90-Degree Barrels – Myth: Confirmed!

    While a slight bend to a barrel was possible (as proven by the Germans in WWII), Jamie and Adam decided to tackle and see if possible to shoot with a bent barrel. Using a 10/22, they proved that it is possible. Moreover, they showed that the exit velocity was nearly unaffected, but the bullet tumbled shortly after hitting the gel.

    As a bonus, they showed how much a bullet can “ricochet” under ideal conditions almost 360 degrees:

    Nathan S

    One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

    The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.