Watch this mad-man build a hydro-formed suit of armor to withstand a close range explosionLet me begin by saying this: The guy who built King Arthur’s suit of armor is rolling over in his grave. He spent decades learning his craft. Now, his meticulous work of crafting a perfectly tailored suit of armor has been modernized by a spaz with a garden hose. In the dark ages, it would take weeks or months to hand hammer the material for a suit of armor. Even with modern tools like a Pull-max, planishing hammer or English wheel, this would be a major undertaking for many, many hours. Watch this shed-dwelling mad scientist whip out a suit of armor in a fraction of the time – albeit with far less “precise” results.
Behold the Steel Belted Pillow Monster (Really. Don’t do this at home)Colin Furze, screw-ball extraordinaire, wanted to get a little closer to a fireworks display, and by “a little closer” I mean, right in the middle of it. Instead of opting for one of those “hurt-locker” suits (a logical choice) he made a pillow-shaped steel suit by pumping a $#!t-load of water into a flat welded enclosure. Essentially, he created a backyard hydro-form by using a pressure washer, with pretty good results. I hope he brings some ear-plugs because it looks like it may get loud inside that tin-can!
Pretty awesome, but to me he still looks just like this…
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Director of Marketing at CADENAS PARTsolutions | A graduate of the Richard Farmer School of Business Marketing at Miami University in Oxford Ohio, Adam has years of experience in marketing and design for a variety of industries. He enjoys many outlets for creativity including working on custom cars and guitars. He’s also a fan of Formula1 racing and the Cincinnati Bengals. Adam currently lives in Ohio with his wife Stephanie, daughter Nora and son Otto.
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