I admire Scott DeShields over at Kentucky Ballistics: You gotta respect a Suthin guy willing to shoot up a Dr Pepper soda machine. Suthiners have a special relationship with Dr Pepper; shooting through hundreds of cans of life-giving ambrosia had to be difficult.
But science doesn’t care about your feelings, and it’s critically important to answer the question:
Could you hide behind a soda machine during a gunfight?
And here’s the answer: Depends on which guns the bad guys are shooting.