You’ve awakened to the sound of shattering glass in the middle of the night. You jar yourself further awake and jump to your feet nudging your spouse to get in defense ready mode. You grab your loaded shotgun and begin walking toward the broken glass. Now you realize in order to stop these intruders from coming any further toward you, you’ll have to shoot in the direction of another bedroom where guests are sleeping. What happens next is determined by your knowledge level of your gun, your shooting accuracy and this….
Knowing the mechanics of your gun is vital to any defense plan. But also knowing which load to use that won’t over penetrate is also just as vital especially when other members of your family may be sleeping in the room beyond the targeted threat that you’re aiming at.
Shotgun Loads Do This To Interior Walls
Here’s the ultimate test that will demonstrate the proof of penetration to a home’s interior walls using various loads from a 12 gauge shotgun. You’ll notice they’ve constructed the tester walls per a home builder’s code. Then you’ll see the effects of the different loads used in these tests. In 8 minutes you’ll have some solid answers to add to your home defense plan if a shotgun is part of your defense tools.
These are the loads that will be tested today:
- Several types of Buckload
Watch the video now.
In our scenario above, you could also yell out the family “code word” causing those sleeping in the other bedroom to drop to the floor face down to prevent any innocent crossfire hits.
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