Adam Savage Meets the Blade Runner Blaster Prop!

  • Published on Feb 4, 2016
  • One of the holy grail props in movie history is Deckard's PKD Blaster from Blade Runner. This iconic pistol has been intensely studied by replica prop builders, including Adam Savage. Adam finally meets the real hero prop--in the collection of Dan Lanigan--and bring his own storied replica to compare with the original!
    Thanks to Dan Lanigan of Mammoth Props for giving us this opportunity!
    Shot and edited by Joey Fameli
    Music by Jinglepunks
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  • TheDankAtheist
    TheDankAtheist 16 hours ago

    It looks so real that he actually keeps his finger off the trigger

  • cym999
    cym999 5 days ago

    i miss mythbusters q.q

  • Ben Wilson
    Ben Wilson 8 days ago

    6:33 you can tell he said it’s really close, so that Adam wouldn’t run off with the original

  • Plutia chan
    Plutia chan 9 days ago

    .223 pistol: 25-30 DMG 5/6 AP cost

  • Alucard Hellsing
    Alucard Hellsing 10 days ago

    Looks like the pistol from Just Cause 2 as well.

  • muselessmusician
    muselessmusician 14 days ago

    Realizing that this video is 2 years old at this point, does it bother anyone else that at the end Dan is not exercising good trigger control and Adam is?

  • T Vela
    T Vela 16 days ago

    I like adam's blaster though. It's unique

  • TheStewieOne
    TheStewieOne 21 day ago

    He's like a kid in a candy store.

  • Bobble Head
    Bobble Head 21 day ago

    wholesome :D

  • Jeff Armstrong
    Jeff Armstrong 23 days ago


  • Rhyan Bennett
    Rhyan Bennett 23 days ago

    Adam Savage starstruck by an inanimate object. I’ve seen everything.

  • VulKus
    VulKus 28 days ago

    Replicated a prop.
    Well played Adam. Well played.

  • Jimmy Shavesalot
    Jimmy Shavesalot Month ago

    The fuckin dog from something about Mary in it's body cast lmao!!!

  • Duncan Sutherland
    Duncan Sutherland Month ago

    Holy moly, that is some very sacred stuff!! I’m totally geeking out watching this, drooling, thanks!

  • MDbam
    MDbam Month ago

    Does it get up and scream "I'm Tiny Rick!!!"?

  • Crazyjedi2
    Crazyjedi2 Month ago

    What's the part he was talking about that he's never been able to find?

  • Richard Benoit
    Richard Benoit Month ago

    So that's what "That Gun" from New Vegas was referencing

  • That Weird Brony Guy

    when nerd worlds collide

  • Asbjørn Christensen

    Holy cow, Adam got SO CLOSE! even the guy who owns the original just said that it's "the closest he's ever seen"

  • Karega Scott
    Karega Scott Month ago

    Little Rick let me introduce Little Richard.

  • typicalasian
    typicalasian Month ago

    so whats the point of the double trigger, and the bolt, from seeing how its more of a revolver what dos the bolt do

  • Dough Boyy
    Dough Boyy Month ago

    Wish I had a working version of the M2019 Blaster

  • glitchTF
    glitchTF Month ago +1

    Can even imagine what he felt like :D
    So happy for him!

  • madman2u
    madman2u Month ago

    That's a very expensive prop considering it went for $270 000 when he bought it in 2012.

  • Asbestos Fish
    Asbestos Fish Month ago

    This is going with project ORION.

  • Lawrence Stanley
    Lawrence Stanley Month ago

    But the important question... Is Deckard a replicant?

  • timothy Roosa
    timothy Roosa Month ago

    I could only assume that a real gunsmith made it for "Blade runner".

  • Incognito12000
    Incognito12000 2 months ago

    Adam makes me happy.

  • james hamaker
    james hamaker 2 months ago

    I can feel the love. 😊

  • Oswalds Reef
    Oswalds Reef 2 months ago

    Nope, too much for me thank you. I'll enjoy something else :D cool though.......I kept watching and 6:45 idiocy. SO much attempted concern to stick to original just to shit on a real action original. ok then

  • MonkeySpot
    MonkeySpot 2 months ago

    And imagine if instead of blasters they were comparing loli’s lol

  • Daniel Hambrick
    Daniel Hambrick 2 months ago

    I saw Narnia pieces, day made

  • Goopi Beast
    Goopi Beast 2 months ago

    So sad that most props just go into the trash can. 30 years later, p people start to recognize the movie, but there is no real world prop to remember. Glad deckards gun survived

  • WelcometoVideoCity
    WelcometoVideoCity 2 months ago

    what happened to!

