How to Make a Deadly Laser




HOLA! This is how to make a deadly laser out of a flashlight.


1: Flashlight.
2: Mercury (cougar optional)
3: Crystals of your choice.
4: Screw driver (optional)
5: Ham sandwich (optional)
6: Ouija board. (safety first!)

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Step 1: Choose

There is two ways to complete this project. You can either use mercury or crystals. Your choice. I suggest flipping a coin or yelling out random words until you say "mercury" or "crystal!!" If you choose crystals, continue to step 2. If you choose mercury, go to step 4, but nobody loves you.

Step 2: Crystals

First you need to get a flashlight and some crystals.

Step 3: It Puts the Crystals in It's Slot!

Now you must remove the battery cover and take out the batteries. Place the crystals in the battery slot. It might be a tight fit, but if you put heat on cream cheese it will lube the crystals, allowing it to fit. Why cream cheese? because it tastes good, and is a good conductor. (maybe)
now go to step 7 to see it in action or continue to put learn in your skull.

Step 4: Mercury

oh so you don't have crystals eh? well you can use mercury! The only problem is it's half as strong, and it is not cool. we added a cougar to make it more strong, pretty satisfying results, but it ate our ham sandwich.

Step 5: Preparing Flashlight

remove the cover.

Step 6: Put Mercury in Front of It

put mercury in front of it.

Step 7: YaY! We Did IT! High Five! *slap* W00t

Hooray! check out the finished project! check out the photos in action!!!



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    26 Discussions


    10 years ago on Step 7

    I have to say this was worthless.... Please in the future make useful or at least interesting instructables.

    1 reply

    10 years ago on Step 3

    Will low fat cream cheese work as well? We're on a weight-loss kick at my house right now.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    If I use lead and snow instead of crystals should I get the same results? Also, instead of a cougar I'm gonna use a cuppacabra.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    #2 son is having trouble making this as we don't have any crystals lying about the house, and Mercury is not commonly available in the UK. Would you recommend TVR or Caterham as a substitute?

    7 replies

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    I think you'll find TVR and Caterham have too high a damping factor. I suspect Cougar and Mercury are much less stable.

    In terms of stability for a disembowelling death-ray mega-laser, yes. (What were you thinking of? ;¬) {I did a few laps of Silverstone on a track day in a Caterham 7 a fair few years ago. I'm pretty certain that's as much fun as you can have with your clothes on.}


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    The 7 is Top Gear's Car of the Year 2008 - it beat the Bugatti Verion around their track!


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    hmm.. it may work, but i would take extreme caution. a buddy of mine used a cat for strength, and it blew up half of his imagination. Using different cars may be even more dangerous...


    10 years ago on Introduction

    This is even less useful than my Instructable on procrastination that I've never gotten around to.