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Old January 15, 2013, 09:53 AM   #1
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Wolf 7.62x39 124gr HP Gel Test Results





Just finished up testing the Wolf 124gr 7.62x39 HP round from my Krebs AK-103K. The test was shot at 15 ft, 75 degrees, and 300 ft of elevation and the Clear Ballistics FBI spec gel block was used with 4 layers of denim.

Results:

-2207fps, 1341 ft/lbs energy
-The round didn't expand per se; but the jacket did tear open (see video below for the specifics)
-Deepest penetration point was 31''

The manufacture of the gel block, Clear Ballistics, claims their gel meets FBI specs for testing. I calibrate my gel per their specs prior to testing and use 4 layers of denim per IWBA protocol.

However, by no means am I saying this test is a substitute for the great work industry professionals like Dr. Roberts and others do. I'm just a shooter that likes to learn about the products I use.


Here's the video of the test:

Wolf 124gr 7.62x39 HP Gel Test HD Video Link
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Old January 23, 2013, 08:04 PM   #2
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Wow, serious penetration. Now these are the steel jacketed correct...magnet sticks to it?

I'd like to see the same test with the hunting specific Wolf 154sp.
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Old January 26, 2013, 12:03 AM   #3
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I love this ammo. I bought 500rds at my LGS before they raised the price to $11 per box.
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