VIDEO: What Kind Of Damage Can A 12 Gauge Carpet Tack Do?

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on March 29, 2016


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


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