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    Sometimes, I do, too. Both equations do...

    Sometimes, I do, too.

    Both equations do extraordinarily well within their design limits.

    MacPherson's bullet penetration model also does quite well when compared against the same data set:

    n...
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    Yes (to your first question) and sometimes, but...

    Yes (to your first question) and sometimes, but not usually (to your second question).

    While there are certainly simple "conversion factors" such as those suggested in Fackler ML. Simplified...
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    No. Each projectile configuration in both the...

    No. Each projectile configuration in both the Q-model and mTHOR model has its own specific coefficient.



    Within the limitations of closed-form equations like the modified Poncelet...
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  5. It is for all these points that I called this...

    It is for all these points that I called this procedure "piss-poor political 'kabuki theater'"....while it is a certainty that the Dems will push the impeachment through, it all dies in the Senate...
  6. Nope, but that isn't really what any of this...

    Nope, but that isn't really what any of this about.

    It's all piss-poor political 'kabuki theater" where each side talks past one another in the (remote, dare I say senseless) hope of somehow...
  7. The same baseless "fears" were expressed about...

    The same baseless "fears" were expressed about the prior administration; everyone needs to settle down a bit.
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    Tree killer! 😁

    Tree killer!



    😁
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    Now that right there is funny! :cool:

    Now that right there is funny! :cool:
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    As much as I favor equations and mathematical...

    As much as I favor equations and mathematical modeling of terminal ballistic phenomena, other factors should be considered when discussing the rate of flow of blood involving tissues in the human...
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    *Exactly how many gun fights did you lose before...

    *Exactly how many gun fights did you lose before concluding that you were "not a fan" of the 9mm? :o
  13. You're right. In a capitalist system there are...

    You're right.

    In a capitalist system there are always going to be those who fail. Doesn't mean that they have to stay there "at the bottom" though. Plenty of opportunity here in the US if one has...
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    I have the same preference for a full sized...

    I have the same preference for a full sized single stack over the abbreviated grip of a compact. Having even one of my fingers partially hanging off the end of the grip is irritating enough that it...
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    There is a tremendous amount of misinformation...

    There is a tremendous amount of misinformation and disinformation on the topic that contributes to the "noise" obscuring the "signal".
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    No problem, Doc. I am digging around here and...

    No problem, Doc. I am digging around here and will locate it. Take care of yourself and get some rest.


    ETA: OK, think that I located the associated data:

    9 mm Speer 147 gr G2 at 955 fps...
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    Thanks for all that you've done here, Doc. Nice...

    Thanks for all that you've done here, Doc. Nice to have another voice of reason here. Found, I think, the test data for the image above to be interesting.
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    This is not correct. Since BBI already addressed...

    This is not correct. Since BBI already addressed this inaccuracy in post #22, I'll not bother re-posting it here. I am sure that you can locate his post for review at your convenience.




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    What is the point of any of this? Terminal...

    What is the point of any of this?

    Terminal ballistic testing conducted in an uncontrolled/uncorrelated medium produces expansion and penetration data that is only comparable within the...
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    Additionallly, submitted for the consideration of...

    Additionallly, submitted for the consideration of those "lurking 3rd parties with open minds", they might also wish to bear in mind that the next line after that which has been bolded in black, which...
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    The bolded portion of the quoted text— ...

    The bolded portion of the quoted text—



    —does not affirm the validity of relying upon "lower-than-water-density" test mediums. In fact, because they misrepresent maximum terminal penetration...
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    Giggling maniacally before, during, and after...

    Giggling maniacally before, during, and after shooting your pudding-filled pinata would only enhance the value of such a video.
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    As you are probably aware, I was kidding. Not...

    As you are probably aware, I was kidding. Not about hating vanilla pudding (I really do), but shooting something like that on your range. I'd hate to see anyone kicked off of their shooting spot for...
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    Nothing that I have said so far on this forum...

    Nothing that I have said so far on this forum could ever—not even remotely—be construed in that way.






    I think that it might be wise for you to cool-off for a bit.
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    Exactly! I am pleased and encouraged to see...

    Exactly!

    I am pleased and encouraged to see that there are P-F members here who have not discarded the scientific method in favor of baseless, unsupported opinion. :cool:
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