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  1. How to estimate down range FPS?

    The 45/70 Govt.
    I've been reading & learning here & elsewhere re: 45-70 load development & not going too fast. However, most reports & observations have not made it clear what the terminal velocity was in their findings. At a muzzle velocity of 1500fps with my cast 405g 'boolit', what is the terminal...
  2. What's my "Terminal Velocity" @ 150yds?

    General Hunting
    I've read several fine posts that taught me not to be jealous of the super magnums that are intrinsically limited in penetration due to their high velocity. "The faster they go, the less the penetration." e.g. "A thinly jacketed .2x caliber at 27xx fps blows up on a hog 'shield', but a...
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