These guys should make a movie called “Lose a hand, or die trying”:

Besides the cool factor of the improvised weapons, I loved the soothingly casual “Allahu Akbar” at 3:20.   Most of the time in videos 50 people scream it at once.

Hat tip: One of my favorite YouTubers HighJak86 (who may or may not be working on an improvised pipe weapon for a future video)



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Fishing sinkers, fishing sinkers with Drywall screws, .69 caliber musket ball, jury rigged into shotgun shells:

These guys have balls of steel. Very interesting stuff!

This video is from the same guys that brought us the lost art of “cut shells” last week.


I imagine this would work pretty well at close range.  I wonder if the cartridges can be loaded into the magazine where the staples used to go? Having it feed semi-automatically would be impressive.

Unfortunately it looks pretty dangerous.  It’s probably good that the maker of this didn’t have the “go big or go home” mentality and make a .50 BMG one.