NERF chaingun modified for 4x rate of fire

Here's viral marketing I can get behind: The people at took time from styling their hair to modify a NERF chaingun to shoot 500 rounds per minute. They write:
We gave 4 times the standard voltage to one of those Nerf Vulcan guns and managed to get it to fire as fast as a 7.62mm M60 machine gun. We also added an Aliens-style round counter a cool paintjob. It might not be as cool as that Nerf office battle you featured a while ago, but we had fun doing it.
They were kind enough to post a how-to. I must do this.
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7 Responses to NERF chaingun modified for 4x rate of fire

  1. deejayqueue says:

    Though, it did say in the video that they melted theirs, so I would spend some extra time on the robustness of the heatsink on the motor and the battery. I wonder what kind of motor is in there anyway, and if it could be replaced by a brushless version with much better heat dissipation qualities, and unlimited speed. Coupled with a LiPo battery that thing could be vicious.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Well no wonder it melted down, if all they did was over-voltage it to get the speed increase. A bit of electronics knowledge in the group and they easily could have modified the circuit to handle the higher load and actually last.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Yeah, no flamethrower? Lame. At least an under barrel Super Soaker attachment wielded by an irate Bill Paxton.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Here is our NERF turret with facial recognition and target tracking.

  5. Takuan says:

    need to soak them in fuel and have a muzzle igniter

  6. pork musket says:

    Good work… this makes me want to play some Alien Shooter Vengeance. Man I love that game.

  7. I have no mouth and I must scream says:

    whats really needed is a Steadicam harness

    “I say we take off and NERF the entire site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”

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