The Buick of Truth
This is a discussion on The Buick of Truth within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; This is a VERY eye-opening set of experiments from the masters of shooting stuff at the box o' truth:
Interesting to see the effect ...
November 17th, 2006 03:06 PM
The Buick of Truth
This is a VERY eye-opening set of experiments from the masters of shooting stuff at the box o' truth:
Interesting to see the effect of vehicle structure on small arms rounds.
Might make you re-think your defensive plans a bit....
Battle Plan (n) - a list of things that aren't going to happen if you are attacked.
Blame it on Sixto - now that is a viable plan.
November 17th, 2006 03:06 PM
November 17th, 2006 03:20 PM
Cool. Always love to see more "experiments" by these guys.
November 17th, 2006 03:32 PM
very intersting. thanks for the post.
btw - for the pistol tests, I wouldn't expect jhp to do as well as ball ammo.
November 17th, 2006 03:34 PM
I would rather stand against the cannons of the wicked than against the prayers of the righteous.
AR. CHL Instr. 07/02 FFL
Like custom guns and stuff? Check this out...
November 17th, 2006 03:57 PM
I checked that out earlier today myself. The safety glass in those windshields is tough stuff. .22LR didn't penetrate at all!
"The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.
November 17th, 2006 04:10 PM
You know the real reason they do this:
"Shooting at stuff is fun"
I like these guys also, good writeups and impressive shots (pictures). Also takes the "fun" out of shoot-em-up movies because you sit there rolling your eyes at the stupid stuff they try to pass off as "real".
November 17th, 2006 04:17 PM
I don't believe their results.....does anyone have a car I can shoot?
Very Good post. It is really good info on what is cover and what is concealment.
November 17th, 2006 05:38 PM
A very interesting read. Sure wish I could volunteer to help do some of their shooting!
If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good. ~ Thomas J. Watson, Jr.
November 17th, 2006 06:11 PM
Can I borrow your car?
Interesting info...and that is something I have thought about...
The last Blood Moon Tetrad for this millennium starts in April 2014 and ends in September 2015...according to NASA.
Certified Glock Armorer
NRA Life Member[/B]
November 18th, 2006 11:49 AM
So what is the bottom line of the Buick O' Truth?
1. You do NOT want to be in the passenger compartment of a vehicle when someone opens up on it with a firearm.
As I was at Blackwater this week, my dentist was driving from his home with his wife to go to dinner when their jackass neighbor opened up on their vehicle with a firearm. His wife is dead and he is still in the intensive care unit on a vent at UVA.
If someone starts shooting at you while you are in a vehicle, get the hell out of there NOW. Hit the accelerator and if you have to run the ******* over, do it.
A car provides little in the way of cover, but it DOES give you the power to move fast which makes you harder to hit. Use that to your advantage.
A reality mention too!
XD 9SC |
XD 45ACP Service |
XD 45ACP Compact |
"You may know where you are. God may know where you are. If you don't tell your dispatcher where you are, you'd better be on speaking terms with God!"
November 18th, 2006 12:05 PM
LOL I have been shooting at strange crap for years , just never documented it .. anyone else remember " junkyard rat shoots " ?
Make sure you get full value out of today , Do something worthwhile, because what you do today will cost you one day off the rest of your life .
We only begin to understand folks after we stop and think .
Criminals are looking for victims, not opponents.
November 18th, 2006 01:07 PM
WOW that was really interesting....what a good post
November 18th, 2006 01:24 PM
A simple, clear reality check for those with heads in the clouds. Good post. Good reminder about 'stopping power' and 'defensive cover'. Absolutely.
Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
self defense (A.O.J.).
How does disarming
the number of victims?
Reason over Force: The Gun is Civilization (Marko Kloos)
NRA, SAF, GOA, OFF, ACLDN.
November 18th, 2006 04:48 PM
Very interesting! Thanks!
Yup, I'll stick with my Corbon DPX!
ALWAYS carry! - NEVER tell!
"A superior Operator is best defined as someone who uses his superior
judgement to keep himself out of situations that would require a display of his
November 19th, 2006 01:21 AM
Reminds me of the episode of Mythbusters where one of the hosts wanted to prove the myth of the exploding gas tank. He took a PSG-1 to a Cadillac put 5 or 6 holes into a full gas tank. As you can guess, nothing happened. But it was interesting to watch.
By bornlucky in forum Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions
Last Post: November 23rd, 2009, 10:25 PM
By bbqgrill in forum The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion
Last Post: July 18th, 2009, 07:26 AM
By Pure Kustom in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
Last Post: February 28th, 2009, 10:26 PM
By Bruces45 in forum Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion
Last Post: September 24th, 2005, 04:57 AM
By AZG23 in forum General Firearm Discussion
Last Post: February 22nd, 2005, 10:40 PM
Search tags for this page
buick o truth
buick of truth
the buick of truth
Click on a term to search for related topics.