Do you want to know how to make a simple pen gun? If yes, then go through the article and check out the instructions on how to make build your own homemade pen gun.

How To Make A Pen Gun

Pen gun, a weapon made out of a pen, is as harmless as the writing tool itself! Such a gun also serves as a safe alternative to the, comparatively dangerous, market-bought guns that your kids enjoy playing with. Still, it can pierce straight through tomatoes and spongy materials. The weapon can even go through an apple, if it is a high-powered one. The intensity and speed of the "bullet", mostly the writing part of the pen, is controlled by an elastic band adhered to it. Learn how to make a pen gun, with the instructions given in the following lines.  
Build Your Own Homemade Pen Gun
Items Needed 
  • Pen
  • Scissors
  • Elastic Band
  • Tape 
  • Carefully remove the ink tube (cartridge) of the pen and set it aside, for later use.
  • Cut about a centimeter of the end portion of the pen, using a sharp pair of scissors. Cut the writing part of the pen as well. This will make it easier to fire. Make sure that you trim only the tip.
  • After the above step, the pen will look like a hollow tube, which has the same width throughout its length.
  • Get a thick elastic band. Cut it into half, so that the loop becomes a single strand. Mark a dot at the center of the elastic band strand.
  • Secure the band onto both sides of the pen, using a tape, and then pull it downwards.
  • Slide the ink cartridge down. While doing this, ensure that the nib of the pen is facing outwards.
  • Grasp the end of the ink tube, which you slid out the other side. Bring the center of the elastic band strand, marked with a dot, onto the end portion of the pen. By doing this, the ink cartridge will be positioned in the middle.
  • Your homemade pen gun is ready! To use it, hold onto the elastic band firmly and release it.

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