Is an Elevator Cable Bulletproof?

24. maj. 2021
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  • Yeah, wanna put my five cents in as well. I suppose, it would be easier to cut this cable with some huge mass hang on it. For example, you could rent a car with a windlass or something or use some block system to put tension on the first end of rope with fixated another end. I don't really thik it is possible to create some comparable conditions to the tension an elevator handles, but your experiment could be way more clear) Sorry for my English, I'm not a native speaker X)

    Red Sun RisenRed Sun RisenPred 3 urami
  • try shooting it with Kentucky Ballistics 700 NITRO EXPRESS!!! (WORLD’S BIGGEST ELEPHANT GUN)

    pkj77pkj77Pred 5 urami
  • Just imagine the girl who shot her boyfriend through a phone book for a SLhttp video used a similar 50cal rd.

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  • there needs to be more tension on the cable to simulate an actual elevator. with more tension on the cable the higher the chances of it actual breaking

    perilousperilousPred 9 urami
  • Does this also prove we are not living in a simulation? Lol

    Nick DiMasiNick DiMasiPred 14 urami
  • The cable was under stress and at point blank

    Paul BasquezPaul BasquezPred 20 urami
  • 100m long elevator cable can stretch even up to 30-40cm being under load. So imagine what kind of tension were there 🤭 Unfortunately, inaccurate test :/

    JizzzmaniJizzzmaniPred 20 urami
  • You missed the traction component on your experiment

    Elijah #Elijah #Pred dnevom
  • Shoot a 40 mike mike

    dustin blundelldustin blundellPred dnevom
  • Необходимо что бы налоговая служба Казахстана провела необходимые проверки частного сектора В бюджет страны необходимо собрать 20 милиардыв уе Выснилась не досдача Каспий флот гражданские

    NO WarNO WarPred dnevom
  • I don't think it's the height of the elevator that matters for cable but more about the load capacity. That cable looks ridiculous large for an elevator cable.

    Funny AFunny APred dnevom
  • 0:59 man that gun must've had a major malfunction if the entire shells are coming with it lmao

    KawiMXKawiMXPred dnevom
  • The matrix was a simulation world where if you believed something hard enough it becomes possible thats what the programmer did

    Keanu HolmesKeanu HolmesPred 2 dnevi
    • Great shooting though🤘🤘

      Keanu HolmesKeanu HolmesPred 2 dnevi
  • Test is faulty. The cable id holding the elevator your shooting the cable yes. Bur the tension that is on a normal cable isn't their. So the elevstor would have lots of weight to carry along with taking the shot.

    Alex ScottAlex ScottPred 2 dnevi
  • "This is powerful to kill an elephant and infact has been used to kill an elephant" As an African please don't shoot our elephants. They are already poached enough

    ForestForestPred 2 dnevi
    • @Connor Headlee Yeah I know I trust Matt fully. It's other americans who hunt for trophies I'm addressing

      ForestForestPred 13 urami
    • Highly doubt Matt would ever hunt elephants.

      Connor HeadleeConnor HeadleePred 14 urami
    • Is it powerful enough to kill government?

      dino nuggies guydino nuggies guyPred dnevom
  • me: pew pew! pow pow pow! using a finger gun this guy: 3:00

    AlexE 20102AlexE 20102Pred 2 dnevi
  • Yes; a 9mm pistol round cutting through an elevator cable with one shot is PURE Hollywood; HOWEVER, it IS the Matrix, so, there.

    The Authority!The Authority!Pred 2 dnevi
  • Can we respect him for making that long iteo

    Mindy OteyMindy OteyPred 2 dnevi
  • Would of been better if you had that cable pulled tight lol. Just a tad bit more interesting lol

    Jonathan PerezJonathan PerezPred 3 dnevi
  • Not a bad idea for a test but if you are able to Jimmy rig the cable to have enough tension then I feel like you could get better results. If you still have Goldie around then maybe grab the engine from it and hang it off the cable. Love the channel keep up the great experiments

    Brian RuanoBrian RuanoPred 3 dnevi
  • Maybe why nothing happened is because there's no tension on the cable . Do it all over but put a lot of tention on the cable put it in between two cars and back the cars up so there's full tension on the cable then shoot it

    Joke JoeJoke JoePred 3 dnevi
  • Ya this cable has no tension I demand this video gets redone.

    kyle blairkyle blairPred 3 dnevi
  • It would have worked better if the cable stay a little bit more still.

