Monday, February 11, 2013

Winchester Ranger T 230gr 45 ACP Ballistics Gel Test



Finished up the testing of the Winchester Ranger 230gr 45 ACP (#RA45T) round.  Here are the conditions and results. 

Test conditions: 
-Springfield Armory TRP with 5'' barre
-Test rounds fired from 10 feet 
-"FBI spec" Clear Ballistics gel block
-4 layers of denim 

Results: 
-878 fps, 394 ft/lbs energy
-14'' of penetration 
-Recovered weight: 124gr


Here's the video showing the test, the permanent cavity, and a discussion of the results: 
 
 

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