Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

12 Gauge

20 Percent Ballistic Gelatin

The table presents Bare, Car Door, Car Windshield, Exterior Door, and Interior Wall 20% ballistic gelatin tests.

Cartridges Impact Velocity

(ft/sec)

Maximum Penetration Depth

(inch)

Expansion

(inch2)

Bullet Weight

(grain)

Barrel Length

(inch)

Distance*

(feet)

Bare
D Dupleks

Dupo 28

1-oz Steel Slug

1454 10.0+ 0.407 290 24 10
Federal

00 Buckshot

(LE132 00)**

1140 10.0+ 0.690 54 20 10

3" Magnum

000 Buckshot

(P158 000)

1201 15.6+ 1.020 68 20 10
Remington

"Cut Shot"

2 ¾"

#8 Bird

(20032)

1006 5.5 2.602 1.0 24 10
2 ¾"

#8 Birdshot

(20032)

1250 4.5 2.602 1.0 20 10
3" Magnum

00 Buckshot

(20636)

1188 14.8 1.283 55 20 10

"Wax Slug"

2 ¾"

#8 Bird

(20032)

1271 7.6 2.602 1.0 24 10
Winchester

1-oz

Rifled Slug

(X12RS15)

1620 12.4 1.190 427 20 10

PDX 1-oz

Segmenting Slug

(X12PDX15)

1631 9.8 0.933 143 20 10
Car Door
Federal

3" Magnum

00 Buckshot

(P158 000)

1221 10.1 0.998 66 20 10
Car Winshield
D Dupleks

Dupo 28

1-oz Steel Slug

1459 12.0 0.413 288 24 10
Federal

2 ¾"

00 Buckshot

(F127 00)

1267 NA NA 54 20 10

3" Magnum

00 Buckshot

(P158 000)

1185 9.3 1.010 67 20 10
Exterior Door
D Dupleks

Dupo 28

1-oz Steel Slug

1455 10.0+ 0.422 288 24 10
Interior Wall
Remington

2 ¾"

#4 Buckshot

(20626)

1105 10.0+ 1.220 20 20 10

* - Distance from muzzle to ballistic gelatin block.

** - Gelatin+raw egg