Introduction: Mini Needle Shooter

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This Instructable is a small pen gun that took me less than a half hour

Step 1: Materials

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-plastic pen
-rubber band
-tooth picks
-key ring
-duct tape
-knife or seizors

Step 2: Make the Barell

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remove ink cartridge and other stuff until you have a hallow cylinder
then cut the pen on the dashed line

Step 3: Make the Firing Mechanisim

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-wrap a tooth pick in the tape until you have a tube with a diamater smaller than the diamater smaller than the pens
-second you cut your rubber band in half and glue the middle of the band to the end of your tape cylander
-lastly glue your key ring to thr end of the rubber band

Step 4: Insert Firing Mechanism Into the Barel

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self explaining

... read the title

Step 5: Finish the Gun

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tape the rubber band ends to the side of the gun

Step 6: Darts

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cut off the tips of the tooth picks then wrap the ends with duct tape

Step 7: Done

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load dart pull back key ring and fire I got mine to shoot 21.8 feet make modifications


Master Wasi (author)2014-02-01

how many elastic did you used ? I've used 5-7 elastics but it's still not that powerful.It shoots bbs slowly

Ganjisai (author)Master Wasi2017-03-30


g00d Idea bOy (author)2013-06-02

Can you tell me where I can get a "pen duh"

Imu09 (author)2013-02-10

Quick tip: Use strike-anywhere matches. Also, this is a good *ible, but please add real pics. Be careful!

asdaandet (author)2010-11-06

dont get it

cantbesaved (author)2010-09-07

either looks like a bong or an really screwed cigarette XD jusk kidding

alex4646 (author)2010-05-30

i may suggest using something longer than a toothpick to put in the barrel for longer pullback. other than that its a fine school weapon :D

elkalpin (author)2010-02-01

I agree... REAL pics! but still nice instructable! :)

survivalkid (author)2009-09-03


tranoxx (author)2009-07-02

the pictures dont really help

survivalkid (author)tranoxx2009-09-03

the pics do help,quite alot actually and now i am off to make one.

jacob7797 (author)2009-08-29

cool gun but needs more pics

crazyman099 (author)2009-07-07

really the should

kibbler (author)crazyman0992009-08-10

Well, they don't. Nice I'ble, but you need real pics.

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