How much does a rubber band minigun cost?
Currently the subject of a Kickstarter campaign, Weaponized T-Rex is offering its Rubber Band Minigun for early pledges of US$94, which will arrive as a DIY kit, or a fully assembled version for $99. Black versions start at $114, while shipping is slated for February next year if all goes to plan.
How do you shoot a rubber band really hard?
Fire the rubber band off your index finger.
- Place the rubber band on the tip of your index finger, pointing your finger where you want the rubber band to go.
- Pull the rubber band back with your other hand, past your raised thumb.
- Let go of the rubber band to let it fire, or hook the rubber band onto your thumb.
How do you make a rubber band fling?
Hook each end of the rubber band around your middle finger and thumb. Use your index finger to stretch the rubber band forward a few inches, pointing it in the direction you want the band to travel, and pulling it tight. Let the rubber band slip off your middle finger and thumb simultaneously to release it.
What happens to the rubber bands when the trigger was pulled?
When the trigger is pulled back, the wheel (which is being pulled down the barrel by the rubber band) is released and allowed to advance by a mechanism in the gun. This releases the rubber band, which then is propelled towards the target.
How do you make a rubber band shoot faster?
First, don’t pull the band too tight. The extra tension makes the band fly faster, so the thumb doesn’t have enough time to get out of the way. And a wider elastic band is better. That’s because the thumb has to press harder against the wider band.
How fast do rubber bands fly?
High speed photography showed that the rubber band flies backwards throughout the flight and the trigger velocity was about the same for both types of rubber bands about 40 meters/sec.