Xmas tree made from det cord


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#2

Christmas! FUCK YEAH !


#3

TannenBOOM.


#4

You can do the same thing with a real Xmas tree a few weeks after the holidays…


#5

Without tamping it’s mostly flash and no punch, but what a nice flash it is, and it certainly does a great job demonstrating how det cord can “cut” objects when wrapped around them.


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#7

I want to see this man do a menorah… heh. heheheh… Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! BOOM!


#8

This is a celebration of Festivus (for the rest of us).


#9

No kidding. I was shocked at the slow motion video and how it showed how much flame there is. At real time speed it happens so fast it looks like just a quick puff.


#10

Thank you for mah new christmas card image…


#11

I knew det cord was fast, but a burn rate of 4 miles a second is beyond fast.


#12

Hawkeye approves.


#13

That’s no way to treat a perfectly good Festivus pole.


#14

That was awesome.


#15

It’s fast because it doesn’t burn - it detonates. There is a definite (and Quite Interesting) difference between deflagration and detonation. The short version is that “burning” happens slower than the speed of sound, and detonation happens faster than sound (which causes a proper shock wave). In the slow-mo shots, you can actually see the shock wave (that blurry bit that looks like heat shimmer) emanating from the cord as it detonates.


#16

Hot damn! Needs GIF.


#17

charizard use firespin!


#18

A neighbour of mine once attempted to dispose of his six foot tree by slowly feeding it into his living room fireplace.


#19

love the footage and tree design. no ornaments!


#20

A good pine tree in the open hearth is fun for everyone! Soots the flue, but damn those things go up quickly.