I am not sure how much, if anything, these over the top, firearm torture tests prove (except the one done by Daniel Defense ended up proving that Aimpoints are ridiculously durable) but they are certainly entertaining. Palmetto State Armory (PSA) has been teasing about an upcoming “Durability” Test and I have been reasonably interested in seeing it since I own a couple of uppers from PSA that have served me well. The entire test video is not available yet but they did release a trailer for it.
How much do these tests influence you? Do you think there is much to be learned from them in terms of real world performance?