The Little Lever That Could: Hornady .357mag 140gr FTX Leverevolution carbine gel test

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    We shoot Hornady .357mag 140gr FTX Leverevolution ammunition from a Rossi M92 lever action carbine with a 16″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight.

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    Bare gel

    Penetration: 25.4″
    Retained weight: 121.3gr, 121.7gr
    max expansion: 0.586″, 0.560″
    Min expansion: 0.464″, 0.475″

    Heavy clothing

    Penetration: 26.2″, 26.2″
    Retained weight: 121.1gr, 121.7gr
    max expansion: 0.541″, 0.582″
    Min expansion: 0.441″, 0.478″

    Velocities in fps:
    Average: 1,747.80
    StdDev: 9.93
    Min: 1,734
    Max: 1,762
    Spread: 28

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    Andrew is a combat veteran of OEF and has performed hundreds of ballistic tests for his YouTube channel, The Chopping Block ( He is an avid firearm collector and competitor and lives with his family in Arizona. If you have any questions, you may email him at [email protected]