2672187 comment Comment: Re:Do it the old fashioned way - shoot em! (Score 1) 337 by TheRealGrendel on Saturday January 12, 2008 @12:41PM (#22015892) Attached to: How to Say Goodbye to Old Hard Drives? I taped 7 drives together and shot them with Military Ball from a Mosin Nagant Model 44. At 50 yards it only penetrated 5 HD's. Maybe if I had hit the platters rather then center punching the spindle it would have penetrated more.