How Weed Eaters Work (at 62,000 FRAMES PER SECOND) - Smarter Every Day 236

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  • Hey there! This one was a lot of fun to make! Ever since the lawn mower video I've been wanting to do this, and I've been working on it all week. Thank you for those of you who support us on Patreon! You bring stability to my family's life. My goal is to be a light during this time. I know the world is a bit crazy at the moment. I wish you and your family peace and love. Spread the love and help others where you can. Look for the positive stories of people coming together in unity and try to amplify them. There's a lot of disinformation at the moment so if you recall what we learned together in the social media disinformation series, think twice before you share something! Warm Regards, Destin

    SmarterEveryDaySmarterEveryDayAylar önce
    • U should be a sci teacher!!!

      Gabriel LaForceGabriel LaForce13 gün önce
    • I enjoy hearing you say weed eater

      HalfLoafHalfLoaf14 gün önce
    • When's the chainsaw slow mo?

      RovermanRoverman15 gün önce
    • the fence scenes: couldn't it be a melting of the plastic due to friction? instead of a tension cut? a 3d printer talking.... it just looks like melting... if it's even a melting plastic

      Lucas RoggensingerLucas Roggensinger15 gün önce
    • Hey, thanks for the great episode, can you add other kinds like twisted or saw shaped lines to the next test please. I somehow believe that they have very little or no positive effect.

      Hakkı GöçeoğluHakkı Göçeoğlu17 gün önce
  • More like weed slapper

    Олег КозловОлег Козлов39 dakika önce
  • 16:04 that mid air strike is so amazing

    Hanes WaraHanes Wara2 saatler önce
  • Very interesting way of looking at something that normally wouldn't be interesting at all. I would love to see the slow-mo of two weed eaters hitting each other..

    Jack FaircloughJack Fairclough4 saatler önce
  • cool wire stuff at 10:33

    gdsainoy •gdsainoy •7 saatler önce
  • This was great! Thanks for this information and increasing awareness.

    Jenn SpiegelJenn Spiegel9 saatler önce

    Leͥgeͣnͫd TMLeͥgeͣnͫd TM11 saatler önce
  • I call it by both names. Glad you're putting out new stuff. Love your videos. I just whacked the weeds yesterday and my vompost pile will eat them...haha

    Jennifer ChurchmanJennifer Churchman11 saatler önce
  • Never thought cutting grass could be so interesting! Almost... dare I say... Mesmerising!

    TheEm01TheEm0117 saatler önce
  • how did he make this video any longer than 5 minutes

    EnchantedSpoonEnchantedSpoonGün önce
  • The weed eater saw that one piece of flying metal and was like; hold up, I ain't done with you.

    Jackson JolleyJackson JolleyGün önce
  • Ohh congratulations 🎉🎉you have wasted your precious 20 minutes watching a man cutting grass and fancing . I have too .😂

    Nitin ThakurNitin ThakurGün önce
  • I thought lawn mower Lol

    QwertyBoiQwertyBoiGün önce
  • From Pennsylvania and most of not all people I know call it a weed whacker. But I have heard it called weed eater. Also I use the cheap star shaped line from Walmart. This comment more pertains to the next weed eater or whacker video but I’ll leave it here.

    JackyBoy SlimJackyBoy SlimGün önce

    greg steezgreg steezGün önce
  • Weed eater? We hardly even know her.

    DragonDragon2 gün önce
  • Why aren't blades used (in weed-eaters) instead of plastic lines?

    FirstnameFirstname2 gün önce
  • Seeing how often these plastic tips break off and how often those weed eaters are used makes me wonder what the environmental impact is of all those little pieces combined. Could be a nice study. Edit: after 5 sec of thinking I discovered that it is probably not much compared to many other forms of pollution. Nevertheless, it is used almost everywhere. So the pieces are very widespread, in every ecosystem. I can imagine birds mistaking those pieces for a snack and whatnot. Thoughts?

    E LE L2 gün önce
  • “I tHoUgHt iT wAs cAlLeD a WeEd WaCkEr”

    MHProductionsMHProductions2 gün önce
  • At 6:35 it looks like the trimmer is the Cancel Culture hit mob and the grass is some poor dude guilty of wrong-think. Whack, no more breakfast syrup! Whack, no more statues! Whack, stay down!

    mickvkmickvk2 gün önce
  • It looks more like a kink break than a tension break to me. If you bend that line over a narrow radius you get fatigue in the material.

    antibozoantibozo3 gün önce
  • Can you imagine how much micro-plastic goes to the environment every time people around the world use this stuff?

    Alex MazAlex Maz4 gün önce
  • I've subscribed before but apparently it got taken off, weird

    Jones FamilyJones Family5 gün önce
  • This guy should be building rockets 😂 and he's dedicating his life to this lmao Humanity is really taking one for the company, this dude had a bigger destiny but we're too greedy and want him to ourselves Edit: OMG duuuuuuuuuude! After I posted this I remembered his name was Destin, y'know like... Oh I dunno, the first SIX LETTERS OF D-D-D-DESTINY?????? This bud is VERY STRONG dude

    NMJ87NMJ875 gün önce
  • no self-respecting scientist would ever measure in inches. science is done with metric. this is what happens when you educate an alabamian.

    Wm. SriteWm. Srite6 gün önce
  • What’s a weed eater? Like a strimmer in the UK?

