Don't Start a BBQ with OXYGEN! It's Not Safe

In this video we're taking several different methods of starting charcoals and putting them to the test- which one is the fastest?
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  1. Ankle Donna

    Ankle Donna12 hours ago

    Pre-soak half the briquettes in liquid oxygen, mix all together in the chimney, and light remotely. (Don't be anywhere near it when the fire starts!)

  2. Grayson Foga

    Grayson Foga11 days ago

    *at the oxygen part* Congratulations, you've built a blast furnace

  3. Regina Kim

    Regina Kim13 days ago

    Could you start a charcoal fire for a barbecue with liquid oxygen?

  4. Susie Wong

    Susie Wong19 days ago

    i think the fastesr way is to try everything at once

  5. Lazy Pharaoh

    Lazy Pharaoh29 days ago

    This video has the vibe of being a subliminal commercial for charcoal chimneys

  6. J C

    J CMonth ago

    How about soaking the charcoal briquettes in liquid oxygen?

  7. Matt Dresslaer

    Matt DresslaerMonth ago

    I use a hairdryer that no longer heats up as my fan. The same one I use for my forge.

  8. Kornbert der Maiskolben

    Kornbert der MaiskolbenMonth ago

    soak active charcoal in liquid oxygen then light it. FIRESTARTER.

  9. The Dusty Shredder

    The Dusty ShredderMonth ago

    Instead of drilling a bunch of large holes in the tube and cranking the knob, maybe see what fewer, smaller holes does when directed toward the center and top of the chimney, while slowly increasing the o2 feed.

  10. nicholas olson

    nicholas olsonMonth ago

    electric charcoal starting in chimney

  11. Vikram Krishnan

    Vikram KrishnanMonth ago

    LOX - liquid oxygen?

  12. jacksoned13

    jacksoned13Month ago

    If I go to a cookout where they use lighter fluid, I am leaving. I am not eating that nasty food.

  13. Lee Lauer

    Lee LauerMonth ago

    That's the slowest chimney I've seen. Never takes me 30mins using one.

  14. Chris Powers

    Chris PowersMonth ago

    Also what about the fan under the chimney starter??

  15. Chris Powers

    Chris PowersMonth ago

    Using lump hardwood charcoal with the chimney will burn so much easier... it takes 0 time

  16. Pheonix Media

    Pheonix MediaMonth ago

    please test the charcoal starter on the door knob. would love to see it without movie magic

  17. Madeleine Klinger

    Madeleine KlingerMonth ago

    Me: Ahem, the FASTEST method to start charcoal is LIQUID OXYGEN

  18. TheAttacker732

    TheAttacker732Month ago

    @Robert Lockard The point is to have a fire that isn't trying to poison you though... Even using ozone as an oxidizer isn't prone to doing that.

  19. Robert Lockard

    Robert LockardMonth ago

    @TheAttacker732 Try Flourine...... (#9 on the periodic table), it's an even more aggressive oxidizer than liquid oxygen

  20. TheAttacker732

    TheAttacker732Month ago

    Liquid ozone would probably beat that. Although there's a chance that it'll just explode horribly on contact.

  21. Majd Ghazale

    Majd GhazaleMonth ago

    Bbq tip: use a leaf blower

  22. M T

    M TMonth ago

    Hi ! Nice vid, where are you from ? I'm french and i understand your accent so well !

  23. PewPewsAlote

    PewPewsAloteMonth ago

    anyone else think that charcoal looks super tastey?

  24. Jack S

    Jack S2 months ago

    Should have done this experiment during winter

  25. VIPER410

    VIPER4102 months ago

    What would happen if you used oxygen in the foundry? Would it raise the temperatures to melt high melting point materials?

  26. MadLad

    MadLad2 months ago

    We have not had a drop of rain hardly the whole entire year.

  27. gosedjuret1

    gosedjuret12 months ago

    Test the home alone traps

  28. Jacob Armstrong

    Jacob Armstrong2 months ago

    I start mine with a propane torch you use for burning weeds etc

  29. Look who's Talking

    Look who's Talking2 months ago

    What if you soak charcoal in liquid oxygen before starting

  30. Momo Tab Tutino

    Momo Tab Tutino2 months ago

    Normaly we put the fan a the botom of a chemny and it get faster to ignite

  31. santino bonora

    santino bonora2 months ago

    @the king of random.. Next time use a heat gun for removing paint.. Its mutch easier and safer because you direct the heat. I would say 5 to 10 min for a large bbq

  32. sidn3y ofc

    sidn3y ofc2 months ago

    Hey Nate, How is life? I don't know, its alright. I've been dealing with some things like every human being and really didn't sleep muchlast night. I'm sorry. Thats fine. Like you know it

  33. tastyfrzz1

    tastyfrzz12 months ago

    Put the charcoal in a bag. Pipe in oxygen and just hold it a minute. Then pour into grill and light. It will absorb the gas and burn like a flare.

