Instructables: exploring - play - siege-engines - gun http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:10:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 PVC Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Air-Cannon-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/0ZBL/HLA0YPZS/FZH0ZBLHLA0YPZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/0ZBL/HLA0YPZS/FZH0ZBLHLA0YPZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/0ZBL/HLA0YPZS/FZH0ZBLHLA0YPZS.SMALL.jpg Alex and Joey Productions We made this Air Cannon just for the fun of it.  It was very fun to make and are trying to improve on it. We are 14 years old so if you have any suggestions for improvements please leave them in the comments! We will try to answer any questions about our creations.
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 18:25:28 PDT
How to Make a Coaxial Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Coaxial-Air-Cannon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/VMR0/HCB8RFBS/FZ3VMR0HCB8RFBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/VMR0/HCB8RFBS/FZ3VMR0HCB8RFBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/VMR0/HCB8RFBS/FZ3VMR0HCB8RFBS.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This video shows how I make a compact 2" bore air cannon with a coaxial piston valve. To understand how these valves work examine the third animation in the following link: http://www.spudfiles.com/forums/piston-valves-explained-visually-t8157.html I also go into more detail of how these cannons fun...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:22:12 PST
Baby Potato gun with some Kick. http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Potato-gun-with-some-Kick/
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 23:51:10 PDT
Build a Cheap'n'Simple Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-CheapnSimple-Air-Cannon/
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:46:59 PDT
Harpoon/Grappling Hook Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/HarpoonGrappling-Hook-Gun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/O6CD/H3BL0E30/F56O6CDH3BL0E30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/O6CD/H3BL0E30/F56O6CDH3BL0E30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/O6CD/H3BL0E30/F56O6CDH3BL0E30.SMALL.jpg Toga_Dan Wild Wild West had the derringer which fired a piton and cable into a distant wall. Batman had grappling hooks + guns. I wanted a harpoon/grappling hook which could be launched hard enough togo through the roof or car body and latch itself there. Here it is. The tip of the harpoon is 3/4" round ste...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:54:59 PDT
heaps powerful cardboard gun that can fire 6m + http://www.instructables.com/id/hell-powerful-cardboard-gun-that-can-fire-6m-/
heaps powerful cardboard gun that can fire 6m + - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/7V94/H1YOBF4M/FFW7V94H1YOBF4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/7V94/H1YOBF4M/FFW7V94H1YOBF4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/7V94/H1YOBF4M/FFW7V94H1YOBF4M.SMALL.jpg siegeking you will need : 1x cardbord strip (depending on the size you want they will varey, the silver gun used a 17cm x 11cm (leaving a bit o' room on either side.).),1x straw,(i use orange),tape,(i don't use glue :-) ), balloon animal baloon (better than a rubber band) optional: paint,textas. cut a gun...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 12:41:15 PDT
Toothpick Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothpick-Shooter-2/
Toothpick Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/M8NQ/GZLW4BVN/FRWM8NQGZLW4BVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/M8NQ/GZLW4BVN/FRWM8NQGZLW4BVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/M8NQ/GZLW4BVN/FRWM8NQGZLW4BVN.SMALL.jpg BTAPclub This is a simple toothpick shooter you can make. You probably have everything you need in your house. If you do it right, it can shoot about 20 meters. Gather Materials As I said, most of the materials and tools you probably already have. I found that a hand pump is better than a foot pump, but I...
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 17:21:41 PDT
Pocket Sized Grappling Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Grappling-Gun/
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 17:21:37 PDT
Versatile Multi-shot Pneumatic Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-Multi-shot-Pneumatic-Cannon/
Versatile Multi-shot Pneumatic Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/FKUM/GYR369ME/FIQFKUMGYR369ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/FKUM/GYR369ME/FIQFKUMGYR369ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/FKUM/GYR369ME/FIQFKUMGYR369ME.SMALL.jpg radicalnegative1 One of the major drawbacks of making and operating a pneumatic cannon is the need for a new air charge for each shot. This need for re-pressurization of one's cannon can really eat up a lot of time and cut into the fun factor of a day of spudding, chunking, flinging etc. In order to maximize the "u...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 11:00:28 PST
easy two man air cannon (shoots 20-150yrds) http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-two-man-air-cannon-shoots-20-150yrds/
easy two man air cannon (shoots 20-150yrds) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NWRG/GRSXC8ZD/FEBNWRGGRSXC8ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NWRG/GRSXC8ZD/FEBNWRGGRSXC8ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NWRG/GRSXC8ZD/FEBNWRGGRSXC8ZD.SMALL.jpg snorelaxy7 this cannon can fire up to 150yrds depending on the shape and size of the pellet you use. this cannon is easy to make and use as the parts are extremely simple and every house will have these parts. WARNING: this cannon shoots at DISCLAIMER: i am NOT responsible for any damage you cause to anything...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:14:27 PDT
Zoob Shooter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoob-Shooter/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 15:01:00 PDT
Howitzer Potato Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Howitzer-Potato-Cannon/
Howitzer Potato Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/I7JI/GLFUDFWL/FD7I7JIGLFUDFWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/I7JI/GLFUDFWL/FD7I7JIGLFUDFWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/I7JI/GLFUDFWL/FD7I7JIGLFUDFWL.SMALL.jpg Flagella Please vote for this Instructable in the Epilog Laser Challenge! This is a two part Instructable designed to demonstrate how to construct 1) A hybrid potato cannon capable of accelerating a projectile to supersonic speeds and 2) A cannon mount that resembles a WWII Howitzer field piece. This is ab...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:29:08 PDT
stationery and peg rubber band gun http://www.instructables.com/id/stationery-and-peg-rubber-band-gun/
stationery and peg rubber band gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/O9TE/GCI8KJE1/FSFO9TEGCI8KJE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/O9TE/GCI8KJE1/FSFO9TEGCI8KJE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/O9TE/GCI8KJE1/FSFO9TEGCI8KJE1.SMALL.jpg airochubby A simple rubber band gun made with a clothes peg, ruler ( preferably wooden), sticky tape, two thumb tacks and a rubber band. Getting Started To start insert a thumb tack into the end of your ruler. Next Tape your peg to your ruler on the side that has the tacks point. To fire Clip your ...
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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 12:09:40 PDT
CardBoard Catapult from Old Display Board! http://www.instructables.com/id/CardBoard-Catapult-from-Old-Display-Board/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 12:05:39 PDT
BoomeRING CataPENt http://www.instructables.com/id/BoomeRING-CataPENt/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 15:41:52 PDT
How to Enter the Launch It! Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Enter-the-Launch-It!-Challenge/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 14:50:01 PDT
The Office Siege Weapon Series: The Pencil Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Office-Siege-Weapon-Series%3a-The-Pencil-Trebuch/
The Office Siege Weapon Series: The Pencil Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/Z50X/F4T2PFT6/FH4Z50XF4T2PFT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/Z50X/F4T2PFT6/FH4Z50XF4T2PFT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/Z50X/F4T2PFT6/FH4Z50XF4T2PFT6.SMALL.jpg zaro12345 this is the ultimant office war-waging weapon. now, you can have this beutiful piece of history on your office desk for only 5$ or less. this project may look complicated, but really it shouldnt take you long to be firing paperclips and staples across the cubicles. (Its too bad i didnt know about in...
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Sun, 5 Aug 2007 12:29:53 PDT