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Watch up close as a blowtorch melts Lego toys

It's oddly satisfying to watch this video of a Lego helicopter and truck melting at the hands of a gas torch.

Watching a magnified view of plastic toys melting shows that even disintegration can be beautiful.

In this YouTube video by Let's Melt This, a blowtorch slowly melts a Lego helicopter and truck.

The macro lens captures every moment as the toys bubble up, catch fire and melt down to a blackened mess of plastic.

YouTube channel What Will Happen If also got in on the Lego-melting action. In this video, the channel takes a handheld blowtorch to a statue made from Lego bricks. The Lego bricks go up in flames a lot faster than the Lego vehicles.

While it's fun to watch Lego pieces melt in videos, don't try this at home. Melting plastic smells awful and the fumes can be toxic. Best to leave it up to the professionals.