Ballistic Helmet Testing Part 2

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Ballistic Helmet Testing Part 2

Post by Buffman » 16 Sep 2014, 13:35

So they say 7.62 Tok will penetrate... Hmm:


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Post by bruteandbear1 » 16 Sep 2014, 13:53

nice review buffman. Where did u get that helmet at? I have my own AP round I reload which goes through 2 level 3a's body armor. I am pretty damn certain it would go through the helmet but you never know!!! anyway you should test the varmintor round next.

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Post by Buffman » 16 Sep 2014, 18:43

I picked it up off a local forum. It's a standard US gov't surplus helmet..

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Post by bruteandbear1 » 17 Sep 2014, 07:05

I can see S4m does not come close to penetrating so it must be pretty rigid.

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Post by jgreenberg01 » 17 Sep 2014, 08:43

I tried the same thing back when I did my series of 5.7x28mm tests. I recall the S4M doing slightly more damage, but not even close to a pass-through. I no longer have the helmet, but I also recall it being level III, not IIIa. I could be mistaken though.
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Post by Buffman » 17 Sep 2014, 12:43

A level III helmet would be pretty heavy. Anything I've found says most all ballistic helmets are IIIA rated.

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Post by Bryan5432 » 17 Sep 2014, 13:02

Nice video

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Post by jmz5 » 17 Sep 2014, 15:42

Just awesome videos!
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Post by panzermk2 » 17 Sep 2014, 17:29

Another great commercial for EA! :thumb:
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Post by bruteandbear1 » 19 Sep 2014, 06:19

What was the most impressive bullet shot through the helmet in your opinion?

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Post by Oldbindlestiff » 19 Sep 2014, 07:23

jmz5 wrote:Just awesome videos!

Thanks, Buffman. :thumb:
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Post by Buffman » 19 Sep 2014, 09:37

bruteandbear1 wrote:What was the most impressive bullet shot through the helmet in your opinion?

probably EA's T6. Amazing that something made of copper can penetrate that well.

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Post by panzermk2 » 19 Sep 2014, 10:05

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bruteandbear1 wrote:What was the most impressive bullet shot through the helmet in your opinion?

probably EA's T6. Amazing that something made of copper can penetrate that well.
Remember when I said I was using an exotic copper harder then brass and a great many said BS? Well not so much huh?
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Re: Ballistic Helmet Testing Part 2

Post by bruteandbear1 » 20 Sep 2014, 23:12

The Barnes banded solid I thought was a great penetrator!!!

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