Hornady TAP FPD 12 Gauge 00 Buckshot VersaTite Wad Ballistics Gel Test


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plouffedaddy
March 26, 2013, 02:35 PM
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Just finished up the testing of the #00 Hornady TAP buckshot round.
Here are the conditions and results.

Test Conditions

-18.5'' Remington 870 barrel (no aftermarket chokes, as it comes from the factory)
-Test rounds fired from 10 feet
-FBI spec (their term) Clear Ballistics gel block
-4 layers of denim

Results:

-1429 fps average velocity
-17-25'' of penetration

Here's the video showing the test, the permanent cavity, and a discussion of the results:

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Fred Fuller
March 26, 2013, 04:42 PM
Thanks for sharing the test results.

Has Hornady gotten any better with their crimps? I stopped buying it a few years back because their crimps were so sloppy I was concerned about the long term reliability of the shells.

browningguy
March 26, 2013, 10:21 PM
Good test, thanks for posting.

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