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this is for all of you people who love water balloon wars
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Step 1: Select your dowell

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I used 1/2 inch dowell

Step 2: Cutting the dowell

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You can use a hacksaw or a hacksaw blade like I did ,(Redneck Style!!!!!)

Step 3: Cutting the groove

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use your hacksaw or blade like I did to cut a notch in your dowell

Step 4: Tie the balloon

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fill up your water balloon with water then wrap it around your dowell once then take the neck thing and stick it in the notch then pull it off of the dowell and throw
i use my finger to tie it
Wulf1872 years ago
If it is stupid but it works, it is not stupid - Albert Einstein
I don't write instructables to get featured. I write them to show the world how to do things.
freeza362 years ago
No offense, but this is a really simple instructable, yet it still gets featured. I am not singling you out, I am just trying to say that instructables' editors feature alot of simple easy things not, that used to recieve no recognition.
tjesse freeza362 years ago
I think the season we are in has a lot to do with it. I think this is a fantastic idea, often the most simple ones are. Not all ideas will appeal to the masses, keep that in mind when you make an instructable, only if you want to be featured.
freeza36 tjesse2 years ago
I am not trying to insult the author, but the instructable is also not the best made. Blurry pictures and little instruction.
tjesse freeza362 years ago
You win, point made, move on.
ilpug2 years ago
I once had to tie over 1000 balloons for a school fundraiser. My fingers were black and blue for several days afterwards. This would have been like a message from the gods at that point. I assume this would also work for normal air balloons?
freeza36 ilpug2 years ago
they may pop if the contact the dowell.
vulcan242 years ago
Basically the same thing as this but $14.50 cheaper
Hawkeye_bkj2 years ago
Excellent idea! You must win all the balloon wars. DON'T SHARE THIS WITH YOUR FRIENDS IF YOU WANT TO WIN!!!!

Do you ever have problems with the open end being forced out of the slot when you pull the dowel rod through? If so you could substitute a piece of 1/4" pvc and put the open end of the balloon in one side of the pipe so it wouldn't get pulled out by the rest of the balloon.
dreamberry2 years ago
That's a good invention!
Hippymike962 years ago
yoyology2 years ago
That is SLICK!
rimar20002 years ago