How Adam Savage built a real Iron Man suit that flies

  • Published on Jun 15, 2019
  • We went behind the scenes with former MythBusters star Adam Savage for his new series Savage Builds. In the first episode Adam builds a titanium Iron Man suit modeled directly from Marvel Studios, with the hopes of actually flying it.
    Savage Builds airs on the Discovery Channel before airing again on the Science Channel.
    Read more on our behind the scenes shoot with Savage here:
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Comments • 15 966

  • TheDiabethick
    TheDiabethick 5 hours ago

    Adam Savage didnt build this!

  • SatyamTheGamer
    SatyamTheGamer 8 hours ago +1

    Happy to see my childhood dream getting real.

  • x Crawl
    x Crawl 10 hours ago +1

    Some countries a couple years away, Hammer Ind. 20

  • Tanik Barman
    Tanik Barman 20 hours ago

    Adam is older version of tony (he is looking like him)

  • belly jelly
    belly jelly 23 hours ago

    It's awsome

  • Alex tougma
    Alex tougma Day ago


  • Chris Dorr
    Chris Dorr Day ago

    Buh naw naw legs

  • munshi verma
    munshi verma Day ago +1

    If we have a high energy source like arc reacter than we can do anything. First we need to invent a thing like arc reacter. Or a battery or a thing which can store high energy in a small volume.

  • stephan devriesere

    So many people having stupid comments about this build. Why don't you idiots shut up and engineer something yourself then ?
    You all have a big mouth but can not come up with anything like it, i would be surprised if you idiots even know how to tie your shoes.

    MG MUGILAN 2 days ago

    All perfect... but the man that wear iron man suit...he walk like baby poops on dyper😅😅😅.. 9:07

  • Jayashree Bhagwat
    Jayashree Bhagwat 2 days ago

    A great example of science and technology

  • Maxamed Xasan
    Maxamed Xasan 2 days ago +1

    You're 50 years early to make a real iron man

  • tonygalvan12
    tonygalvan12 2 days ago

    Your title is misleading. I would be flying like the ironman in the movies.

  • X0R Adictivo
    X0R Adictivo 2 days ago

    Si hay alguna falla volas en pedazos :(

  • ElecTrick PME
    ElecTrick PME 2 days ago


  • falcon makers
    falcon makers 2 days ago

    Gazab I will buy one

  • Allyn16 FIREdUp HUA
    Allyn16 FIREdUp HUA 2 days ago

    Terrible suit design, they should always customize.

  • Bananamation Animations

    No ones mentioning that Adam SAVAGE who really is SAVAGE

    BOOMTOWN CHICAGO 3 days ago


  • Danilo banoy C drece jr

    Oh no you have a goosebumps of Einstein to build that wow😳

  • Yiğit Sezer
    Yiğit Sezer 3 days ago

    Why don't soldiers use titanium armors?

    • pizza time
      pizza time 21 hour ago

      Yiğit Sezer it’s too heavy, it would slow them down and limit their mobility

  • nowonmetube
    nowonmetube 3 days ago

    *Iron* Man _made out of _*_titanium_*

  • Anthony Mcqueen
    Anthony Mcqueen 3 days ago

    Nice attempt but it looks more like a cosplay suit attached to a jetpack.
    Not an iron man suit.

  • Omar Sequeira
    Omar Sequeira 3 days ago

    Why not redistribute the four thrusters of the arms into two in the legs and two in the arms?

  • Mr, Boo Boo 1972
    Mr, Boo Boo 1972 3 days ago

    Oh and your arms didn't lock they flapped uncontrollably like a dead bird falling from the sky. He just don't have the strength to hold the turbines .

  • Mr, Boo Boo 1972
    Mr, Boo Boo 1972 3 days ago

    See the problem is Adam is a child and that suit was a complete waste of time., He did say .. like a kid "child" in a candy store. Why feed the hungry..? Or house the homeless. Nope, waste money on a suit made of titanium powder laser melted into layers to make his suit. P.s. I never heard Richard say you guys where friends. He just made about a million bucks from you lol. Maybe more to wear that circus suit. Ahaha He couldn't go an just do it.. had to think of s way to mess it up. Congratulations Adam.

