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This instructable shows you how to build your own bug zapper using recycled parts and is general in its suggestions. To see how I built my bug zapper, ...
The tools that I used were a Dremel tool kit with cutting accessories and some basic tools such as a handsaw and a drill. The tools you can ...
In my design, I decided to build a portable bug zapper because I already had most of the parts from a useless rechargeable lantern. Another possibility was to ...
The dowels will act as insulators in between the two mesh and also as supporting columns for the structure so it really serves those two purposes. The 6 ...
After the alignment of the mesh, columns and baseplates are with tolerance, the electrical fittings for the light are hot glued in place. Blacklight was suitable for my ...
The two leads for the mesh are wired near the top of the mesh and the overlapping mesh is joined by solder. If you haven't already visited my ...
The carrying handle from the lantern was reused for my bug zapper. Slots were cutout on the top of the endcap to mount the handle, switch, leds and ...
The components from the rechargeable lantern are wired into the bug zapper mush the same way with the addition of the voltage multiplier. You can find more details ...
The components are wired together and hot glued in place.
This is the final product of my portable bug zapper. I hope you found this instructable useful in designing and building your own bug zapper. If you have ...
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