This article was published on June 26, 2015

The ultimate way to kill off your old CDs


Matt Navarra
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Matt Navarra

Former Director of Social Media, TNW

Matt Navarra is the Former Director of Social Media at TNW. He previously worked for the UK Government as a digital communications expert. Matt Navarra is the Former Director of Social Media at TNW. He previously worked for the UK Government as a digital communications expert. Follow Matt on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

Just when you thought your old CDs had no value or purpose, someone gives you an excuse to hang on to them for a little while longer.

YouTuber JZSlenker got creative and used a $15 angle grinder and a bit of craftsmanship to build this simple yet epic CD gun. Sure, he built it in 2013 – but that doesn’t mean we don’t have extra discs lying around in 2015.

I’m off to build my own version and dig out a few classic discs. The only decision left is whether ‘ABBA Greatest Hits’ or ‘Spice World’ gets obliterated first.

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Video Credit: JZSlenker/YouTube