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Project by jlb posted 01-14-2018 08:24 PM 1770 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a fully automatic rubber band machine gun. It will fire 70 bands continuously or in short bursts. It’s clever design requires no electric motor to fire the gun as most of these guns do. If you own a farm or have an area with a lot of flies, this is the answer for you. There is a set of plans available on amazon for about 20 dollars. Construction is not difficult but a full shop makes it easy. Tip: The gun uses #33 rubber bands. New rubber bands are sticky when new. Coat the new bands with talcum power. This makes them slick and when you fire the gun and the gun will look like it’s smoking. Note SAFETY GLASSES are a must(unless you are a fly and then it won’t really matter.) This is a really fun project.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net





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jack1

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#1 posted 01-14-2018 08:43 PM

That’s one heck of a project. ;0)
Great work.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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woodbutcherbynight

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#2 posted 01-14-2018 08:56 PM

Very cool. I can see me getting pulled over one day and the Police Officer searches my sled and finds this. My luck I get to explain this to a judge and have to endure being laughed at. Never mind someone posts a video of it on Youtube!

LMAO

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Redoak49

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#3 posted 01-14-2018 09:02 PM

I found the video of it and at slow motion. That is amazing and an amazing build.

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bushmaster

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#4 posted 01-15-2018 04:18 AM

Are you sure that is legal.. Fantastic build.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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EarlS

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#5 posted 01-15-2018 12:58 PM

I wish I would have had one of those when I was a kid…. heck I wish I had one of those….

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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Craftsman on the lake

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#6 posted 01-15-2018 01:31 PM

Got a permit?

Nice job. I love these types of things.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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TysonK

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#7 posted 01-15-2018 01:40 PM

Well, that’s just all kinds of fun, and beautiful too!

-- -- Tyson

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Upgrayedd

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#8 posted 01-15-2018 02:32 PM

This thing looks awesome. I have not been able to locate the plans on amazon. Can you post link?

-- Upgrayedd - spelled thusly, with two Ds, for a double dose of this pimping.

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#9 posted 01-15-2018 04:22 PM

This is a very creative piece and nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#10 posted 01-15-2018 04:24 PM

That’s impressive! I would love to see a video!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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Mean_Dean

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#11 posted 01-15-2018 10:53 PM

Man that’s a cool rubber band machine gun! Would love to see it in action!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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jlb

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#12 posted 01-15-2018 11:53 PM

Here is the amazon link. https://www.amazon.com/Experience-Building-RotaryMek-10X-Rubber-Machine/dp/1477656723/ref=sr_1_fkmr0 Just copy and paste in your browser address bar.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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jlb

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#13 posted 01-16-2018 01:08 PM

See if this works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42wpxNNOvdM

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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jlb

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#14 posted 01-16-2018 01:13 PM

One more video— https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z0X0Ym_8_8

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#15 posted 01-16-2018 06:58 PM

Really cool!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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