Steampunk Gatling Gun

Just about everyone on the internet has seen or at least heard of the steampunk movement, and for those who haven’t, it’s basically a subgenre of science fiction that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Now if handheld gatling guns existed during the 1800s, this is probably what they would look like. The example you see above is a completely revamped Ruger 10/22 – the gun’s action is concealed nside the copper container. Continue reading for a video and more information.

“There’s a round array of seven copper ‘barrels,’ which are powered by an electric motor that operates independently of the crank that operates the gun’s trigger. If you watch closely, you can see the guy switch the barrel-rotating motor on and off with his left thumb,” says AllOutdoor.

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