Hacked Gadgets shows us what a Gauss Gun — which uses electricity to fire projecticles — can really do. Watch after the jump.

The trick is to design your coil properly so that the coil is off by time the projectile leaves it, or you end up with a giant, non exciting solenoid. The cheapest way for the hobbiest is to use large capacitors and a large circuit breaker for a switch.

Hacked Gadgets shows us what a Gauss Gun — which uses electricity to fire projecticles — can really do. Watch after the jump.

The trick is to design your coil properly so that the coil is off by time the projectile leaves it, or you end up with a giant, non exciting solenoid. The cheapest way for the hobbiest is to use large capacitors and a large circuit breaker for a switch.