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Gorgeous raygun construction, spotted on the MAKE Flickr pool, fashioned from old radio and camera parts.

Atomic Disruptor Raygun

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. Jeff says:

    I’m betting you’d have a lot of trouble getting this thing through airport security.

  2. Anonymous says:

    A gun made with an old He-Ne laser tube would be very similar to this and would also work, though maybe not as an atomic disruptor.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helium-neon_laser

  3. Anon says:

    Heh, I’ve got the same mechanical shutter release camera grip that he used for this. Those poor loctals though…