At 46 seconds they did actually break it with the hammer. Put a hole right in the side. And the top with the paintball rounds after beating it with a hammer.
The Air cases just aren't as tough as their older counterparts.
Tip, watch your tail. Especially on smaller sets or lower budget productions make sure your cables aren't dragging across set pieces, stands etc. Ever seen a cable pull a prop or stand down and ruin a shot?
One really good example of making your own apples, one really bad example. Please if you're going to make your own, get a nice 7 or 9 ply plywood. Don't just use whatever "1/2 inch" plywood you find at the local home center. And yes, use plywood, not solid boards.
If you can't cast talent that you trust to portray the characters you want to portray, then perhaps you should be in the scene yourself.