Ballistic gelatin test results : 9x19mm Hornady 147gr TAP CQ (Interior wall)


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Brass Fetcher
July 21, 2008, 09:39 PM
Special thanks to Gun Slinger for sponsoring this test.
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Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

Test # CS4
Interior wall test. Light clothing on block (2 layers of 8-ounce denim).
(Nominal 10% concentration)

Cartridge : Hornady 9x19mm 147gr TAP CQ

Block Calibration : 3.4 0.05 inch penetration @ 576 0.5 ft/sec

Block Calibration temperature : 37.0 0.05 Degrees Fahrenheit

Block Core temperature : 38.8 0.05 Degrees Fahrenheit

Bullet Performance:

Impact Velocity : 977 0.5 feet/second
Deepest Penetration Depth : 13.5 0.05 Inch
Maximum Crack Diameter : 1.5 0.05 Inch
Max Crack Diameter Location : 4.8 0.05 Inch
Cavitation Depth : 0.0-10.6 0.05 Inch

Notes:
Weapon - Glock 19, with 4.02" barrel length
Distance - 21.0 feet, muzzle to gelatin impact face
Test site conditions - 67 deg F, 41% relative humidity
Time out of refrigeration prior to shot impact - 6 minutes
Bullet recovered weight - 146.40.05gr
Bullet recovered average diameter - 0.4990.0005"
Bullet recovered length - 0.5560.0005"
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strambo
July 22, 2008, 01:46 AM
Nice test. What was the distance from the wall to the gel?

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