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Old 10-22-2012, 09:03 AM   #27262
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Originally Posted by ttpete View Post
Anyone who's pulled targets in military matches has seen bullets turn around in the sand bank butts and come back. Most of the energy is dissipated, though. I've fired 30-06 armor piercing and had the steel penetrator core come buzzing back overhead.
Yeah, the chunk that hit my buddy in the flak jacket wouldn't have done any real harm had he only been in a skivvy shirt. Might have scratched him or made a small hole, but certainly wouldn't have been a real wound. It wasn't doing much more than falling from the sky by the time it got to him.
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