Adam Savage Examines the Blade Runner 2049 Blasters!

  • Published on Oct 6, 2017
  • Adam Savage visited the set of Blade Runner 2049 during its production last year, and one of the first things he had to do was visit the props department. There, prop master Doug Harlocker shows Adam the many blaster props made for the film, including replicas of Deckard's iconic pistol!
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Comments • 859

  • Sean Carrasco
    Sean Carrasco 3 days ago


  • Marcello Ursic
    Marcello Ursic 20 days ago

    I would almost literally kill someone for one of these...

  • Ex0rz
    Ex0rz Month ago

    Wait... "Most iconic blaster"? What about Han Solos blaster.... That's a million times more iconic than the Bladerunner blasters :D I can name a ton of people that hasnt seen Bladerunner and even if they have maybe just once, but pretty much everybody I know have seen the original Star Wars multiple times.

  • Jack Hime
    Jack Hime 2 months ago

    Adam I'm a fan of both Blade Runner films and seeing the guns from the new film and remaking the decker gun that's cool

  • Paul Gee
    Paul Gee 2 months ago

    Show us how they make those foam holders in the cases.

  • Michael Culp
    Michael Culp 3 months ago

    Why is his hat on backwards

  • Trumpisacrybaby dictator Narcissis

    They really messed up the new gun why they did a fake gun that can never work over doing or using 1 of the many real futuristic looking hand guns available is unforgivable it seems like they didn’t give a crap about making this new movie look as good as the 1st. I guess I’ll never understand directors . If I was a Director my 1st Duty would be to the fans & making them happy 😆 at any cost & b4 I started to make the film I would get 20 of the biggest blade runner fan boys put them & me into a room where we would go over the film & anything they didn’t like wouldn’t go in the movie This is what the Directors to the new Star Wars films should’ve done b4 they made that crap

  • hahagotcha!!!!
    hahagotcha!!!! 4 months ago

    The most iconic rifle being the M41A pulse rifle from 'aliens'

  • Elliott Swanson
    Elliott Swanson 4 months ago

    All of the 2049 BR guns are fired cgi. Not wise to let actors even have blank firing guns. Many reasonable versions of the new design are available out of the Ukraine 3D printed for under fifty bucks, but if you must have one, be sure it’s made with ABS plastic. You’ll still have cleanup work and detail painting to do, and add lead rod to give it weight.

  • Impulset0
    Impulset0 4 months ago

    I dunno. I'm kind of bummed K's blaster isn't functional.

  • tomhorn1876
    tomhorn1876 4 months ago

    I wonder if one of the new ones could be mocked up around a Chiappa Rhino...

  • Sylveon
    Sylveon 4 months ago

    I like the new design. Fit officer K perfectly. Looks nice.

  • WrenchW-irks
    WrenchW-irks 4 months ago

    Yep. I want one. Mainly K's

  • Fly Beep
    Fly Beep 4 months ago

    Haha he wears his hat backwards.

  • Mad Cow Rebel
    Mad Cow Rebel 4 months ago

    The new gun is really nice

  • Stenly Rex
    Stenly Rex 4 months ago

    The question remains unanswered. Is Adam Savage a replicant or human being ?

  • Katan Akuma
    Katan Akuma 4 months ago

    Would have been nice to get a closer look at them but I understand why they didn't. Still, a little disappointing. But appreciate it just the same.

  • Kyle Shanebeck
    Kyle Shanebeck 4 months ago

    Adam Savage is a national treasure

  • Beat Fed
    Beat Fed 4 months ago

    look so shit and unimaginative compared to the original blaster, they should have come up with a better design, like the original, ridley scott was presented with a cliche scifi design, so he told the designers to go down the local gun shop and get some inspiration from a combination of real guns, but producing something unique and very functional looking, but keeping that scifi aesthetic with the blaster, however this new blaster is just a cliche scifi design to me... Im just being a blade runner blaster fanatic

  • whaleronthemoon
    whaleronthemoon 4 months ago

    Harrison turned into a pussy

  • Sleestak
    Sleestak 4 months ago

    dam made me nervous the way adam was pointing the real one in the guys face...LOL>>>>>

  • Gabreshaa
    Gabreshaa 5 months ago

    Cool guns and all but why tf is his hat on backwards? 😂

  • Simon Coles
    Simon Coles 5 months ago

    their new gun designs aren't a patch on the original film's guns. Their replica of the original is beautiful though.

