In its heyday, this puppy could pierce armor at a rate of more than 4,200 rounds per minute. Now it’s ready to retire and now can be used to crack open your ice-cold beverage of choice. Our 30MM GAU-8 Shell Casing Bottle Openers are handmade from aluminum casings procured directly from the Department of Defense.

Each bottle opener is made from a genuine military-fired 30MM casing that has been expertly coated with a matte black military-grade powder coating. Each shell casing stands 11.25” tall.

All 30MM items come with a Certificate of Authenticity.  

  • Dimensions: stands 11.25" tall
  • Made from a genuine once-fired by 30MM A-10 Warthog Shell Casing and procured from the US Military 
  • The projectile is anodized aluminum and made to original projectile specifications (projectile may be imported or made in the USA). 
  • The 30MM rounds are collected from training facilities located in the United States and do not contain depleted uranium.
  • Assembled in the USA

PERSONALIZE THIS ITEM FOR THAT PERSONAL TOUCH: Engraving can be added for an additional $7.00 per item. We can engrave bottle openers with 1 line of text, up to 25 characters including spaces. The text will be engraved on the back of the bottle opener (opposite of the logo). Please note that we cannot engrave special symbols such as hearts, stars, or accent marks. 

Our items are made from genuine once fired shell casings and may contain minor blemishes or scratches consistent with their history. Because our products resemble live ammunition, we do not recommend bringing them to airports or other places where live ammunition is not permitted.

Missing or invalid information, e.g., text, font, an invalid quantity, or requesting special characters, may cause your order to become delayed and/or canceled with or without notice. Bottle Openers will be engraved exactly as requested. Engraved items are non-refundable. Engraving may add an additional 1-2 days to the standard processing time. 

Lucky Shot® High Caliber. Handcrafted. We are committed to giving munitions a second chance! 

Lucky Shot is a Registered Trademark of 2 Monkey Trading, LLC. Bottle Opener design is a registered trade dress of Caliber Corporation. 

Customer Reviews

Based on 41 reviews
Henry Garcia
Military Pride

Looks great on my bar everyone loves it.

Steve B
Cool authentic product

I worked A-10's in the late 1980's and always wanted to get my hands on a GAU-8 shell with the bullet attached. I had forgotten just how large this round is until I received this item. I will likely never use it as a bottle opener as I do not want to damage the powder coat finish. Display only for me. Very cool. Makes for a great conversation piece.

Eduardo Ortiz

Great bottle opener! Very well made, feels great in your hand and opens bottles effortlessly. Great buy!

Display case addition.

A great addition to my military display case items. Beautifully hand crafted.

Calvin Araneta

Great product. My friends saw it and have ordered.

James Y.
Very Satisfied.

Fast delivery. Excellent workmanship. Looks exactly as pictured. I plan to volunteer at a local Air Force museum. This will come in handy for "show-and-tell" when I discuss the A-10 Warthog on display and its GAU-8. Since late model German WWII fighters also had 30 mm cannons, it should impress the guests at the B-17 Flying Fortress exhibit too.

Nice Product

Easy to order, nice finish and cool gift

Bradley Wilson

This is a great item to have....and a bottle opener....looks very impressive at the size of a wine bottle.

Home Run

Purchased for a comrades Birthday. Hit a home run. Loved it and great conversation piece at friends bar.

Perfect Gift

This was bought as a gift and was well received. Everything from online ordering to delivery was simple. A very unique bottle opener to say the least.

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