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You will need the following

1. lollipop stick/tubing/ empty ball-point refill
2. paper clip
3. thin elastic rubber band
4. wire
5. pin

Needle nose plier  to shape and cut the wire

Step 3: Getting started

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Take the paper clip, open it and make the plunger  as shown

  Shape a piece of wire to make the gun end

Step 4: Mechanism

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Cut the plunger using the pliers

Tie the elastic band to get a smaller rubber band

Cut the lollipop tube to half, making sure it is bigger than our plunger

Make a tiny hole in the area shown on the tube

For holding the trigger make a small loop in the gun end wire by rolling it around a paper pin

Step 5: Mechanism contd.

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Pass the rubber band in the plunger end

Make a trigger by rolling the wire with a loop in the center

Tie up the gun-end wire as shown

Step 6: Trigger mechanism

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Making the trigger mechanism is a bit tricky

Use a pin to hold the trigger in position as shown below

This trigger should be able to hold the plunger when the rubber band mechanism is pulled.

Step 7: Assembly

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Take a bit of wire and securely tie to make kind of magazine

this will serve to hold the rubber mechanism in place

Assemble as indicated and pull to arm the shooter

Step 8: Finishing touches

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The trigger needs to be pressed in the aperture so as to hold the plunger when armed,

when pulled it can shoot your ammo

You can also use a tiny rubber band to press the trigger in place (not shown here)

Use your imagination and design other accessories like gun sights, handles etc.

good idea..

What lollipop brand is that? And where did you get the elastic from? This is a very entertaining, time killing project. I love it! :)
mikroGanesh (author)  the NeXT designer2 years ago
Not sure about the brand, any hollow tube, even from a refill can be used. The elastic was from a tag, you can use a good rubber-band instead, the ones that last a bit longer
What lollipop brand is that? And where did you get the elastic from? This is a very entertaining, time killing project. I love it! :)
Im gonna use more paperclips instead of wires
mikroGanesh (author)  Gentlemen...2 years ago
sure, it will make it make more sturdier
Yeah so its sturdier, its not that i dont have wires or something
mikroGanesh (author)  Gentlemen...2 years ago
i also made one and it shoots really fast.thanks for the idea
MelodicLego2 years ago
That's very cool
Sadi7892 years ago
You should enter this in the miniatures contest!
Eirinn2 years ago
...did you use final fantasy 7 music in the video? :)
thing 23 years ago
I'm going to make my own, but a bit bigger, using a pen tube... It's more resourceful in my house than a lollipop stick.
I did that with a pen tube, but a different design, the pen tube soon broke, would recommend reinforcing the end that will take the rest of the force of the plunger
mikroGanesh (author)  thing 23 years ago
do take care when target practicing :)
Ha. Will do! ;)
pie R []ed3 years ago
Well documented! Good job. I like the trigger.
mikroGanesh (author)  pie R []ed3 years ago
Even with a little mod, one can add a magazine to hold tiny pellets! on the top for more fun
can youpost how to make the magzine sorry if i it to late
mikroGanesh (author)  kingofthespazs3 years ago
its just a rectangular box with losely held 'ammo" which loads itself by gravity, when fitted over the barrel top.

Hope this helps as I am out of my home to post the same in action
devanshauy3 years ago
great little ammo ibuilded it and it is stuff as gun
jackerboy3 years ago
looks awesome even though ill probly loose it after a week
sonogo3 years ago
Thank you. nice looking.

can you put a video of this in action???

mikroGanesh (author)  sonogo3 years ago
i think he may mean the distance that it travels
lilliu973 years ago
could you make a video of makingit and firing it please :)
mikroGanesh (author)  lilliu973 years ago
Uploaded the vdo in the step 1
ilpug3 years ago
great little build.