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9mm Luger ballistic test, updated.

9mm Luger ballistic test The 9mm Luger, also know as the 9 x 19 Parabellum, was introduced in 1902 by Georg Luger and Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) for the German Luger semi automatic sidearm.  It originated by necking up the  7.65×21mm Parabellum round to .355 . In 1902, Georg Luger demonstrated the 9mm Luger to […]

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Compilation of ballistic tests from rangehot

I get a lot of folks inquiring about the ballistic tests I have done so I thought it would be easy to link them all in one post. For each test Clear Ballistics gel was used. Specific details are contained in the reviews.  Velocity and performance were compared over several rounds fired, from about 25 […]

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300 Blackout ballistic test, updated

As popularity in the 300 Blackout/300 Whisper gains I was looking forward to this ballistic test for rangehot.com. The test platform is the Barnes Precision CQB rifle reviewed here.  I chose this rifle because it has a barrel length that is consistent with standard rifles chambered in that round and plus it is accurate enough […]

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rangehot.com looks at the “bullet proof balloon” video

rangehot.com looks at the “bullet proof balloon” video If you have not seen the video, “bullet proof balloons” from National Geographic by Tim Shaw, you can see it by following this link. Basically, they suspend ten water balloons from a steel frame, round up a few folks to guess how many balloons the round will […]

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.22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire ballistic test (.22 WMR) updated

.22 Winchester Magnum ballistic test (.22 WMR) handgun vs rifle   The .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire (or .22 WMR) was introduced in 1959, and in 1960 the Winchester Model 61 was chambered in this cartridge. The .22 Winchester Rimfire (or .22 WFR) is the parent cartridge for the  .22 WMR . By lengthening the .22 […]

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10mm Auto Ballistic Test with Hornady Ammo

You can see the updated ballistic test using many more rounds of 10mm Auto here Necessity is the mother of invention. We all have to compromise, it is the way of things. Many people have decided to carry a handgun in order to defend themselves (rightly so). For those of us who carry there are […]

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