I'm someone who's fairly new to lasers in general, living in the UK - I came across these forums when trying to find out more about them for my job, and am intrigued to consider trying to build my own someday (when I can get the time!)
Nice to meet you all.
Thanks again - I'll maybe go for the 200mW green laser I linked to and find the distance that works. I'll also post an introduction later on! :)
Edit - I've also looked into safety goggles as well, appreciate the safety advice for sure though, RedCowboy!
I'm a complete beginner when it comes to lasers, so I thought this seemed like a good place to go for advice!
I work at a science education centre in the UK, and I'm looking to purchase a laser that can pop an appropriately-coloured balloon from about 20m away (but that won't...