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40W laser blaster is ridiculous, and I really want one

June 7, 2018

YouTuber TheBackyardScientist illustrates the power of his homemade laser blaster in his latest video.

There is no need for a 40W laser shotgun. It serves no practical purpose; it lights everyday objects on fire; and it is incredibly dangerous. But as a sci-fi fan and a lover of ridiculous tools, I can't help but admit that I secretly want one. YouTuber TheBackyardScientist illustrates the power of his homemade laser blaster in his latest video. Please, do not try this at home.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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