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Making a coil >.< Answered

Grrrr, so I'm making my https://www.instructables.com/id/Coilgun-Handgun/ and I have everything done, but I can't make the coil, i try winding but it turns out pretty messed up, and hard to take off, is there any other way to make the coil?

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Sedgewick17
Sedgewick17

13 years ago

Well, what I do is put a bolt through the hollow tube that I am going to wind the coil on, and then screw a nut onto the bolt so that the tube is held firmly in place. Then I just tighten the drill chuck around the exposed part of the bolt and start winding.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

13 years ago

. Practice, practice, practice. It may help to use a bobbin.

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guyfrom7up
guyfrom7up

Reply 13 years ago

yeah, it might actually make a really neat one if you put 30 gauge wire on az sewing machine and a bobbin and let it wind it'self.

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Sedgewick17
Sedgewick17

13 years ago

When I make a coil I like to use a electric drill. You need to go at a farly slow speed if you want the coil to really look good.

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astrozombies138
astrozombies138

Reply 13 years ago

how would i use a drill, i saw people doing it on youtube but im still confused haha