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    .308 vs 12mm steel

    Put some rounds through my rifle today at 100m. First pic is 12mm mild steel plate, 155gr Lapua Scenars almost went through, only about 2mm left at the bottom of the crater and severe bulging, the hole in it was done with a AP round out of the same gun.

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    Second pic is 12mm bis alloy, Scenar didn't even dent it, armour peircing round went straight through it. Need to find some more AP rounds

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    Bizalloy is varied.

    Do you know the exact grade ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Bizalloy is varied.

    Do you know the exact grade ?
    Rusty grade


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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Bizalloy is varied.

    Do you know the exact grade ?
    The shit I picked up from you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    The shit I picked up from you?
    there was a thick bit for his "knife" on the splitter that would have been bissaloy 400 or AR500 definattly. I cant remember what else was there?
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    The ol' .338LM was a bit of an eye opener first run on steel. I figured that the Berger 300Gr pills would be good for sod all penetration, sort of a lead/copper splat.

    How wrong was I... Not only did it ding the shit out of the fancy gong (20mm something) the thing swung for a good 1.5 mins after each hit. That's swing, not ring. FFS, got my attention I tell you the .308 rung it for about 15seconds only and no swing...

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    Showes the difference between mild and high tensile/hardened steels and obviously AP and hunting/target projectiles well tho!

    Were the AP, incinderary savage or is that just in the 50?
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    Does this mean your finished with my range finder and I can have it back for my next hunt?

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    Unsure of grade, just wanted to show the difference between mild steel and biz. Had a couple of AP rounds so wanted to try them out, bloody surprised they went through the biz so easily. Would be great on engine blocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    Does this mean your finished with my range finder and I can have it back for my next hunt?
    No

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    Be careful shooting steel as close as 100yds, minimum for safety is closer to 300 yds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stug View Post
    Be careful shooting steel as close as 100yds, minimum for safety is closer to 300 yds.
    +1 but last time I said that I got crucified


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    Damn would love to find some 303 AP rounds. I have a mate with 120 acres and it has 4 trashed cars on it. Would love to see how far it would go through an engine block. Subsonic .22 rounds clear the door panels so easily.

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    Can you try a AP on a bit of the thick biz please savage, would-be very interesting to see.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stug View Post
    Be careful shooting steel as close as 100yds, minimum for safety is closer to 300 yds.
    Really? Wow, I wouldn't have thought that. Ricochet's can come right back at you from 100yds?

 

 

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