Air-Soft Grenade Thingy




This instructable will tell you how to make an Air-Soft grenade thingy.

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Step 1: Supplies

These are the supplies you need to make this grenade.

Party Popper
Plastic BB's
Bic Pen
Flat Head Screw Driver
Highly Maneuverable Gloves

Step 2: Taking Apart the Popper

Insert the flat headed screw driver into the edge of the popper and pop out the cardboard cap and keep it for later.

Step 3: Removing the Confetti

This is where you might want to where gloves to protect your hands, I didn't because I'm a bad example. Carefully use the pen to remove the confetti and leave the white cardboard alone.

Step 4: Filling the Popper

Now take your BB's and pour about 20 into the empty popper and replace the cap.

Step 5: Making Sure the Cap Is On

Take the back of your pen and press evenly around the edges of the cap to secure it into place. Then aim and shoot, and it scatters the BB's every where.

P.S. I am not responsible for any injuries.



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    51 Discussions

    I'm sorry, but this is nowhere near a grenade. I'm not sure what to call this, other than a tried-and-false idea that's been used countless times.

    Aside from lack of originality and improper naming, nice 'ible. If you shoot only one bb out of a bic pen using the pull-string thing as the propellant, it works a bit better.

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    Almost forgot, for a *more* realistic grenade-type thing, check out the concussion grenade I show you how to make in my instructable:

    Let me know what you think!


    8 years ago on Step 5

    dude, try removing the explosives from the pull string thing. they are useful for lots of things.


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    about 5 feet. my friend made like 70 of these and put em all toghether then shot them at me during a macth from less than 10 ft away and they didnt even touch me the just rolled and fell out.


    9 years ago on Step 5

    I jammed like 4 of the little pull bombs in there and managed to gett all the strings out the back. next i filled the open space with thumb taks (the casing cracked in 5 places, while the taks shot out and dented my wall!) !!!!

    :) :) :) :) :) :)

    mr. cool 384

    9 years ago on Step 5

    i did this but i used the sharp little bits of a brokeen outer tube of a  mechanical pencil and they hurt

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    9 years ago on Step 1

     Are you a jehovas witnes .excuse the spelling


    9 years ago on Step 3

    they dont hurt that mutch. iv had them blow up 3 times, once in my face.