[Video] How long does it take for a 50cal bullet to fall back down?

2 responses to [Video] How long does it take for a 50cal bullet to fall back down?

  1. Gerald "Jerry" Dreisewerd May 7th, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    There was a book in the St Louis public library that I read 40 years ago. The title as I recall was “The Book of the Springfield Rifle”. In any case, the book described such an experiment using 1903 Springfield rifles firing vertically from a small boat in the middle of a shallow lake. One interesting observation was that bullets that remained stable would return sooner & at higher velocities than bullets that tumbled on return.

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  2. Geoff May 7th, 2018 at 9:20 am

    I watched this on YouTube yesterday.(5/6/18) 1 minute 50 seconds and you could hear a couple of the bullets hit the ground. He used API ammo.

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