M16 Crossbow Is Quite The Weapon

The M16 is a gun like no other.  Joerg Sprave, a weapons designer has constructed a working crossbow using spare M16 parts and he calls it the M16 Crossbow.

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In Germany a crossbow is “unregulated in Germany, so totally legal to own,” according Sprave.  He has ensured that there is a protective housing for the rubber band which is used to propel the ammunition, while doubling up as a silencer along the way.  Using a it supplied by PSE, a crossbow maker, the M16 crossbow was made in such a way that it’s terrifyingly powerful and unnervingly quiet.  It fires with so much force that it splits the shaft of the arrow as it hits the oak board.

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Sprave is continually trying to improve on the design and he is planning on coming up with a multi-firing version that would be your weapon of choice in a zombie attack.

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