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Unread postAuthor: PCGUY » Sat Feb 12, 2005 4:47 pm

<div align="center">MINI PILL BOTTLE

Provided By Lucky13 - <a href="http://www.koolpages.com/potatohell">http://www.koolpages.com/potatohell</a>

This is my smallest combustion gun. It is made from an old pill bottle, a pen tube, and the clicker from those lighters with the long neck. There is two screws in the sides of the chamber that produce the spark. I drilled a hole in the bottle and glued the pen tube to the pill bottle with epoxy. It cost about $5 and using Oust air sanitizer as a fuel it shoots a Q-tip about 50 feet. This is a good gun for shooting indoors. It is a little tricky to get a good mix cause it needs so little fuel but when you get it right once, its real easy to dublicate multiple times. I wrapped it in electrical tape so that I wouldnt get shocked by the clicker and the screws.

Provided By Lucky13 - <a href="http://www.koolpages.com/potatohell">http://www.koolpages.com/potatohell</a></div>
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Unread postAuthor: theexp » Sat Feb 26, 2005 2:59 pm

Those are fun to make, lol, you can play with them in the house and not break anything.
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Unread postAuthor: spudo » Fri Apr 08, 2005 2:37 am

hey im having a bit of trouble so can u send me the plans for it thx tragic_email@hotmail.com
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Unread postAuthor: PCGUY » Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:30 pm

If you can't figure it out from looking at the above images, you don't have any business building something like this. You don't need any "plans".
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Unread postAuthor: Condor » Mon Apr 18, 2005 2:24 pm

yeah those are so awsome i made on just last week.
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Unread postAuthor: kings highway » Fri May 20, 2005 1:17 pm

im making my first, well, anything that has to do with anything on this site and i was wondering if i could use wood glue insted of epoxy :?: :?
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Unread postAuthor: spudshot » Fri May 20, 2005 2:53 pm

wood glue wouldnt be nearly as strong as epoxy, most epoxy is rated at atleast 2000 psi
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Unread postAuthor: kings highway » Sat May 21, 2005 11:04 am

So wood glue wouldn't work, or it might but it is alot weaker than epoxy :?: and Should i start over because i already made it with would glue, but i still need a grill lighter.
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Unread postAuthor: spudshot » Sat May 21, 2005 12:46 pm

what did you glue? when i made mine i just wrapped the end of the pen tube with elecrical tape until it was snug with the ID of the pill bottle and i pulled the pen thru the hole in the bottom
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Unread postAuthor: drac » Sat May 21, 2005 7:41 pm

I used wood glue on my first Pill Bottle Mini. It just flakes off the plastic. Epoxy or even Primer and PVC glue to melt the pen into the bottle would work.
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Unread postAuthor: iamthewalrus » Tue May 24, 2005 9:06 pm

im making a pill gun now but i cant get my stupid trigger to jump a spark with a wire, where do u connect the wire, i feel so stupid not knowing how to do this, do u need 2 wires to it , and if so where do they both go, or do u just conect one wire and jump it to a screw? its iritating me.
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Unread postAuthor: spudshot » Wed May 25, 2005 3:35 am

there should be a little metal piece on the bottom of your ignitor, tape a wire to it and put it on the other screw, thats your 2nd electrode connection
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Unread postAuthor: Hellfish » Thu Jun 23, 2005 2:43 pm

Don't know with you guys but i'm still having problem with the ignition i really can't figure out how to do it, isn't there one who can explain it to me bit for bit??? Plzzz...
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Unread postAuthor: spudshot » Thu Jun 23, 2005 3:26 pm

with the ignition? do you mean getting the mix to ignite, or attatching the ignitor? if you're having trouble attatching 2 pieces of metal to screws this hobby isnt for you
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Unread postAuthor: Hellfish » Fri Jun 24, 2005 4:02 am

i aint having trouble attaching two pieces of wire to two screws i am having trouble where to attach two wires to the piezo thing coz there ain't no wires on it????
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