The Impact Sprinkler - more clever than it seems!

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    It's that time again! Time to take a deep dive into the mundane to see what we can learn. Join me as we look at this sprinkler!
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Fanzindel
Fanzindel

Want to put the theme song on your cassette? Here you go https://youtu.be/faaJb9NxhfM

Hour ago
Driftliketokyo34 Ftw
Driftliketokyo34 Ftw

It’s a good day when he uploads.

3 hours ago
Obscure
Obscure

Next time you need an example of something that isn't round, try picking something that's actually never round. https://www.lifeloveandsugar.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Raspberry-Chocolate-Layer-Cake3.jpg

3 hours ago
snorbatrox
snorbatrox

Having spent countless hours of my childhood & adolescence adjusting these things and moving them around my parents' huge backyard, I already kind of knew all this intuitively... but I enjoyed your thorough explanation. good video 👍

5 hours ago
Ganz Snyder
Ganz Snyder

How about talking about lava lamps?

6 hours ago
Stephen Baldassarre
Stephen Baldassarre

The weirdness of which you speak is a temporal compression artefact. The motion of the water goes against the motion of the camera so the encoder doesn't know how to deal with it and opts to preserve finer details rather than the blurry background.

9 hours ago
IKTFB
IKTFB

Could you do a video on shopping cart geofencing? Or some other application of geofencing.

12 hours ago
widicamdotnet
widicamdotnet

Clever indeed. I've never looked at one up close, and always assumed there was a motor and a bit of electronics involved in producing that complex movement.

14 hours ago
Dan Korn
Dan Korn

Isn't it at it's basics a story of potential energy?

20 hours ago
Alleyway Mind Hook
Alleyway Mind Hook

Bill Hammock would dig this, methinks. Who cares if it's not electronic!

Day ago
prberk1
prberk1

I would like to see a video on the mechanics of how car keys (traditional) and house keys actually work. It is ancient technology that still works. It could actually be paired with a video about how safes work as well -- or, heck, even non-digital clocks. Maybe you could also talk about how the starter on a car works to start the engine once the key is engaged. By the way, I am with you on your affinity for EPCOT Center and everything it represented. Monorails, PeopleMovers, and audio-animatronics, O my!

Day ago
Civil Warfare
Civil Warfare

Do a video on how fuses work

Day ago
hrosemd
hrosemd

Thank you. Always wondered how these things worked. Kudos.

Day ago
Gunzee
Gunzee

https://youtu.be/3Owf-BOKkOs Larger version using the water pressure to move the big unit.

Day ago
Oliver Foggin
Oliver Foggin

Is this Captain Disillusion’s son?

2 days ago
Runagate
Runagate

What model is the Canon on the green shelf to your right and our left?

2 days ago
Wing Hong Chan
Wing Hong Chan

How does a wind up clock work

2 days ago
pigboykool
pigboykool

I will have to say it is a very smart engineer! Human being are awesome!

2 days ago
Eric bee
Eric bee

and here I just put my thumb over it.

2 days ago
murfad
murfad

bruh, you need to make a video on lava lamps. like, gravity, lava, how do they work?

2 days ago
Jeff McJeff
Jeff McJeff

Could you do a video on car cigarette lighters, I find them interesting and I don’t get how they work?

2 days ago
Shannon B
Shannon B

pretty much every episode: with it with it with it with it *confused*

2 days ago
Kaleb Smith
Kaleb Smith

Fuckin love the thumbnail joke

2 days ago
Zaptowee
Zaptowee

I really like your videos, so when you did of a heart attack I'm going to miss you. Get well soon!

3 days ago
Nirmal
Nirmal

Whoever invented this device should be in history books like Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison

3 days ago
chris andrus
chris andrus

"Angle of sprinklage"🤣

3 days ago
Jiří Vestfy
Jiří Vestfy

Will you make video about teletext?

4 days ago
ThomasKrueger
ThomasKrueger

the spring is out of the picture 😂😂

4 days ago
Maximilian Montserrat
Maximilian Montserrat

Since you like technology involving water, a video covering ram pumps and boost converters would be a nice two for one since their operating principles can be analogized.

4 days ago
Erik Rimes
Erik Rimes

Why are you showing the water tower in Berrien Springs at the begining of the video?

4 days ago
MarshMilo100
MarshMilo100

This has been driving me nuts, what is the music that you play for the credits/at the end of the video? I have tried to Shazam it, but it doesn't pickup the correct song. I love the song and I want to listen to it more.

4 days ago
Ebon Hawk
Ebon Hawk

Why is your shirt pixelated? something wrong with the camera?

