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Project by WAWoodButcher posted 03-16-2011 04:02 PM 3170 views 32 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A big thanks goes out to DMcKay for this idea. Wish I had a shop teacher like that as a kid. A quick build and a lot of fun. Gave it to my dad for his birthday so he can chase the grandkids around. A note of caution though – this thing will leave a welt on someone…...just ask my brother. haha

-- "Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding 'you are making a scene'." - Homer Simpson

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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 03-16-2011 04:06 PM

So did your brother ask for one so he can get payback?.....HAHAHA

These are pretty cool

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#2 posted 03-16-2011 04:06 PM

Cool !!!! That would make a nice desk piece!!!

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#3 posted 03-16-2011 04:30 PM

need one of these to shoot my cats when they get on the table lol

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#4 posted 03-16-2011 05:23 PM

nice! I had a few of these as a kid, they shot elastic bands with small pieces of metal attached though…

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#5 posted 03-17-2011 12:25 AM

Load it with gold balls and see if it leaves a bigger welt :)

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#6 posted 03-26-2011 05:50 PM

At first I thought you were using GOLF balls and thought ‘Man that would hurt!’ then I looked a little closer :-)

An interesting use of rubber bands! Favourited!

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#7 posted 04-25-2011 10:07 AM

I guess I forgot to mention how FAST the ping pong balls actually launch… Definitely not for the timid. I’m sure Grandpa will have many hours of fun with that around. As far as the welt goes… well that’s what brothers are there for. He probably deserved it for something he did in the past.

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#8 posted 08-04-2011 05:46 PM

I have to make one of these to use around the office. I already have sniper locations picked out. LOL.

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#9 posted 08-06-2011 03:39 AM

DMcKay, I believe it was Socrates who said, basically, “Punish your son every day. You won’t know why, but he will.”

Note that I do not ascribe to this, as my sons are actually pretty well-behaved, given what a hellion their father was, growing up.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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