To Catch a .50 BMG Bullet

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To Catch a .50 BMG Bullet

  1. 1. against a .50 caliber machine gun! Testing a Bullet Catcher 22LR 22LR
  2. 2. TO CAPTURE A 50BMG BULLET 22LR 5.56 7.62x39 7.62N .30-'06 .50 BMG
  3. 3. .50 BMG CARTRIDGE 692-gr. Steel Core Bullet 232-gr. Nominal Muzzle Vel. = 2900f/s KE = 12,922ft-lbs Momentum = 8.89lb-sec.
  4. 4. Dick Rogers Safariland Dustin Engel MCSD Recovery Device MARCH 10, 2009 MCSD RANGE, BUCKEYE, AZ
  5. 5. CED Chronograph Two “ Sighters”
  6. 6. VIEW BACK to the GUN POSITION Recovery Ports
  7. 7. .50BMG ammo .50BMG 45” bbl.
  8. 9. SHOT 1 IMPACT VELOCITY
  9. 10. NO EXIT! NO BULGE! Impact Vel. = 2860f/s KE = 12,568ft-lbs Momentum = 8.79lb-sec. Unit Moved 3.75-in.
  10. 11. RECOVERY: STEEL CORE at the FAR END SEPARATED JACKET ca. 32”
  11. 12. SHOT 1 – Impact Velocity = 2860f/s
  12. 13. SHOT 2 – Impact Velocity = 2899f/s
  13. 14. STEEL CORE IMPACT SITES
  14. 15. SHOT 3 Impact Velocity = 2921f/s Bulge from Steel Core Impact

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