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Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion Today, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By TylerDurden
12 ga gel test: Remington #4 buck (27 pellet)

Link to video of test


12 gauge Remington #4 buckshot (27 pellet) fired from 18.5" barrel Mossberg 500A cylinder bore into calibrated 10% gelatin.

BB: 590.5 fps, 3.7"

Impact velocity: 1,245...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By TylerDurden
.223 gel test: Hornady 55 gr soft point hand load

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKWojqtvHnE
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-24-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 312
Posted By TylerDurden
Do you really believe that Winchester is still...

Do you really believe that Winchester is still recovering R&D costs for its Ranger T line? To be sure, premium defense ammunition has better quality control than blasting ammo usually does.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-24-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 312
Posted By TylerDurden
Until you consider the cost to train with that...

Until you consider the cost to train with that ammo. Remember, shot placement is key. Training with ammunition different than what you intend to carry could result in problems. Not only may your...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 312
Posted By TylerDurden
You're right. I should have used the same title...

You're right. I should have used the same title for the thread as for the article. "Cheap" certainly does have some negative connotations.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-23-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 312
Posted By TylerDurden
Cheap defense ammo?

An article I wrote on the subject:


http://images.homedefensegun.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/IMG_8158-640x426.jpg




The rest is here, if you're interested....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 59
Posted By TylerDurden
.223 gel test: Fiocchi 55 gr PSP (soft point)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJsB7q5gpbM

Link to video of test


Fiocchi 55 gr PSP fired from 16" and 11.5" AR pattern rifles into calibrated 10% gelatin. Both rifles are 1:9" twist rates and...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By TylerDurden
.223 gel test: Hornady 55 gr FMJ and bonus fruit cocktail rocket

Video link for gel test and fruit cocktail rocket




.223 hand load fired from 16" 1:9" twist AR-15 into calibrated 10% ordnance gelatin. Surefire FA556AR sound suppressor was attached. Bonus...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-06-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By TylerDurden
.223 gel test: American Eagle 50 gr JHP fired from 11.5", 14.5", & 19.5" barrels

Link to video of test including bonus watermelon explosion


Federal American Eagle 50 gr JHP (part no. AE223G) fired from 11.5", 14.5", and 19.5" barreled AR-15 pattern rifles into calibrated 10%...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 09-27-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By TylerDurden
7.62x39mm gel test: Winchester 120 gr PDX1 fired from 10.5" & 16" AKs

7.62x39mm gel test: Winchester 120 gr PDX1 video link


Winchester 120 gr PDX1 fired from 10.5" Zastava M92 PAP and 16" WASR-10/63 into calibrated 10% gelatin.

BB: 593.5 fps, 3.6"

16"...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 09-26-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By TylerDurden
Thought you might enjoy this: Jerry Miculek...

Thought you might enjoy this:

Jerry Miculek makes a 200 yard shot with a snubby. Upside down.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-24-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By TylerDurden
I didn't want to totally vaporize the gelatin. As...

I didn't want to totally vaporize the gelatin. As it was, I think it might have been a bit too much. I really expected to have a few large chunks left over near the blast.


73
KG7EGB
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-24-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By TylerDurden
Really? Does a sip of beer turn you into a...

Really? Does a sip of beer turn you into a reckless idiot? The beer was Kilt Lifter, a local Scottish style ale. I'd agree that it's irresponsible to handle firearms while intoxicated. That said, one...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-23-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By TylerDurden
Lol. Not sure it would be as fun as you think.

Lol. Not sure it would be as fun as you think.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-22-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By TylerDurden
.38 spl PDX1 gel test: snubby, 4", and carbine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8q9TnxOuu0

130 gr PDX1 fired from S&W 2" Model 638, S&W 4" Model 13, and Rossi 16" Model 92 through four layers of denim into water and calibrated 10% gelatin.
...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-15-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By TylerDurden
Tannerite vs. ballistic gelatin

The gelatin I use for testing (tests are posted in "Range Reports") was getting really opaque so I decided to "retire" it by blowing it up with tannerite.

Even though it still calibrated...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 09-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By TylerDurden
SSGN_Doc, there are several heavy 10mm tests on...

SSGN_Doc, there are several heavy 10mm tests on my channel.

I enjoy shooting my Witness. Mine is the polymer version.

Alien Gear makes holsters that got the polymer frame Witness and several...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 09-07-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By TylerDurden
Big bad 10mm gelatin test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfDnbEnPz68

10mm Hornady 175 gr Flex Lock fired from 4.5" barrel EAA Witness through four layers of denim into calibrated 10% gelatin.

BB: 591.8 fps, 3.5"

...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 08-26-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By TylerDurden
John_Deer, thank you. I do plan to test several...

John_Deer, thank you. I do plan to test several 125 gr loads from the revolver and carbine. My goal is to identify a load that does well in both. 158 gr is probably the best bet there but the other...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 08-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By TylerDurden
10mm vs. .357 mag ballistic gelatin test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ukywag3tfM

.357 mag Prograde 180 gr XTP fired from 4" barrel S&W Model 13 through four layers of denim into calibrated gelatin.

BB: 600.4 fps, 3.7"

Impact...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 08-17-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By TylerDurden
Just one round at each charge weight to verify...

Just one round at each charge weight to verify that the primers weren't showing crazy pressures.
Firearms Forum: Range Report 08-16-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By TylerDurden
Ballistic test: .44 mag from a carbine and 10mm 135 gr cast bullet

.44 mag Winchester 240 gr JSP video link


.44 mag Winchester 240 gr JSP fired from Marlin 1894 carbine into calibrated gelatin and calibrated tactical rain water.

BB: 594.1 fps, 3.4"
...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-13-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By TylerDurden
Just found out from another forum that Tombstone...

Just found out from another forum that Tombstone has some faux ivory grips that will fit it. I intend to do exactly that... as soon as Household Six authorizes the funds.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By TylerDurden
Works for me. Might be network trouble. Try right...

Works for me. Might be network trouble. Try right clicking and copy the URL into a different browser. You can also strip off the title of the article to go to that blog's home page. "Cold" link for...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-12-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By TylerDurden
This Old, Ugly Gun That I Love

This is from an article that I got published on a minor blog.



The rest is here (http://www.homedefensegun.net/ugly-gun/) if you're interested.

Please give me some criticism. I'd like to...
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