Federal 5.56 T556TNB1 62gr OTM Mod0 Review

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by Buckshot Barry, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. http://thegunwire.com/blog/youtube-...b1-62gr-otm-mod0-sost-ballistics-gel-test-hd/

    I caught this review of Federal 5.56 T556TNB1 62gr OTM Mod0 rounds by MrGunsNGear on the Gun Wire today. I have 24 of these rounds in my bedroom LE6920 topped of by 6 rounds of Ranger 64 gr PP based on the drywall penetration tests at


    I figured that if I ever had to fire more than 6 rounds in self defense, something terrible must be happening.

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  3. Four of the six mags in my 5.11 Bail Out Bag are loaded with these rounds (with tracers at 10, 20, 29, & 30 rounds). The other two magazines are loaded with Black Hills Mk 262 Mod 1 ammunition.

  4. Mrgunsngear reporting in :wavey:

    I'll do a full written review here shortly but since it's been brought up here's the video in an embedded format so folks don't have to leave GT to view:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRB0LwiNz24"]Federal 5.56 T556TNB1 62gr OTM Mod0 (SOST) Ballistics Gel Test (HD) - YouTube[/ame]
  5. Looks like the case of 64gr Ranger I bought will become my HD/SD ammo! I'll use my 75gr Hornadys for punching holes in vehicles!:supergrin:
  6. They don't look like they perform that well. Wound channel is a little weak and over-penetrated. I would rather have M193 to be honest.

  7. Thanks for the link. Good info. However, your ears will be ringing like the bells of St. Mary's after touching off a 5.56mm in an enclosed room. :whistling:
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  9. What?!?!?!?!?!
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