Iron skillet standoff: How bullet resistant are they? (VIDEOS)

To answer the unlikely but possible scenario of the effectiveness of a cast iron skillet at providing ballistic protection, there had to be some destructive testing.

In the above, 22Plinkster takes a stab at the concept by using, logically, a .22 rimfire line-up against a single $20 skillet. He starts with Shorts and heads to LRs in various loads and WMRs to see if it makes a difference.

And then, to flip the desk and set the whole thing on fire, Edwin Sarkissian goes centerfire– up to and including shotguns slugs and an AK– but adds extra iron for good measure.

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