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Video: Do You Think an Axe Blade Can Split a .45-Caliber Bullet?

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The Slow Mo Guys put it to the test in their classic, slow-motion fashion.

We've seen it in Hollywood blockbusters and have certainly wondered whether it's at all feasible. Lucky for us, The Slow Mo Guys gave it a shot, and the footage is pretty stellar.

Using some high-tech camera gear in a controlled environment, they give us an intimate glimpse into what happens when a bullet meets steel. The results might surprise you.

How cool was that?!

The way the ax blade wobbled once the bullet made contact was certainly an eye-opener. Who would have thought, right?

However, we definitely don't recommend attempting to deflect an oncoming bullet with a bladed object as a means of self-protection.

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Video: Do You Think an Axe Blade Can Split a .45-Caliber Bullet?