BMW kite winding

Conventional wisdom dictates that if you set out to make a MacGyver video to post on YouTube, you must have a roll of duct tape. Or a pack of chewing gum. At the very least, a pocket knife.

We're not sure if these Russian guys had any of the aforementioned items – heck, we're not even sure if they're Russian – but they did have an E34 BMW 5 Series. Which is exactly the car we'd choose for a winter expedition flying giant kites. Or whatever it was they were doing with several hundred feet of spooled nylon cord. Follow the jump to watch the brief video clip.