'Dueling Banjos' Performed By Two Tesla Coils

March 14, 2012


This is a video of two Tesla coils going at it hillbilly backwoods style and performing 'Dueling Banjos'. Which one wins? Neither, they were both unplugged immediately afterward and spent the next four months collecting dust in the corner of some dude's garage. Not gonna lie, I probably would have thrown the competition and made a run for it. "Tesla coils can't run." But they can dance. "Let me guess -- the electric slide?" The electri-- YOU. RUIN. EVERYTHING.

Hit the jump for the zip-zapping like a pig.

Dueling Tesla Coils of the Day [geeks.thedailywh.at]

Thanks to Mark, who once heard a Tesla coil call another Tesla coil a son-of-one-of-those-glass-plasma-ball-thingies-that-they-sell-at-Spencers and the other Tesla coil got real depressed about it because it knew it was true.

  • Captain Matticus, LP Inc.

    If the sparks connect too long, priori incantatem is activated.

  • This. Is. Amazing.

  • Elle Avocado

    Tesla effortlessly invented things that could tear this world apart. This is how we have adapted it...

  • Hava Nagila would sound interesting.

  • grimbldoo

    Why did they add real music?

  • Merpwood

    So which robot gets it up the ass?

  • Squeeeeeeeeeeeeal little piggy!


  • Guest

    Interesting  & amusing video here.

    Additional suggestion:
    Just Photoshop & animate two pikachus with banjos in this video and you'll have yourself one worthy YouTube parody.

  • I was going to learn to play the banjo, until I took an arrow in the knee.

  • $18922249

    You sonofa...

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