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Old December 29, 2012, 01:00 PM   #76
KyJim
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Sorry to sound like a broken record, but even at around 600 to 650 fps the wadcutter will blow through more than 12" of 20% ballistic gelatin. See links above for proof.
Keep in mind the 20% ballistic gel test mix meaning that you cannot compare that with the standard 10% calibrated gel test mix. Also, that was bare gelatin. Add clothing and there are penetration concerns with a bullet moving at 600 fps. Not saying it won't kill someone, of course.
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