• Decommissioned AK-47 given new life, recycled into electric guitar

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    Guns are meant to kill. We all know that. And they do great at instilling fear in people too. Music on the other hand unites, keeps people close and encourages peace and love. So, designer César López came up with a clever way to dispose of old decommissioned guns and rehabilitate them, giving them a newer and peaceful purpose in life, turning them into electric guitars. You probably would chicken out everyone on a subway though, if you walked in with something like this strapped to your back. Called escopetarras, a portmanteau of the Spanish escopeta meaning “rifle” and guitarra meaning guitar, César López’s design seems to be a healthy way to recycle old guns!

    And no, playing a gun-shaped guitar isn’t going to make people think you to be crazy. We’ve had guys sticking out their tongue playing axe-shaped guitars before.

    Posted in Topics:Recycle, Tags: , on May 25, 2011