  • Don Holbert
    Don Holbert 5 months ago

    Not one close up of the blaster, no demonstration of functions of moving parts (I really wanted to know how the bolt action lever worked) WAY TO MAKE SOMETHING INTERESTING, BORING.

    COZMICTOM 5 months ago


  • Héctor _
    Héctor _ 6 months ago

    Is there an airsoft version?

  • Jay N
    Jay N 6 months ago

    Cg muzzle flash... blah!

  • FarkingLoL
    FarkingLoL 6 months ago

    I really liked the new blade runner, but boy do i just not like the new gun. It is just so damn ugly. I do however like Luv's gun, it had a much less lazy sci fi design to it and i think looked great.

  • Aiden's Personality
    Aiden's Personality 6 months ago

    Can the replica still shoot cause that'd be one hell-of-a conceal carry handgun

  • 82 Pythons
    82 Pythons 6 months ago

    Funny how a guy we all think is a badass (Harrison Ford), is in reality a huge fucking pussy.

  • Scratguy
    Scratguy 6 months ago

    2:31 soundtrack leak

  • Matt G
    Matt G 7 months ago

    Anyone have an idea where you can find a good cast replica of K’s blaster? All the replicas I’ve found are either 3D printed, or white plastic casts that I wouldn’t feel comfortable painting. And I can’t help but wonder how far away we are from making metal versions with the electromagnets so the action can actually move?

  • Stop the Philosophical Zombies

    I don't like the new blaster. Looks like a goddamn rice rocket muffler on a stick.

  • Matt G
    Matt G 7 months ago

    I want Adam to make K’s blaster so much now so I can figure out how to make my own 😅

  • RealBeastMaster 69
    RealBeastMaster 69 8 months ago

    *Lucky Adam*

  • Terry Jones
    Terry Jones 8 months ago

    ..i.. 0.0 ..i..

  • hgwells 1899
    hgwells 1899 8 months ago

    Not a collector but those two guns...

  • Derek
    Derek 8 months ago

    Sorry, but why was your hat backwards when you were inside? :)

  • GravesRWFiA
    GravesRWFiA 9 months ago

    sorry adam, but surely the most iconic handgun in film history is the "Dirty" Harry Callahan .44 magnum.

  • Funny Funker
    Funny Funker 9 months ago

    What a dorky ass scarf.

  • Z3R0 CHANC3
    Z3R0 CHANC3 9 months ago

    Should go without saying but very cool stuff.
    On another note....where'd you get that jacket, Adam?

  • Dorge Dungle
    Dorge Dungle 9 months ago +1

    It's ashame that you can't how harrision Ford the custom made guns. He'll just kill them. Because there replicants.

  • joeskis
    joeskis 9 months ago

    Nice heavy synth ending

    • ad226200
      ad226200 9 months ago

      Do you know the name of the song?

  • Stuart Champion
    Stuart Champion 9 months ago

    I take it they had a lot gun "replicants" for the 2nd film

  • Mig Trewornan
    Mig Trewornan 9 months ago

    I'm just surprised Adam wasn't there with a micrometer and a high res camera.

  • CartooNinja
    CartooNinja 9 months ago

    The most iconic gun is the E-11 from Star Wars

  • mvunit3
    mvunit3 9 months ago

    I haven't seen other vids yet but . . .
    Come on! They didn't make one exclusively for Adam as a gift??? :(

  • uk69uk
    uk69uk 9 months ago

    Sorry, I didn't notice the blasters, was too busy licking my screen every time that Duc was visible!

