Coil Gun


Using 13 disposable cameras, the barrel of a BIC pen, a single D cell battery, and some wire, Matt Hack created an awesome Coil Gun.

Apparently at $1 each, these capacitors are dirt cheap, and i would agree.  However, I would probably use the cameras first, or at least keep the film (he trew it out), 35mm film will stay around for a long time, and I still use my 35mm Nikon SLR.

That looks dangerous…

That actually looks kinda cool looking.

The finished weapon, deadly unknown, awesome, very much so.

Here’s a few videos of it in action, and some sparks too!

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