Nintendo Fandom Gone Too Far? Stay Clear Of This Zapper!

Nintendo Fandom Gone Too Far? Stay Clear Of This Zapper!

Do you remember the Nintendo Zapper? I don’t think it was ever this dangerous!

Americans love their guns and I’ve seen some strange examples recently. There’s a video of US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz cooking bacon by wrapping it around the end of a machine gun and firing off a few rounds. The resulting heat from the barrel creating what he calls, “machine gun bacon”.

I’ve seen pictures of rifles that have been inscribed with passages from the bible. Surely that’s completely contradictory?!

Recently,  Precision Syndicate of Odessa, Texas posted some pictures of a custom built Glock handgun on their Facebook page.


For comparison here is the original Nintendo Zapper on which the handgun colour scheme has been based.


As you can expect there was a huge public outcry as the story spread on several media outlets. However, the company was quick enough to point out that this wasn’t going to be new regularly stocked item for sale.

In light of the “Nintendo Glock” drama, we feel that the media and our fans need to know that this firearm will not be mass produced nor will it ever be. This is a one off custom build for a friend of ours. Do to the thousands of emails and messages we have received in the past 2 days we have been unable to contact everyone in a timely manner, please be patient we will get to you as soon as possible. Thank you all for your support! Oh, and please.. keep your guns locked up and away from children, it’s common sense.

Is it just me or does this custom piece of Nintendo fandom give you the chills?

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Thanks to NintendoLife for the story.

John Abbitt

About the author | John Abbitt

@UKFilmNerd | John loves the movies and he used to write for his own website, The Tydirium Hangar Bay, in the late 1990's. Whilst the web page idea became lost in the passages of time, John's love of film did not. Now he's back, writing for The Unheard Nerd.

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