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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2017 4:16 p.m. PST

youtube channel stunt works out poorly.

The book supposed to stop the bullet wasn't thick enough…


what can one say ?

The lesson here would be : a practice shot at just the book might have been a good idea.

Who asked this joker28 Jun 2017 4:35 p.m. PST

Did they not think to test the "armor" first?

goragrad28 Jun 2017 6:07 p.m. PST

There is the 'Box O' Truth,' Mythbusters, and I am sure plenty of videos on youtube that would have shown them that even an encyclopedia wouldn't stop a .22 let alone a .50 DE.

Without looking it up again the .22lr went through over half a dozen or so hardback books.

A websearch on the subject of books stopping bullets would have been a lifesaver here…

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Jun 2017 6:27 p.m. PST


I use this image of two developers "testing" the first bullet proof vest for sales to the Chicago Police force in 1923 a lot in engineering training. What are the odds that this was the first shot? Zero. But that is what it means when a developer stands behind their product.

Private Matter28 Jun 2017 7:14 p.m. PST

Darwin Award nominee?

JLA10528 Jun 2017 9:45 p.m. PST

Not just a nominee, I think we have a winner here!

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2017 9:52 p.m. PST

Did they use a steel plated Bible?

A .50 cal Desert Eagle. Mingya.
Those Bible pages better be printed on Kevlar. And I want the Big Print edition too.

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member29 Jun 2017 7:56 a.m. PST

Perhaps if she would have just shot him in the head the extreme density would have proven sufficient to stop the projectile.

Tacitus30 Jun 2017 10:31 a.m. PST

Zoneofcontrol for the win!

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