How to Make a Bb Gun and Have Real Fun While Using it

By: Muna wa Wanjiru

Following are few tips using which one can make a BB gun using a Mechanical pencil. This is a miniature BB guns and a real fun while using it.

Making a BB gun with a mechanical pencil

Steps
1. Consider this list of the things that you will need before following these steps and making a gun:
* Pliers, Scissors or knife
* 6mm metal or plastic bbs
* mechanical pencil
* small rubber band
* larder pen
2. Get a wire cutter and a mechanical pencil. Make sure that there is no lead present in the pencil.
3. Use a pocket knife to cut the end of the pencil. Pull out the eraser holder to remove the top and the inside of the pencil.
4. Take a larger pen and hollow it out. Place the inside of the mechanical pencil in the hollow pen. A slightly larger pen is required to fire out the bb's
5. Take a rubber band and stretch it out till the middle of the mechanical pencil. Attach a eraser by cutting a slit through it. In order to hold the barrel down, wrap another rubber to the first one along the barrel.
6. Put the BB in the front by pulling back the slide.

Now the BB is ready to shoot out.

Second Method

Steps
1. Cut of the lead pencil at its writing end
2. Remove the stuff inside and pull out the eraser with the help of a lead holder. Stick them together with a tape.
3. Stretch the rubber band to the pencil clip by putting it over the eraser.
4. Use clay balls to pull back and fire

Tips

1. Use small or thick rubber bands to get higher velocities
2. The cutting of the end of the pencil becomes easier by using a wire cutter
3. Experiment firing with different ammos like sticks or metal bbs
4. The wadded up piece of paper can also be used to fire as it is less lethal.
5. The tip of the balloon can also be cut and used as a rubber band.

Warnings

* Use safety glasses while operating this gun
* Avoid shooting living things
* Do not take this bb to school as it will invite more trouble
* NEVER look down into the barrel while the bb is loaded. IT can fire by losing grip.
* DO not aim too low as the bb will roll out
* BE Careful while using sharp objects as it can be dangerous.

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