  • Edward Rynghang
    Edward Rynghang 3 days ago

    That's just prototype .... Wait next

  • Safwan
    Safwan 3 days ago

    Zoomer : oK BoOMer
    Boomer : *make Iron Man suit* , *work on NASA and ISS*
    Zoomer : *surprise pikachu face*

  • mRaXZLan
    mRaXZLan 3 days ago

    adjust spectacles tremblingly *but, I'm not Tony stark.*

  • sourav mishra
    sourav mishra 3 days ago

    What Adam did in this.
    1. Jets from his friend,
    2. 3D printed from another company,
    3. Design provided by marvel.
    4. And there's no exoskeleton installed. 😓

  • Frank Edgar Nieto Faylogna

    It whould be best that the other rocket is out to the feet or is it in the leg convert that controler to the hand👌

  • Ro Dutch
    Ro Dutch 4 days ago

    Love it 🧡👌🏼

  • Barış Çoban
    Barış Çoban 4 days ago

    İ think that should have a stabilization circuit

  • steverocks1980
    steverocks1980 4 days ago

    I guess it’s finally time now, to change the name in every Chuck Norris joke to Adam Savage 🤷🏼‍♂️

  • M. M.M.
    M. M.M. 4 days ago

    Look, mommy! No CGI!

  • Jayashri Patil
    Jayashri Patil 4 days ago

    Oh man
    I wanted to built this when i grow up, can u pause thr project, i would like to join ur team after 5 yrs, pls pls pls🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺

  • James Latimer
    James Latimer 5 days ago +1

    Made out of plastic ,,

  • James Latimer
    James Latimer 5 days ago +1

    Can't stand a bull craper LIAR

  • Oberon Pan
    Oberon Pan 5 days ago

    Never mind that flying is about 2% of what the Iron Man suits does.

  • 5R TECH
    5R TECH 5 days ago +1

    Omg , I m from india

  • Wil Hudson
    Wil Hudson 5 days ago

    No wonder his last name is savage

  • Spot !
    Spot ! 6 days ago

    Never believe what you see on tv

  • Martin Ezequiel dos Santos

    That's only an expensive cosplay suit...


    omg i cant believe this 7:33

  • nick never
    nick never 6 days ago

    We need iron man and iron man prototype to fight the alien in the future needed

  • Krishan Kumar
    Krishan Kumar 6 days ago

    This can't be iron man, no we can't make iron man with this technology , we need something out of box to solve the problem of engine

  • April O
    April O 6 days ago

    Who did u rip off?

  • Pubg Game
    Pubg Game 6 days ago

    Ditch the bag and assemble everything with the suit

  • Will Reis
    Will Reis 6 days ago


  • Mahmuda Chashma
    Mahmuda Chashma 6 days ago +1

    I think I saw u with hacksmith 🤔🤔🤔

  • Karukikuta dozikuta
    Karukikuta dozikuta 7 days ago

    How about building a space ship from the sci fi movies and fly?

  • Aditya Katrojwar
    Aditya Katrojwar 7 days ago

    You are brilliant uncle!

  • Viky Rana
    Viky Rana 7 days ago

    OMG i m waiting for this suit 😍😍😍

  • david serra
    david serra 7 days ago

    Nope. Its so poorly drafted. I have a better vision of its creation

  • Jordan Ezell
    Jordan Ezell 8 days ago

    He should try to make and test Da Vinci’s diving suit next.

  • Wrestling
    Wrestling 9 days ago +1

    *opens door*
    "Trick or treat"
    What you supose to be
    *Takes the candy flies away*
    I'm Iron man

  • Monday Influx
    Monday Influx 9 days ago

    pfffft lol ive seen better

  • Abhinav Singh
    Abhinav Singh 10 days ago +2

    Next video :"adam savage built an infinity gautlet and killed half the humans"

    • CNET
      CNET  10 days ago +1

      Adam Savage is a cool guy!

  • Carsten Hött
    Carsten Hött 10 days ago

    Printing Titanium -Jesus- its melting point is only at round-about 1666 Grad Celsius and itis reacting with chlor and oxigen atcertain temperatures, forming and cooling process for the harnish must be very complex and the injetinon-pipes have to be heaten up in general/ all over there is no way of cleaning stiff titanium instead of using high density sulfuric acids. Perhaps the printer uses CO2 or nobel gasses over-pressure chamber to prevent inappropriate reaction, flaming and reducing of the melting-point pretty cool.
    Okay the process with powder is simpler than I though