When lead blooms: The beautiful side of ballistics gel testing (PHOTOS)

Sure, ordnance ballistics gelatin is scientifically correlated to replicate swine muscle tissue, which is comparable to human tissue, but under certain circumstances, the result can be pleasing to the eye.

Walking around the 146th National Rifle Association Annual Meetings and Exhibits at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta this week, we caught a few interesting displays of FBI gel in action with some very nice examples at Remington’s ammo booth and at Clear Ballistics (we’ll leave it up to you to figure out what they make).

Observe.

Remington's new HPT Copper rifle rounds were going in excess of 20 inches through gel

Remington’s new HPT Copper rifle rounds were going in excess of 20 inches through gel

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Remington's Core-Lokt bullet in action

Remington’s Core-Lokt bullet in action

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Nope, not bubbles-- shotgun pellets

Nope, not bubbles– shotgun pellets

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