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Friday 28th November 2014
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Could You Really Shoot Off a Padlock?

Question


On films you often see people shooting chains and padlocks off of doors and things. Can it be done in real life? A bullet is made of lead, the padlock is made out of harder metal so surely it wouldn't be strong enough?
Mervin, Uxbridge


Answer


**Definitive**
Name: Leyton, Islington
Qualification: Ex-soldier
Answer: No, a handgun hasn't got the force to shoot through a padlock.

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