Better than GreatScott's Rail Gun? A true story (How-to not do it)

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I should have been warned: Some viewers on our summer project were against a gun on the tank. But I did not listen. This video shows what happened and how I was punished.

In Switzerland, every adult man is in the army and has his weapon at home. Maybe this is the physiological reason for my choice. I am no psychologist; I am an engineer. So let's start with the story about How-to build a rail gun or a coil gun. Or how to not do it...


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Better than GreatScott's Rail Gun? A true story (How-to not do it) Better than GreatScott's Rail Gun? A true story (How-to not do it) Reviewed by Dump3R H3id3gg3R on September 01, 2018 Rating: 5