How Strong is a Giant Ball of Obsidian?!?!?

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  1. DemolitionRanch


    7 dagen geleden

    Download Lords Mobile to win BIG prizes here: $30,000 CASH GIVEAWAY and a $350 gift pack for everyone!

    • Craig Moon

      Craig Moon

      12 uur geleden

      Lets talk about all the knicks and cuts on his knuckles ahahaha

    • Craig Moon

      Craig Moon

      12 uur geleden

      Prayers for Scott at Kentucky, a living miracle, put a thumb in it!

    • jonathan guinan

      jonathan guinan

      16 uur geleden

      @Tony Smith the guy already did a video explaining. He said with the ammo being really old nobody knew how stable they was. They apparently stopped making them a long time ago and they just been getting passed around from person to person

    • Mario Samora

      Mario Samora

      Dag geleden

      @Genesis23OPB where did you hear that? I couldn’t imagine that being true. Not saying it is or isn’t I just can’t see it being true.

    • Genesis23OPB


      Dag geleden

      hey Matt is it true you dont like supporting youth shooting clubs in texas? would be a shame, would be a great argument for your 2A work.

  2. No Name

    No Name

    Minuut geleden

    Please Sir, give us 4k '='

  3. Michael Clark

    Michael Clark

    29 minuten geleden

    Omg how stupid do you have to be to think that guns would break the obsidian NOOB you need a diamond pickaxe

  4. Robert Wright

    Robert Wright

    57 minuten geleden

    Love your videos. You need to get one of those “per” caliber. That way you can grasp the real destructive capabilities of each round.

  5. Esod Mumixam

    Esod Mumixam

    Uur geleden

    Gloves! Very récréative BTW

  6. Liam Sewell

    Liam Sewell

    Uur geleden

    Newtons 3rd and compression waves!! Energy goes out, forms in the back like a focal point! Demonstration Ranch !

  7. jace laughton

    jace laughton

    2 uur geleden

    12:04 you can see the cameraman

  8. Daniel Dyck

    Daniel Dyck

    2 uur geleden

    How bout a big piece of granite or marble👍👍

  9. CurrlyKinng


    2 uur geleden

    Wear some gloves man. Love what you're doing. Its great content all around. Keep it up.

  10. Scott Wilson

    Scott Wilson

    2 uur geleden

    Shoot a curling stone. Curling stones are made from granite in one specific mountain range in Scotland I think. It’s way heavier than normal granite and I think it would be some tough stuff

  11. Aaron Berg

    Aaron Berg

    2 uur geleden

    Obsidian is really hard so where it hits it takes to force and then the shockwaves sheer out words sheering out the pieces on the side

  12. Lone Star Millennial

    Lone Star Millennial

    3 uur geleden

    PLEASE use multiple angles/slow mo for all demo ranch videos in the future! You can afford it and we've earned it!

  13. Skinny to the feet

    Skinny to the feet

    3 uur geleden

    Bullet transfer energy, energy break weak spot, every shot create new weak spot

  14. InfamousLunatic


    3 uur geleden

    Lmfao camera man wasn’t expecting that at 6:36 😂😂



    3 uur geleden

    Shoot a solid ball of granite

  16. Slinging INK

    Slinging INK

    3 uur geleden

    2:02 no comment

  17. Mysterious rock

    Mysterious rock

    3 uur geleden

    10:56, point of impact is so strong it condenses that small area to be tougher and causes more damage to the surrounding area as if they were shock waves.

  18. Marc


    3 uur geleden

    GTA 5 mission cutscene be like : 0:00

  19. Mysterious rock

    Mysterious rock

    4 uur geleden

    I saying this at 7:22 reference to the glass ball, so kinda like a water drop when the ring closes in on it self causing the water colliding in the center, but instead it’s colliding on the back.

