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Ballistic gelatin test results : 7.62x54mm R Winchester 180gr JSP

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Brass Fetcher, Jun 16, 2007.

  1. Brass Fetcher

    Brass Fetcher Senior Member

    Jan 11, 2006
    Eastern border of the United States
    Special thanks to grimjaw for sponsoring this test in full.

    Cartridge : 7.62x54mm R Winchester 180gr JSP

    Firearm : Mosin Nagant M44 carbine with 20.5" barrel length

    Block calibration : All depths corrected (From 10.0cm @ 595 ft/sec)

    Single shot fired from 10' distance. Impacted at 2517 ft/sec and penetrated to 15.8" in gelatin and ~ 2.5" into a polyester bullet arresting box. Bullet was recovered at 113.4gr weight and 0.678" average diameter.

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    Last edited: Jun 16, 2007
  2. Aaryq

    Aaryq Senior Member

    Jan 17, 2007
    ND Resident, Stationed out of CA, Moving to NC
    JE223, you never fail to impress me. It seems that every time I have a question about a caliber or a specific type of bullet, I can always find it. Good work and keep it up.

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