Think you can bust open a lock with a bullet? Think again!

Many movies and action games have a scene in which someone is trapped and needs to escape, so they shoot a padlock, which just busts open and ta-dah! A mere gun shot, just one, and that is enough to open a lock. But is that really how things would turn out in real life?


YouTube channel DemolitionRanch made a video to find that out. It shows how reality is very different from what we see in Hollywood movies and video games. The shooter had to use several different weapons and calibers in order to find out how much “power” is needed to break open a padlock.

Check out how this turned out: