Make It Real: Batman Grappling Hook Gun

Make It Real: Batman Grappling Hook Gun

We’re making Batman’s most iconic gadget: The grappling hook gun. pew pew pew pew pew pew pow (Hacksmith Make it Real intro song) We started making Batman gadgets earlier this year with some awesome batarangs, and a real working grappling hook with repelling device. Now while this works great for getting down from high places, How about getting back up? (Batman transition thing but with Hacksmith logo and not Batman logo) Alright, first, let’s build the grappling hook. We’re gonna reuse the design from the repelling hook with a few modifications. Now last time, we had the parts laser cut. But now that we have a Tormach PCNC 440 milling machine, We’re gonna make them right here in the shop. (Epic Montage music) Alright, we’ve got mains and let’s weld it together. (Small metal object falling on table sound) (Some more epic montage music) (Welding sounds with still more epic montage music) (Epic montage music… again) (Some more welding along with montage music) (More montage music) (Sizzle sound… with more montage music in the background) (Drilling sound… still more montage music) (Some more welding and montage music) (Montage music) Alright, the hook is done, now we’re gonna use our 3d printer to print a shroud to hold the rope when we shoot it off the launcher. (Even MORE montage music) (Epic music, at least it isn’t the same montage music) Alright, here’s the completed launcher. The launcher itself uses expanding gasses to fire the projectile. And we’ve also added a tracker on the top so we can fill up the laser sight. (OW MY EYES!) Alright, so we’re gonna test the grappling hook by shooting through a dry wall. So we’re gonna test the grappling hook in SLOW MOTION. That’s why we have all these lights set up, and it’s gonna blast right through this wall here, and we have cameras on either side, it’s gonna be pretty awesome. (BANG) (POW) (Slow motion pow) (Music) (OUCH THAT LOOKS LIKE IT WOULD HURT!) (Music) (BANG) Are you alright? Nope. Alright, one more test inside, but then we need to take it outside to REALLY test it to its limits. (Slow motion pow) (Another slow motion pow) (Music) (BANG) (OH NO) (I’VE FALLEN AND I CAN’T GET UP!) (Pop sound) (Pop) (Clang) (Pop) (Clang) (Clang) (Wheeee) (Pop) (Music) (Clang) (Music) So we found this PERFECT building to test out the grappling hook. Let’s take a look. (BANG) Alright, so there are random holes in the floor… Yeah, people definitely came in here a lot to spray paint stuff. So here is the main window we want to shoot the grappling hook through. Well look at this. Goes all out over top of the silos, you can see the outlining each… Woahh! An eye can connect it, eh? (Hacksmith chuckles) And there is access to the roof Stay away from the edge, dude. Alright, so this is PERFECT for testing the grappling hook gun. (BANG) (Clang) (BANG) (POP) (pop) Alright, so that worked FANTASTIC. I can’t believe how well this grappling hook gun worked. We were able to get it into the window, and over the entire roof! Now, we can’t exactly climb this rope, and that’s not very Batman style either. So we’re gonna have to build some kind of ascension device that can take us up this rope. Don’t forget to subscribe to see the next video where we test the ascension device to scale a building just like Batman! (Batman transition with Hacksmith logo) Alright, this thing is awesome. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve dreamed of having my own Batman grappling hook launcher, and now, we’ve made it real. But the next step is going up the building, which means we need to build a custom ascension device. This is our prototype 8 horsepower electric ascension device, which will allow us to scale buildings at Batman length speeds. During this test, we were only using one of the two motors at 25% throttle, and had no problem lifting Ian. Once completed, this will lift us as fast or faster than any commercial ascension device available. Mind you, ours isn’t waterproof. Though it is more compact. To see the completed Batman grappling hook system in action, don’t forget to subscribe. And, we’ll find out if you need zip line using a grappling hook gun These projects take hundreds of hours to complete. If you wanna support the channel and help us make new projects in the future, consider supporting us on Patreon where you get access to behind the scenes content.

Comments (100)

  1. What'd you guys think of the prototype SUPER WINCH? It's going to allow us to ascend buildings as fast as Batman!

    … i.e. I'll have a high probability of ripping my shoulder out of its socket we're going so fast!!! Subscribe to see the next part of this project!

  2. Anybody wish they could have the real Batman grapple gun?

  3. 2019 recommended??

