Watch This: Percussive Maintenance

Chris Higgins
Vimeo / Duncan Robson
Vimeo / Duncan Robson / Vimeo / Duncan Robson

Got a machine that's not working? Movies and TV can teach you one simple trick to fix any mechanical problem: just hit the damn thing. In this three-minute video, editor Duncan Robson beautifully assembles classic examples of "percussive maintenance" in film and television. Give it about 45 seconds to really get going, and enjoy the music. "My old grandmother used to say: anything mechanical, give it a good bash!"

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