Introduction: PVC "2 Shot" Rubber Band Pistol
In this Instructable, we'll make a 2 shot rubber band gun from PVC pipes.
I put a pipe bending spring in a PVC pipe.
Then I heated the pipe with a heat-gun and bent it. When the pipe had cooled, I removed the spring.
If you don't have a spring, you can fill the PVC with sand, it will also let you bend it without folding it.
You can also use a hot sand, that way you won't need a heat-gun.
Then I cut it shorter.
After heating one end of the pipe, I used a grinding stone drill bit to enlarge the end.
I drilled a hole for the bolt and cut one for the "trigger"
I used a small tube to make a "trigger", After heating it up, I shaped it the way I wanted.
I drilled holes for the bolts and used a rotary tool to make some adjustments.
I covered the bolt with heat-shrink tubing to make it smoother (avoid saw effect)
I applied some grease and put on a spring.
To make sure the nut does not come loose, I glued it to the bolt.
With a help of a small magnet, I was able to put nuts on bolts
I drilled a hole for the bolt.
A cable terminal was used to make another part of the trigger. (I don't know the technical name)
And again, I used glue, so the nut does not come loose.
I made slots for rubber bands
I attached the bolt to the trigger
A larger PVC pipe was used to make a handle.
After heating it up, I squeezed one end of the pipe with a clamp.
After some final sanding, the handle was attached.
Our rubber band pistol is ready.
As said before, it can shoot 2 shots.
Press the trigger to release the first rubber band......press it stronger to release the second.