Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - play - siege-engines http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:54:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 how to make a paper catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-paper-catapult/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:28:19 PDT
Making a balista http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-balista/
Making a balista - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/OXA6/ID77PGW1/FLNOXA6ID77PGW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/OXA6/ID77PGW1/FLNOXA6ID77PGW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/OXA6/ID77PGW1/FLNOXA6ID77PGW1.SMALL.jpg CJStephens So to be clear I personally would consider this more of a giant sling shot then a balista. Due to the fact that it is powered by rubber bands instead of a bow. And why did I build a balista you are probably wondering... Well It was a Tuesday I was really board, and when I get board my mind starts th...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:59:15 PDT
strong plastic samurai sword http://www.instructables.com/id/strong-plastic-samurai-sword/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:19:12 PDT
Cardstock Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardstock-Catapult/
Cardstock Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/R3UH/IB0MKXON/F88R3UHIB0MKXON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/R3UH/IB0MKXON/F88R3UHIB0MKXON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/R3UH/IB0MKXON/F88R3UHIB0MKXON.SMALL.jpg n2o1gaming Ready to Start an Office Siege war? Paper can be used for your physics project, or cubical conundrum.Materials: Paper (I used 120 pound card stock) Glue (I used gorilla wood glue, see build step) Source of energy (I used an exercise ba...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:19:48 PDT
Simple Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Trebuchet/
Simple Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8CRK/IA2K2B5R/FOU8CRKIA2K2B5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8CRK/IA2K2B5R/FOU8CRKIA2K2B5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8CRK/IA2K2B5R/FOU8CRKIA2K2B5R.SMALL.jpg akshayfrozentree Engine is derived from the word used to describe a military machine and the person used to operate it was called an engineer. So I wanted to build an engine. As the trebuchet is my favourite seige engine, I decided to build it. This tutorial will help you build a trebuchet and you can ofcourse make ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 09:06:29 PDT
How To Make Duct Tape Trebuchet Pouch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Duct-Tape-Trebuchet-Pouch/
How To Make Duct Tape Trebuchet Pouch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HJTA/I9UDPNRG/FKSHJTAI9UDPNRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HJTA/I9UDPNRG/FKSHJTAI9UDPNRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HJTA/I9UDPNRG/FKSHJTAI9UDPNRG.SMALL.jpg HEARTH ROBOTICS TEAM I made this trebuchet for my Science Fair project a few weeks ago. And I’ve been playing around with it for a while and then I saw the Instructables "Duct Tape Challenge". So, I decide to make a duct tape trebuchet pouch. Originally, I had a canvas pouch for my Science Fair and I used a pattern fro...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:23:21 PDT
Strawbee Ballista http://www.instructables.com/id/Strawbee-Ballista/
Strawbee Ballista - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/CKJZ/I9FGU6UG/FHACKJZI9FGU6UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/CKJZ/I9FGU6UG/FHACKJZI9FGU6UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/CKJZ/I9FGU6UG/FHACKJZI9FGU6UG.SMALL.jpg JessB1 Strawbees are plastic pieces that can be used to connect standard size drinking straws. At a local Hack Space we tried to build a catapult with these connectors, straws, rubber bands and other miscellaneous items. My design is a ballista (closer to a crossbow in design than a catapult) Main Beam...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:43:27 PDT
High Velocity Vortex Cannon - Aerosol Fuelled http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Velocity-Vortex-Cannon-Aerosol-Fuelled/
High Velocity Vortex Cannon - Aerosol Fuelled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/IDW8/I9B6G1HB/F2ZIDW8I9B6G1HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/IDW8/I9B6G1HB/F2ZIDW8I9B6G1HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/IDW8/I9B6G1HB/F2ZIDW8I9B6G1HB.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project was inspired by many things. Large commercially made vortex cannons are used (theoretically) to disrupt hail formation and prevent damage to farmland. German scientists during WWII also constructed a large vortex cannon designed as an anti air gun. The plan was to use a powdered fuel th...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 05:46:09 PDT
Máquina térmica- barquinho pop pop http://www.instructables.com/id/Máquina-térmica-barquinho-pop-pop/
Máquina térmica- barquinho pop pop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/7OM6/I7SVVQ6F/FU97OM6I7SVVQ6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/7OM6/I7SVVQ6F/FU97OM6I7SVVQ6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/7OM6/I7SVVQ6F/FU97OM6I7SVVQ6F.SMALL.jpg lucasmenescal Passo a passo para criar seu barquinho pop pop Corte da latinha Cortamos uma lata de alumínio, removendo a parte de cima e a parte de baixo. Corte da lata com o molde Neste passo pegamos a lata em forma de folha de alumínio, colamos a folha mole na lata, e cortamos no tamanho certo Dobras do...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:34:25 PDT
A Sneak Peek at What Is Next http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Sneek-Peek-at-What-Is-Next/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:05:02 PDT
Introduction to Seej - a 3d printed game http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Seej-a-3d-printed-game/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:10:16 PDT
How to Build an Awesome Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Awesome-Trebuchet/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:55:48 PDT
Mousetrap Powered DOUBLE Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mousetrap-Powered-DOUBLE-Trebuchet/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:07:14 PDT
