How do you test bullets for expansion and penetration? I know I don't and I cannot afford the cost of the gelatin itself, either. For these reasons, I perform less "scientific" tests and use two media and look at the results from both. They are water and "wet pack. I'd much prefer to use baggies and set up a "Fackler Box" as do some others, but have no access to the water required to do this for more than but a few shots per visit.
BackWoods Billy. I have heard that you can use wet phone books or newspaper to test penetration. Is there some kind of chart to show you the difference say between the ballistics of the phone books and ballistic gel?
View Full Version : Penetration in wet newsprint? If one were to test some hollow point Cast Boolit loads in a. In essence, How large a stack would one need for testing? If it were me, JW, I would give myself about 12" of wet paper. For a.