Watch What Happens When You Fire a Running Chainsaw from a Cannon

A cannon and a chainsaw, what could go wrong?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you launched a running chainsaw from a cannon? This bizarre question probably never crossed your mind, but leave it to the internet to take a weird concept and turn it into a 12-minute video that'll make you laugh and watch with interest. 

This video by the YouTube channel Beyond the press is just that. This team of Finnish demolition enthusiasts is known for their bizarre projects, check this one, for example, where they sent a car into the air using 154 pounds (70kg) of dynamite, or this one where they cook dynamite with high voltage in another dangerous experiment. This video has the same rather crazy premise: danger, with a pinch of fun.

Needless to say, you shouldn't ever try something like this at home since chainsaws are dangerous in the first place without having the need to modify them in any way. The video, as stated in the description box, was filmed in a remote location with a large safety area behind the targets.

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