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Old 12-31-2011, 21:25   #20
whenmonkeysfly
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Originally Posted by _The_Shadow View Post
Here are the results of all five test shots...

TAC-XP FB 140 grain pn# 40005 10mm/40S&W 0.400

10.5 grain Blue Dot @ 1178 fps entered the 4th jug of water barely hanging on the entrance hole. Classic opened petals expanded to 0.7495". Primer slightly flattened.

12.6 grains of AA#9 (had to adjust powder shoving the bullet back out 1.270")(Totally compressed @ 12.6 gr.) @ 1181 fps, Primer was totally flattened to the edges. It penetrated 5" of sandy dirt and the bullet failed to open, partially folded in on itself. Case expanded to 0.4280

10.7 grains of AA#7 @ 1112 fps three jugs inside 3rd jug of water. Petals opened as designed to 0.7495". Primer badly flattened. Case expanded to 0.4289

8.2 grains of Long Shot @ 1247 fps entered the 4th Jug of water. Petals opened as designed. Classic opened petals expanded to 0.7915". Primer slightly flattened. Case expanded to 0.4275

8.0 grains of Power Pistol @ 1220 fps entered the 4th Jug of water. Petals opened as designed. Classic opened petals expanded to 0.7655". Primer slightly flattened. Case expanded to 0.4280

Winchester cases
Winchester LP primers
COAL of 1.255"
Tested from the S&W 1006 5" barrel.
Thanks for the Data, Shadow... Impressive! Have a Great New Year!

-WMF
(Jay)
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