Power Factor & Recoil: Bullet Weight & Compensators

May 3, 2017 | 0 comments

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Previous tests show that light bullets have more recoil and muzzle rise than heavy bullets when driven at the same power factor, because light bullets need more gunpowder for their required higher speed. The greater amount of gunpowder produces more gas that adds to the recoil force. relatedPower Factor & Recoil: Which Bullet Weight Gives You the Edge?Many organized shooting sports require ammunition to achieve a minimum power level to qualify and be scored in a specifi…
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