  • Reggie Noble
    Reggie Noble 2 months ago

    Excuse me while I wipe the drool from my chin

  • *SHAZAM*
    *SHAZAM* 2 months ago

    How did this guy get so much memorable? He doesn't look like the wealthiest cat in town so how did he not get out bid by people with more money who also wants to nerd out?
    Or does he have some connection with the FX studios that gave him first dibs?

  • Neva Herdamee
    Neva Herdamee 2 months ago

    Watch this part with your eyes closed 2:42

  • RAGE
    RAGE 2 months ago

    7:09 *DAN* I can't thank you enough for letting me see this in person.

  • Mike Condos
    Mike Condos 2 months ago

    Except for some darkening he was right on

  • Fugettaboutit
    Fugettaboutit 2 months ago

    He should get some sort of future LAPD-issue form-fitted case for it. It really is the Millennium Falcon of movie ugly it's beautiful.

  • Robert Dowell
    Robert Dowell 2 months ago

    Love the movie btw. The firearm, it doesn't fire ? Sad

  • Lary Mayotte
    Lary Mayotte 2 months ago

    Are either of them functional? (able to fire a round)

  • ncrvako
    ncrvako 2 months ago

    i wonder if it possible to make a real pistol based on this blaster desing.

  • Acenscion 420
    Acenscion 420 2 months ago

    It’s also a gun in fallout new Vegas

  • Simon Farrell
    Simon Farrell 2 months ago

    Love the reaction at 2:43, I would be totally the same, what a beautiful thing!

  • Love Life
    Love Life 3 months ago

    3:20..... The Count laugh! 👿👺

  • texknight67
    texknight67 3 months ago

    He had the blaster in the butterfly case upside down.

  • ByDeckerex
    ByDeckerex 3 months ago

    The biggest... a giant

  • romeoblues
    romeoblues 3 months ago

    you left a splooge of ejaculate on the blaster adam

  • IDR 44
    IDR 44 3 months ago


  • Final Boss
    Final Boss 3 months ago

    Damn Daniel! At it again with the Blade Runner Blaster Prop?

  • Anton Yukovitch
    Anton Yukovitch 3 months ago

    The pistol is bolt action!

  • Igor Kozyrev
    Igor Kozyrev 3 months ago


  • Jordan Yahya
    Jordan Yahya 4 months ago

    Adam Savage- the only man to wear a bomber, with a button up

  • shawn chartrand
    shawn chartrand 4 months ago

    Adam ,that jacket . so ugly

  • Pizza Fries
    Pizza Fries 4 months ago

    Well, it will be one year and eight months (at the time of typing this comment) until Deckard actually uses this pistol

  • StripperTipper-405
    StripperTipper-405 4 months ago

    Its nonsensical from an engineering standpoint.
    Its a bolt action on top of a six shooter?

  • robert tovar
    robert tovar 4 months ago

    Adam Savage
    ‏Verified account @donttrythis
    15h15 hours ago
    Adam Savage Retweeted Ed Krassenstein
    Hey @FedEx! I spend a lot of $ with you guys every year and I LOVE the secret arrow in your logo but we will DROP YOUR SERVICE in a HEARTBEAT if you continue to work with the NRA. I guess we need to boycott Star Wars for their Gun Violence influencing children !!!

  • Zach J.V.D.
    Zach J.V.D. 4 months ago

    how much machining knowledge and mechanical knowledge does it take to make props like this I am very interested.

  • Oyster Tech Reviews
    Oyster Tech Reviews 4 months ago

    *That Gun* is pretty cool and has a damage output of 30 and a DPS of 90, and is inside a dinosaur. If you catch my drift.

  • SuperSpyMario
    SuperSpyMario 4 months ago +1

    Oh. It's "That Gun".

  • Viktor Malmberg
    Viktor Malmberg 5 months ago

    Adam... Dont know if you read comments here but I would love to get some info on how you built your replica of the Bladerunner Blaster or if you can give some hint on what product out there that is closest to the real one...
    Much appreciated...

  • Fresco
    Fresco 5 months ago

    I like Adams silvery one more.

  • Sebastian Habel
    Sebastian Habel 5 months ago

    So, does the gun work or it it just a dummy?

  • ArgusAuge
    ArgusAuge 5 months ago

    Without gloves! Gd!!

  • Epple Bradley
    Epple Bradley 5 months ago

    if that guy was told he was allowed to have sex with that gun, I'm 99.9% sure he would try

  • Vector Sol
    Vector Sol 5 months ago


  • KutWrite
    KutWrite 5 months ago

    So cool!
    You didn't show us the part you couldn't find... the "mechanical screwdriver."
    That guy Dan must have huge funds to buy all those wonderful props. You can see he really digs 'em to... analogous to Jay Leno's car collection.
    I loved the blaster, but the only replica prop I bought is a Maltese Falcon. I "weathered" it with some gold foil.

