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BIC pen catapult

by RutgersVirtualWorlds, published

BIC pen catapult by RutgersVirtualWorlds Oct 8, 2012
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Summary

Catapult for laying siege to your Office mates

UPDATE: New version for 3/8 inch dowels. This is untested. Stay tuned for more.

Instructions

Print:

4 Foot Joint2
2 Top Pivot
1 catapult arm
1 Ball thrower arm
As many Balls as you think you might need

Collect 11 BIC Round Stic pens and 1-2 rubber bands

Remove the ink and tips from the pens and assemble the thing so it looks like the picture. Use tape as a shim to tighten up loose joints. The Pen body that the arm is on should rotate freely in the 'Top Pivot' piece.

Lay siege to the office

Update: for 3/8 inch dowel version replace 11 bic pens with 11 3/8 inch dowels 4 inches long.

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This thing is excellent for shooting the nut and bolts designed by Aubenc at unsuspecting coworkers. Could re-engineer for a little bit more distance and power. Any thoughts?

Nice model. Could you post the updated foot joint for 3/8 dowel please?

It also doubles as a filament spool holder. :-)

I'm pro-office warfare on general principle.

Excellent, me too. Perhaps we can collaborate on some weapons of mass office destruction.

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