  • Sergi Medina
    Sergi Medina 9 months ago

    Good movie, despite everything.

  • Russian kiddo
    Russian kiddo 9 months ago

    Please edit your videos

  • Justin
    Justin 9 months ago

    why not a functional double barrel design e.g derringer? you could sell. people would buy

  • Eric Viola
    Eric Viola 9 months ago

    Anyone know if Tomenosuke is planning on doing a replica of K's blaster?

  • bidhrohi12
    bidhrohi12 9 months ago

    What paints did they use? Are they commercially available?

  • DaFunkyHorse420
    DaFunkyHorse420 9 months ago

    I thought the revolver from Dirty Harry was the most iconic handgun in film history

  • Xavier H.
    Xavier H. 9 months ago

    I can understand other criticisms, but saying this doesn't fit with the universe is stupid, it's 30 god damned years later, of course you're not gonna get the same classic revolver style.
    Plus the way I see it deckard's is a colt revolver and K's is a glock. K having a shiny sharpshooter wouldn't make sense. he's supposed to be a machine, not a human that cares about a shiny, pretty gun; the unexceptional, blocky, mass-produced feel of his pistol represents that.

  • Tomasz Wójcik
    Tomasz Wójcik 10 months ago

    You are crazy! Definitely! And I like this very much!

  • Christian Castillo
    Christian Castillo 10 months ago

    Love Adam's enthusiasm!!!!

  • ComocosonoEWL
    ComocosonoEWL 10 months ago

    Too bad they fucked up and these guns are all complete shit because they can't fire live rounds.
    Worthless idiots.

  • phdfxwg Fischercat
    phdfxwg Fischercat 10 months ago

    adam needs to be a teacher ! on how to blow stuff up not get arrested and make money !

  • Flux Mulder
    Flux Mulder 10 months ago


  • avalonbear61 Riley
    avalonbear61 Riley 10 months ago

    Your holding the blasters at the end and I hear in your best Spanish voice "Say Hello to my Little friends"!

  • Superkamiguru
    Superkamiguru 10 months ago

    That Gun

  • Matt G
    Matt G 10 months ago

    I’m kinda sad K’s gun can’t actually fire. I would have loved to get a live replica of his blaster.

  • Black Phillip
    Black Phillip 10 months ago

    Why property master didn't mention that they use Tomenosuke Blasters in that movie ? They bought 6 blasters from Tomenosuke for a reason. 1:42 That is Tomenosuke replica !

  • Steveindajeep
    Steveindajeep 10 months ago

    i love the blade runner universe but han solos blaster is king

  • Terry Thomas
    Terry Thomas 10 months ago

    I like his enthusiasm!

  • Judgeman03
    Judgeman03 10 months ago

    Cant wait till someone on the RPF makes a kit to transform a Nerf Doublestrike into a Blade Runner 2049 blaster.

  • thyserephTV
    thyserephTV 10 months ago

    Harrison Ford is the weilder of movies most iconic firearams. Blade runner blaster and Han solo's blaster

  • thebonecone
    thebonecone 10 months ago +2

    What I always wanted to know was: what's the second trigger for? Looks like what you might see on a double barrel shotgun, but the blaster is a single barreled pistol/revolver. Interesting.

  • Stevey Irwin
    Stevey Irwin 10 months ago

    lol imagine these two making sh*t together

  • Ryan Duvall
    Ryan Duvall 10 months ago

    Im so inspired by these master craftsman. makes me wanna go out to the shop right now

  • Pedro Torres
    Pedro Torres 10 months ago

    Great geeking out video Adam. 3:03 love the Ducati in the back. :D

  • BubbleChumpkins
    BubbleChumpkins 10 months ago

    hmmm that was an interesting choice to decide form over function with something that appears to have a better form when it has a visible and not imaginary function. But all things considered its still a sick looking gun.

  • Champloo Ronin
    Champloo Ronin 10 months ago +1

    New 2049 “blaster” almost looks like a magnetic acceleration setup. Albeit on a much(much) reduced scale. Or is that actually cannon and I’m just an idiot? Or perhaps non-canonical, and I’m still an idiot?

