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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-21-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By TylerDurden
.44 mag 255 gr Devastator gelatin test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ucb75YccBrQ



.44 255 gr Lyman Devastator fired from six inch Herter's revolver into calibrated 10% gelatin.

BB calibration: 588.7 fps, 3.6"

Impact...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-21-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By TylerDurden
I may do that. The rifle is owned by a friend who...

I may do that. The rifle is owned by a friend who I don't get to shoot with very often. Results would probably be similar. I didn't really expect it to go through. This was mainly done to illustrate...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-16-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By TylerDurden
Spartan Armaply level III+ ATC vs .450 Marlin

405 gr JSP at about 1,900 fps fired from 18" Marlin Guide Gun into a Spartan Armor Systems level III+ plate. Clay measures back face deformation. Feel free to make predictions before watching the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-11-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By TylerDurden
You're absolutely right. The back face...

You're absolutely right. The back face deformation was insane and would certainly cause serious injury.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-10-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By TylerDurden
Highcom Guardian 3S9 vs .450 Marlin test video

Not really sure why armor tests go in the ammunition & reloading sub forum, but that's where I was told to post these. Anyway, this is a 405 gr JSP fired from 18" Marlin Guide Gun into a Highcom...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-01-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By TylerDurden
.300 AAC gel test: 125 gr REAPR vs windshield

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5fwrR4OlQc
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-21-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By TylerDurden
Thank you, locutus. I appreciate that. I believe...

Thank you, locutus. I appreciate that. I believe that informal testing is less trustworthy for obvious reasons but can fill in gaps where there is no data available to us plebes.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-20-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By TylerDurden
Professional testing is far more relevant than...

Professional testing is far more relevant than anything I do. In lieu of professional testing, amateur testing can help folks make a decision. This demonstration here does not produce a great deal of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-19-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By TylerDurden
Actually, it matters a great deal what we think...

Actually, it matters a great deal what we think and what our testing discovers. The police and military don't always choose the best tool for the job and the use case for police, military, and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-19-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By TylerDurden
First, the issue of fragmentation coming off...

First, the issue of fragmentation coming off plates is often overstated. It certainly can cause a serious and painful wound, but it is unlikely to be life threatening.
...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-18-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By TylerDurden
Still think ceramic armor is "better" than steel?

Is it ever really accurate to say that one thing is categorically "better" than another thing? I mean, except beer. Beer is definitely better than not having beer. For drinking.
...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-16-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By TylerDurden
Polycase Inceptor ARX .40 S&W gel and armor test

Link to test
https://youtu.be/n6EAulBm-r0



Polycase Inceptor ARX 107 gr .40 S&W fired from 4.5" Glock model 22 into calibrated 10% gelatin and a level IIA Kevlar vest.

BB calibration:...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-13-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By TylerDurden
There's a substantial difference between mild...

There's a substantial difference between mild steel and hardened steel. Mild steel craters and bits of steel and/or bullet can come directly back at the shooter, especially if the bullet does not...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-12-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By TylerDurden
.270 vs level III AR500

A lot of people have been asking for this one so here it is. This is a factory Winchester Super-X 130 gr soft point fired from a Remington 700 against an AR500Armor.com level III plate with the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-11-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By TylerDurden
Many people carry 10mm as a woods gun.

Many people carry 10mm as a woods gun.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-11-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By TylerDurden
10mm gel test: OATH 165 gr HALO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbYifnBIuaA


Please note, this is a solid copper projectile. Apparently the groove is just for looks.

Velocity was 1,218 fps and the projectile fully passed...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-08-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By TylerDurden
From what I can see, it looks like A1 is way...

From what I can see, it looks like A1 is way better at penetrating. Thanks for watching.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-06-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By TylerDurden
M855A1 vs TTM/Spartan level III+ steel armor

http://i65.tinypic.com/2z7jx55.jpg

Feel free to make your predictions before watching the test. The conditions are: M855A1 fired from a 20" Colt AR-15 A2 vs The Target Man/Spartan Armor systems...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-03-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By TylerDurden
.300 Blackout gel test: 125 gr REAPR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXoTUk1-r1w


125 gr REAPR fired from 8" 1:7" AR into calibrated 10% ordnance gelatin.
BB calibration: 597.3 fps, 3.6"
For reference, the gel block is...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-29-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By TylerDurden
Absolutely. The thing that strikes me most about...

Absolutely. The thing that strikes me most about this ammo is the almost instant bullet upset. The first few inches looked no different from the 14.5" barrel test that I did earlier.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-29-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By TylerDurden
M855A1 SBR gel test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clZwnSQnfH8

https://youtu.be/clZwnSQnfH8

The Army's new M855A1 62 gr EPR fired from 11.5" AR into calibrated 10% ordnance gelatin.

If anyone knows the BC for...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-21-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By TylerDurden
.300 Blackout gel test: 200 gr subsonic REAPR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTne55R3dK8

200 gr subsonic REAPR fired from 8" 1:7" AR into calibrated 10% ordnance gelatin, with and without four layers of denim.

BB calibration: 597.3 fps,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-13-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By TylerDurden
10mm gel test: 105 gr DRT

Video link




105 gr DRT fired from 4.5" barrel EAA Witness through into calibrated 10% ordnance gelatin.


BB: 590.2 fps, 3.6"
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-09-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By TylerDurden
1/4" I think.

1/4" I think.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-08-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By TylerDurden
Can 8mm penetrate Level III AR500 armor?

It's not rated to stop it, but can 7.92x57mm defeat an AR500Armor.com Level III plate? You've seen my earlier tests. What do you think? The ammo in question is Turkish surplus and the impact velocity...
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