thats just the reason why I like knowing how to shoot a long ranges.makes it kind of hard for the other person to send something down range back at ya.(average persom I mean)just gives me the wheelies to see that video.can you just think of what that really feels like if it was ment for you.
Although interesting it was not possible to know what bullet was penetrating what material untill near the end where lead doesn't do good against steel. The best bit was the explosive wounding effect in what I assume was ballistic gellatine.
Try reading my post in Hunting stories. SubJect stopping power, I have set up a formula to try and take explosive wounding into account.
I thought, from the username, we would see some cavitation, but that's just impact. But if you liked that video you'll like this one more. Lasts about 10 minutes and starting in the middle it has a bunch of actual cavitation shots into gelatin.
At close range, a 308 hunting bullet of most any variety will penetrate 3/8 plate steel easily. The holes look almost like they were die cut. My brother had made a spinner target for 22's out of 3/8 plate stainless. At 50 yds 308 ballistic silver tips zipped right through. Brother was not happy, but he did a filet weld on it good as new.
I was shooting 150 gr XLT's (MV 2750) at an 30 degree angle 1/2" plate at 100 yds and they nearly went through. My father thought it was an adequate back stop . In front of the plate is 1.5 inches of treated plywood.
I believe the metal they were shooting was probably just plain old steel plate.
Now if I could get a hold of some 1" aluminum plate, that might be exciting.
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