Gelatin test: 7.62x39mm Hornady SST, Underwood 9mm 115 gr +P+ Gold Dot, .44 mag


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Old 05-09-2013, 04:50 PM   #1
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Default Gelatin test: 7.62x39mm Hornady SST, Underwood 9mm 115 gr +P+ Gold Dot, .44 mag


123 gr Hornady SST loaded over 25.2 grains of Hodgdon H4198 and fired from a Norinco SKS into calibrated gelatin.

BB calibration: 609.3 3.7"

Impact velocity: 2,284 fps
Penetration: 16.7"
Retained weight: 77.0 gr
Max expansion: 0.583"
Min expansion: 0.412"









.44 mag 200 gr Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel, part number 23971 fired from Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan, 2.5" barrel through four layers of denim into calibrated gelatin.

BB calibration: 609.3, 3.7"

Impact velocity: 1,049 fps
Penetration: 15.5"
Retained weight: 199.6 gr
Max expansion: 0.809"
Min expansion: 0.607"







9mm Underwood 115 gr Gold Dot +P+ fired from Glock 22 with Lone Wolf 9mm conversion barrel through four layers of denim into calibrated gelatin.

BB calibration: 609.3, 3.7"

Impact velocity: 1,483 fps
Penetration: 14.9"
Retained weight: 115.9 gr
Max expansion: 0.592"
Min expansion: 0.412"


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Rather impressed with the 9mm.

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Very impressive rest results.

Please continue to post them.

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