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

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Armybrat, Nov 23, 2010.

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  1. Armybrat

    Armybrat Member

    Jun 17, 2009
    All Hail The Mighty Weave!


    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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  2. MikeNice

    MikeNice Member

    Aug 10, 2010
    North Carolina
    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.
  3. Sam1911

    Sam1911 Moderator

    Oct 22, 2007
    Central PA
    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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