Written by David Foss. Without a sharp tip, there’s no way they could go through thick skin at that range. Because of this, most of the gases released by the gunpowder would simply escape past the diamonds; the diamonds might still receive enough of a kick to exit the cannon, depending on the amount of gunpowder used, but they would have nowhere near the muzzle velocity of a real cannon. Kari, Grant, Tory and Adam discuss. Will putting a sleeping persons hand in warm water make him wet himself? Edit Cast Episode credited cast: Could a skydiver whose parachute failed to open hit a playground seesaw and send a small girl flying seven stories high? What is Jamie’s favorite game show?

Finally, Adam and Jamie dipped their own fingers into the liquid — a pinky and an index for Jamie, four fingers at once for Adam — and brought them out unscathed. Add the first question. Edit Storyline Can you light a match with a bullet? Our longtime MythBusters editor put together this cut of Adam driving through 14 years of series history just for you. Adam and Jamie are looking to debunk the movie-stunt where Indiana Jones rides an inflatable life rate to safety after jumping out of an aircraft. Edit Did You Know? Witness the opening scene of the MythBusters Reunion, featuring all of the Fab Five gathered to look back on the show for the first time ever.

When they loaded the bamboo cannon with industrial powder and set it off, the resulting explosion destroyed the barrel and wrecked Buster, but the Gorn was undamaged.

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Use the HTML below. Were the MythBusters ever censored in any way? Adam and Jamie addressed a coconut to themselves, stamped it, and put it in the mail.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. If terrestrial, naturally occurring materials were actually used, the plausibility of this is quite low. Adam, Tory and Jamie explain.

When they set the cannon off, the powder only burned without exploding; they achieved the same result with an actual cannon and the same powder. To those of you who don’t already know: See how Kari, Grant, Tory, Jamie and Adam respond to hearing how one of mythbudters episodes saved one woman’s life.

July 16, at 3: So many camera angles to choose from! Himself – Host Kari Byron Let’s apply that knowledge to the Gorn cannon. A whole coconut can be sent by mail USPS without any packaging and arrive at its destination intact. What makes conventional projectile weapons effective is that almost all of the energy released by the explosive charge is harnessed to propel the projectile.

I can’t comment on the mechanical properties of space bamboo, though, so who knows. Considering the way Kirk casually tosses the diamonds into his impromptu weapon, I’d say we can rule out “snug fit,” and he probably didn’t have the materials available to build a sabot even if he wanted to. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. In celebration of Shark Week’s 25th anniversary, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage reveal the number-one shark myth in their top 25 countdown.


Jamie and Adam answer: Since the projectiles are so much smaller than the tube’s diameter, they would not fly straight. They melted some lead in a crucible and heated it to degrees Fahrenheit, then dipped a raw, wet sausage; it emerged partially cooked and with some particles of lead adhering to it.

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Grant appears to be very excited. It is possible to create impromptu gunpowder and use it to effectively fire a cannon made from a bamboo stalk.

Edit Details Release Date: July 11, at 4: Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? Furthermore, if his percentage of sulfur was high enough, he would be able to successfully ignite it with the relatively weak spark from flint.