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Ballistic gelatin test results : 9x19mm Remington 124gr +P Golden Saber

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Brass Fetcher, May 19, 2008.

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  1. Brass Fetcher

    Brass Fetcher Member

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    Many thanks to GMB and AHE for their sponsorship of this test.

    Cartridge : 9x19mm Remington 124gr +P Golden Saber JHP

    Firearm : Glock 19 with 4.0" barrel length

    Block calibration : 7.3cm @ 556 ft/sec and 40.3degF. Conditions at the test site were 32.7degF bulk temperature, diffuse sunlight, 50% relative humidity and less than 5 mile per hour winds.

    Single shot fired from 10 feet distance into bare 10% ballistic gelatin block. Shot impacted at 1114 ft/sec, penetrated to 12.8" and was recovered at 0.593" average diameter. Bullet was recovered at 123.8gr weight and 0.377" average length.
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  2. Blarelli

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    Huh, wonder how the heavy golden sabers do.
     
  3. ARTiger

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    Impressive. With those petals bared that thing would be like a 5/8" drill bit flying over 1100 fps. Gonna leave a mark at least.
     
  4. platform

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    seems like one of the best results on the 9mm
     
  5. saturno_v

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    I'm amazed at the ignorance of people that keep calling the 9 mm the "Europellet".......many gun lover not much real gun knowledge around unfortunately...
     
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    Worked better than I figured but I thought this round would move a little faster out the barrel.
     
  7. skers69

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    OUCH!!. I will still stay with my Gold Dot 124 +P. I recall seeing that test as well...it looked about the same if I recall. Very nice work by the way...I apperiate your tests.
     
  8. Bill_G

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    thanks for the test. the GS is my carry ammo in my FNP-9. i was pretty sure i had a winner......now i actually know.

    Bill
     
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