Bic Rocket Launcher

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Today: a rocket launcher made out of a bic mechanical pencil.
Tomorrow: mini warheads

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Step 1: Gather Materials

you'll need;
a bic mecanical pencil,
some scotch tape,
thread or other fuse,
propellent(I used match heads,
and a vice grip or
other means of breaking off the cap

Step 2: Crack It Open

Break off the cap and anything in it (after removing the grip)then pull out the led cartridge.

Step 3: Final Assembly

Tape the cap to the part where the eraser used to be and put the grip in the clip as a sight or grip.(optional)it should look like the second image

Step 4: Final Prep

insert a 4 or so in. long piece of thread in the hole in the back of the ammo then put in your propellent of choice.Matcheads work fine especially if you crush them into a powder.

Step 5: Troubleshooting

you can't figure out how to fire it:the cat is smarter than you
you want to sue me:for what you did all on your own?
you are bored:get lost

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    93 Discussions

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    sharlston

    10 years ago on Introduction

    this is so cool if you have any more cool ideas please email them to mattyts@live.co.uk

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    paper warriorDantex

    Reply 12 years ago on Step 5

    Of, and yes. I have found that the photo is perfectly clear. I do not know about you. Sarcasm is not very appreciated, you don't seem to know that,do you?

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    I recommend the "macro" setting on your camera. It will be represented with a little flower icon and is most helpful in focusing on close-up objects.

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    X_D_3_M_1paper warrior

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    how the hell do u fire iwthout buring ur face off/and or having to pick plastic shrapnel from your body. and whats the projectile? the head?

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    paper warriorX_D_3_M_1

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Yeah, as long as you keep it a little bit nose heavy. You can use a piece of wax on the end for practice rounds. This has the benefit of being formable to an ogive.

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    bug 8

    11 years ago on Step 5

    you need to make a movie clip of you making it and launching it. I tried to make one but the match head powder did not ignite