Genius creates working Captain America shield

Here's hoping Father Christmas is already working on these for the rest of us

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There we were thinking Captain America was the only one to have a cool electromagnet shield that he can fling about and retrieve on command… then along came The Hacksmith who went ahead and actually made one. 

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Reminiscent of Iron Man first building his costume, The Hacksmith discards various options to hold and release the shield from his own arm strap, before settling on a commercially available electromagnet. At just 12V this can already produce 120kg of lifting force and when using it with the shield, The Hacksmith will pump a much higher force through it. In summary, it’s damn strong. 

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Once assembled he goes on to show just how powerful it really is, merrily attaching himself to the ceiling and busting out a couple of pull ups. There’s also a teasing glimpse of the shield (which is a real replica) being flung around and caught again, which he teases will be shown in more detail in his next video. We’re waiting…