Gel test: .44 mag 240 gr SJHP & .357 mag 125 gr JHP

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    357 mag Underwood* 125 gr Montana Gold JHP fired from 4" S&W Model 13 through four layers of denim into calibrated gelatin.

    BB: 588.7 fps, 3.1"

    Impact velocity: 1,503 fps
    Penetration: 16.2"
    Retained weight: 105.2 gr
    Max expansion: 0.573"
    Min expansion: 0.445"


    *This is an old load. Underwood now uses Speer Gold Dots.



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    .44 mag HSM 240 gr semi-jacketed hollow point fired from 7.5" Ruger Redhawk through four layers of denim into calibrated gelatin.

    BB: 588.7 fps, 3.1"

    Impact velocity: 1,114 fps
    Penetration: 19.3"
    Retained weight: 240.7 gr
    Max expansion: 0.682"
    Min expansion: 0.628"