  20. OnatuRell Esprit the 3rd

    OnatuRell Esprit the 3rd

    4 uur geleden

    There’s a limit to everythang huh...may never get to see someone shoot a bowling ball size diamond

  21. Jay Bandz

    Jay Bandz

    4 uur geleden

    We gon see the armoury soon😳

  22. Bone Crusher gaming

    Bone Crusher gaming

    4 uur geleden

    Or a full auto 22 hornet

  23. Bone Crusher gaming

    Bone Crusher gaming

    4 uur geleden

    Full auto 17 HMR build

  24. misho5499


    4 uur geleden

    A ruby

  25. Paul Weaver

    Paul Weaver

    4 uur geleden

    Granite, basalt, any tombstone material

  26. Free


    5 uur geleden

    I have an idea how about shoting a tomahawk cruise missle

  27. Draciele


    5 uur geleden

    who wants to break it to matt that obsidian IS glass lol

  28. Justin Mccarthy

    Justin Mccarthy

    5 uur geleden

    Why isn’t there a demo ranch mobile game yet ????

  29. Quinton Thurmond

    Quinton Thurmond

    6 uur geleden

    shoot netherrack

  30. Daniel Bauer

    Daniel Bauer

    6 uur geleden

    Cuntuci belistics 50 Kal igsploded

  31. Christopher Knox

    Christopher Knox

    6 uur geleden

    How strong are apartment complex structures? Say you need to open the door and person draws on you. You slam the door as you shift to locking side of doorway. Hoping the wall will provide better cover than the door in means of stopping a few rounds. Though you risk your arm and leg getting shot depending on how slow you rotate positions. I was thinking about that though. A few minutes ago. How much could a typical apartment building last. How strong are these exterior walls when receiving rounds? Then I see this video after looking you up. How strong does this bitch ass ball think it is. Either way it would be just as educational and informative to those that live in close quarters. That could be a new safety rating for homes and insurance lmao. Also a company that builds exactly identical walls to complexes, in order to see what they can handle. Eh dumb idea

  32. Bro di

    Bro di

    6 uur geleden

    Salt rock would be cool to shoot at

  33. Michael McGee

    Michael McGee

    7 uur geleden

    Quartz is cheaper than diamond and its a 7 on the moh scale. 3 less than diamond but harder than glass.

  34. 3p1ks


    7 uur geleden

    We need the slow mo guys to record this man shooting at different types of spherical rocks.

  35. Matthew Tank

    Matthew Tank

    7 uur geleden

    Rock=high compression strength, low shear strength, basically without anything behind it part of the energy of the bullet has no where to go so it puts about a bullets size of pressure straight through, the glass cracked differently because the sand is perfectly distributed or it wouldn't be clear, the obsidian reacts differently because it's not uniform, obsidian is malformed glass basically

  36. Solitaire Pilot

    Solitaire Pilot

    7 uur geleden

    Obsidian and glass are very similar, sediment is melted by heat and pressure, and then cools back together. If you look at old glass before it became mass manufactured, you can see waves much like that of the obsidian

