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Golden Tiger 5.45x39 59gr FMJ Results

Discussion in 'The Kalashnikov Klub' started by plouffedaddy, Apr 14, 2013.

  1. plouffedaddy

    plouffedaddy

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    Finished up the testing of the Golden Tiger 5.45x39 59gr FMJ round. Here are the conditions and results.

    Test conditions:
    -SGL 31-61
    -Test rounds fired from 15 feet
    -"FBI spec" (Their term, not mine...) Clear Ballistics gel block

    Results:
    -2909 FPS, 1108 FT/LBS energy
    -18'' of penetration

    Here's the video showing the test, the permanent cavity, where the bullet started to tumble, and a discussion of the results:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_Pf6-AqiA4"]Golden Tiger 5.45x39 FMJ Ballistics Gel Test In The Arsenal SGL-31 AK (HD) - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. megawatt

    megawatt Electron maker

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    Thx for the video, I just subscribed to your youtube channel.
     


  3. voomie

    voomie

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  4. plouffedaddy

    plouffedaddy

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    Excellent. Glad to have you on board.