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SA man's bullet-proof business goes viral

YouTube video shows off armored car features

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SAN ANTONIO – One local business owner definitely stands behind his product. 

Trent Kimball, owner of Texas Armor Incorporation, made a video of him sitting behind the wheel of a Mercedes SUV while one of his employees riddled the windshield with 12 shots from and AK-47 rifle.

His video has gone viral is just four days.

"I didn't know that kind of feeling I would have but one after one (bullet), I thought ‘This is amazing,'" said Kimball.

Kimball's company provides armored vehicles to customers around the world.

The windows in some of the vehicles are about two inches thick. They have four layers of glass and then a polycarbonate layer.

"Some of them (bullets) were hitting right on top of each other. I didn't have to worry because I was actually seeing them stop," Kimball said.

Kimball put together the video as a marketing tool to bring in more business. The plan worked. Of the 2 million hits the video has, he has received about 500 inquiries.

Watch the full video below.


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