I've been looking high and low for years to no avail.
Does anyone build and sell gatling guns in modern, serious calibers ?
I'm not talking .22LRs or crank operated Ruger 10/22's or AK's.
I mean a real, multi barrel gatling.
I've heard there's a guy in CA called "Thunder Valley Gatling Guns", but have never been able to locate him.
Thanks in advance.
Unless you are LEO/Mil, nope.
Last time one came up for sale it was around $200k.
EDIT: Unless you meant the hand crank ones. Those you can get, but they are pretty much custom made
ETA: I have no idea what guns Larry Gatlin and his Brothers own.
Thunder Valley made/makes full-size Gatlings in .45/70. The last one I saw (about 1998) went for somewhere between $14,000 - $20,000. (The range is because the gunshop owner offered it to me for $14K, but the price tag was $20K. I couldn't quite swing it at the time.) I don't know if the company has started back up again now that the ban is over -- they weren't affected by the "assault weapon" part, but a ten-round magazine capacity on a twelve-barrel Gatling isn't much fun.
RG-G makes ready-to-crank Gatlings in .22LR for $5700-$10,900, or kits for about $680, or plans for about $60.
There are other companies making black-powder Gatlings (using the same technique as the first Gatlings did, basically a stack of steel cylinder chambers with a percussion-cap nipple on the back; these get loaded with powder, patch, bullet, and percussion-cap, put in a rack, and cranked through the mechanism).
Of these, the RG-G kits arguably give the most bang per buck. But if you can afford to buy a Thunder Valley, you probably can afford the ammunition bills.
EATA: holy #&*$, RG-G's prices ain't what I remembered. The kit for $680 will be cheaper than buying the parts separately, because it's such a pain to find all the parts, and cost in bulk (for them) is lower than buying one-offs and having them shipped to yourself.
Here's RG-G's site:
Oh yeah, there are other companies which have made Gatlings, including Furr Arms, which made quite a few half or third scale Gatlings in .22 Short and .22LR. FJ Vollmer used to buy/sell these, IIRC.