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Old March 28, 2012, 09:08 AM   #1
mapsjanhere
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750 gr 50 cal to 2000 ft/s

At work, I have to do some ballistic impact testing to show material performance when hit by a .50 BMG round. I don't need a full power impact, but even at 1000 yards the standard 750 gr bullet still has 2000 ft/s. So, I need a to find a cartridge that can do that. Using the 50 BMG itself is not an option due to range rules. Any ideas? I also probably want to make some in the 1500 and 1000 ft/s range, but those are secondary. I have a budget, the price is a lesser concern, and so is accuracy (within limits, I need to hit a 4" target at 50 ft or so).
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