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Tired of dealing with your malfunctioning Xbox? Kill it with a power washer

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  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    While there is certainly not a shortage of new and interesting ways to completely trash a dead Xbox(360), the guys at Waterjets have found one of the best. They took a bunch of dead Xboxs and Xbox360s and subjected them to their extremely precise power washers. The result? Some very pretty cutouts of Xbox hardware. The power washers handled circuitry, heatsink and case alike with relative ease, making everything from an X in the middle of an Xbox to a 360 degree hole in the Xbox360. Waterjets' work is below.
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    Source: EnGadget
     
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    Its not a "power washer" its a water jet ...
     
  3. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    lol i wanna try anyone gotta DELL i can "borrow"
     
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    I wouldn't want to wash my car with that
     
  5. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    cars are ok up to 130PSI on the paint
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Thats amazing :)
     
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    I wonder what insane PSI the jet was.... cut straight through metal and plastic and left a smooth edge... wow. :twitch:
     
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    looks pretty kewl, but they should have shaved the XBOX in half :p
     
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    Man thats insane! They shouldve made the xbox look like that from the start tho, it looks awsome!
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    INSANE PSI!!! :D
     
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    thats silly, i bet they wish they waited for a 12 month warranty extension for that xbox 360
     
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    My step dad works with these and laser cutters. he doesnt operate them he quotes the work done on them. but he would know the PSI
     
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    Should cut a GF8800GTX into th word Geforce <= its long enough XD
     
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    waterjets are in the range of 50k to 60k psi and cut through almost everything like it's butter. unlike las0rs or welding they dont heat whatever they are cutting
     
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    I think if you look at some blueprints for the original XBOX model it was going to be an 'X', a silver 'X' if my memory serves me correctly ;)
     
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    Wow... a long range water fight with those would be incredibly painful but fun - if you were far enough apart so that it didn't cut through you!
     
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    :roll: I thought those words weren't supposed to be used in the same sentence ;). As a matter of fact, there used to be similar "power washers". Anyone remember the Super Soaker Monster series? The Constant Pressure System series? The ones that were bigger then you? They were so powerful, I think they peeled someones flesh off and an angry mother sued. Now we can only use crap super soakers like the "flash flood" and backpack-powered units that require a good 10 second pump every 3 seconds...it's disgusting, really :(.
     
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    The most impressive shots are the ones with capacitors sliced clean in half. Thats just outrageous. Insane. Ridiculous. Strangely arousing... lol
     
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    My friend got me on the back with one of those massive ones about the size of your average 12 year old. It made me bleed and left a nasty bruise :p
     
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    This is awesome as hell. I want one so I can go around power jetting everything. HAHA
     

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