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ElectroBOOM : Wow, are the eddy currents in that coin that strong to create that much heat? Impressive!

Benrob0329 : You're going to try to melt the bullet aren't you?

USWaterRockets : Would a strong enough magnetic field be able to melt the copper into liquid or maybe a plasma? This would make a cool explanation for how "energy shields" work on all the TV shows/movies/etc.

ֆהტϣ : Last video: "Melting a penny is illegal" This video: *Melting a penny*

Mik : you basically made an induction heater, right?

Cory Ory : How to solder without a soldering iron...

SandPox : Wow damn, I didn't even know this was possible

bexpi : Well that's one way to solder 😂

Jerry Rupprecht : Looks like Cody’s making a new furnace.

Arno nümuss : Nice, you made a mechanical induction furnace :D

Strongest Avenger : Video idea: Use noble gasses instead of regular air in a bicycle's tires and see how to works when you ride it.

NewtSniper : You're really trying to stop a bullet with magnets aren't you Cody?

Robert Leitch : Cody made the world's noisiest soldering iron

Erzgebirge erleben : Long awnser short. Bullet stopping is not going to happen... Nice demo, thanks!

Peter Houle : haha literally demonetized

Damian Reloaded : I wonder what kind of electromagnetic process would take away heat from the coin ?

Franz Goerlich : Hey Cody I was thinking about grafting a tomato plant to a potato one. Theoretically it should work because the have the similar least worth trying :))

PsychoLucario : liquid nitrogen chilled bullets sound like an exploded bullet

Daniel Bolan : Hook this up to an exercise bike and you've got a human powered induction heater!

ChemLab : What kind of magnets are those??

Peter Juncker : Real men would hold the penny in their hands.

John Possum : A new way to solder. Unfortunately the lister engine/generator is not exactly portable.

Drew's Page : My mate Eddy Current seems to be at work here....

AaronTheBlackDragon : I´ve seen something similar to this a long while back.

gertoh : it is really cool but it isn't persay the magnets that melt it as much as the electricity that the magnets generate

Eric Juen : Were you using the heat generated trough induction of changeing magtic fields?

WikiTool : Cody you should try and make a Sterling engine out of something preposterous like a soda can.

Eric Holden : Cool, just really cool. You should scale this up and see what you can do with it

Krzysztof Mazurkiewicz : Mythbusters tried the magbet thing and it failed... buuuut i think i see a contraption that uses alternating magnetic field to melt metal... I would love to see it :D PS if you would have some metal underneath it just close enough to the magnets.... would it melt? Would a "mechanical furnace" be possible?

Austin Randolph : Magnetic induction! The moving magnetic fields induce a current in the metal, which heats it up! I wonder if this effect is exacerbated by the fact that the penny is a combination of zinc and copper.

Justin O'Brien : !

Bryan Roberts : Can you melt the bullet fast enough?

ChemLab : would you be able to heat up iron like that?

10mintwo : It's cool but you just know half the comments are going to be moronic "bu bu buh itz from muh friction when it scrapes!". maybe put a thin piece of plastic between or something?

Erik Stinson : It would be more definitive if you managed to hold the penny still at a set distance from the flywheel. I'm not convinced that the frictional energy didn't have a significant impact on the increase in heat of the penny. You had it touching quite a bit, I'm also curious how fast the belt was moving, you mentioned it's not as fast as a bullet but I'm still interested. Great video though, I'm excited to see what you come up with!

ChemLab : wot

Trent Huffman - car spotting and reviews : 10,000% Mr Cody won't see this

dontlikemath -.- : Nice.

JBroMCMXCI : Could this be used for a free energy device?

FarmCraft101 : Curiosity question: Was there a lateral force on the penny during this? It seems that if the penny was just sitting there, rather than being held in place by your pliers, the magnets would have had the effect of pushing the penny laterally, like what occurs in an induction motor. So in that sense, was the heat generated not only by the movement of the magnets, but also equally by your resistance to movement of the penny through the pliers?

jopomeister : "Back in the day we all thought the end of the world was to be brought about by world leaders setting off nukes, but little did we know it was a humble backyard scientist who would bring our demise"

Lagger Onesixfour : Welp, makes sense. Basically generating electricity in a conductor until it melts.

Kevin : Don't you mean electro magnet?

Nerys : You goddamn tease showing us that little bit and then stopping :-) that was pretty cool

Ian Farquharson : Can you use a heavier bullet and less powder? I'm in England and apart from pull back the hammer/slide,point and squeeze, I have little knowledge about how firearms/amunition. ThankQ. TkEZ»UK

Douggernaut84 : Get out! No friggin way! That is very intriguing..

bertjesklotepino : stopping a bullet with magnets............... Have mr ElectroBOOM come over to design a nice circuit which will detect the bullet, some timers and delay and so on............... And then perhaps a guiderail with heavy duty electromagnets and at the end a few neodymium in such a way that they will hover the bullet in the middle. Shouldnt be that difficult.

killi mimes : Our foundry furnace in the navy used the same principle to melt metal.

American Devil : Well You successfully melted my brain too, Good Job Sir, :)

Bill Next on : Cody, If you manage to stop a bullet with magnets will you sell this idea. I’m just thinking what defense contractor wouldn’t want that.