Skip to comments.The Big Bang: Enthralling Photos of Exploding Bullets
Posted on 07/01/2013 4:06:26 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER
Deborah Bay was in a store that sells building materials in her hometown of Houston, Texas, when she saw a display of bulletproof plexiglass. A few different types of ammunition were lodged in the hard plastic to demonstrate the strength of the product.
(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.smithsonianmag.com ...
I wish they had included a scale on each photo.
absolutely beautiful pictures!
Thanks for the post
Interesting that they are all so different looking...I am assuming it is the same strength plexiglass used with each differentl type of bullet, one would think the impact sites would be similar looking.... But only larger for the higher capacity rounds and grain ....
She says, “Only a small amount of imagination is needed to realize the impact any of these bullets would have on muscle and bone, she says. I just want people to think about what these bullets can do.
I’m wondering what my favorite, the .50BMG would look like?
Pretty pictures. If I were a criminal, I believe I’d have second thoughts.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.