BLOWGUNS. The Breath of Death. The blowgun, sometimes also called a blowpipe or blowtube, has a long but not necessarily well-documented history. The blowgun is a mysterious tool of silent death. Michael Janich reveals the many secrets of its capabilities and uses: how to buy or make your own blowgun and. Buy a cheap copy of Blowguns: The Breath Of Death book by Michael Janich. The blowgun is a mysterious tool of silent death. Michael Janich reveals the many.

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They are stored in the staff when not in use. Brass tubing in a variety of sizes can be found in most well – stocked hobby shops. These guns are much more convenient to carry and blowguhs perfect for backpacking. Nonetheless, it s the law.

As mentioned earlier, takedown guns are most easily fash- ioned from brass tubing sold in hobby stores. You may eventually get more ambitious and try making a take- down blowgun. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Unlike most strychnine poisons, which produce symptoms of stiffening and convul- sions.

Yet another type of special projectile thaL can be shot through a blowgun is a paintball. With the exception of hand -thrown weapons, no other pro- jectile weapon is as quiet as a blowgun.

These go on wet but dry to a slick film. An even easier method— which gives the look of a traditional gun with rhe improved performance of a gun made from precision tubing — is to split the bamboo, cut out the barriers between the sections, and insert an aluminum, brass, or piasLic tube. This feature makes it great for making small takedown guns, as it is easy to find tubes that fit tightly around your barrel tubes to use as couplings.

You may find, as I did. These quivers simply slip over the btowgun tube and are positioned so the darts can be reached easily. Keep this tube to transport your gun to prevent it from being ben t or damaged.



An easier solution is to use one of the many varieties of glass and plastic jewelry beads available in most craft supply stores.

If you made your own blowgun and have some tubing veath over, coat the Inside of the tubing with a lubricant, cork one end, and inject your casting medium. The easiest method blowgkns making syringe darts for a blowgun is to start with an actu- al plastic medical syringe.

The sap of this plant is boiicd until it becomes thick and gluey. Stupero, but recently the McFarlin family bought Stupero’s entire business. For those of you who are economy-minded, you MAKING YOUR will also find that you can make a blowgun that will perform just as well hhe a commercial model for less than one- tenth the cost.

It is also available in or inch lengths in many hobby and model shops. Be careful r though, as it will take off skin even quicker. Greath turn of double- sided adhesive mounting tape around the muzzle will secure Lhe end of the cover to prevent this.

Photo by Gregory Worm. Therefore, the auLhor, publisher, and dis- tributors of this book disclaim any liability and assume no responsibility for the use or misuse of the information herein.

This can affect the velocity and flight of your darts and, depending upon the materia] from which MAI NTENi WCE – your gun is made, dexth pit the bore, A cleaning rod can be improvised from two or three 3-foot pieces of dowel rod used to push a patch down the Pore. From inside the book. When storing your blowgun, it is important to protect it from warping. The Breath rjf Death My favorite style of stopper for wire blowgns is the so-called air cone design that is popular with commercial blowgun manu- facturers.

These darts are designed to be used either with an adaptor kit for a gauge shotgun veath with specially designed air guns, lb ensure Lhat these darts will operate correctly at the thr velocities produced by a blowgun, you should first experiment using a liquid dye or other highly visible substance and shoot into a test large l.

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The methods of camouflaging a blow r gun are similar to those [or firearms and bows. Although many people associate the h low- gun with the aboriginal Pygmies, the truth is that the blowgun Is unknown on mainland Africa.

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A tassel or plume of wool yarn at the back of Lhe plunger can be added LG stabilize it so it flies point -forward in flight. The cotton will wrap around the shaft until it begins to resemble a large 0-Tip. One technique often used by shotgunners for insLinctive aim- ing is to extend the index finger of Lhe forward band along the stock of Lhe gun. Michael Janich reveals the many secrets of its capabilities and uses: Extra darts are avail- able for only a few cents apiece.

Don shahs can be made of nails, bicycle spokes, spring steel, or bamboo chopsticks. They are also quite capable of cracking or breaking windows, should you over have the desire to do so.

The Breath of Death stick into the wall. To those readers who already own blowguns, 1 hope the informa- tion in this book has expanded your knowl- edge about this fascinating weapon, the breath of dcaLh.

If you have a Dremel tool, a round cutting bit makes this lob even easier. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If the muzzle end is fit with a removable rubber crutch tip, it can double as a hiking staff. This tape will serve as a stop that will keep the mouthpiece from coming off the end of the tube.

After shooting poisoned darts through your blowgun, clean the mouthpiece and bore with alcohol or warm, soapy water to get rid of any poison residue 7. The Breath of Doath mouthpiece will extend slightly from the breech of the Lube to allow clearance for your lips.