    Jayden EuenJayden EuenPred 3 dnevi
  • No offense but You looked more like silent Bob than neo

    I kinda Look like gibbyI kinda Look like gibbyPred 3 dnevi
  • Hang 1500 lbs on the end of the cable it might make a difference

    Kenneth SmithKenneth SmithPred 3 dnevi
  • Imagine he shoots his camera on accident 🥶

    Dominic SummonteDominic SummontePred 4 dnevi
    • He has before I forget what video tho

      Aidan MyersAidan MyersPred 3 dnevi
  • Not a single tree was harmed in the making of this video.

  • My guess is theirs only 1 round that can cut it and that is the Barrett 50bmg

    Corbin CoxCorbin CoxPred 4 dnevi
  • C'mon you know better matt

    DKMathiasenDKMathiasenPred 4 dnevi
  • Doesn't neo shoot the connector, not the cable? Also, cable under tension has a different reaction.

    Lucifer satanLucifer satanPred 4 dnevi
  • Maybe if you put the cable in tention the bullet act different, Just like an elevator

    MahdiMahdiPred 4 dnevi
  • there is no cable

    Robert YerexRobert YerexPred 4 dnevi
  • Now now every time I see this video I wonder where did you get that fabulous trench coat

    Yxng Kxng 15Yxng Kxng 15Pred 4 dnevi
  • I know what I'm hiding behind during my next gunfight.

    samkacharsamkacharPred 4 dnevi
  • You're not going to shoot the whole cable in half but it compromises it, you need to have the cable under a lot of tension to make it more accurate, more over he doesn't shoot the cable he shoots where it connects to the elevator, so potentially more solid plates and bolts that might be easier to compromise to failure with a pistol round. It would be cool to see this experiment under correct simulated conditions

    Sanandraous StudiosSanandraous StudiosPred 4 dnevi
  • It didn’t have any weight on the bottom

    Cameron VanceCameron VancePred 4 dnevi
  • Elevator has thousands of lbs of tension on the cable so this testing is inaccurate matt I'm telling mere

    Andrew StartekAndrew StartekPred 5 dnevi
  • Ya need to apply pressure to the cable. Probably somewhere around 20k lbs.

    Roberto AielloRoberto AielloPred 5 dnevi
  • Agents on roof and outside perimeter

    YoungDragonYoungDragonPred 5 dnevi
  • Maybe physics doesn't allow you to cut an elevator cable with 9 mm weapon, but this is the Matrix physics, not the real one.

    Vladimir LiubimovVladimir LiubimovPred 5 dnevi
  • The Matrix is CRAP!

    Peter MulvahillPeter MulvahillPred 5 dnevi
  • How anyone could kill an Elephant. Truly a cowardly act.Period!

    Peter MulvahillPeter MulvahillPred 5 dnevi
  • The Matrix is a computer simulation so it’s not unreasonable that a pistol broke an elevator cable there.

    ShadowReaper2006ShadowReaper2006Pred 5 dnevi
  • Ok. Why am I just seeing this? I also feel attacked. DO NOT CHALLENGE THE MATRIX MATT! YOU CLEARLY ARE AN AGENT! TAKE THE RED PILL!! DON'T BELIEVE THIS ROBOTS LIES!!!! LMAO seriously though I enjoyed the video.

