Last Activity:07-19-2015 4:12 PM
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Posted in thread: Will soft body armor stop an arrow? on 07-19-2015 at 08:12 PM
the difference between an xbow bolt zipping though and an arrow is rotation. the field points
act like a bullet and have roughly the same energy as a 357mag. when field points hit the spin
and wide fr...
Posted in thread: Will soft body armor stop an arrow? on 07-17-2015 at 04:38 PM
I couldn't find a more appropriate sub-forum so I guess I'll put this here. Please move it if
there's a better place.Aramid based ballistic armor is designed to stop bullets, not cutting or
Posted in thread: Open source armor project on 07-08-2015 at 04:38 PM
Help me design homemade armor that is cheap and practical. Every few years, the leftist control
freaks float the idea of an armor ban but if we can demonstrate that someone can build
something just as...
Posted in thread: USB 12.0 (Taofledermaus parody) on 07-03-2015 at 07:14 AM
Scientifical calibrated dirt, even.
Posted in thread: USB 12.0 (Taofledermaus parody) on 07-02-2015 at 05:11 PM
[ame] if this is the wrong forum, I apologize)
Posted in thread: .223 & 7.62x39mm Fusion windshield test on 06-25-2015 at 03:49 PM
Posted in thread: 7.62x39mm gel test: TulAmmo 124 gr soft point on 06-25-2015 at 03:48 PM
Yeah, a little short on penetration but probably good enough. It would likely penetrate more
deeply as range increased, too.
Posted in thread: 7.62x39mm gel test: TulAmmo 124 gr soft point on 06-18-2015 at 04:26 PM
[ame] 124 gr soft point fired from 16" SAR-1 into calibrated 10% gelatin.BB: 597.1 fps,
3.4"Impact velocity: 2,526 fpsPenetration: 11.3"Retained weight: 89.9 grMax expansion:
0.809"Min expansion: 0.5...
Posted in thread: .223 gel test: Federal 62 gr Fusion on 06-12-2015 at 02:11 PM
I plugged the published BC and measured MV into Hornady's ballistic calculator. There are other
down range effects, such as yaw, but this ought to be a fairly close approximation. The
Posted in thread: .223 gel test: Federal 62 gr Fusion on 06-11-2015 at 02:55 PM
[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otou1Fws4cQ[/ame]Federal 62 gr Fusion was fired from 16"
and 11.5" barrels into calibrated 10% gelatin. Two different hand loads were used to get a