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This article was published on July 6, 2017

YouTuber builds an automatic BB gun that will most definitely shoot your eye out

YouTuber builds an automatic BB gun that will most definitely shoot your eye out
Rachel Kaser
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Rachel Kaser

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Rachel is a writer and former game critic from Central Texas. She enjoys gaming, writing mystery stories, streaming on Twitch, and horseback Rachel is a writer and former game critic from Central Texas. She enjoys gaming, writing mystery stories, streaming on Twitch, and horseback riding. Check her Twitter for curmudgeonly criticisms.

Leave it to a YouTuber to produce a BB gun so powerful it can rip through drywall.

As you can see in the video above, the BB gun in question looks more like a lethal weapon than something you’d give a precocious child. The gun is powered by a 4000 PSI scuba tank, and fires metal BBs — apparently because anything else would be disintegrated.

Giaco Whatever, the mad genius behind this contraption, originally tested the homebrew Gatling gun with a 130 PSI tank. To a normal person, that would be plenty of power. Not so for the YouTuber who made a Nerf gun powerful enough break the sound barrier.

To say this gun looks dangerous would be like saying 4K TVs look a little sparkly. The gun obliterates everything set in front of it, including the safety barriers. A line of wine glasses are reduced to slivers in less than three seconds. Coke cans release their sugary contents in glistening waves. Even drywall gets a shredded after a good, minute-long barrage.

“Why, you ask?” he says to the viewer. “Cause I can,” the onscreen text answers. And that’s all answer any of us need, really.

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