    Justin HoodJustin HoodPred 5 dnevi
  • With all them different rounds shouldn't they all shoot a little different

    poor fat manpoor fat manPred 5 dnevi
  • This is not a good simulation you need to put some weight on that cable so it's nice and tight like it would be in real life cuz that makes a big difference

    Brandon GBrandon GPred 6 dnevi
  • Can we get a video of you just sighting in your most commonly used guns? Lol because quite often you mention “I just threw it on there might be completely off” or “it’s down and over to the left or right” ammo is expensive would like to see you hit ever shot although you already hit more than I probably could

    Mustang EddieMustang EddiePred 6 dnevi
  • So now you tell us that you are not a mechanical engineer, l bet your not even a doctor

    Mr roosterMr roosterPred 6 dnevi
  • Cool kids only go full auto with with an mp5, cmon you should know this

    Glob of WobGlob of WobPred 6 dnevi
  • Not that I think it would make a big difference but you should see how it does under tension

    kyle guntnerkyle guntnerPred 7 dnevi
  • Irrelevant test... you need that cable under tension

    Mikey B.Mikey B.Pred 7 dnevi
  • I just happened to be watching this from my girlfriends phone and the 9 might snap it if it had that tension from holding the elevator up there is no elevator so the cable has to much wiggle room

    footsavageslickfootsavageslickPred 7 dnevi
  • 7:19 that’s not very good advice Matt… lol I couldn’t resist. “Speed is how you get through hard things” - Matt 😂

    Fake_To_YouFake_To_YouPred 7 dnevi
  • you need the weight to snap it

    Nicholas AyerNicholas AyerPred 7 dnevi
  • GODBLESS you all👍🙏

  • Needs tension

    Nicholas PNicholas PPred 7 dnevi
  • You need likely 2-3,000 kgs of tension to really simulate what would be a real world simulation...

    Hiratio MastersonHiratio MastersonPred 8 dnevi
  • That Trinity looks better than today's version...

    Hiratio MastersonHiratio MastersonPred 8 dnevi
  • How funny can his content get

    Fredy JFredy JPred 8 dnevi
  • 0:00 to 1:20 is what 6 year olds see when they shoot nerf guns at eachother

    TheCookieHacker1021TheCookieHacker1021Pred 8 dnevi
  • If they shoot the shackle that the cable is attached to then it’s plausible. The matrix is REAL!

    Daniel TataDaniel TataPred 9 dnevi
  • Find an old elevator and suspend it from the cable.. Need the weight and in the movie the car was attached... so this... is just a 🤔🤔

    Tom STom SPred 9 dnevi
  • Should’ve put weight on the bottom of the cable.

    Jim KipilaJim KipilaPred 10 dnevi
  • Me neither but I think the outcome would have been different

    Shane McintoshShane McintoshPred 10 dnevi
  • My dad said it would be easier if you had tension on the cable

    KWF Kid Wrestling FederationKWF Kid Wrestling FederationPred 10 dnevi
  • The average elevator car weighs 1200kg (2645 pounds). It would be interesting to see the damage to the cable if it had about that much weight hanging off it. You know, for science and shooting stuff.

    Brad GriffinBrad GriffinPred 11 dnevi
  • bro its the Matt-rix

    Ant361Ant361Pred 11 dnevi
  • Круто! Но есть один момент. В Матрице трос натянут до предела. А здесь он в расслабленном состоянии) Но всё равно - отлично!)))

    Evgesha1983Evgesha1983Pred 11 dnevi
  • In the movie neo actually hit the peice of metal connecting the cable to the elevator

    WizardSpider 516WizardSpider 516Pred 11 dnevi
    • @Nolan Turner even if you hit the anchor, it will not break from 9mm

      Hajor M.AHajor M.APred 6 urami
    • Was looking for this comment, if not was going to make it myself. More often then not the hero doesn't shoot the cable, they aim for anchor points either on the car or the counterweight.

      Nolan TurnerNolan TurnerPred 5 dnevi
    • Aside from that the cable in the movie is more like 3/8 -1/2 inch not like this big ass 1 inch cable being tested.

      anxiousdoganxiousdogPred 5 dnevi
  • You know you are married to an expert in how forces effect static materials that are used in buildings. It would really cool to consult with her on the next video you produce on the destruction of something related to buildings.

    Louis MartiniLouis MartiniPred 11 dnevi
  • Still a better story than Twilight.

    Captain WallardCaptain WallardPred 11 dnevi
  • you should find something of equal weight to an elevator and hook it up to the cable and see then if you can cut it in half because elevator companies dont use tons of metal to make them for no reason, elevators are heavy, if they could make it lighter they prob would tbh.

