Mini Coilgun

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Introduction: Mini Coilgun

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this is my mini coilgun

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    25 Discussions

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    Articas
    Articas

    10 years ago on Introduction

    how do i wind the coil e.g.
    ===== (barrel)
               <- one layer this way
    one layer that way ->
    etc.

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    anodeify
    anodeify

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    thats why i wont work olny one way or your cross the magnetic feild

    i made a coilgun with a bigger barrel and overall structure. i notice that when i charge for a minute nd a half, it does fine but very weak.when i go longer, it just sort of jiggles in the barrel. help? o i used two different gauges of wire connected in the middle of the coil (youll see) ill put up some pics...........

    Photo 5.jpgPhoto 4.jpgPhoto 3.jpg
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    jeremy_smith
    jeremy_smith

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    The neeter u wind the coil the better, wind it in only one direction too. when u get to the end run it streight back and start on the next layer, that will give u the best magnetic feild

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    thestyrofoampeanut
    thestyrofoampeanut

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    so closeup you can see the different gauges of wire and sorta see my circut setup.... the metal rod is ammo

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    max0506
    max0506

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Hello guys
    I am making a coilgun made of a disposable camera and some capacitors.
    I have made a drawing with google sketch-up. Could you please check if I have made all the connections right? ( I am not an expert ……… yet)

    www.elektronica_stuff.webklik.nl/page/voorpagina
    please reply!

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    ARJOON
    ARJOON

    10 years ago on Introduction

    but when making the coil. does the wire need to be insulated so that they don't touch each other. otherwise it will be just like a metal tube

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    shawntherobot
    shawntherobot

    10 years ago on Introduction

    why didnt you just put a battery in the area where it is empty and if you have enough room put another extra batterey for if the other one runs out

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    silencekilla
    silencekilla

    10 years ago on Introduction

    can you post instructions for this pleasee? all the other coilgun instructions arent really step-by-step so i have had a hard time building one.

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    onlyonething
    onlyonething

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    i have already taken this one apart but i can post a new one one with step by step instructions as soon as i get my camera...give me about a week

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    onlyonething
    onlyonething

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    ok ive started work so i should be done within a few days(3-4)

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    silencekilla
    silencekilla

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    private message me with a link after you posted it pleaseee?

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    onlyonething
    onlyonething

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    i can do that though my camera is actin up so it might be an extra day or so sry

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    486dx4
    486dx4

    10 years ago on Introduction

    I really would like to see instructions on this one too, it looks like a nice simple design that would be a fun little project.

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    catdog
    catdog

    10 years ago on Introduction

    great only one thing where are the instructions and how far does it shoot