The Ultimate Rubber Band Machine Gun Unleashes Elastic Warfare - Maxim

The Ultimate Rubber Band Machine Gun Unleashes Elastic Warfare

Let the heavens rain rubber on your foes.
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In the next Expendables sequel, Barney and the boys (which includes Ronda Rousey) all take office jobs. You know, just winding down after all that tiring globe-trotting mercenary work. Anyway, one day a harmless but oblivious coworker innocently flicks a single rubber band that lands on the bulging chest of Terry Crews' character, Caesar. He looks down at the lone band, powerflexes out of  his button-down shirt and whips out from under his desk The Rubber Band Machine Gun. Caesar lets out a roar as he sprays 14 rubber bands per second from the gun's battery-powered rotating 16 barrels, before spending the full 672-band payload and burying the strangely surprised dweeb under a pile of rubber retaliation.

While obviously our fantasy film plot is fake, the gun is actually real. It kicked ass on Kickstarter last year, raising almost 30 times its modest $5,000 goal. And now it's on sale for just $100, with an optional but well worth-it $15 "Fast Charger" gadget for reloading dozens of rubber bands at a time. This video shows how it works:



Also available in black and burnt versions (for about a hundred bucks more), the RBMG is a fine piece of woodworking craftsmanship. It comes with the gun, a rack and 700 bands to start you on your way. Brandish this thing and you'll earn instant office respect. 

Photos by Rubber Band Machine Gun