Almost all of us hold to the well-established and scientifically proven notion that sectional density and velocity are critical parameters in determining depth of penetration. Our Staff will gladly attempt to open an address tunnel through which you can access TheFiringline. You may or may not agree with this. The lead grain Buffalo SSB is far more likely to get you where you need to be in less than ideal hunting circumstances. Darts and spears are measured if ever by ounces and miles per hour.
The bullets expanded more with the hot loads so, pushing a larger frontal area they lose steam a lot quicker. Those are the factors that determine depth of penetration. In the months leading up to the hunt I had practiced until I could produce three shot groups of less than one inch at fifty yards. I hope that the forgoing has provided some food for thought and I'm sure that I will be hearing from some of you. If you do try this, wear a waterproof jacket and hat. The rest of the world needs something else to get more power. Note the high sectional density for the gr.
SCmasterblaster , Sep 12, When the game gets larger and tougher, sectional density becomes even more vital. This dynamic shortening is what we see in the first few inches of the penetration event. At close range this might be inconsequential. I don't get wrapped around the axle about energy numbers
There is time to learn to shoot it well if I get one. His data is from an extensive test series using effectively all grain 30 caliber bullets available in the mid to late s. See summaries of new items by subscribing to the newsletter. Forum Home Page - Archive - Top. So the Win Mag will do the same thing at yards that the. While penetration is to be greatly desired it is not the only thing we want. I shoot it out of a 25 inch barrel on a surplus Mauser action.