    CrusaderCrusaderPred 12 dnevi
  • Just throwing it out there the cable has stress on it from the elevator

    charger4699charger4699Pred 12 dnevi
  • bowling. Haw ray!

    frank medranofrank medranoPred 12 dnevi
  • silent bob x neo

    EZav47EZav47Pred 12 dnevi
  • Tension... im sure it's said a lot here. You clearly knew about it as you knew a larger cable is required for a reason... tie and tension each end, come alongs, mounted and jack the center, mount end and lift the other with equipment, etc... not exactly rocket science.

    Darks DDarks DPred 12 dnevi
  • What an intro!!! 🔥 totally the matrix 😹

    @SenpaiEdits@SenpaiEditsPred 12 dnevi
  • Мэтт! Смешай картофельный крахмал и воду и постреляй по этому веществу ,оно обладает интересными свойствами! Если ударить то эта жидкость будет твёрдой как камень! А если медленно окунуть руку,то будет ощущаться как обычная вода

    Sergei BabasevSergei BabasevPred 12 dnevi
  • If he sold all his guns his budget might be high enough to buy an elevator then lol

    FrogsarelifeFrogsarelifePred 12 dnevi
  • 75% of it left but we damaged 15% of it lol

    Kyle CarattiniKyle CarattiniPred 13 dnevi
  • Why wouldn't you put any tension on it

    Evan gladEvan gladPred 13 dnevi
  • the weight of the elevator would be the thing thats missing

    Hobbit YeshobbitHobbit YeshobbitPred 13 dnevi
  • If the cable had tension it would make a big difference…Maybe

    Richard PancakeRichard PancakePred 13 dnevi
    • Not with a 9mm pistol though lol

      Jörgen JörgensenJörgen JörgensenPred 13 dnevi
  • pls shoot the cabel under tension

    drew Bdrew BPred 14 dnevi
  • Tension a factor?

    Sierra AdamsSierra AdamsPred 14 dnevi
  • Uh... Matt. The reason your 9mm isn't cutting the cable is that you are NOT The One, obviously!

    See ChaSee ChaPred 14 dnevi
  • Should've tried a shotgun slug

    M BrodmanM BrodmanPred 14 dnevi
  • One thing you did not simulate...put 5000 pounds of tension on that cable and then shoot it. Major flaw not taking that into account. Then you have to say.. "there is no spoon"

    timtucker09timtucker09Pred 14 dnevi
  • Hahahaha the intro was hilarious yet again.

  • Hello what's a lot of your videos it's pretty cool God bless America

    Marky NaylorGribschawMarky NaylorGribschawPred 15 dnevi
  • The heat probably melted the copper more than anything

    Marky NaylorGribschawMarky NaylorGribschawPred 15 dnevi
  • Or maybe it's welded and it's not copper still

    Marky NaylorGribschawMarky NaylorGribschawPred 15 dnevi
  • Right where it lives is just crimpt

    Marky NaylorGribschawMarky NaylorGribschawPred 15 dnevi
  • Maybe he shot the bolt of the coupling or whatever that holds the cable

    Marky NaylorGribschawMarky NaylorGribschawPred 15 dnevi
  • An elevator is the safest form of travel more people die walking than riding in elevators

    Jay eJay ePred 15 dnevi
  • Tension on the cable would make it break different though

    greenscreen 33greenscreen 33Pred 15 dnevi
  • You also have to remember there's also 2000 to 6000 pounds of weight on those cables so with that much tension it'll be easier to break than it not having any weight at all.

    Steven HoffpauirSteven HoffpauirPred 15 dnevi
  • Can tell you from working with cables, once the integrity is compromised, it can throw its strength way off

    Laban ThompsonLaban ThompsonPred 15 dnevi
  • what if the cable had more tension, would it react differently when shot

    michael birshingmichael birshingPred 15 dnevi
  • Matt, you rock. Having said that, im gonna repeat other comments due to how important they are to this video. The whole test is moot due to the fact that a cable under tension will behave much differently than a free swinging, energy absorbing limp cable. ok i feel better. Thx for the matrix nods and I LOVE YA BRO CYA NEXT TIME

    Andrew BeilAndrew BeilPred 15 dnevi