Rifle Bullet Ricochet,yes, it can happen!

It is difficult to understand all the circumstances here without some facts about the target composition and construction. 

Ricochets can occur with almost any weapon under the right conditions. 

I know of at least one case where an IDPA Range Officer was hit with a dime size disk (from a 110 grain .357 SJHP) in the throat because steel plates had been put too close to the firing line.

And, of course, NEVER shoot bowling pins with .22 LR at twenty five yards. (or closer!) 

You will poke your eye out!

2 responses to “Rifle Bullet Ricochet,yes, it can happen!

  1. Pingback: Crazy William Tell Sniper Shot « John Jacob H’s RKBA Commentary

  2. FWIW: The first video is real. It was shot by George Hill of MadOgre.com

    The second video is staged. Spend enough time on YouTube and you’ll see the same knuckleheads at the same range filming more ricochet shots. They’re either the unluckiest shooters in the world or they’re faking them.

Leave a Reply to Justin Buist Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s