What happens when you put 20,000 volts into a Watermelon?

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What happens when you pump 20,000 joules into a watermelon? Two words. Pink Mist. After trying to blow up a watermelon with a smaller capacitor, my friend coyt brought over 4 capacitors rated at 20kv and 25uf each. They came from a lab that used to them to simulate the effects of lightning on materials, so this is basically like what would happen if a lightning bolt struck a watermelon! 

One cool thing I did not point out in the video, is the plasma vortex that happens when we shock the steak the second time. It shoots towards my GoPro.

I tried some other things, like wrapping wire around beer bottles caps to see if the shockwave from an exploding wire would open the caps, but the wire kept shorting on itself and it never worked because it never went all the way around the cap. 
I also tried woodburning with the electricity, but the bolt just travels on the surface of the wood, not inside it, even when soaked in saltwater.

Thanks for my friends Coyt and Brandon, my 
Brother Riley, and my Girlfriend Sandra for hanging out. And thanks to my neighbor for not calling the cops after all!

All Slow motion was filmed on the Chronos 1.4 High Speed Camera :)

Nathan Porter
Turns out your fat friend there is a Neo-Nazi...interesting. https://news.vice.com/story/how-devon-arthurs-went-from-neo-nazi-to-muslim-to-alleged-killer
Richard Mozingo
would love to see his power bill.
steven rowe
im glad the 21 gigawatt flux capacitor is only fiction.
Back in 1984 I was studying​ electronics and talking about time constants in RC networks.Tjeteach told us what topics we would cover during the term and one of the youngest student asked the teacher who had no knowledge of Back to the future if we were going to study flux capacitors.
We were sore laughing as the teacher hadn't got a clue
Kind of funny really as flux is inductive and opposite to a capacitor
Ultimate Galaxies
"lets drop a weiner on it" 0:47
JeefCake
I like my women like I like my food.



Electrocuted.
Trumpstaffel16
rip Brandon ;_;
Alethea Barretto
Was that a dbz reference? 😂😂
박호준
High voltage+high current=explosion
Boakenawa
Honestly, the scene where he drops the Weiner onto the ~ 1000 J capacitor was my favorite part of the entire video.
Sifu Kyle
i worked at a film developing warehouse and would get zapped by those flash capacitors. they hurt bad and would leave a gray burn mark on my finger.
DolphinFace
The entire video I am just like, idc bout this stuff, get to the shocky shocky boom boom
Nicholas Gaston
BUT I WANTED TO SEE THEM GET ARRESTED....... I mean get a gazillion likes
Yoah Cat
You're not doing your videos right unless the police arrive
lol XD
channel sugoi!
That's enough Kevin
Jullian Toribio
this guy is loco
X Playthrough
RIP weiner
Saunasaatana
why won't plane hijackers use the camera flash capasitatitotutor to kill the pilots?
Ghost goku
ITS OVER 9k!!!!
Jt Burkett
don't let your penis touch it lol
Kirigaya Kazuto
Yummy
Killerdude3GT
I was l like," that machine they built looks safer". Five minutes later, dang nvm it could blow up a water Mellon ._.
Mr_ inggleeshMAN
Did you try..............................





Oobleck?
Brandon playz
1:24 thats my name dont wear it out
Daniel Cannata
PhotonicInduction's capacitor wouldnt have left anything behind. lol
Maraxxis ROM
Kapok that watermelon exploded in to two Billion peices
Maraxxis ROM
Oh my god that poor hot dog D:
MURDER
Quickscoper
3:00 is how Donald Trump should die
GameDude Redd
"now let's drop a wiener on it" lol I call them that too
Jon Smith
cool vid! my guess is that the hole in the steak was the point that both "potentials" meet.
Matheus Bitencourt
they'all gays
Lil Mayo
Cops weren't called I'm disappointed
Grandad
stawp it K E V I N
ZiSt1989
hey, US lethal penalty department: seems this thing works more efficient in executing rather than lethal injection or anything else!
Danny Huynh
Did they call the cops on you yet hope not
The Epic Pikachu 08
i know what will happen the watermelon will time travel xD
Ivan Juan
what if a lightning bolt with 1,000,000,000 volts strike me?!
Mr. Grown Gamer
Can someone explain to me, why there was a string/cord attached to the Weiner in SloMo?
darz zambora
miedium mini nuke pls and i will sub and like
MotoKoko
it was worth it
The King Xenon
Later that day Kevin went to Jail.

Yeah They called the cops
rewoutside
this guy looks like my GTA V Charakter
J2GUnlimited
Did the police ever show up!? lol
Pearsonjap Jap
Seeing that watermelon explode WAS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!
Levi Hoorenman
gets arrested for possessing dangerous weapons
SilentStorm7
Wait so if they release their charge immediately, what's their role in a computer or like the electric motors I fix sometimes?
TheRedNeck 231
So did the cops ever come?
KingofTheDudeKnights
The guy next door must love you lol
Artimus Protensor
"Let's drop a weiner on it..." BANG! (Point... Made.)

PS, your numbers are a bit off. A ".50 caliber sniper rifle", also known as the almighty .50 BMG, develops 18,050 joules of energy. So, your mega-capacitor bank is only a little more than 1/10 more powerful than a ".50 caliber sniper rifle".
AquaticFoxes AJ
i bet the nieghbors wonder what goes on in his year
Colonel Fluffikin
Coi: "Making sure he doesn't kill himself"Kevin: shrugs
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