How to Make a Minigun


Introduction: How to Make a Minigun

About: I love ps3(cod6) and nerf guns

In this instruct-able im going to show you how to construct a minigun, for those who don't know wha this is there is a image of what it is, its basically a massive heavy duty machine gun

This instructable u dont have to follow step by step, make any changes or improvements you want as this is just a guide

Step 1: Step 1

First thing to know when your making this minigun make sure to spray paint it when all the pieces are separate not when you've put it all together.

First the handle: I used an object i already found that looked like a handle and spray painted it, then glued it onto a strong base using cardboard.

Step 2:

For the body I used cd covers, the ones u get when u buy a pack of cds.

The tube below is a tube i found painted and glued under it, as its part of the design.

Step 3: Step 3

Next for the handle put something underneath it like another tube or something strong in line with the front of the base.

This is because itll help hold the weight of the minigun.

Then glue it to the back of the main body as high or as low as u want it

Step 4: Step 4

Now for the front

I used 6 pieces of A3 paper rolled up, tapped and spray painted, with 3 pieces of cut out cardboard for the rolled up paper to go through,

u can use anything like pipes etc its just what i had at the time.

Then glue it to the front of the body

Step 5: Step 5

Now on top of the body u can basically put anything you want to make the gun seam more realistic. I put cut out cardboard in a design i thought looked good.

Now with every minigun there is always a handle so make sure u add a handle, for mine i got one from one of my old toys so be creative

Step 6: Finish

and thereu go do what u want with it add extra design etc.

Oh and if u want to make it look better draw on some parts with black texter or spray paint some parts silver as it makes it look more interesting and better



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    5 Discussions

    Thank you for your comment and I do have the stuff and experience to make a working model but I just never got around to adding that kind of thing to my model

    "update" I took my own advice and using a nerf vulcan as the base, i'm building a minigun model. I'll try to get some pics up as soon as it's finished!

    Im thinking of taking off the front to attach an electric motor to spin the front and hook the control up to the back, do u think i should go through with it

    I think what would be really neat is if you tore out the guts of a nerf vulcan and put them in there. That would make a very cool looking working model.