Magnetic Buckshot in Flight (Video)


Magnetic Buckshot in Flight (Video)

It’s been a good while since we posted a video about shooting magnets from a shotgun shell, and this one seems just as interesting – if not more so.

Here’s a guy loading magnetic round balls into shotgun shells, in two configurations, and shooting them.

He arranges some of them into a hollow cylinder–almost like a tube–and others into a solid cylinder. And then they’re fired at stuff.

The stuff includes a watermelon, a block of clay, hard drives, and a vehicle door.

My favorite was watching the slow-motion video in which some strings of shot hit the clay, causing dramatic “wound channels.” I like that.

It’s rivaled, though, by a nice ring of spherical magnets flying through the air with the greatest of ease – and leaving an impressive mark on the steel door.

Be sure to watch all the way to the end. He says “the end” about halfway through, but only to tell critics of his low-rez slo-mo to buzz off.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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