    Danielle DawsonDanielle Dawson6 gün önce
  • Weed Eater sounds like an insect eating but its actually a motor

    Crack UpCrack Up7 gün önce
  • Poor flowers

    Crack UpCrack Up7 gün önce
  • FYI. On your recommendation I order the Raycon ear buds. Long Story short, over a month later no ear buds but lots of excuses. Maybe not use them as a sponsor.

    Dan CobbDan Cobb7 gün önce
  • id still be upset if i lost the earbuds at 113.99 a set.

    Barret RadtkeBarret Radtke8 gün önce
  • This is why the chicken crossed the road

    Remix 236Remix 2368 gün önce
  • I genuinely think this will improve my weedeating around the house. Not what I expected to happen when I clicked the thumbnail for this video!

    Justie1220Justie12208 gün önce
  • Shame about all the microplastics that get sprayed in to the environment whenever you cut that weed eater line.

    NoughNough8 gün önce
  • Hope you get this I work for Lowe's and have found that if you soak the trimmer line in a bucket of water for 24 to 48 hours the line gets much more durable. Hope it helps you

    Silver Top FlyerSilver Top Flyer8 gün önce
  • Seeing the amount of elastic deformation and abrasion the line has to sustain, I can't help but wonder what the temperature is like at the end of the line. Do they do slow-mo thermal cameras?

    Nick's StuffNick's Stuff8 gün önce
  • What is the difference between a lawnmower and a weed eater?

    Kendrick TiongKendrick Tiong8 gün önce
  • Do y'all in the South call them "weed eaters"? In New England they are normally called weed wackers.

    sion8sion89 gün önce
  • here in canada we call it trimmers

    hacker man adadadawagdfgdfdgfdfghacker man adadadawagdfgdfdgfdfg9 gün önce
  • weedeater? you talking bout me?

    rottisrottis9 gün önce
  • You guy’s are talking about how it’s weed eater or weed wacker, I’ve always called it an edge trimmer because I use it for the edges of the garden.

    Kunio SaikiKunio Saiki9 gün önce
  • Was anyone else just completely flabbergasted by how quickly and easily he started his weed whacker

    N C productions EngN C productions Eng10 gün önce
  • awesome video, but please! at least, add real science measurements as legends to your silly imperial thingies

    Diogo TorresDiogo Torres10 gün önce
  • Awesomeness. Super slow motion is wonderful.

    Jay WilnerJay Wilner10 gün önce
  • You make even the most mundane things fascinating! Thank you. You inspire me to be more curious about everything in life.

    David JonesDavid Jones10 gün önce
  • How to put a slow mo camera to use, good job

    Kar4draKar4dra10 gün önce
  • i came bcoz it was written weed on the title 🤣

    Clouds ProductionClouds Production10 gün önce
  • I'm never going to be able to weed eat again w/o hearing Destin in my head "Wow, look at the angular momentum, so cool"!

    Christopher CullenChristopher Cullen10 gün önce
  • What they hear: weed eater What i hear: wedeeder

    Gatty YTGatty YT10 gün önce
  • its actually called a whipper snipper

    muckmudmuckmud10 gün önce
  • What's the answer to the equation 2+2? W Ę Ę Ð Ę Ą T Ę Ř

    A Random GuyA Random Guy10 gün önce
  • I feel really bad for grass now....

    place holderplace holder11 gün önce
  • Is that the actual sound of the grass getting cut?

    Gio GuevaraGio Guevara11 gün önce
  • i like how he actually was wearing the earbuds the entire time

    Hamza ElwakilHamza Elwakil11 gün önce
  • It’s called a strimmer not a weed eater

    Decideman 5850Decideman 585011 gün önce
  • 6.50 thats my mom slapping me in slow motion when i swear in front of her😭🙌

    Rahul SharmaRahul Sharma11 gün önce
  • Not aerodynamics, but flexible body inertia causes the system lag

    Enrico FioresiEnrico Fioresi11 gün önce
  • I´m interested in how you guys record the sound for the Slowmotion

    IncarNation 42IncarNation 4211 gün önce
  • Weed Eater Count: 46 or approx. 2.4 Weed Eats/min

    Jake GJake G12 gün önce
  • I experimented with twisted stainless wire. From electrical Kellum grips . Breaks off violently in seconds

    Michael TaylorsMichael Taylors12 gün önce
  • The slow mo both motion and sound give me anxiety idk why

    Mykola HnidkoMykola Hnidko12 gün önce
  • 19 mins of a weed eater, nah

    Josue NavarroJosue Navarro12 gün önce
  • I paused to read the paragraph, and all I can say is, "Destin, you had me at Prince Rupert Drop."

    Chris CubbernussChris Cubbernuss12 gün önce
  • Dustin went to war against a chain fences with a slippery noodle cutter.

    Grandma's Underground Michigan MetalGrandma's Underground Michigan Metal13 gün önce
  • I thought those are called weed smokers

    Dying Games GamingDying Games Gaming13 gün önce
  • that welded wire, not hog wire

    Billy Bob BobbersonBilly Bob Bobberson13 gün önce
  • We call them whipper snippers in Australia

    Abdul LawalAbdul Lawal13 gün önce
  • I always thought it was called a weed wacker

    Mike LaBargeMike LaBarge13 gün önce
  • W E E D E A T E R

    Hambo HarambeHambo Harambe13 gün önce
  • I’d throw that guard away. I’ll take the the shots to the shin to be able to do a better job

    Sub 4 sub?Sub 4 sub?13 gün önce
  • Title: Weed eater 5.5 Million people: *Hmm yes very interesting*

    AndyAndy13 gün önce
How Weed Eaters Work (at 62,000 FRAMES PER SECOND) - Smarter Every Day 236