Every wonder what kind of damage a carpet tack shot from a 12 gauge can do?
Or if it’ll do any damage at all?
Wonder no more…
Just watch below!
A viewer suggested I try carpet tacks as sort of a penetrator core for shotgun slugs. I believe this idea was from one of those army improvised munitions field manuals. We put one in the end of a Lyman slug and another in a foster slug. Carpet tacks are hardened steel, and are strong enough to be driven into a concrete foundation. The idea sounded reasonable-enough to try ou