Reality Check on Electric Coil Guns
There’s been a lot of hype surrounding the coil guns marketed by ArcFlash Labs. Granted, the electronic “guns” they make right now are pretty anemic, but some people think it’s just a matter of time before they catch up to and then surpass the performance of conventional firearms. I did some basic energy delivery calculations to provide a reality check on these predictions, which I present in this video.
Idaho was one of the last continental US states to be settled and, more so than some parts of the US, the culture of Idaho still retains a frontier spirit of self-reliance. As host of TheIdahoanShow on YouTube, I endeavor to produce videos capturing this enduring pioneer spirit, at least as it is practiced by this Idahoan. Of course, shooting and associated ancillary activities are an important part of Idahoan culture, and so many of my videos pertain in some way to the making or testing of firearms and/or ammunition. Here on the Reloaders’ Network, I have endeavored to consolidate this portion of my work as a reference for the reloading community.