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Myth Busters: Minimum Impact Energy – Ron Spomer

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The problem is, they couldn’t all agree on what those minimums should be. Some opted to outlaw bullets for deer-sized game smaller than .243. Others sought to restrict ammunition that didn’t generate at least 1,000 ft.-lbs. of muzzle energy. Somewhere a consensus grew that 1,000 ft.-lbs. was the minimum energy needed to reliably kill a […]

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