  • Travis Peach
    Travis Peach 5 months ago

    Adams going to do the old switcharoo. “What’s that!” Nerd turns back makes the swap and just like that the original blade runner gun is Adams.

  • M60gunner1971
    M60gunner1971 5 months ago

    It is called a, Flage Katsumata series D

  • pinkeye00
    pinkeye00 5 months ago +1

    Do they come in left hand versions? lol

  • Anas saleh
    Anas saleh 5 months ago

    Adam you should’ve given yours to him and tell him it is his.

  • Eli Judkins
    Eli Judkins 5 months ago

    Close your eyes and just listen to his first impressions

  • Jeff Stringer
    Jeff Stringer 5 months ago

    Wow. must be fun to have more moey than God.

  • Bender Bending Rodriguez

    I thought the holy grail of prop was the Maltese Falcon ?

  • William Hoskins
    William Hoskins 6 months ago +2

    i think the dup , actually looks better. it appears used.

  • Shot Into Oblivion
    Shot Into Oblivion 6 months ago

    huh, it looks like the pistol called that gun from fallout new veges, i've never watched blade runner so i've never seen this pistol but it really looks like a weapon in that game called that gun id recommend you look into it :D

  • durtydaddy toes
    durtydaddy toes 6 months ago

    Adam I know you make it kit for the Blade Runner pistol I was wondering if there was any way that I could contact you personally to either acquire a kit or anything cuz my 14 year old son is really starting to get into Blade Runner and I've been a huge fan and it would just be the piece that would make my collection really pop

  • Shan Zan
    Shan Zan 6 months ago

    Half of the video is aaahhhhh or ooooohhhh 😂

  • Temmie
    Temmie 6 months ago +1


    • madman2u
      madman2u Month ago

      It's a prop and he knows it.

  • Dom Giunta
    Dom Giunta 6 months ago

    7:10 DAN

  • Cory R
    Cory R 6 months ago

    How did this guy get all of this dope nerd gear? holy hell that whole place is a holy grail

  • Goliath Pug
    Goliath Pug 6 months ago

    it looks like "that gun" from fallout new vegas

  • Black Phillip
    Black Phillip 6 months ago

    He spent 270k for that blaster.

  • rick grimes
    rick grimes 6 months ago

    Am I big rick?

  • Aidan McGreenie
    Aidan McGreenie 6 months ago

    Now you gotta find the original DL-44

  • Madolite
    Madolite 6 months ago

    That Gun! :)

  • Sloan
    Sloan 6 months ago

    Pretty cool and you could probably make on that fired real rounds. The rifle part would throw of the authentic design but then the original is nonfunctional.

    FLETCH 6 months ago

    MF Doom anyone 2:07

  • dang dang
    dang dang 6 months ago

    Is that the dog from something about Mary in the background under the table

  • The Restoration of Dr Who

    Lol it's always the neck beard that owns them XD

  • Mark Plain
    Mark Plain 6 months ago

    HEY!! Can someone tell us a little history about the original prop. Who made it? Who's idea was it? etc etc.

  • futureboy
    futureboy 6 months ago

    No need to darken the Steyr receiver Adam.... the patina on the original prop is simply a bit older. Give yours time and it'll get there!

  • Macen Van Tol
    Macen Van Tol 6 months ago

    Reminds me of 'that gun' in fallout new vegas.

  • Mike Hermes
    Mike Hermes 7 months ago

    You give a whole new meaning to "geeking out" man, I love it

  • Marin Mamic
    Marin Mamic 7 months ago

    piece of history

  • Swedish Finger Licker
    Swedish Finger Licker 7 months ago

    It's ME!! IT'S LITTLE RICK!!!

  • The Only Review
    The Only Review 7 months ago

    Adam is much better on his own. Myth busters was great as a kid, a joke as an adult. Adam in person and doing things like this he’s just a down to earth cool as fudge guy

  • 82 Pythons
    82 Pythons 7 months ago

    Why the FUCK does this guy or any of these fuckers for that matter have these amazing props!? This shit should absolutely be in a museum somewhere and NOT in some slimy dudes house wasting away! It is an utter shame these props were sold to people and not put in a museum for the public to enjoy. Why do we not have a pop culture museum yet? Why hasn't The Smithsonian created a museum for movie and tv props (yes I know they have some stuff, but not a whole museum)? Someone needs to come along and create a museum so all these props can be donated to it when these fuckers die of heart attacks.