  37. Cyrus Gaming

    Cyrus Gaming

    7 uur geleden


  38. michael gifford

    michael gifford

    7 uur geleden

    obsidian is like glass, considering its made from sand and earth ect, but usually from heated lava that crystalizes thereafter. 1 phsyical element that occurs is that while lava is rolling it sits up on the lower end and cools while the surface continues to flow over staying hot and fresh. other times the top hits water ect or in artic or alps conditons like some ukraining obsidan its so pure its looks as clear as glass but you get these cat eye ripples threw it of black ribbons. its very very cool. so the strongest point is the pure raw obsidian inside the glasses, but the glasses support eachother stronger. just like hex frame crematic plate armors, you have a tensile flex of stronger metals supporting a synergizing metals. the 2nd effect is the same that occurs liike within glass and waters, as you mentioned from the glass video where glass as a liquid has a surface buoyancy which causes rippling around the surface. however obsidian is less refective to surface flex than regular glass so it need heavier sonic frequency forces than regular glass does. as i mentioned in other videos about how some frequencies of sonic ranges can reflect different organs in the body like how those metals emite different frequencies. where just like making partial brass partial crematic less than lethal rounds, the very same could be done with things like obsidian and silver partials, making a very strong reasoning round allowing an even greater sonic force to be implied where would probably be most effective in a 3500fps .338 lapua type round. where the flight sound of the round it self is damaging to human gallbladders. and intrestingly like the glass balls and obsidian balls... having an invexed chipping and wave point... the rounds would do that upon impact also... flexing as it passes into objects. where when it starts to seperate upon fragmentations, it does so form both sides within the body! and just like polished brass rounds... if you polished and coated it with black titanium/magnesium powder, it not only where obsidium is black, titanium is purple, and magnisum is blue-green when heated... where purple is red and blue, like an illium color. where the powder polishes allow a very good spin on the round, and starts the trader heats, with a color called bauble. which is a purple green brown. and the hotter it gets it invelops with the obsidian... where the silver base with the obsidian is like a mirror reflecting, thus giving you blackish color tracers. so obsidian silver rounds polished with titanium+magnisum powders. because theoretically, the sound impact will cause the gulbadder and spleen explode upon impact, causing target to die from interal bleeding, even if the round isnt lethal, the caused result is. but those are some very expensive custom .338 rounds... and usually a well placed 308win will do just fine by comparable for much much less. but the idea of black tracers are still cool for daylight incursions ect.

    • michael gifford

      michael gifford

      7 uur geleden

      therefore, daylight black tracer rounds are not conventional materials to harvest. and expensive in considerations for uses aside of ornamental effects and for jewelry... or for mysticism/reiki healing stones for issue with spleens and gallbladders... as an aid to ale toxin from body.

    • michael gifford

      michael gifford

      7 uur geleden

      so some obsidians have copper or lime or other earthy metals infused within them giving them those particle effects within the sphere. pending on where it was sourced from. and that type of obsidian with little yellow partials and hues i would say from yellowstone park regions, aka the iron black hills as yellow stone is essecially 1 massive volcano. or perhaps HuLun Ner china. as most the gray black stone color obsidian is from japan, greece and hawaii mostly. so finding raw pure black raw obsidian would take some finding and searching, or luck from a meteorite. the gift from the gods... as they would say in old ages of viking/hassahan merchants around the bulkins.

  39. Old Sport

    Old Sport

    7 uur geleden

    I Bet He used Diamond bullets

  40. RyqnInAField


    8 uur geleden

    Obsidian: I'm the sharpest thing on the planet. Matt: looks like a planet, let's blow it up.

  41. T Safer

    T Safer

    8 uur geleden

    Try shooting some large Geodes or something!

  42. Jeremy Two

    Jeremy Two

    9 uur geleden

    This is a Joke; "What happens if you shoot all bad politicians? Does everyone's lives get better including the poor?" This is a joke. I do not want to hurt politicians.

  43. Jeremy Two

    Jeremy Two

    9 uur geleden

    Can you shot into large amounts of charcoal and start a fire? Just shooting charcoal would be cool. What does charcoal do to the bullets? Can you shot gas on the ground to start a fire trail?

  44. peace love and happiness

    peace love and happiness

    9 uur geleden

    Get a giant talc stone suppose to be super strong.

  45. IOJRP Lewis

    IOJRP Lewis

    9 uur geleden

    Im glad the 50.BMG didnt explode

  46. Cole Richter

    Cole Richter

    9 uur geleden

    sell the obsidian shards as crystals. i wear one around my neck. theres a market for it.

  47. Nathan Hardy

    Nathan Hardy

    9 uur geleden

    Ive been playing lords mobile for over 3 years! Ive dropped so much money in that game it's insane!