How to do a powerful,cheap,cool slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-powerfulcheapcool-slingshot/
How to do a powerful,cheap,cool slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/TL1O/I5JHT9B9/F0DTL1OI5JHT9B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/TL1O/I5JHT9B9/F0DTL1OI5JHT9B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/TL1O/I5JHT9B9/F0DTL1OI5JHT9B9.SMALL.jpg KillerSash Hi. I'm going to show you how to make a cheap slingshot with 2 things. The Requirements -Some Paper Clips (about 2 or 3 for the ammo)-A compartment binder (with a rubberband to close it) The Paperclip Editing In order to shoot a paper clip,you will need to bend in a S-like shape. The Last Pa...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:12:12 PST
Small Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Catapult/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:57:24 PST
Golf Ball Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Ball-Trebuchet-1/
Golf Ball Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/4E6J/I3THUOH5/F414E6JI3THUOH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/4E6J/I3THUOH5/F414E6JI3THUOH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/4E6J/I3THUOH5/F414E6JI3THUOH5.SMALL.jpg Fission Chips Are siege engines your thing? Do you love flinging things at high velocities? Well, then, this is the build for you! In this Instructable, you can learn how to build a Golf Ball Catapult with interchangeable arms that can shoot golf balls up to 80 feet! Just be careful, though! This build requi...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:15:03 PST
How to make a Model Roman Ballista (Torsion powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Model-Roman-Ballista-Torsion-powered/
How to make a Model Roman Ballista (Torsion powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/4HUT/I2IWE4PB/FG74HUTI2IWE4PB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/4HUT/I2IWE4PB/FG74HUTI2IWE4PB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/4HUT/I2IWE4PB/FG74HUTI2IWE4PB.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts After the success of the Model Roman Catapult and, with our Year 6s learning about the Romans, I thought I'd try recreating a different siege engine.Follow these instructions to make your very own torsion (wound up) powered Model Roman Ballista!See the video below for a step-by-step live guide to th...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 01:29:28 PST
Meccano catapult. http://www.instructables.com/id/Meccano-catapult/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:25:30 PST
crossbow bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/crossbow-bolt-1/
crossbow bolt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/JKHG/HZ2IUGQX/FQ4JKHGHZ2IUGQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/JKHG/HZ2IUGQX/FQ4JKHGHZ2IUGQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/JKHG/HZ2IUGQX/FQ4JKHGHZ2IUGQX.SMALL.jpg theCreatorofepicness after I finished my crossbow i needed bolts but I couldn't find any good instructions that would fit on my crossbow so I decided to make my own bolts. Things needed: You will need:- gluegun- scissors- duct tape- screws- crossbow- straws The shaft cut your straw to the desired length. my bolts...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:56:03 PDT
crossbow bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/crossbow-bolt/
crossbow bolt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WDDN/HZ2IVZHO/F7SWDDNHZ2IVZHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WDDN/HZ2IVZHO/F7SWDDNHZ2IVZHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WDDN/HZ2IVZHO/F7SWDDNHZ2IVZHO.SMALL.jpg theCreatorofepicness after I finished my crossbow i needed bolts but I couldn't find any good instructions that would fit on my crossbow so I decided to make my own bolts. Things needed: You will need:- gluegun- scissors- duct tape- screws- crossbow- straws The shaft cut your straw to the desired length. my bolts...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:55:21 PDT
3d print catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-print-catapult/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:43:53 PDT
Spitball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Spitball-Launcher-1/
Spitball Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/OA6Z/HYE5VO10/F53OA6ZHYE5VO10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/OA6Z/HYE5VO10/F53OA6ZHYE5VO10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/OA6Z/HYE5VO10/F53OA6ZHYE5VO10.SMALL.jpg hmbmideas Today I will show you how to make a little spitball launcher . Little but effective weapon it is very practical . Anyway let's get started .All you need is those things that you use to clean keyboard . Voila that is all you need Remove Cap Remove the cap Put The Barrell Thingy On Put the Barr...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:34:47 PDT
School DT projects: Model Roman catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-model-Roman-catapult/
School DT projects: Model Roman catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AS1W/HY21WFQ4/FQZAS1WHY21WFQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AS1W/HY21WFQ4/FQZAS1WHY21WFQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AS1W/HY21WFQ4/FQZAS1WHY21WFQ4.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts A while ago, I started making projects for teaching in school which were manageable, fun and educational. The first project we made was this model Roman catapult. Since making it, a number of teachers and students have asked for instructions for how to make it, so here we go!Please note: If you're...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:36:40 PDT
Fast And Easy Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-And-Easy-Crossbow/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:10:28 PDT
Viking Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-Catapult-1/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:49:41 PDT
PVC Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Trebuchet/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 06:57:49 PDT
Trebuchet Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Trebuchet-Project/
