Heavy Hitter: 5.56mm Barnes 85gr OTM gel test

    We shoot 5.56mm Barnes 85gr open tip match ammunition from a 10.5″ AR15.com upper with a 1:7″ twist, 10.5″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight.

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    Penetration: 14″
    Retained weight: 31.0gr
    Neck: 2″
    TSC: 7″ x 5″

    Velocities in fps:
    2,290
    2,275
    2,229
    2,231
    2,280
    Average: 2,261.00
    StdDev: 28.82
    Min: 2,229
    Max: 2,290
    Spread: 61

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    10.5″ AR15.com upper, RRA lower

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    Andrew

    Andrew is a combat veteran of OEF and has performed hundreds of ballistic tests for his YouTube channel, The Chopping Block (https://www.youtube.com/user/chopinbloc). 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]


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