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  1. survivalgirl

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    Here is a interesting article about shooting through concrete rebarred walls. Link below.

    http://www.survivalebooks.com/concreteversguns.htm

    Thought it woud be kind of interesting see what peope think about it and how much faster you could do it with say a AK or M16.

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  2. Soldiersurfs

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    Alot faster with an AK
    That site seemed interesting at first , there is alot of good info..... till I started reading some of the other stuff they spout out ........
    "It is difficult to miss with a shotgun Shotgun shells do not penetate well through walls".
     
  3. survivalgirl

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    There is no tak about using a shotgun. The article is about using a CZ-52 and a Hi-point C-9 to shoot through concrete walls.

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  4. Blofeld

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    Welcome, survivalgirl.

    Most CZ-52 surplus ammo is steel core, not sure if that was a factor.

    Not sure how safe an experiment this was, either.

    Interesting, though.
     
  5. Soldiersurfs

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    I am talking about the site the article is on , not the article itself.
    Im not saying the article is inaccurate , but alot of their other stuff is so it makes me second guess that article
     
  6. survivalgirl

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    What other stuff??

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    I didn't see where it specified how thick the wall was. I have seen similar experiments with an AK, didn't take quite a whole magazine.
     
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    1st off - "Welcome" to THR, survivalgirl.

    I really can't tell by the picture so I'll just ask.... how thick is that reinforced, concrete wall slab?

    I can only guess that the reason that you blasted 500 perfectly good rounds at a concrete wall was for testing purposes for some sort of bunker that you are thinking about building. The possibility of you ever needing that type of structure is, hopefully, remote but it would be too late to start building it once the sh_t hit the fan so, "Good Luck" w/your project.
     
  10. survivalgirl

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    Depends what ammo you are using in the shotgun and how close you would be also. You are taling about a matter of what if's there.

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  11. Blofeld

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    If it was Extreme Shock ammo, one round of .22:rolleyes:
     
  12. survivalgirl

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    The wall was 7 inches thick. And yes the test was done for some thing like that. It was for a big survival reteat and the retreat is already up and running for when or if it does hit the fan the family has a place to go. Survival retreat is designed around and in a large woring gold mine.

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  13. survivalgirl

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    i have not shot ExtremeShock ammo but from what I have read about it I am sure you are right. Not sure if it is legal here in CA.

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    I sent the link to my Dad for comment...

    His answer: "If God in His wisdom had intended man to shoot through concrete walls He wouldn't have inspired Mills to invent the hand grenade."

    Selena
     
  16. survivalgirl

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    Cool videos best I seen on the subject.

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    if you shot the wall with EXTREME SHOCK You would have to be wearing 10,000 sunblock because the wall would melt on the spot. Why do you think Ninja's use them??
     
  18. survivalgirl

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    I don't think they wil be selling grenades at the local gun store anytime soon no matter how much I wish they would lol.

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  19. survivalgirl

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    Any EXTREME SHOCK vids of test fire on anything?

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    It also depends upon the concrete mix design. 1500 psi concrete is easier to penetrate than 3000 psi concete, or 4000 psi.
    Size and spacing of reinforcing bars will also make a difference, given that bullets ricochet off the steel.
    The size and type of large aggregate will also make a difference to a lesser degree.
     
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    survivalgirl,

    Folks are pulling your leg on the EXTREME SCHLOCK ammo.
    Their ads are lurid, their prices are high, their claims ridiculous so they become a source of humor for gunnies
     
  23. Neckshot5seven

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    Welcome to THR or as we call it "The Rag on EXTREMESHOCK ninja message board"
     
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    A glass bottle of gasoline with a lit wick in it will take out a concrete bunker just as fast as a grenade. Maybe faster!

    As for the link in the OP, that appears to be an old sidewalk slab. More then likely poor or rotten concrete mix to start with.

    The other thing is, we can assume the occupants of a bunker would take issue of someone setting out there and shooting at the same place until they wore a hole through a concrete wall!

    rcmodel
     
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    John Moses Browning and the .50 BMG would disagree with him, methinks.
     
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