Ever wanted to blast a mini marshmallow at something, like a tree, an apple, a paper target, that squirrel that keeps tearing up your yard (forget that last one)? Well now is your chance! This is a very simple project that requires only a saw and PVC pipe. The mini marshmallows are soft enough that you can blast people with them without worry of getting hurt, just please don't aim at the eyes or face. This is my first instructable, tell me how you like it or where I can improve!
Step 1: Pieces
This is a very easy project, that requires at least a 40 inch piece of 5/8 inch PVC pipe, two PVC tees, two PVC elbows, and two PVC caps. You need to cut the pipe as follows:
- 4 inch (x4)
- 8 inch (x2)
- 6.5 inch
They pieces no not need to be perfect, feel free to adjust them how you want!
Step 2: 4 Inch Pieces
Stick two of the 4 inch pieces into an elbow, and the other two into the PVC caps.
Step 3: 8 Inch Pieces
Put the two 8 inch pieces into one of the tees, making sure they in the right places (see picture). Stick the other tee on one of the ends, again making sure it is in the right place.
Step 4: The 6.5 Inch Piece
The reason I make this piece exactly 6.5 inches is because it fits me perfectly, but find out what length works for you. Put the 6.5 inch piece into the PVC elbow, then stick the other end into the tee on the 8 inch piece.
Step 5: Bringing It All Together
Put the two capped 4 inch pieces into the elbow and first tee. Put the other 4 inch part into the middle tee.
Step 6: Finishing Touches
Into terms of function, you're done! Now you can paint it, or put a, electrical tape design on it like I did (see first picture). One last thing, I do not suggest gluing the pieces in place, it will be a pain to clean it and if you ever get a marshmallow stuck in it, you wont be able to get it out. Now all you have to do is stick a mini marshmallow into the end and give it a good blow! Have a happy time blasting marshmallows!