Do not DIY: Explosive baseball bat hits a home run (almost) every time

Aug. 14, 2020

In a recent video, YouTuber Stuff Made Here demonstrates how to engineer, fabricate and construct an explosive baseball bat.

Baseball is a boring sport. I’ve tried watching it numerous times on TV only to fall asleep after a single inning. I’ve had friends try to explain the basic premise of the game only for my eyes to glaze over as my mind wanders to more interesting topics. I even spent an entire Saturday sweating in the bleachers while ants in matching uniforms walked around a diamond. So very little happens each game that I’m surprised the commentators have anything to talk about. Maybe I’d find the sport more interesting if the players used modified bats with built-in explosive charges. That might keep me awake. In a recent video, YouTuber Stuff Made Here demonstrates how to engineer, fabricate and construct an explosive baseball bat. Please, don’t try this at home.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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