  48. Spikeyz


    9 uur geleden

    With all that obsidian left you could totally machine up some tiny Demolition Ranch Obsidian Amulets/Tokens and sell them to make a profit

  49. carson Newman

    carson Newman

    10 uur geleden

    You should do how many screen protectors till it stops a bullet

  50. Franklin Mastrangelo

    Franklin Mastrangelo

    10 uur geleden

    8:16 “I’m not fully %100, but I’m %900 sure”

  51. Daniel Fox

    Daniel Fox

    10 uur geleden

    Imagine if Gandalf had that .50 BMG

  52. Brenton Latesky

    Brenton Latesky

    10 uur geleden

    He should start with a 17 hmr instead of 22

  53. XXXmanipulation


    10 uur geleden

    Next one is shooting bedrock

  54. VNE


    10 uur geleden

    Trivia: Obsidian flakes are often sharper than the sharpest steel scalpel.

  55. Atomik Nuke

    Atomik Nuke

    10 uur geleden

    Obsidian is natural glass it is also sharper than a surgical scalpel

  56. xd ccrized

    xd ccrized

    10 uur geleden

    Alternative title: Shooting a black glass ball with nerf guns

  57. ItsSimplyGold


    11 uur geleden

    I would shot wood fused with iron it might be pretty cool to shoot at since it's Infuses with iron

  58. USSTiger_CD


    11 uur geleden

    now we know why there aren't guns in Minecraft, these guns can get rid of obsidian faster than a Diamond Pick.

  59. blixy


    11 uur geleden

    hey can i get the last one i need one more to make a nether portal

  60. Angela Miller

    Angela Miller

    12 uur geleden

    That's the only black ball that Kim Kardashian has not played with yet

  61. George Thomas

    George Thomas

    12 uur geleden

    Slow mo would be cool!

  62. Tom k.williams

    Tom k.williams

    12 uur geleden

    Obsidian is volcanic glass

  63. rajisane -

    rajisane -

    12 uur geleden

    poor donut

  64. zac morris

    zac morris

    12 uur geleden

    You need to collaborate with the slow mo guys

  65. My favorite Martian

    My favorite Martian

    12 uur geleden

    Obsidian is volcanic glass. It is formed under pressure, kind of forged, so stresses will be different than plain silicate glass. Obsidian holds a sharper edge than a surgical scalpel.

  66. Rezzy Nut

    Rezzy Nut

    12 uur geleden

    so im in 9th grade so dont quote me on this but when the bullet touches the obsidian it compacts and then pushes it back at the focus and thats why the back cracks and the vibration from the middle spreads and thats y it chips around it not on it

  67. Garmanarnarnar


    13 uur geleden

    I'm not a physics expert, by any means (other than physics 30 in high school lol), but I think the reason that the reason it stays intact where the bullet hits is due to how the force is transferred into a spherical object, and the composition of the obsidian; directly behind the impact is considerably more massive than the areas directly adjacent to the impact, and the energy of the bullet is reflected at a slightly softer angle, unlike shooting a flat surface, where the mass is evenly distributed, and force is diverted perpendicularly from the impact. When that force is transferred into the obsidian, it follows the path of least resistance, and with the middle of the sphere providing much more resistance due to more mass, it's pushed outwards towards the areas of less mass, kind of glancing off the curved surface around the perimeter of the sphere, shearing off chunks of obsidian with it. Because it's not tempered, naturally forming glass, it will "scale" off. If you had a flat brick of obsidian, it would still scale in the same fashion, but I would hypothesize that the impact would would be spread more uniformly, and since more energy would be absorbed, rather than reflected, those scales would be considerably smaller, and your impact would be more of a crater. But who knows, you should try it!

  68. Garmanarnarnar


    13 uur geleden

    6:35 was the camera man just not wearing ear protection, or not even close to ready? Either way, back to boot camp lmfao

  69. DAZO


    14 uur geleden

    Do you really play?