  4. I seen a spring is that how it fires

  5. who is watching with no sock lol and whos 2k19 anyone

  6. I've got that poster in the background

  7. Batsmith

  8. Can you go to Georgia and make a batman sute

  9. Put a winch on it and pull yourself up

  10. Bruj

    Create an arm assisting machine in order to not destroy your arm

  11. I need to know the name of tha song

  12. How about making a powered jet gun

  13. You should try and do the expandable cape from the dark knight.

  14. The Canadian A 4:26

  15. Я мне нрвилос лаик я зовут ваня

  16. Really cool but hears a challenge, compact to fit in… Oh say a utility belt of a certain bat of the man.

  17. Can you try making either an accurate cowl or even Jaaon Todd's helmet?

  18. Was I watching a video of the Hacksmith or dude perfect?

  19. How did you do this one

  20. The trade secret of how it fires you said expanding gases… Are u using blanks? It is a little quit tho. CO2???

  21. i think it uses expanding gases

  22. 3:30 Round 1 begin

  23. I definitely wouldn't use that in danger.

  24. It's not a secret but for respect you i'm not gona tell nothing

  25. I'm talking about the fire mechanism

  26. no conquistan el mundo porque no quieren


  28. Please let me buy this…

  29. How can we make this but not a spider Man webshotter lol

  30. Yo hit me up when you find a place that sells working grapples my dad wants one

  31. I’d say his best gadget is his batterang but I don’t care

  32. You can attach a hook to the rope and war a harness and go upward

  33. A'im BRAZILIAN Brother no ?? You ?? tradução please

  34. Hello (excuse me for my English but I'm French and I do not speak English very well)
    I would like to ask you where you bought your metal cutting machine because I can not find it on the Internet.
    thank you in advance.

  35. This deserves to have more views

  36. Freaking awesome! Hacksmith is the boss for sure!


  38. I would love to buy it

  39. You should make the freeze blast grenade from Batman Arkham City

  40. 1:39 pissed me off like really

  41. you can buy that shit on amazon dumbass

  42. Can you make it that the wire retracts back into the gun

  43. omg if you raided Area 51!

  44. Il y a des français ?

  45. 7 years olds be like

  46. I thought the title was gta or something

  47. U guys, work for Batman

  48. If you make me one I will give you 1m

  49. 1:01 Hack Smith got a new name. …….BAT SMITH

  50. Most iconic gadget
    Batarang:Am i a joke to you

  51. Dang when you see a plane then there is just a guy climbing up a building

  52. Hacksmith is tony stark in real life

  53. F I havent seen my dad for 15 years now

  54. Where do you get ideas to build things?

  55. make a grapnel boost

  56. Lmao they made amarus gadget into a real thing

  57. Lucius fox put this in his watch later

  58. I wonder if they can make Batmobile in future

  59. With all the people making different types of Bat equipment somebody could actually just be Batman if you all put it together

  60. You know physics won’t slow for a motor that small to pickup weight of a man.

  61. I want to get it because its so cool

  62. Could you make Rico’s grappling hook from just cause 4

  63. Now make a real villain, find a clown leaving circus or clown college then beat him up or give him some other trauma so he can have PTSD

  64. Some time ago I head that it was impossible to build a real grappling hook but you prove it possible!

  65. Watching a video on making something cool and the only part I want to see how it’s propelled or shot is a “trade secret” come on skip the welding and machining and just show the end product then

  66. Not sure whether to be impressed or frightened that you didn’t wear any eye protection during the drywall test! Unless I’m just overthinking it and trying to imagine the worst possible outcome…

  67. When are you gonna do the full ironman from the 1st movie

  68. Rico Rodriguez approves

  69. You forgot to showcase the lift in order to be a grappling hook especially batman's model you have to have it lift you up and carry you to where you fired it and that kind of needs to be tested

  70. It's called a batclaw!!

  71. Does he have a patent because I want this so bad

  72. Hi sir I made 15 channels and subscribed to you

  73. Trade secret nigga Fu off!

  74. When a girl says she has a boyfriend don't bug her for pictures you asshole

  75. He's working for Lucias Fox's R&D division at Wayne enterprises, waynetech div.

    In other words, yes, Morgan Freeman (Lucias fox) is his boss lol

  76. Make batman cape .. similar to dark knight

  77. there is a spring in the gun that realizes when the trigger is pulled and the spring has a point that will shove into a 30 ot 6 blank behind the grappling part that will launch it.

  78. Now it just needs to actually pull you up

  79. These videos should be included in a Batman movie… ???

  80. You guys should make the assassin's Creed hidden wrist blades

  81. I expected to see this man fly up in the air

  82. you started with a flare gun

  83. Make just cause game grappling hook

  84. Jajaja 2:30 non je ne regrete rian

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