|June 28, 2013, 07:47 PM||#1|
Join Date: May 13, 2011
Golden Tiger 7.62x39 124gr FMJBT Gel Test Results
Finished up the testing of the Golden Tiger 7.62x39 124gr FMJBT round. Here are the conditions and results.
-Test rounds fired from 15 feet
-"FBI spec" (Their term, not mine...) Clear Ballistics gel block
-2367 feet per second
-1542 foot pounds of energy
-1st shot tumbled out of the 2nd gel block
-2nd shot stopped at 29.5''
-Good tumbling can be seen along the wound track
Here's the video showing the test, the permanent cavity, both shots into the gel, and a discussion of the results:
Golden Tiger Gel Test HD Video Link
Mrgunsngear Youtube Channel
|July 1, 2013, 01:37 PM||#3|
Join Date: December 28, 1998
Thanks for the detailed, concise, review! I'm a big fan of GT based on accuracy and perceived performance based on bullet design and cross sections. Glad to see actual results that demonstrate the designs inclination to tumble. Now, if they'll just import their 5.45x39 ammo again...