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Old January 21, 2013, 10:06 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by FrankenMauser View Post
The whole point of the steel penetrator is to penetrate.
That's what it was designed to do.
And i guess my thought process is that hardened steel is designed to prevent penetration. It would be different if i was talking about penetrating a car door.

I've been looking around at tests other people have done. Even real, hardened Armor piercing 30-06 rounds did not penetrate 3/8 plate consistently at 100 yards. So i would assume 1/2" plate would not be penetrated at 200 yards with regular steel core; maybe just some pitting. Of course it's still their house, their targets, their rules, but I was just curious.
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