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Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2: Build a Secret Agent Arsenal

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Culling common household items to create an uncommon arsenal of miniature gadgets and sidearms, this guidebook provides do-it-yourself spy enthusiasts with 35 different surveillance tools and weapons. From a mini-catapult in a breath-mint tin to milk-jug cap blow-dart wristwatches, this handbook details how to achieve clandestine ends practically and inexpensively. In addi ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Chicago Review Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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JenniferJ
This is a totally cool book full of brilliant gadgets made from regular household utensils from plastic spoons to paper clips! My neice and I had a ball with the Double Barreled Band Gun and I found myself indulging in making a few other "weapons" on my own like the Mini Tin Catapult which is made from a small mint container and a plastic spoon basically and I used it to play with my dogs with. I would launch their dog food treats into the living room and they would dash after them. Spent hours ...more
Mariah Thompson
I really enjoyed this book. I would highly recommend this book for very creative kids with destructive imagination!
Kyle
good book wish i could make some of the weapons
Randy
More miniweapon goodness. Much fun.
Shala Kerrigan
Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2: Build a Secret Agent Arsenal by John Austen is the sequel to Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction.

If you haven't read either of them, they contain instructions to build all sorts of neat weapons that are meant for "office warfare". I've never worked in an office with that kind of office warfare but I really like both books.

I really don't recommend this at all for kids or adults who are liable to shoot the weapons at each other.

I'm a fan because of interesting proj
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Ms. Mielke's Class
Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2 is awesome. It covers some of the funnest secret weapons ever. It has the Golden Gun, Bowler Hat Launcher, and many more. John Austin is one of the best diy authors ever. I recommend this book to every age group. Just don't shoot your eye out!
Brad
I think my expectations were a little too high for this book--most of the guns use the same firing mechanism (the end of a balloon) and only differ cosmetically. Nonetheless, it would be a fun book to do some projects out of with a kid (or nephew).

Pg 111 has a Q-pick blowgun that might be one of things I'd be most interested in making, even on my own. Pretty cool stuff.

Rating: PG, but only if you're going to actually be making things from it--you'll need a utility knife, and you don't want your
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704 Ben
My idea of this book is that, it's not REALLY a book for the city- I would not make anything in this book in the City, nether would I make anything that is in the first book (MiniWeapons of mass Destruction, READ IT D:<) but yeah, I think it would be a better idea to explain the book instead of explain one weapon from it (its a book about spy weapons that are home made) and explaining a weapon from the book would be weird, and if you want to know about the weapons in here then....
READ
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Sherri Osborn
I was a little torn about this book... You can erad my full review of it here:

http://familycrafts.about.com/od/craf...
Santi Malve
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i really like these book. i have 14 years and i already made 3 weapons. and they worked so its great
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