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The LEGO Sniper Rifle is a Fully Functional Weapon

By: Katherine Vong - Published:   Updated: Aug 17 2011 • References: geekologie and gearfuse
A man named Jack Streat (his name alone is badass) has created a fully functional 'LEGO Sniper Rifle,' a toy block gun that actually works.

With the ability to shoot LEGO bricks, the LEGO Sniper Rifle is modeled after a Lee Enfield Sniper Rifle and can actually shoot the bricks accurately a few feet away. If you are skeptical, watch the video to see the LEGO Sniper Rifle in action--you won't be disappointed!

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