    • Joseph Hanrahan-newton
      Joseph Hanrahan-newton 18 days ago

      Idk. I thought Deckard's gun being a modified revolver was cannon as well tbh.

  • Hans
    Hans 10 months ago

    The new gun blows.

  • Rich L
    Rich L 10 months ago

    It is always great to see Adam Savage acting like a little kid! My own curiosity on the new blaster has now been satisfied...great job Adam.

  • Daniel Alcantar
    Daniel Alcantar 10 months ago

    any info on the outro music?

  • demented gears
    demented gears 11 months ago

    I'm pretty disappointed that the later version of the gun can't shoot live rounds

    • MystikalScope Productions
      MystikalScope Productions 10 months ago

      demented gears yeah the practicality is sacrificed but in the film it isn’t too much of a takeaway because they have the magnetic hammer and CG muzzle flash were very well done

  • Jack458111
    Jack458111 11 months ago

    Show them up close holy fuck

  • Maxwell Hohensee
    Maxwell Hohensee 11 months ago

    You coulda used a semi auto pistol rather than a revolver

  • John Smith
    John Smith 11 months ago

    As someone who has designed real guns I have to say, those are amazing. You know instinctively that there has to be a way to make the new 2049 gun into something that could at least fire blanks.

  • Max Kordon
    Max Kordon 11 months ago

    Watching two people like that have a genuine conversation about their passion always warms my heart ❤️

  • raf indeed
    raf indeed 11 months ago +1

    As a concept artist student, i just can't imagine the weight of the duty to create a next gen blaster for such iconic piece. Great job, guys. When i was watching the movie i could really feel the love you guys put into the design.

  • Raptor Badger
    Raptor Badger 11 months ago +1

    Anyone find it ironic that Adam is playing with replicants of guns used to kill replicants?

  • whowantsabighug
    whowantsabighug 11 months ago +1

    I really liked the new design. The barrel looks like a foregrip, makes me think it's modular in some way.

  • Jessie Sanders
    Jessie Sanders 11 months ago

    Yeah yeah fake guns and stuff, what about the bike?

  • Alan Noorkoiv
    Alan Noorkoiv 11 months ago

    Disgusted on the prices for all aspects of this films merchandise, it simply re enforced my desire to totally avoid this cliched mess of a film...

  • Year ago

    Adam will be happy to know the Blade Runner 2049 Blu-ray box set comes with a Blaster!

  • NKA23
    NKA23 Year ago

    I hope it won´t take another 30 years or so until somebody will make a commercial airsoft version of the new blaster. ^^

  • keith berry
    keith berry Year ago

    Sorry, but Han Solo’s DL44 is way WAY more iconic

  • DOUG Sadler
    DOUG Sadler Year ago

    It ain't a Tested video if you don't hear "gobsmacked"

  • GamingLogon
    GamingLogon Year ago

    Saw you in The Expanse Adam, and I was like.... *sigh*
    You just had another myth to try and bust huh? ;')
    Nicely done acting, I was impressed.

  • John Arken
    John Arken Year ago +1

    Adam's trigger discipline makes me happy.

  • Stephen McGuinness

    Nice Ducati in the back as well, this video has it all!

  • Montana Brock
    Montana Brock Year ago

    I see that JW Black in the background!

  • Robin Holden
    Robin Holden Year ago

    Adam did a great job controlling himself. That room could easily have ended up knee-deep in semen.

  • Prizmo Anderson
    Prizmo Anderson Year ago

    Genuine "geekiness" I love how into these blasters Adam is. Love the movies and the blasters.

  • Doug Graham
    Doug Graham Year ago

    Oh, *do* love your Blade Runner "toys" ;)

  • Caleb Carter
    Caleb Carter Year ago

    Hey Adam, I have a huge request. You seemed to know the moment that the gun moved that it was electromagnets. How does that work? Can you show us how to make this? I have my own design and I would love to have mine move a bit.