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Old 03-07-2013, 07:12 PM   #31
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Will brick stop handgun rounds? I assume it would really slow them down if it didn't stop them altoghether.

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Old 03-07-2013, 07:26 PM   #32
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One way to find out... actual I think a single brick will be penetrated/broken up by larger handgun calibers. Bricks that are reinforced by a solid structure, which consists of even more materials will hold together. Now a .50 Barrett is another story...
Does anybody have extra bricks....?

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FYI, the Federal Marshal field office in Atlanta still uses Sig 357 and is not anticipating a change.
The 357 sig is used by Air Marshals for several reasons, which I can't discuss.
You'll have to ask someone from the Viper Teams , I'm not an Air Marshal, but I do know this to be a fact.
The name of the ammo is Air Marshal. Look it up at google. And it does break up on impact. I tried to shoot a phone book only went in 3in and weighed 42gr after impact.
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A bullet that breaks up if it hits drywall....i dont believe that one bit. I used to hang drywall and do residental framing, nearly anything will penetrate drywall with ease. Its way to brittle to stand up to anything.
Google it!!!!
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Google it!!!!
Back to my post at the beginning of the thread...FRANGIBLE AMMO!
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The name of the ammo is Air Marshal. Look it up at google. And it does break up on impact. I tried to shoot a phone book only went in 3in and weighed 42gr after impact.



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You can get frangible ammo in any cal. I have them in 9mm,38spl,.45acp. Made by glacier and federal.

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Does anyone know anything about the rounds that are made of compressed powdered lead? I I read a little about them a couple years ago but haven't done much research.
The claim was the projectile stayed intact until striking flesh or bone then dispersed in the body? I think anyway.

I know there is a shotgun round made of compressed powder designed for breaching doors by destroying the knob/locking mechanism but the ones I was reading about were handgun defense rounds.

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If .40 or .45 is your choice, and it for indoors specifically, look into something like Glaser Safety Slugs, which is a special kinda shot "shell" at extreme high velocity, hard enough to penetrate bone, but then opens up and the shot shreds the innards of the BG. High percentage (96%) of one-shot stops. If you put one into a wall, it'll likely not travel very far, and would be safer (thus the name) than a solid chunk of lead or copper. Not for long range, though, as the "slugs" start to tumble after they've travelled a few yards.
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http://www.shopcorbon.com/Glaser-Safety-Slug/500/500/dept

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Will brick stop handgun rounds? I assume it would really slow them down if it didn't stop them altoghether.
Are we talking an actual reenforced brick house or brick facing what is behind it or inside is kindof important.and handgun round is a pretty vast category are we talkin about 9mm or .357 magnum?or even .22LR? Please be more specific
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