Woman's weave stops .40 cal. bullet, saves her life


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Armybrat
November 23, 2010, 07:10 PM
All Hail The Mighty Weave!

http://www.fox4kc.com/wdaf-hair-weav...,1242972.story


Woman's Weave Stops Bullet, Saves Life


KANSAS CITY, MO — Briana Bonds literally came within a hair's breadth of dying late Wednesday night after her tightly-woven wig somehow stopped a speeding bullet. ...

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MikeNice
November 23, 2010, 07:14 PM
They tested this on Myth Busters recently. They basicly came to the conclusion that the bullet must have hit a piece of the car and ricocheted into her head. When they tried the shot the bullet went through the back window, the head rest, and through the skull simulant. It actually pulled hair from the weave completely through the wound channel.

Of course it appeared they were using FMJ. So, if the boyfriend was using HPs it might be different. I don't know enough to say honestly.

Sam1911
November 23, 2010, 07:23 PM
I don't see anything here that really warrants a THR discussion.

Bad people doing bad things with firearms isn't on-topic here in general.

And I really don't want to see the S&T thread devoted to the use of a hair weave as hard cover. :uhoh:

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