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Solar Death Ray

Discussion in 'General' started by SitraAchra, 25 Mar 2005.

  1. SitraAchra

    SitraAchra Minimodder

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  2. aevitas

    aevitas What's a Dremel?

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    Deadly :D :hehe:
     
  3. dharma punk

    dharma punk What's a Dremel?

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    That's pretty cool. They did the same type of thing on Myth Busters and proved it to be relatively useless for the desired effect of setting boats on fire. It had something to do with the Roman navy having a death ray like that that would ignite the enemy's boat.
     
  4. Stanmanfoo

    Stanmanfoo What's a Dremel?

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    I saw the myth busters thing. I think thier mounting board was too floppy and their mirrors weren't aligned very well as a result. This looks much sturdier...and deadlier...and cooler. Good idea...but probably hard to pull off on a big scale. :wallbash:
     
  5. pranks7er

    pranks7er mange tout

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    thats cool :hehe: i mean hot!
     
  6. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Heheheh... :hehe: That is so wrong and yet so right! :thumb:

    Especially torching that AOL CD. :D
     
  7. Bogomip

    Bogomip ... Yo Momma

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    im not optics expert here... but wouldnt it be possible, if using a prism where the target is, that he could focus that beam coming from the mirrors and destroy anything, thus if he placed a much bigger one on the moon, we could use the focused sun to destroy cities :)

    just wondering, no plans at all. (if i was american, id be expecting a visit from the FBI for that post :))
     
  8. padrejones2001

    padrejones2001 Puppy Love

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    Don't you mean SOL? It all seems fine to begin with, then SOL takes over. Let's be serious now, that's about where you are after you've figured out what you've done.
     
  9. dharma punk

    dharma punk What's a Dremel?

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    You think being Scottish will protect you? Silly, silly lad. :hehe:
     
  10. Prophet

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    i want one of those!
     
  11. bbigboy101011

    bbigboy101011 What's a Dremel?

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    i wounder.. can you make that out of aol cds?
     
  12. I'm_Not_A_Monster

    I'm_Not_A_Monster Hey, eat this...

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    this was on hackaday.com, some guy mentioned one that can melt copper pipe in a few seconds, and since copper melts at 1084.62 °C and wood burns at something like 450 °F i think it'd work.

    i mentioned that on my post at hackaday, my names ryan
     
  13. ReFredzRate

    ReFredzRate Relix Headshot!!

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    Dunno why, but somehow I just had an idea pop in my head, to make one with 1200 mirrors instead of the used 120 here... :dremel:
     
  14. dastt

    dastt What's a Dremel?

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    they made a HUGE on of these on myth busters on time, they needs a crain to lift and positition it, unfortunatly the boat they were trying to set on fire didnt catch but it got hot. this one looks alot better then the one they built
     
  15. I'm_Not_A_Monster

    I'm_Not_A_Monster Hey, eat this...

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    i forsee a mod of hundreds of mirrors controlled by a computer to focus on a target the size of a dime. :rock:
     
  16. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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    That sound like a really good idea :D

    I want one of those!
     
  17. I'm_Not_A_Monster

    I'm_Not_A_Monster Hey, eat this...

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    they oughta have a tanning contest
     
  18. Monkeyboy

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    hmmm, i wonder if anyone suggested computer hardware yet. i'd love to see a mobo get fried...
     

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