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How far does it go?

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by Shiloh228, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. knoxrocks222

    knoxrocks222

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    Fun facts drilled into my brain about the m9 (which fires 9mm)

    Maximum effective range---50 meters

    Maximum range-----1800 meters so about 5100 feet given the conditions....ie wind hunidity and other forces
     
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2013
  2. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster Millennium Member

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    With about a 45 degree barrel elevation, right?
     

  3. fork14

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    It would be more like 30 degrees for max range, per Sierra.

    Also, air drag has a vertical vector which acts opposite that of gravity so the horizontally fired bullet would hit the ground after the dropped one.
     
  4. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster Millennium Member

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    GOOD posting! :cool: