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Is Bird Shot Effective as Home Defense Load? It Goes Through the Meat Test

Is bird shot a good shotgun home defense load?

Demolition Ranch is set to test just how lethal bird shot shotshells are on a meat target.

Witness what ordinary bird shot shotshells do for a home defense situation.

Here is an age old question: would bird shot shotshells be good for home defense?

Buckshot fans say bigger is better. Bird shot fans say their light shot loads pass through less walls and still make a mess out of thugs. Demolition Ranch decided to try normal Winchester bird shot shells out on a chunk of beef meat for a good visual affect of what bird shot would do in a home defense situation.

The verdict is in. We would not want to be shot certainly by a bird shot shotgun load at a home defense distance. It will certainly get the job done.

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