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(OP)
I've been following a Youtube channel called This Old Tony who just keeps delivering good stuff - fabricating interesting projects, setting up machine-shop equipment, talking about how stuff is made - I get as much fun out of them as my son does, and he's even inspired a few projects of our own. I figured I'd share a link and hopefully this doesn't just make me sound like a shil. Any body else have favorite Youtube channels?

Here's a sheet-metal brake that my son and I made after I saw a DIY brake in one of Tony's videos. I didn't need a brake that badly... mostly it was just an excuse to get my son welding stuff.

STF

RE: Videos on Youtube

I have to confess to killing hours watching RoadKill.
Take two guys with a lifetime of hod rod skills, give them a nice garage, a little money and a too little time.
You get them trying to drive cars on the road with flashlights taped to them in place of head lights.
You also get supercharged V8s in a Jaguar, striping the body off a C-4 Vet, an old Ford F-6 that does wheelies, and about 50 other crazy things.
No one gets hurt, the cars break down a lot, and fun is had.
The other good one is Engine Masters. They go to a dyno and test theories and parts.
How much HP does a conventional cooling fan draw at 5500rpm?

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RE: Videos on Youtube

All of the frivolous time-wasting category:
The Hydraulic Press channel (crude language warning)(Squashing stuff in hydraulic press)
The Slo Mo guys (slow-motion stuff- exploding spray paint, etc)
How Ridiculous (dropping anvils on stuff, among other things)
Will It Blend (I-Phone in the blender, etc.)
Many full episodes of the Red Green Show
Forgotten Weapons (old firearms)
Fail Army (general "fail" videos)
TAOFLEDERMAUS (shooting wide variety of homemade shotgun slugs just to see what they do)
WatchMOJO.com (wide variety of generally entertainment related stuff- Ten Best Movies, Ten Worst Music Videos, that kind of stuff)
Chemical Safety Board (Accident investigations)

RE: Videos on Youtube

I like some sketchy chemistry ones which are of legitimate interest to me as a chemical engineer, but which likely get me put on watchlists by various governmental agencies.

RE: Videos on Youtube

For anyone who might be considering buying tools at Harbor Freight there are hundreds of YouTube videos out there helping you to separate the trash from the treasures. I was surprised how well done most of them are and that much (but no all) of what Harbor Freight sells are real bargains for the guy who needs something once in awhile for his home workshop.

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RE: Videos on Youtube

There was a really good British show that always ended with an exploding travel trailer. Their closing was something along the lines of, "We blow things up so you don't have to." One memorable episode went through the periodic table column containing sodium, which we know will burn vigorously in air. They went a bit further, much like Mythbusters, and tested potassium and rubidium, the latter resulted in utter destruction of a bathtub. They supposedly couldn't get their hands on cesium, which their resident scientist type claimed would have been even more spectacular.

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There was a really good British show that always ended with an exploding travel trailer. Their closing was something along the lines of, "We blow things up so you don't have to." One memorable episode went through the periodic table column containing sodium, which we know will burn vigorously in air. They went a bit further, much like Mythbusters, and tested potassium and rubidium, the latter resulted in utter destruction of a bathtub. They supposedly couldn't get their hands on cesium, which their resident scientist type claimed would have been even more spectacular.
I believe the show you are referring to is Braniac. I used to see it on G4 years ago.

Andrew H.
www.mototribology.com

RE: Videos on Youtube

Not sure it is still on youtube, but rocket city rednecks was entertaining if you didn't have the actual T.V channel it came on.

RE: Videos on Youtube

On Chemistry- look for the videos by Professor Poliakoff.

RE: Videos on Youtube

Surprised no one mentioned AvE (Arduino versus Evil) on Youtube (he also lurks around reddit such as r/welding and has somewhat of a fan subreddit r/Skookum). Mainly surprised because many of the channels/users mentioned thus far I found thru AvE. To be fair, I believe I found AvE after watching a buttload of content on Matthias Wandel's channel (which if you watch enough AvE content would discover that is basically heresy).

Another couple just to mention:
The Slingshot channel (Joerg Sprave)
pocket83 (He's not very active in general but I find his quirky style funny.)

RE: Videos on Youtube

Since you mentioned AvE, I'll post a few of the more interesting ones on my list...

AvE, EEVblog, styropyro, Tips from a Shipwright

The terms I've learned from AvE, like doing something "just for tits and pickles"... skookum!

Dan - Owner
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The terms I've learned from AvE, like doing something "just for tits and pickles"... skookum

You may enjoy this if you didn't already know it exists:
https://www.avespeak.com

RE: Videos on Youtube

(OP)
I first saw AvE when he did a teardown of a stupid consumer juice-making machine like a Keurig. Caught a few more since then, and it's always fun to go back and see what's new!

STF

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