Date: Wed Feb 28 15:12:13 2007 Back to Contents

Author: Larry Hess

Subject: bullet speed

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Many hunters claim the horizontal speed of a bullet slows considerably =
over a long distance due to air friction.=20

Are there any studies out there with data confirming this statement? =
The latest hunter's statement to me was that, at 600 yards the speed of =
the bullet is about half, and therefore the momentum is about half.
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Many hunters claim the horizontal speed =
of a bullet=20
slows considerably over a long distance due to air =
friction.

Are there any studies out there =
with data=20
confirming this statement? The latest hunter's statement to me =
was that,=20
at 600 yards the speed of the bullet is about half, and therefore the =
momentum=20
is about half.

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