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Gauss Gun, physics, science Forum
Our popular Gauss Gun product generates a great deal of comments and speculation. This forum is to facilate that and other topics of physics and science.
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Re: Home Made
by Hobson on Sat, Dec 8th, 2001 04:02:03 UTC
I imagine this straw gauss gun is made one of two ways:
Linear coil
Linear pull-push phases

In a coil gun, there are stages of coils that are made into electromagnets, which pull the projectile in oscillations.(on long enough to pull, then off while the next coil is turned on).
Coil guns can be breech loaded or muzzle loaded, I suppose.

In a push-pull, which are muzzle loaded I assume, a series of electromagnets with intermediate non-magnetic items build up speed by smacking into one another till power is built up on the loaded projectile, which fires(normal magnets can be used, depending on design).

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