Trebuchet Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project is currently being used for a middle school intro to engineering program. This project is pretty simple to build and just about any home improvement store will have the supplies. The kids are given the materials and the trebuchet drawing (see link in description). It takes the average g...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 18:37:54 PDT
Mouse trap catapult for 4$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-trap-catapult-for-4/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 23:00:56 PDT
Baking Soda and Vinegar Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Baking-Soda-and-Vinegar-Cannon/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 19:40:22 PDT
How To Make Auto-Igniting Fire Arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Auto-Igniting-Fire-Arrows/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 16:27:10 PDT
Make A Flamethrower Out Of Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Flamethrower-Out-Of-Lighter/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:30:09 PST
Simple PVC slingshot for pennies http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PVC-slingshot-for-pennies/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 13:00:50 PST
How to Make a PVC Bow and Arrow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-PVC-Bow-and-Arrow/
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By: Duct-Tape-Master

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 17:14:04 PST
pen cannon (miny) http://www.instructables.com/id/pen-cannon-miny/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:49:58 PST
Floating Arm Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Arm-Trebuchet/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 01:16:59 PST
Tennis Ball canon/mortar http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Ball-canonmortar/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:04:35 PST
Mini Bow And Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Bow-And-Quiver/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 16:00:17 PST
Build a crossbow for an awesome lesson on Newton's Laws! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-crossbow-for-an-awesome-lesson-on-Newtons-/
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:23:25 PDT
Homemade Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Catapult/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 10:58:56 PDT
PVC Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Air-Cannon-2/
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 18:25:28 PDT
Bamboo/Knex CANNON http://www.instructables.com/id/BambooKnex-CANNON/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/VJJ7/HKZAVYN3/F2UVJJ7HKZAVYN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/VJJ7/HKZAVYN3/F2UVJJ7HKZAVYN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/VJJ7/HKZAVYN3/F2UVJJ7HKZAVYN3.SMALL.jpg sinhiman This a cannon I made one day when I was bored it runs on quarter stick firecrackers and NOTHING else P.S. the duck tape is required if you don't want it to blow apart like a microwave with C4 in it.
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 17:22:51 PDT
Compressed Air Tennis Ball Mortar http://www.instructables.com/id/Compressed-Air-Tennis-Ball-Mortar/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:49:59 PDT
Popsicle Stick Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Catapult-1/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 05:13:19 PDT
Trebuchet Catapult using only fast food straws - Straw Builder Project #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Trebuchet-Catapult-using-only-fast-food-straws-S/
Trebuchet Catapult using only fast food straws - Straw Builder Project #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/Z7VD/HJKBTYF7/FEGZ7VDHJKBTYF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/Z7VD/HJKBTYF7/FEGZ7VDHJKBTYF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/Z7VD/HJKBTYF7/FEGZ7VDHJKBTYF7.SMALL.jpg mszymczak Video Link of Trebuchet in action:  http://youtu.be/y33fps70F4o.  Roughly 15' shot across the hallway. During the Middle Ages, a Trebuchet was the ultimate siege weapon.  Let's see if we can replicate some of its basic functionality using nothing more than fast food straws.  When complete, just a...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:28:24 PDT
Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Cannon-3/
Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/DQHO/HJKBS2C3/F8QDQHOHJKBS2C3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/DQHO/HJKBS2C3/F8QDQHOHJKBS2C3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/DQHO/HJKBS2C3/F8QDQHOHJKBS2C3.SMALL.jpg gator829 Disclaimer I and not responsible for anything you do with this if you get hurt that's your fault not mine you can not sue me but other wise enjoy ** caution do not over load cannon and stand back when firing as to not get hit if it goes flying or explodes because you over loaded with powder *** I do...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:29:16 PDT
Miniature Medieval Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Medieval-Crossbow/
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:56:00 PDT
How to Make a Bean Shooter and/or a Mauly Clip Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bean-Shooter-andor-a-Mauly-Clip-Gun/
How to Make a Bean Shooter and/or a Mauly Clip Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/JTZF/HIGF1RKA/F1FJTZFHIGF1RKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/JTZF/HIGF1RKA/F1FJTZFHIGF1RKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/JTZF/HIGF1RKA/F1FJTZFHIGF1RKA.SMALL.jpg trailtrekr Hello everyone I am really excited about this instructable because this is my first toy one I have done. I think this project is very fun and these weapons shoot very fast and can do lots of damage. WARNING: DO NOT AIM AT ANY HUMANS OR ANIMALS. I am not responsible for any injuries that may happen. ...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 09:20:29 PDT
Rock Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Sling/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:31:43 PDT
Water Bottle Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Rocket-Launcher-1/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:47:31 PDT
TORSION BALLISTA http://www.instructables.com/id/TORSION-BALLISTA/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:25:24 PDT