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(Gizmag)   From the man who brought you the flamethrower glove, the wrist mounted crossbow and the rotary saw blade crossbow, I present the homemade Gauss Rifle   (gizmag.com) divider line 127
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2012-09-04 03:11:35 PM
I bet Homeland Security has a file on this guy bigger than Liam Neeson's cock.
 
2012-09-04 03:11:46 PM
Just to get this out of the way: "it's a magazine"
 
2012-09-04 03:22:46 PM
Meh.

blogs.warwick.ac.uk
 
2012-09-04 03:40:06 PM
25.media.tumblr.com
 
2012-09-04 03:40:53 PM
That picture makes it look a hell of a lot bigger than it actually is.

/Really cool
 
2012-09-04 03:42:20 PM
That's not a gauss gun, that's a rail gun.
 
2012-09-04 03:54:58 PM

Mugato: I bet Homeland Security has a file on this guy bigger than Liam Neeson's cock.


Homeland security is still trying to figure out how magnets work.
 
2012-09-04 04:26:17 PM

vudukungfu: Mugato: I bet Homeland Security has a file on this guy bigger than Liam Neeson's cock.

Homeland security is still trying to figure out how magnets work.


Exactly. They must think this guy is in league with the aliens with all this futuristic weapons technology.
 
2012-09-04 04:36:29 PM
Gun porn for geeks.

I'll want one when it comes with a nanosuit.
 
2012-09-04 04:37:26 PM
media.giantbomb.com
Wants those weapons
 
2012-09-04 04:37:55 PM

Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I bet Homeland Security has a file on this guy bigger than Liam Neeson's cock.

Homeland security is still trying to figure out how magnets work.

Exactly. They must think this guy is in league with the aliens with all this futuristic weapons technology.


No no no DHS thinks this guy is in leauge with Lucifer!! And probably think he has black magic protecting him
 
2012-09-04 04:38:36 PM
Meh. I could build one of those. I choose not to.
 
2012-09-04 04:39:09 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2012-09-04 04:40:01 PM

cretinbob: That's not a gauss gun, that's a rail gun.


It is a gauss rifleLink.

I was hoping for and had it confused with a PPC.
 
2012-09-04 04:41:06 PM

Mugato: I bet Homeland Security has a file on this guy bigger than Liam Neeson's cock.


Strangely enough, I don't think this counts as a "firearm" under the law.

As to whether you could get it on an airplane, it's kind of a tossup. DHS is pretty unpredictable.
 
2012-09-04 04:41:29 PM
It can't bring the bolt/bullet through a watermelon. Not even halfway.
 
2012-09-04 04:42:07 PM
probably should move the battery packs to a belt, or backpack to make it easier to aim.

but if he does that he should make it resemble the ghost buster proton packs

just because
 
2012-09-04 04:42:48 PM
Can we get this guy together with FPS Russia?

www.shockmansion.com

Please? Even if the accent is fake, it's entertaining as hell and i think he would have a blast with the Flamethrower gloves.
 
2012-09-04 04:44:05 PM
Just a bit better than throwing the slug. Fail.
 
2012-09-04 04:45:05 PM

ruinevil: It can't bring the bolt/bullet through a watermelon. Not even halfway.


That was only 1 stage. With all 4 stages it went straight through the watermelon. You can see it better on the tin can. Stage 1 just pinged the side of the can and dented it. All 4 stages put the bolt straight through both sides of the can.
 
2012-09-04 04:45:57 PM
Ok, bets on this guy having boobie-traps in his home/cabin in the woods?
 
2012-09-04 04:46:04 PM
get your weapons out of my jizmags!
 
2012-09-04 04:47:11 PM

Oznog: Mugato: I bet Homeland Security has a file on this guy bigger than Liam Neeson's cock.

Strangely enough, I don't think this counts as a "firearm" under the law.

As to whether you could get it on an airplane, it's kind of a tossup. DHS is pretty unpredictable.


They aren't supposed to let tasers, stun guns, or knives on. So its probably either a no-go or they'll confuse it with being some kind of bomb.

At any rate, its just more proof that the days of gun control lunacy are slowly coming to an end.
3d printed weapons with parts salvaged from common electronics will see to that.
 
2012-09-04 04:48:07 PM
What is it with Germans and their crazy toys? They have a vengeance for weapons.
 
2012-09-04 04:48:20 PM

ruinevil: It can't bring the bolt/bullet through a watermelon. Not even halfway.


Don't just watch, observe.
 
2012-09-04 04:48:28 PM
Two minutes of jerking off before he gets to actually firing that thing. BREVITY! BREVITY! BREVITY!
 
2012-09-04 04:48:32 PM

cretinbob: That's not a gauss gun, that's a rail gun.


TFA says it's a multi-stage coilgun.

Also, cool as it is, it's only about as powerful as a BB gun. Actually with the right pellets, my Crosman Phantom air rifle has about twice as much muzzle energy. Sadly it's not semi-auto, though.
 
2012-09-04 04:50:16 PM

Timbered Club: [i.imgur.com image 850x478]


God, that gun sucked. Slow rate of fire and it missed the first shot 90% of the time. Give me the Perferator any day.
 
2012-09-04 04:51:14 PM

scottydoesntknow: ruinevil: It can't bring the bolt/bullet through a watermelon. Not even halfway.

