Bugasalt, A Salt-Shooting Gun For Downing Flying Insects

July 23, 2012


Damn muscles, maybe you should be punching those flies!

This is a promo video for Bugasalt, a plastic shotgun that shoots a pinch of salt to kill flying insects. Plus it's way funner than using a fly-swatter. Personally, I like to clap flies with my bare hands, but that's just me and I'm nasty and will make a sandwich immediately afterwards without washing.

A miniaturized shotgun effect is generated through this ingenious design. Ordinary table salt is utilized as a lethal projectile with accuracy range of 3 to 5 feet. Bugs will remain whole for easy clean up.

The gun is currently an Indiegogo crowd-funding project but already met its pledge goal. You can still preorder one for $30 though. Admittedly, I'll probably be picking one up. And not just because my apartment has a fly problem, but also for sandwich making. Can it also shoot pepper and other condiments? One blogger plans to find out!

Hit the jump for a worthwhile video of the thing in action. Mmmm, I love salt on my Jello!

Thanks to SPC Morris, who kills flying insects the old fashioned way: he doesn't. Then they bite us and we all get malaria. The end.

  • The Magnificent Newtboy

    What would happen if you loaded this with shake 'n' vac? Cos then you could kill the flies and hoover up the remains and profit

  • Luis Alberto Simauchi Jr.

    I kind of love this toy... I got mine from: http://www.domyownpestcontr...
    And it has filled my life and the lives of those around me with utter joy :)
    I spend hours trying to find new uses for the gun. Some include scaring the cat away, salting the driveway when it snows, spicing my food when I cook and occasionally I kill a fly or tow with it. I'm going to start experimenting with different fine grains other than salt to see what kind of shenanigans I can ensue! Any suggestions? (Also, for the love of Cthulhu, DON'T SHOOT ANYONE IN THE FACE OR EYES WITH THIS!)

  • sf

    Theyre now offering a free 12 pack of guns!! check it out http://igg.me/p/161050?a=10...


  • Gob

    what happen, when i use sugar?

  • Bugs might come and eat it.

  • ThereAreNoNamesLeft

    Did anyone else notice that it says "Fapp" behind him on the chalkboard (2:25)?

  • Spartikiss

    Also says cock right next to his ear in the same frame...


    cock gun

  • Nölff

    That dude has ripped arms. Mine are better though.

  • you can order the https://anti-mouche.com in france too.

  • Guest

    I would use this to season my food...Mrs. Dash going in for the kill.

  • Patrick Tran

    Anyone else think this would be really useful against Demons and Ghosts? No more need to make salt filled shotgun shells! Send Sam and Dean a pair!

  • I would totally load this with Emeril's essences spices.


  • Am I the only one who had the initial thought of, "But now there's going to be salt all over my place!" I guess sacrifices must be made.

  • $18922249

    So awesome that he had a random idea and made it happen. Might get one of these.

  • ZomBBombeR

    I would gladly wield this weapon in the war on flying insects, it seems like a pump action arisoft gun made to shoot salt, wich is pretty neat to say the least; would be nice if it had a slightly better range, but for $30 noones complaining, I just hope it can nuke mosquitos and maybe wasps?

  • "No Flies were harmed during the making of this video"

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