How To Make A Kingsman-Style Gunbrella (Sort Of)

  • Originally published on the site on Wednesday, 13th September 2017

In honour of (and to help promote) the upcoming release of Kingsman: The Golden CircleThe Hacksmith YouTube channel has been challenged to create a Kingsman-style weaponised umbrella:

In the pedantic interests of accuracy, the “good quality umbrella” that serves as a zipline grapple and destructive melee weapon early in the video is clearly an Unbreakable Umbrella, featuring a solid, high-strength shaft and reinforced fittings. Unbreakable Umbrellas are specifically designed for self-defence. The brolly that is then shown being modified into a gunbrella, on the other hand, is of the standard, hollow-shafted variety.

The results are undeniably impressive, but the world still awaits a combat umbrella that can both shoot metal slugs and smash through a microwave oven.

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