[GSBN] Bullet Resistance of Straw Bale Walls

Rene Dalmeijer rene.dalmeijer at hetnet.nl
Sat Oct 1 04:10:20 CDT 2016


John,

I can also remember that conversation. Besides that there was also a thread on this topic on the crest list. The person involved had trigger happy neighbors. His experience was that a rendered (cement) SB wall would stop a bullet. 

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Rene Dalmeijer

On Aug 16, 2016, at 23:31, John Glassford wrote:

> G ' day Darcy
> 
> I remember a conversation with the Straw Dogs when we visited California on the Great International Straw Bale Caravan from Tuscon to San Francisco cannot exactly remember the year 1998 I think.
> 
> Turko Semmes and the other Straw Dog talked about firing certain types of guns into straw bales.
> 
> It was a fun morning and we laughed a lot however the conversation is sort of fuzzy now but I am sure they said that a rendered SB would stop a .303 bullet.  I may be wrong.
> 
> Kind regards
> John Glassford
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