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Old January 1, 2013, 07:47 PM   #29
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The human heart does not sit under 12" of tissue.
I think 12" is a generalization.
12" of ballistic gel is the accepted standard.

The human chest is considerably tougher than gel - ribs, cartilage, connective tissue, etc. .... 12" of gel is considered adequate penetration.
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