Make: Projects – Costume Minigun

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From user Douglas Desrochers. The barrels appear to be PVC. They rotate around a piece of 1/2″ copper pipe, and a high-intensity LED is positioned to shine down the top one, strobing as the barrels spin. The whole thing is driven by the motor and battery pack from a cheap cordless drill. Let the Predator jokes commence.


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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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