That was only 1 stage. With all 4 stages it went straight through the watermelon. You can see it better on the tin can. Stage 1 just pinged the side of the can and dented it. All 4 stages put the bolt straight through both sides of the can.


The can showed some tumbling problems - needs something that will spin those slugs. And that was point blank range. Definately need to address that to get any kind of range on it.

Ceramic/Diamond rifle barrel with Sabot carrier... hmmm.
 
2012-09-04 04:51:15 PM
Meh, it's no Macelet. Link
 
2012-09-04 04:51:28 PM

Cthulhu_is_my_homeboy: cretinbob: That's not a gauss gun, that's a rail gun.

TFA says it's a multi-stage coilgun.

Also, cool as it is, it's only about as powerful as a BB gun. Actually with the right pellets, my Crosman Phantom air rifle has about twice as much muzzle energy. Sadly it's not semi-auto, though.


Of course, the first internal combustion engine weighed 7 tons and produced about 1/2 horsepower. You gotta start somewhere.
 
2012-09-04 04:52:02 PM
www.catslair.de

...would like a word.
 
2012-09-04 04:52:17 PM
That is a coil gun. A gauss gun is different. A coil gun uses coils to pull a projectile via magnetism. A gauss gun puts current through the projectile that causes a magnetic field between the two rails that pull the projectile. Guass guns don't have coils.
 
2012-09-04 04:52:39 PM

scottydoesntknow: ruinevil: It can't bring the bolt/bullet through a watermelon. Not even halfway.

That was only 1 stage. With all 4 stages it went straight through the watermelon. You can see it better on the tin can. Stage 1 just pinged the side of the can and dented it. All 4 stages put the bolt straight through both sides of the can.


No, it went straight through a slice of watermelon less than half the entire melon in thickness.

Waste of 400 volts, really. Just as well, though, given the trigger discipline he displayed at the beginning.
 
2012-09-04 04:54:28 PM
Can I get one in the 40-watt range?
 
2012-09-04 04:56:39 PM

loonatic112358: probably should move the battery packs to a belt, or backpack to make it easier to aim.

but if he does that he should make it resemble the ghost buster proton packs

just because


If it's anything like the one my son built, it's gonna sound very similar to the proton packs when it's charging. Like in the elevator scene.
 
2012-09-04 04:56:39 PM
Meh, back when i was still in college I saw a box that had been built with an array of 50 stereo filtering capacitors like that. The rail gun they'd built would belch blue fire when you test fired the full bank, because it would flash-boil part of the aluminum slugs the thing shot.
 
2012-09-04 04:57:37 PM
He won't share plans? To bad there is a thing called the internet.

https://astshps-prd1.ast.lmco.com/Hyperion/browse/Main

http://www.amazing1.com/electric-guns.htm

http://www.intalek.com/AV/Railguns-Tim-Ventura-1994-2.pdf

I have wanted to build one for a while, but I have too many other irons in the fire.
 
2012-09-04 04:57:57 PM
I'm still gonna hold out for a BFG9000.
 
2012-09-04 04:58:41 PM
I want a high-quality recording of the sound that thing makes.
 
2012-09-04 04:59:19 PM
that video gave me cancer
 
2012-09-04 04:59:44 PM

cretinbob: That's not a gauss gun, that's a rail gun.


No it isn't, you are a moron.
 
2012-09-04 05:00:19 PM

Super_pope: Meh, back when i was still in college I saw a box that had been built with an array of 50 stereo filtering capacitors like that. The rail gun they'd built would belch blue fire when you test fired the full bank, because it would flash-boil part of the aluminum slugs the thing shot.


Want. Personally, I'd like to take the fireworks exchange from last week's stupid fraternity fight article, scale it up to railguns, and commence shell exchange. For science, of course.

/Pike can't aim worth shiat.
 
2012-09-04 05:00:19 PM
A similar hand-held version was done about 5-7 years ago, actually..
 
2012-09-04 05:00:57 PM
*ahem*

*taps microphone*

"Is this thing on?"

"testing one, two...mike check..."

"Ladies and gentlemen, Lords and Farkers, allow me to say..."
.
.
.
Groovy.
home.swipnet.se
 
2012-09-04 05:02:10 PM
i170.photobucket.com
... Is how its done
 
2012-09-04 05:04:08 PM

Kahabut: No it isn't, you are a moron.


And that is a well thought-out response
 
2012-09-04 05:05:23 PM

nekulor: Super_pope: Meh, back when i was still in college I saw a box that had been built with an array of 50 stereo filtering capacitors like that. The rail gun they'd built would belch blue fire when you test fired the full bank, because it would flash-boil part of the aluminum slugs the thing shot.

Want. Personally, I'd like to take the fireworks exchange from last week's stupid fraternity fight article, scale it up to railguns, and commence shell exchange. For science, of course.

/Pike can't aim worth shiat.


If you had a real railgun, you wouldn't even need a shell. Any random trash would do, if the velocity was high enough.
 
2012-09-04 05:07:09 PM

BuckTurgidson: Can I get one in the 40-watt range?



Just what you see, pal.
 
2012-09-04 05:07:39 PM

WarszawaScream: I want a high-quality recording of the sound that thing makes.


This gun makes a cool noise.
 
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