  70. Phill Huddleston

    Phill Huddleston

    14 uur geleden

    "I'm not sure if the back fractured?" the entire thing fractured to hell and back :(

  71. MerchantMonk


    14 uur geleden

    How many politicians would it take to..... nevermind

  72. Aidan Graf

    Aidan Graf

    14 uur geleden

    Now you don't need a diamond pickaxe to mine obsidian

  73. Muipha


    15 uur geleden

    @SmarterEveryDay you should do the physics on this



    15 uur geleden

    First time I see the camera guy lol

  75. I’mPickleslick


    15 uur geleden

    It is glass tho

  76. phillip


    15 uur geleden

    Obsidian is a block in a game called Minecraft but you need a diamond pickaxe

  77. Digital Studios

    Digital Studios

    15 uur geleden

    Obsidian edges can get as thin as 3 nanometers - thin enough to cut cleanly though the middle of a strand of dna

  78. Tuomas Sirén

    Tuomas Sirén

    15 uur geleden

    Test the Finnish kp-31 Finnish submachine gun, the finest invention that has come from here in Finland

  79. Cody Durfee

    Cody Durfee

    15 uur geleden

    Oh, shoot galieum!!!!!!!

  80. Cody Durfee

    Cody Durfee

    15 uur geleden

    Shoot a big ass crystal

  81. oiuet souiu

    oiuet souiu

    15 uur geleden

    Demolition ranch how do you feel that Kentucky ballistic almost died due to his 50 cal exploding

  82. Pxradoxx


    15 uur geleden

    Next video: can netherite stop a bullet

  83. Table Rock Mobile Detail

    Table Rock Mobile Detail

    16 uur geleden

    There is little air pockets in the glass, that’s why random chunks break off, it’s not completely solid

    • oiuet souiu

      oiuet souiu

      15 uur geleden

      Now make a portal with it

  84. LoudCloudsz


    16 uur geleden

    man is extremely accurate

  85. XenonCtrl


    16 uur geleden

    12:16 That obsidian ball looks like an old Skrillex music cover.

  86. XenonCtrl


    16 uur geleden

    10:50 Shock wave, imagine it like an asteroid hitting earth. There has to be a shockwave. If I got that correct that was just pure guessing.

  87. Da Demon Monkey

    Da Demon Monkey

    16 uur geleden

    Matt when zombies come "welcome to zombie demolition ranch, we have a crowd here and we are gonna see how many zombies it takes to stop a 50 Cal black tip"

  88. ZieliN


    16 uur geleden

    Just buy a highspeed camera already :D it would make your replays so much better :) Chronos cameras are good and price is good ;) it cost less than your 50 cal ;d

  89. Thunder Hawk

    Thunder Hawk

    17 uur geleden

    I think its time matt invests in an actual high speed cam

  90. Matt Bainbridge

    Matt Bainbridge

    17 uur geleden

    Blink and you'll miss it...

  91. Try Henes

    Try Henes

    17 uur geleden

    It’s volcanic glass🤦‍♂️

  92. Skankhunt42


    17 uur geleden

    Didn’t know obsidian came in ball form

  93. AM Productions

    AM Productions

    17 uur geleden

    Obsidian is glass fam. But it was used to make knives in the stone age.

  94. whachyagonnado


    18 uur geleden

    wanna safe 5 mins? ... just skip em .. won't miss anything

  95. Emerald Pickkles

    Emerald Pickkles

    18 uur geleden

    You gotta do a video with the slomo guys and smarter everyday shooting those in slow motion, it’d be so awesome

  96. Altair


    19 uur geleden

    8:30 That is not any magic ;) If you shot bad quality steel plate then it small pieces fly off from it's back, energy just must be released after non penetration

  97. Altair


    19 uur geleden

    6:30 9 mm should not hurt bad. Camera man have different opinion on that one ;)

  98. Nikolas Zisoudis

    Nikolas Zisoudis

    19 uur geleden

    Now make a portal with it

  99. Carrisa & Steve Innes

    Carrisa & Steve Innes

    20 uur geleden

    And of course, the black obsidian tells us Trump 2024 and the end of the Democrats for a century, not to mention a Republican landslide in the mid terms....VIVA TEXAS!!!

  100. Hadid Masud

    Hadid Masud

    21 uur geleden

    Dude sell the tiny chunks