This simple test shows the devastating power of the S&W 500.
The Smith & Wesson 500 is well known as one of the most powerful handguns on earth, and for good reason! These 500-grain bullets can bring down pretty much any animal on earth.
Youtube user GY6vids put together this short and simple video in which he puts one of these mammoth pistols up against a couple of pork shoulders. The results are about what you may expect!
This is a simple test, but an effective one. The huge holes and ridiculous penetration of this round should stop just about anything on earth. Talk about some devastating power! It’s little wonder this handgun has such a reputation and is so popular with the world’s most serious handgun hunters. If you’re going after the biggest of big game with a handgun, you’d want it to be the S&W 500.
It’s easy to see why this handgun is so popular in Alaska as a sidearm in bear country. If you’re going to need to put down a charging, angry bear in a hurry, you definitely want one of these on your hip!