Adam Savage Reveals What’s Left of the Original Buster!

Adam shows off something special from his collection: four pieces of the very first Buster used in Mythbusters. Here’s the story of how Adam found that first crash test dummy to test on the show, how it was destroyed, and where the pieces ended up over the years.

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  1. This got my nostalgia going.

    I remember the first time I saw Mythbusters, watching the “Barrel of Bricks/Urinating on the Third Rail/Eel Skin Wallet” episode at a friend’s house in early 2004, when I was 16.

    Immediately I was hooked, and I remember telling my mom about how awesome this show was when I was learning to drive later that year… and about how fun it was to watch the builds. I was saying that having a creative job where I could solve problems like that would be pretty amazing.

    8 years later I was a design student in San Francisco, volunteering on the show.

  2. I think a mechanical drawing of the mythbuster’s re-engineered buster would be an awesome poster to add to the yearly tested poster collection!

  3. Any chance there could be some 3D scans of a piece of Buster so people could 3D print a piece of history at home?

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