I've seen it in several movies including "The Alamo" and "The Patriot". Quite dramatic in the movies. Would I try it in mine ...NO
I wonder how many grains a ramrod weighs? I never weighed one. It seems that the laws of physics would dictate that an increase of pressure would occur due to the added weight of the ramrod.
Strive to live up to the opinion that your dog has of you.