29 Nov '14, 3pm

A Staple Gun, Caulking Gun, And Four-Barrel Shotgun

A Staple Gun, Caulking Gun, And Four-Barrel Shotgun

In its native form, [Clint]’s K-441 is a caulking gun, able to apply silicones, resins, and liquid rubber from a reservoir with compressed air. It’s accurate, powerful, has a huge capacity, and looks strangely steampunk, even for caulking gun standards. This isn’t any normal caulking gun ; this device was made from a staple gun. Oh, it also fires shotgun shells with the help of four rifled barrels. This device that shoots lead, steel, and glue started off its life as an ordinary staple gun , with the usual 23lb pull you’ll find on these guns. By adding a few plates, hand-winding a spring, and milling a few parts, [Clint Westwood] turned this staple gun into a device that would shoot a single .410 bore shell. A practice round as far as shotguns go, but still a serious amount of punch. With the idea of a shotgun from a staple gun on a roll, [Clint] continued the build by add...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2014/11/29/a-staple-gun-caulking-gun-...

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