Pyrotechnic Equipment Comes To The Shop

When an older pyrotechnic squib box comes into the shop, the guys call in an expert to assess its value, and hopefully make them an offer.

- HOW DO YOU LIKE THAT?- WOW.

IS AN OLD PYROTECHNICSSQUIB BOX.

IF YOU WANT TO DO A BUNCH OFBULLET HITS ON A GUY

OR YOU WANT TO DO A STRAFINGRUN, LIKE AN AIRPLANE,

BULLET HITS ON THE GROUND,

THIS CONTROLS ALL THE SQUIBSAND ALL THE WIRING.

THIS IS OLD.

I MEAN OLD, LIKE IN 1970s,1980s, BUT IT LOOKS GREAT.

- WOULD THISHAVE BEEN USED ON,

LIKE,THE OLD SPAGHETTI WESTERNS?

- OH, YEAH,THAT SORT OF THING.

THE WILD BUNCH MOVIE,

WHEN THEY DO A LOT OFBULLET HITS OFF A GUY

AND HE'S DOING THE DANCE OFDEATH, THAT SORT OF THING.

- SO NOT TERMINATOR AND BEYOND.MORE RAMBO AND EARLIER.

- YEAH.CAN I--CAN I TURN IT ON?

- YEAH.

- THE POWER LIGHT COMES ON.

THE SAFE LIGHT COMES ON.

IF I TURN THE KEY ON,THE ARMED SWITCH GOES ON

AND IT'S READY FOR FIRING.

SO I CAN PUSH THE BUTTON,

AND IT'LL ADVANCETHROUGH THE VARIOUS CUES.

IF I PUSH IT UP IN AUTO,

AND IT'LL RATCHETRIGHT THROUGH THE CUES.

- OH, PRETTY.

- THIS IS A FIRING BUTTONFOR IT.

- THAT'S MY FAVORITE PARTOF THE WHOLE MACHINE.

- THAT'S YOUR FAVORITE PART?[laughs]

- YEAH.

- UM...

[dramatic music]- [imitating machine gunfire]

- SEE WHATI HAVE TO DEAL WITH?

SO HOW MUCH IS IT WORTH?

- WELL, IF IT'S PERFECT WORKINGORDER, IT'S PROBABLY WORTH,

OH, I DON'T KNOW,400 OR $500, MAYBE 600.

- 600 IS LESSTHAN THE DAY RATE

THAT YOU WOULD CHARGE TO RENTTHIS PIECE OF EQUIPMENT OUT.

- THIS IS OLD-SCHOOL,IF YOU WILL,

AND WITH MODERN TECHNOLOGYLIKE THE IPADS AND IPHONES

AND EVERYTHING ELSE THE GUYSARE USING FOR MODERN SHOOTS,

IT'S A DINOSAUR.

- THAT WOULD BE A VERYCOMPELLING ARGUMENT, JEFF,

EXCEPT I CAN GUARANTEEYOU'RE NOT GONNA PULL AN IPHONE

OUT OF YOUR POCKET.

- WHAT DO YOUNEED FOR IT THEN?

- 800.- 8--

LET ME DO THIS.I WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT WORK.

I'LL PUT SOME BULLET HITSON YOU.

- WHY BULLET HITS ON ME?- AND WE'LL SHOOT IT.

- [imitates squib exploding]

- IF IT'S PERFECT WORKING ORDER,I'LL GIVE YOU 700.

- DEAL.

- YOU LIKE THAT?

- NO.

750 BUCKS,AND I'LL BE YOUR GUINEA PIG.

- GOOD.

- 750. YOU'RE A GENTLEMAN.- ALL RIGHT.

- POP OFF A COUPLE SQUIBS,MAKE A FEW DOLLARS.

NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT, BROTHER.- NOT AT ALL.

JUST A COUPLE SMALL EXPLOSIVESSTRAPPED TO YOUR CARCASS,

AND IT'S GOOD.

- CARCASS?

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