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April Model of the Month (Nerf Gun)
« on: March 28, 2019, 04:05:32 PM »
This is next months model. I was playing with this design while at the
Blackpool Magic Convention back in February.

The complimentary bag of balloon in each order next month will have
three 350 dark Blue and three 260 orange to make the gun.

I will post the instructions sometime soon.
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Re: April Model of the Month (Nerf Gun)
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2019, 05:16:18 PM »
Inflate the 350 dark blue leaving 4 fingers un-inflated.

Twist two 3 finger pinch twists, then a 10 finger bubble flowed by an 8 finger
bubble and then another 10 finger bubble for the stock of the nerf gun.

Deflate the rest of the balloon.


Inflate the second 350 dark blue leaving 3 fingers un-inflated.

Make a 3 finger bubble followed by a 3 finger pinch twist.
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Re: April Model of the Month (Nerf Gun)
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2019, 05:22:56 PM »
Make approx. a 20 finger bubble which will leave approx.
a 16 finger bubble for the underside of the nerf gun.

Put the twist between the 20 and 16 finger bubble in the second 350
into the two pinch twists from the first 350 balloon.

Pre-stretch the orange 260 and inflate leaving 3 fingers un-inflated.
Make a 4 finger bubble for the handle followed by a 2 finger pinch twist.

Then make two 9/10 finger bubbles and twist into the pinch twist.
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Re: April Model of the Month (Nerf Gun)
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 05:28:00 PM »
Slide this onto the nerf gun, then make another 4 finger bubble
followed by a 2 finger pinch twist.

Make two more 9/10 finger bubbles and twist into the pinch twist.
Here you may have just a 1 or 2 finger bubble left if so leave as is.
If longer you might be able to twist back into the first orange pinch twist.


Later on you will see I deflated the rest of the 260 orange on my one here..
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Re: April Model of the Month (Nerf Gun)
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2019, 05:32:14 PM »
Inflate the next orange 260 leaving 5 fingers un inflated.
Make two 2 finger pinch twists followed by two 4 finger bubbles.

Attach the end of the lower 350 onto the two orange pinch twists.

Then make two 6 finger bubbles and wrap them around the top
section of the nerf gun and twist into the two pinch twists.
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Re: April Model of the Month (Nerf Gun)
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2019, 05:39:08 PM »
You can discard the rest of the orange 260 but I like to add a third
2 finger pinch twist underneath the other two pinch twists.

You might have enough left from this 260 for the handle but I use an
extra 260 orange balloon and make a 16 finger bubble for the handle
of the nerf gun and attach to the two 350 pinch twists.


Hope it is of use to some and as always if you do make it would be nice to see.
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