This guy made a 3D-printed rubber band Gatling gun that fires 48 shots in mere seconds

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Jul 13, 2016
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  1. The Internet last month treated us to a custom-built, adult-sized Nerf gun that swapped out the soft darts for plungers stuffed inside pool noodles. Now, we’ve got another childhood favorite that’s been injected with steroids – the rubber band gun.

    Matthew Davis designed and 3D printed the Arcus, a fully automatic Gatling gun capable of firing off 48 rubber bands in just a few seconds. This sure beats the old fashioned method of flinging bands with your fingers although I’m sure it takes a good bit of time to reload the monster.

    Davis has even uploaded the details on how to make your own rubber band shooter at home… so long as you have a 3D printer, of course.

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  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,216   +483

    Must... fight... temptation... to print this...
  3. Nero7

    Nero7 TS Maniac Posts: 319   +119

    That this several days old but awesome video has only 4000 views and 2 comments on Youtube...
  4. EClyde

    EClyde TS Evangelist Posts: 1,488   +525

    Now that is waaayyy cooler then self driving cars or 24 hour batteries
  5. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 2,847   +1,392

    To me, it seems like some people have far too much time on their hands.

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