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Old 06-25-2015, 06:33 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by SHUTUPANDTHINK View Post
This seems to only answer the question of how far away can you make a hole in a piece of wood with a 22lr. While it probably has enough energy left at that range to make a hole in wood or kill a varmint(about 23ft lbs), it would take a hell of a shot and a lot of luck to bring down anything over 100lbs with 40 grains at 440 yards(it will die after bleeding to death maybe).
He said in the beginning the army established 59 ft lbs is required to puncture 1/2" pine which equates to "potential" lethal force.
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