DIY Tesla Rifle Is a High Voltage Mad Scientist’s Dream

By Jason Fitzpatrick on May 18th, 2012

Have your dreams of becoming a Tesla Trooper been thwarted by lack of a good Tesla rifle? Fear not, you can follow in this mad scientist’s foot steps to build your own.


Courtesy of Rob Flickenger, we find this polished Tesla rifle. Rob’s project guide covers every aspect of the construction including casting the body of the rifle and crafting the innards. Hit up the link below for the full run down or check out the video to see it action.

The Tesla Gun [via Boing Boing]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/18/12
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