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.380 ACP Hornady 90gr XTP JHP (Beretta 85)

.380 ACP Hornady 90gr XTP JHP
Product Number: 9010, Lot Number: 35ND01 015
Test Date: See Remarks
Test Weapon: Beretta 85, 3.8" bbl  
Bare Gelatin   Denim Covered Gelatin
Gelatin Calibration: 10.2cm @ 622 fps Gelatin Calibration: 9.3cm @ 602 fps
Shot # Velocity
Feet/Sec
Penetration
Inches
Expansion Shot # Velocity
Feet/Sec
Penetration
Inches
Expansion
1 993 12.4 .42 1 1013 14.1 .45
2 1024 10.2 .47 2 1024 12.6 .47
3 1015 11.1 .47 3 1039 14.3 .46
4 1018 11.1 .45 4 1024 13.9 .43
5 998 11.3 .44 5 975 18+ NR
Avg. 1010 11.2 .45 Avg. 1015 See Remarks See Remarks
Corrected 10.9   Corrected N/A  
Remarks:
Test date: 9/99.

Gelatin calibration corrected to 9.6cm in accordance with: "Figure 5-2, Velocity Variation Correction to Measured BB Penetration Depth." Bullet Penetration, MacPherson, Duncan, Ballistic Publications, El Segundo, CA, 1994, p. 84.

Five shot average penetration depth corrected to 10.9 inches in accordance with: MacPherson, Duncan: "A Simplified Penetration Depth Correction for Data Taken in Non-standard Gelatin." Wound Ballistics Review 2(2); pp. 41-45, 1995.

All bullets fragmented. Average recovered bullet weight: 79.8grs.

Remarks:
Test Date: 10/99.

Gelatin calibration corrected to 9.1cm in accordance with: "Figure 5-2, Velocity Variation Correction to Measured BB Penetration Depth." Bullet Penetration, MacPherson, Duncan, Ballistic Publications, El Segundo, CA, 1994, p. 84.

Five shot average penetration depth and expanded diameter cannot be determined because bullet #5 penetrated entire length of 18 inch gelatin block, exited, and was not recovered.

All recovered bullets remained intact.


Figure 1. Angular View, Nose Up

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