44 Spl (Skeeter Load), Penta Hollow Point, BHN 10.4, Bare Gel (PC HP Test)

(This video was first posted to YouTube on October 27, 2017.)

Shooting the 44 Special cast with the penta hollow point, 1:16 alloy with a BHN of 10.4 into Clear Ballistics Gel from my S&W 29 with a 6.5″ barrel. This series is a long experiment testing powder coated cast lead hollow point bullets made from various alloys and fired at various velocities.

Consolidated test results: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Tb_gBX5ALiPbMYg_qdvBiUV-fNaLln0r18MIqJXTjrM/edit?usp=sharing

The 44 Keith SWC mold is the “MP 432-256 PB HP 4 cav” mold from https://www.mp-molds.com/
Eastwood Mirror Red Powder: http://www.eastwood.com/hotcoat-powder-mirror-red.html

 


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aaron
aaron

I have a feeling that they will work like a legigh controlled kaoss at 1150. I am sure I spelled that wrong but anyway thanks! I always enjoy watching bullet test. Almost as much as I like doing them.👍😁

Jerry 1911
Jerry 1911

Are you sure you want to bring these to the party at 1150 fps? I would think 1050 would be about the max with a BHN of 10.4? Maybe I’m wrong, been wrong before… 😉