Testing Bullets over the Weekend

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by ConnRadd, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. ConnRadd

    ConnRadd Active Member

    Tested Bullets over the Weekend

    We shot some bullets into a bucket of sand...

    Here's the results:
    From Top to Bottom, Left to Right
    .38 sp Hollow Point
    9mm FMJ
    9mm Hydra Shock
    9mm Hornady Critical Defense
    .40 Cal Hollow Point
    1 US Quarter, which it may be a rare item at the rate we are going
    .40 Cal Pow 'R Ball (plastic mesh to the right, that was the plastic tip)

    We also shot into Level 1 Hygard Laminated Polycarbonate over the weekend. Very impressive product... I need to take some pics and post at a later date...
     


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  2. randmplumbingllc

    randmplumbingllc Active Member

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    WOW! I am surprised the 9mm hp expanded almost or better then the .40 cal. hp
     
  3. okie556

    okie556 Well-Known

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    And the 9mm Hydra Shok looks to have very even expanson.

    Thanks for the post.......would be interesting to see same pictures from side view rather than straight down.
     
  4. ConnRadd

    ConnRadd Active Member

    If I remember, I'll try to take profile pics.
     
  5. BurkGlocker

    BurkGlocker Active Member

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    was it just sand or a sand\water mix?
     
  6. ConnRadd

    ConnRadd Active Member

    Just sand.
     
  7. Davidacus

    Davidacus New Member

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    Wow Cool!!!!
     
  8. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Active Member

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    Impressive but no practical application at all. Dry sand has no similarity to living tissue. HP handgun bullets are designed to expand from pressurized fluid in the hollow point. Wet phone books and duct seal are equally useless for such studies.
     
  9. ConnRadd

    ConnRadd Active Member

    I learn something new everyday...
     
  10. hk boy

    hk boy Active Member

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    good job ConnRadd
    thanks for taking the time and posting pic for the forum
     

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