X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

These Guns Are Made from a 4.5 Billion Year-old Meteorite

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Last year, Cabot Guns announced that they would releasing twin 1911 handguns made from a meteorite. They have made good on that promise, and created these guns made from the Gibeon meteorite that crashed on Earth approximately 4.5 billion year ago. The meteorite was discovered in Namibia in the 1830s. They are calling this duo the “Big Bang” pistol set.

cabot_meteorite_guns_3zoom in


Guns made of meteorite people! Astronauts should carry these because aliens. It took five months of work to extract material from the meteorite and shape them into gun parts like the slides, frames, triggers, magazine release, and grips.

meteor_guns_2zoom in

The process included x-rays, 3D modeling, electron-beam welding, and EDM wire cutting, all carried out with the greatest of care.

cabot_meteorite_gun_insidezoom in


Obviously, the price is going to be out of this world. The company was offered over $1 million(USD) at an auction a few months back. They turned it down and now want $5.4 million.

[via Oddity Central via Damn Geeky]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



More from Awesomer Media...

Carl Sagan: The Earth Is Round

Carl Sagan: The Earth Is Round

Puddles Pity Party: Crying

Puddles Pity Party: Crying

Honda Files Patent for Mid-Engine Sports Car

Honda Files Patent for Mid-Engine Sports Car

Lotus Evora Sport 410 Esprit S1 Tribute Is the Evora Who Loved Me

Lotus Evora Sport 410 Esprit S1 Tribute Is the Evora Who Loved Me

10 Awesome Batman Armors

10 Awesome Batman Armors

DC Collectibles Bat-Signal Prop Replica

DC Collectibles Bat-Signal Prop Replica

Advertisement