  34. Ocean House

    Ocean House2 months ago

    Liquid oxygen soaked into charcoal is a high explosive, don't do it!!!!!

  35. Tammy Medaris

    Tammy Medaris2 months ago

    When using the propAne to light the chimney, the flames from the propane were using all the oxygrn that was supposed to be coming thru the turn the top didn't get maximum air circulation to start

  36. Tomas Urban

    Tomas Urban2 months ago

    For me, i use Nurd Rage's method like a true chemist.

  37. Eugene Vorpagel

    Eugene Vorpagel2 months ago

    Video idea try to make a door knob glow with heat with the electric charcoal lighter

  38. Crazy

    Crazy2 months ago

    Heads up, you put too much charcoal into that chimney. They also work better with lump and not briquettes. My personal favorite is the heat gun most home owners have in their garage. Stack the lump charcoal like you would for lighter fluid, set the heat gun near the bottom and let it rip. It usually only takes a few minutes to get the charcoal started and you can move the thing around. I'm usually ready to cook in 10 minutes. Looking to upgrade a chimney to use the heat gun to maximize efficiency and make it great for smoking.

  39. poooop89

    poooop892 months ago

    Chimney and lighter fluid works best

  40. Raymond Wu

    Raymond Wu2 months ago

    Just use a blow torch and it will take around 2-3mins as well

  41. Jimmy b

    Jimmy b2 months ago

    eeah a hot airgun? takes 1 min

  42. Micheal Duke

    Micheal Duke2 months ago

    Should have soaked charcoal in liquid oxygen.

  43. Alex Smith

    Alex Smith2 months ago

    "Today we're going to see what is the Fastest way to get charcoal started for your barbecue." My INSTANT Response: "But Match-Light Charcoal."

  44. Kavin Jebastin

    Kavin Jebastin2 months ago

    Bruh what's with the polarized filter?

  45. Fábio Bonilha

    Fábio Bonilha2 months ago

    Try the cheaper and easy way: paper towel and used cooking oil. Simple like that.

  46. Frozen Magma

    Frozen Magma2 months ago

    I thought thermite was the fastest way to share the grill

  47. revdev 04

    revdev 042 months ago

    Is no one gonna talk about the phone at 4:08?

  48. Juggalo University

    Juggalo University2 months ago

    I almost feel bad for Nate... Almost...

  49. Logan Mangels

    Logan Mangels3 months ago

    I put lighter fluid in my chimney, it takes about 15

  50. avram ioan

    avram ioan3 months ago

    try to use liquid oxygen to start a charcoal

  51. Rebecca Abbott

    Rebecca Abbott3 months ago

    Just use a flame thrower

  52. Johannes Stein

    Johannes Stein3 months ago

    BBQ Dragon? mor like BAD Dragon ^^ xD

  53. moongazer 07

    moongazer 073 months ago


  54. Rob Skimin

    Rob Skimin3 months ago

    Tape a sparkler to a glass bite full of liquid oxygen and throw it at a wall. Molotov cocktail

  55. Shawn Charisma

    Shawn Charisma3 months ago

    Who wants to see them soak the charcoal in liquid oxygen and light it shouldn't need any lighter fluid with that?

  56. Sergio Solórzano

    Sergio Solórzano3 months ago

    13:26 try in a coal iron forge, that should endure the heat from the oxygen better

  57. Tyler J Dennis

    Tyler J Dennis3 months ago

    Have you considered liquid oxygen

  58. bargainbin22

    bargainbin223 months ago

    May be time for a new grill.

  59. DiabloMinero

    DiabloMinero3 months ago

    Have you seen Nurdrage's "How a Chemist Lights a Barbecue"?

  60. Oie White

    Oie White3 months ago

    Just use TNT it work great I use just wood

  61. Burnt Chickennugget

    Burnt Chickennugget3 months ago

    Try using all of them at the same time

  62. Robert Testa

    Robert Testa3 months ago

    You guys should do a home alone episode where you test and recreate the stuff that happened in the movie.

  63. Saphira Wings

    Saphira Wings3 months ago

    Do a video testing home alone traps; including the door knob one