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How Much Fire Power is Needed to Bust a Lock? [VIDEO]

Stormtroopers prepare to raid a compound, but run into a locked gate. They pull out a 9mm and blast the lock. Does that really work?

You’ve all seen it in Hollywood: a good guy aims at a door lock with his handgun, and busts through a lock to open it and rescue whoever’s inside.

What caliber does it take to bust a lock? The boys at Demolition Ranch set out to test the myth the movies have perpetuated.

Were your visions of big-time heroes blown out of the water?

Demolition Ranch did a superb job of busting a myth about gate and room entry. Bring on the C4.

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How Much Fire Power is Needed to Bust a Lock? [VIDEO]