Testing out the Hardcore Defense Alpha Shield (VIDEO)

Certified to stop most handgun rounds, the 14-pounds Alpha Shield is designed to provide a good deal of protection in the form of ballistic steel across the upper body, if used correctly.

Matt with Demolition Ranch checks out the $299 shield from Hardcore Defense, which is NIJ Level IIIA rated. On the bright side, it can stop .44 Magnum out of a handgun, but of course its rifle rating is much less.

How much less?

Matt starts with .22LR and works his way up.

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