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Ballistic gelatin test results : 9x19mm Hornady 147gr TAP CQ (Exterior door)

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Brass Fetcher, Jul 21, 2008.

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  1. Brass Fetcher

    Brass Fetcher Member

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    Special thanks to Gun Slinger for sponsoring this test.
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    Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

    Test # CS6
    Exterior door, 2 layers of 8-ounce denim
    (Nominal 10% concentration)

    Cartridge : Hornady 9x19mm 147gr TAP CQ

    Block Calibration : 3.4 ± 0.05 inch penetration @ 581 ± 0.5 ft/sec

    Block Calibration temperature : 42.2 ± 0.05 Degrees Fahrenheit

    Block Core temperature : 44.3 ± 0.05 Degrees Fahrenheit

    Bullet Performance

    Impact Velocity : 960 ± 0.5 feet/second
    Deepest Penetration Depth : 18.7 ± 0.05 Inch
    Maximum Crack Diameter : 2.3 ± 0.05 Inch
    Max Crack Diameter Location : 5.4 ± 0.05 Inch
    Cavitation Depth : 0.0-16.4 ± 0.05 Inch

    Notes:
    Weapon - Glock 19, with 4.02" barrel length
    Distance - 21.0 feet, muzzle to gelatin impact face
    Test site conditions - 66 deg F, 44% relative humidity
    Time out of refrigeration prior to shot impact - 5 minutes
    Bullet recovered weight - 146.6±0.05gr
    Bullet recovered average diameter - 0.352±0.0005"
    Bullet recovered length - 0.637±0.0005"
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  2. FieroCDSP

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    Wow.... No expansion + 18 inches penetration. I would have expected this result from the interior wall. I guess it depends on how hard the substance is that gets jammed into the cavity.

    Good test. Thanks!!
     
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