4 days ago
Mr Nobody
Mr Nobody

Anybody has a count of how many times armature was used incorrectly in the video or rather how many times armature was mentioned in the video, cause they were all incorrect

4 days ago
George
George

I was really hoping to hear and see the sprinkler in action

4 days ago
Timur Tripp
Timur Tripp

This takes me back to my childhood. The way these things worked always fascinated me.

4 days ago
Peter Peter
Peter Peter

As a kid I saw one of these sprinklers albeit a much larger version spraying a farmer's field. I went over to it to look at it and the "armature" or whatever swung back after it reached a particular degree of turn and smacked me in the head hard. I never went near one since.

5 days ago
Rydal S
Rydal S

I miss engineer guy

5 days ago
Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor

"...slaps the stream of water like a curious raccoon!" LOLOLOLOLOLOL Oh my God I was laughing so hard, you got me!

5 days ago
Fredrick Isaac
Fredrick Isaac

These hose are for everybody...

5 days ago
Baschz Leeft
Baschz Leeft

Thanks, I was wondering about those for a long time.

5 days ago
Simon Ashtear
Simon Ashtear

You said the energy was 'dampened' twice and went right on by without a joke. I'm disappointed.

5 days ago
Dillion W
Dillion W

How about a video about waterbeds? Everybody’s aunt had one and now, no one does.

5 days ago
matt marshment
matt marshment

You need to read audiobooks professionally. I would (and kinda feel like I have) listen to you read terms of service agreements or instruction manuals

5 days ago
Cameron Stanford
Cameron Stanford

Cakes are round. And rectangular.

5 days ago
Cameron Stanford
Cameron Stanford

Was the Berrien Springs water tower just a coincidence?

5 days ago
startiger2
startiger2

Great video, but you missed one last feature. Those wire clips on the bottom serve a useful function. You can rotate them on the main shaft and change how much the sprinkler is allowed to rotate. By moving thing around the shaft with the control switch down, you can change the angle of rotational travel from just a few degrees to almost a full circle. You can also change what direction it is spraying in that way as well. This allows for more control of what you want to water.

5 days ago
cameron20020
cameron20020

"angle of sprinklidge"

6 days ago
R Vize
R Vize

The weird distortion could maybe be shake reduction left on while shooting from a tripod?

6 days ago
yroohj gouy
yroohj gouy

"You can make them go in circles like most online arguments" I watch you for your clever jokes, the learning useless stuff is just a bonus.

6 days ago
TheCreepler
TheCreepler

so one weird thing i noticed is that with the CC on the video at the part where it shows the text about the word armature being used improperly that the CC shows up "can you believe i didn't put a ton of Jokes in this Bit?" but you never said that, do you type in the CC manually just wondering because i thought it was generated?

6 days ago
Jessica Litwin
Jessica Litwin

Thank you for taking the time to caption your videos for those of us with hearing issues, it makes the content way more accessible. With youtube's removal of community captioning, without creators like you who take the time to do this, the autogenerated captions we're left with are generally... well, not good.

6 days ago
yroohj gouy
yroohj gouy

What's the music playing at the end there?

6 days ago
MAGIC CLAW!
MAGIC CLAW!

They can also be set to rotate 360* in either direction. Very versatile.

6 days ago
Gacheru Mburu
Gacheru Mburu

🤔👌👍

6 days ago
J Anything
J Anything

Seems way over engineered.

6 days ago
xoobo vola
xoobo vola

Me: i should really fix my sleep schedule the last time i saw the sun was when i was still in school Also me at 4am: why do sprinkl go b t t t t

6 days ago
leojavi
leojavi

You... you just copied and pasted this comment from user zer0 skill 👎

5 days ago
Furry_DeLorean
Furry_DeLorean

Gaaah, nature!

6 days ago
analogdigitalstereomono
analogdigitalstereomono

Next you should do CCD vs CMOS image sensors!

6 days ago
Carson Wells
Carson Wells

Investigate the other kind of sprinklers, a hoop that holds a spindle with a curved deflector that is inline with a hole in the hose adapter. It will spray a circle, up the water pressure and it will mist saturate a very wide area.

7 days ago
Carson Wells
Carson Wells

@xoobo vola So many everyday objects we all overlook are fascinating when explored, The evolution of needs, design and materials to create or improve a product.

5 days ago
xoobo vola
xoobo vola

I was totally fascinated with the impact sprinkler when I was a kid. I ended up playing around with my parents' one and trying to figure it how it did what it did.

6 days ago
HUFFULUMPAGUS
HUFFULUMPAGUS

You should make a video on those old mechanical calculators!

7 days ago
Ian Oliver
Ian Oliver

You should do a whole video on impact drivers too.

7 days ago

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