This 45-70 gatling gun replica video will have you thinking it’s the 180os again.
Originally made in the late 19th Century, this replica of a 45-70 Gatling gun looks and works like it’s brand new.
Watch as a young man takes this firearm by the crank and lets it rip.
This 45-70 Gatling gun was made to operate and look like the original, and after watching this video, you have to agree it behaves like the real thing.
Gatling guns are crank-powered firearms made for rapid-fire capabilities. Utilizing a cylindrical cluster of several barrels, they were first used by the U.S. Army around 1866.
Did you notice how they had to load the gun one bullet at a time? One can only image what using this gun during war must have been like.