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Underwood Ammo Gold Dot 357 SIG Gel Test Results

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by plouffedaddy, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. plouffedaddy

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    Finished up the testing of the Underwood Ammo 125gr Gold Dot 357SIG round. Here are the conditions and results.

    Test conditions:
    -Glock 22 with a G31 barrel (20lb spring)
    -Test rounds fired from 10 feet
    -"FBI spec" (Their term, not mine...) Clear Ballistics gel block
    -4 layers of denim

    Results:
    -1558 FPS, 673 FT/LBS Energy
    -17'' of penetration
    -Recovered weight: 124gr

    Here's the video showing the test and a discussion of the results:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1VNXQKL1uw"]Underwood"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1VNXQKL1uw[/ame]
     
  2. packinaglock

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  3. KenMac

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    Thanks for the test. I really like UW ammo, especially 10mm 165g. I also love my P229 .357 SIG, so I'm going to try their .357 SIG also.
     
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    Thanks for that. It's my prefered 357 Sig load.
     
  5. WinterWizard

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    Those things are smokin' out of that G31 barrel!
     
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    Nice work, thinks for info. I have been test my two 357 sigs as sports pistols on heal feral pigs. Pigs can be pretty tough. I have a 6" glocg with lone wolf barrel and a sig 229 5.5" barrel sports.

    I have gone to the 147 hard cast. Pushed along with good stiff load. As with any pistol. Ya got to knock the stuffing ok of them in the right place or you will have a hard time recovering then.

    I shoot smaller pig cause I am an old geezer. 357 sig works on sub 100#. Big ems too hard to get to truck.
     
  7. plouffedaddy

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    Just as the 357 SIG was intended :supergrin:
     
  8. M 7

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    Good test. Thanks.

    How is recoil with that load and the ported barrel?
     
  9. SCmasterblaster

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    1550 FPS! What a great load!
     
  10. plouffedaddy

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    I don't have a 357 SIG ported barrel so I can't say. Sorry :dunno:
     
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    SCmasterblaster Millennium Member

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    But now that I think of it - Glock barrels always shoot faster than the advertised velocity.
     
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    Not always. In fact not even half the time. I have had KKM, Lone Wolf and Stormlake barrels do better than the stock barrel.
     
  13. Pepiot

    Pepiot Yippee ki-yay...

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    As always, nice video.
     
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    SCmasterblaster Millennium Member

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    I was thinking of the factory-supplied barrels from all gun-makers.
     
  15. intecooler

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    Glock barrels don't shoot more than advertised. Most of the time without a good spring they actually unlock and drop a good bit. Just read Buffalo Bore's findings on that in their own G20.
     
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    OK, old myths die hard. :cool:
     
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    Nice work, thinks for info. I have been test my two 357 sigs as sports pistols on heal feral pigs. Pigs can be pretty tough. I have a 6" glocg with lone wolf barrel and a sig 229 5.5" barrel sports.

    I have gone to the 147 hard cast. Pushed along with good stiff load. As with any pistol. Ya got to knock the stuffing ok of them in the right place or you will have a hard time recovering then.

    I shoot smaller pig cause I am an old geezer. 357 sig works on sub 100#. Big ems too hard to get to truck.


    That's a great post!! It gave me a good chuckle:)
     
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    Shoot those feral pigs, brother! :cool: