Shooting Steel-Toe Boots, Part 2
I guess I’m developing a tradition–every time I throw away a pair of steel toe boots, I first shoot them to see what the steel toe will stop. In my first test, a couple years ago, I found that they would stop .22 LR and 9mm, but not .44 mag (all fired from pistols). In this follow-up test, I try .357 magnum, 22 LR from a rifle, and .223
Idaho was one of the last continental US states to be settled and, more so than some parts of the US, the culture of Idaho still retains a frontier spirit of self-reliance. As host of TheIdahoanShow on YouTube, I endeavor to produce videos capturing this enduring pioneer spirit, at least as it is practiced by this Idahoan. Of course, shooting and associated ancillary activities are an important part of Idahoan culture, and so many of my videos pertain in some way to the making or testing of firearms and/or ammunition. Here on the Reloaders’ Network, I have endeavored to consolidate this portion of my work as a reference for the reloading community.