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Man Blasts Himself Point-Blank To Test Bulletproof Vest

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PBinWA, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. PBinWA

    PBinWA Clark County Well-Known Member

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  2. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Geezus. 10mm to boot. Entertaining - if I said it wasn't I'd be lying. All for dumb people doing crazy things to themselves for the sake of getting attention.
     
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  3. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    LOL,,,,Geeez,,,,speachless.
     
  4. Toxic6

    Toxic6 Higher then a PDX hipster (~10,000 ft higher) Active Member

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    jeezus.....hope he didn't rupture anything.
     
  5. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Richard Davis (the owner of second chance body armor) did that all the time to demonstrate the effectiveness of his vests. I think he usually used a .44 mag.
     
  6. ericb

    ericb Klamath Falls, OR Active Member

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    Wow, that's just like russian roulette, same risk of death, but in russian roulette the gun doesn't go off every time.
     
  7. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    Um. Uh. Well. Um...

    Keith
     
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  8. safetyman

    safetyman Clark County, WA Active Member

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    Darwinism at it's best. I like how he pushes on the armor before he pulls the trigger to make sure there's something there to stop the bullet.
     
  9. ericb

    ericb Klamath Falls, OR Active Member

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    This actually kinda makes me feel good about myself. I've done some really stupid stuff, but never anything close to this.
     
  10. Both Eyes Open

    Both Eyes Open Hood Canal Active Member

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    Wow, what a dip!
     
  11. One-Eyed Ross

    One-Eyed Ross Winlock, WA Well-Known Member

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    there were these two GIs once arguing about vests and whether or not a bayonet would go through one...one guy lost the bet the hard way
     
  12. juden666

    juden666 Skagit Member

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    Balls of steel.
     
  13. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    This is why the Jerry Springer Show has had high ratings for countless years.
     
  14. sadiesassy

    sadiesassy Prescott Active Member

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    INtelligence at it's worse.
    Agree - Darwinism .
    These people should self select out.

    Now all we need is some kid to repeat the stunt and not end up so well.
     
  15. safetyman

    safetyman Clark County, WA Active Member

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    For that reason I hope he doesn't have a lasting impression on anyone. I can see the front page headlines already...
     
  16. EMP9596

    EMP9596 Two Trees West of Camas, WA. Active Member

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    Haay yall..! Somebody hold my beer and watch this...
     
  17. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I have a 6 hour long VHS tape of David being shot with everything from a 629 Smith (he held it at arms lenght) to an AK-47 7.62x39 from less then 10 ft 6 rounds into the chest. He then dove into near freezing water to float around for something like 20 min before being pulled out to test his bullet proof survival suit he was selling to the Coast Guard. if I remember corretly he holds the Guiness Book of Worlds records for being shot the most times and living.

    I got to the point watching the video that I got bored and it took maybe 5-6 trys to get through all of it he was shot so many time.