Ballistic gelatin test results : 7.62x54mmR Igman 150gr JSP


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Brass Fetcher
June 16, 2007, 09:12 PM
Special thanks to grimjaw for sponsoring this test in full.

Cartridge : Igman 150gr JSP

Rifle : Mosin Nagant M44 carbine with 20.5" barrel length

Block calibration : All depths corrected (From 9.8cm @ 592 ft/sec)

Single shot fired from 10' distance. Impacted at 2741 ft/sec and penetrated to 15.8" in gelatin and ~ 2.0" into a polyester bullet arresting box. Bullet was recovered at 103.4gr weight and 0.691" average diameter.
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grimjaw
June 16, 2007, 09:43 PM
J.M. would be me. :)

Thanks a lot, JE223. I'm in Denver on work but this gives me something interesting to review in the evening.

jm

wilson
June 16, 2007, 10:47 PM
Well it looks like it did a pretty good job to me. I am glad you guys did this one i was wondering how that round did. I wonder how some of the surplus rounds (steel core) would do also.

grimjaw
June 16, 2007, 10:49 PM
He's got some steel core, too. :D

jm

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