New iPad meets its maker in violent encounter with HK53 Assault Rifle

New iPad meets its maker in violent encounter with HK53 Assault Rifle
The tech assassins from RatedRR are at it again, fighting for the right to bear arms and shoot gadgets, as provided in the Constitution. We guess one way to stand out in the 3 million-strong army of new iPad owners that emerged after the weekend is to take the tablet and pierce it with bullets from an HK53 Assault Rifle, and it's as good a way as any.

The new iPad held itself pretty well after the first few pieces went into its chassis, but its frame rigidity gave up at one point, and the 3.1 million pixels started begging for mercy.

What's interesting to see in those videos is how tough the glass on such tablets is - the bullets go through the screen leaving nice round holes, and the screen still doesn't crack from one end to the other, or shatter in small pieces. These ones it does when the iPad gets sneakily shot in the back through the aluminum casing, though. Oh, there's a little something for slow-mo aficionados as well.


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14 Comments

1. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

Man.. this is awsome!!!

2. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

That video was absolutely stupid.just sell it instead of wasting all that money...

6. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Well I mean the guy did buy that new iPad, so it's his to do what he like with it. I can't be mad or criticize him for doing what he wanted with the item he purchased. To each is own, he can do what he likes with his money. Unless he is ruining people's lives, then he would be wrong!

14. hepresearch unregistered

I wouldn't do that. I don't want to waste money on expensive things just so that I can make a statement by blowing it away with an HK... most epic needlessly-expensive target practice ever!

3. guruprasad

Posts: 33; Member since: Jul 13, 2011

why waste ur money nd ur valuable tym with a crap that wont even survive a fall,with bullets....he shld hav gone insane....

4. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

HIT IT WITH A RPG!!!!!!

7. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Hell yeah!!!! That would be sweet!

5. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Amazing video!!!! By the way guys, he gets paid by Youtube for doing this video, so stop saying it's a waste of money. He is making money by shooting an iPad!!! I would do it if I am famous on Youtube, too.

8. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

its funny yall call people sheep for spending money on a product they like but turn around and say its ok to spend money on something just to destroy it...???

9. SleepingOz unregistered

So what? UMADBRO?

12. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

nope just think yall are adult cry babies...lol

13. SleepingOz unregistered

Don't take your case for a generality.

10. Bigbluetundra

Posts: 45; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

This was very entertaining. I didn't learn anything, but sometimes that's ok...

11. theoak

Posts: 324; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

If it was an Android based tablet ... the bullets would have bounced off ;)

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