What happens when you reverse Minie balls? 

That big hollowpoint exposed is quite impressive!

Check out the reversed Minie ball test that will certainly surprise you.

What would happen if you took the historic Minie ball that is well known in history as one of the most destructive military projectiles ever and turn it upside down? Well the hollow base is now a gaping hollowpoint ready to expand the 100% pure lead muzzleloading projectile to ridiculous size.

YouTuber TheIdahoanShow decided to try out an experiment to see what would happen if you fired a Minie ball backwards. What the slow motion footage and subsequent examination of targets proves is the stunt actually works. Those soft lead backwards projectiles sure do expand!

Many thanks to The Idahoan Show for this great experimental video. It certainly answers the backwards bullet question out of a muzzleloader.

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