GUN FN 5.7 Ballistics

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  1. Nolimit26927

    Nolimit26927 High Class White Trash OT Supporter

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    I was talking to an friend of a friend about the 5.7 and he said
    Help me prove him wrong
     
  2. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    wow, only the 1000th time this has been debated on this forum alone
     
  4. Seriously, look at a .22 Magnum round. It's pushing the same size and weight projectile to the same velocity. The 5.7x28 is a novelty round.
     
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    Ballistics gel shows that fmj 9mm will do more damage than 5.7x28, ask him to show his work.
     
  6. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    I wouldnt call it the same as a 22magnum as it reaches faster speeds in a 9" barrel vs an 18" barrel in a 22 magnum

    I still dont want to be shot by it
    SS197
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  7. Ticket Me

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    makes a good varmint round
     
  8. If your zero happens to be just where the varmint is. Inside 100 yards you're within about an inch, with a 100 yard zero. Past 100 yards, the thing drops like a rock.

    EDIT: What would you use to varmint? A PS90?
     
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    Five-Seven
     
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    we were out at my buddy's hunting land and one of our friends had his five seven on him when we saw an armadillo after the 10th shot it was still alive so my other buddy shot it with his 410 judge. Im not saying it cant kill someone but i dont think it will be my first pick when the zombies come
     
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    PorscheRacer You see this? It means not welcome

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    AR son, with a 50rnd mag
     
  12. I forgot that they make those conversions. For the price of 5.7 ammo though, I'd rather just stick with the much more useful 5.56 round.
     
  13. Asses Maximus

    Asses Maximus Guns don't kill people. People kill people. Guns d

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    I only hit it twice and they both went straight through. :rofl:
     
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    Wave Carlos Spicy Weiner

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    Price of 556 is so crazy that 5.7 isn't that bad anymore. The problem is that's like saying my broken hand doesn't hurt as bad since I broke my foot..
     
  15. Most of what I can find puts 5.7 similar in price to PMC 5.56 or equivalent plinking loads. :dunno:
     
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    ok so you only hit it 2 times out of 20 what dose that say
     
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    2/13 dickhead. It was my first "kill". What can I say? I got excited.
     
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    Alex hit it twice and it was me who put it down with a 65gr golddot 40 S&W. That left a mess.
     
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  20. I'm going to find you now, Alex.
     
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    You can reload 556 to cut down on some of the cost but I haven't heard of anyone reloading 5.7
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Never saw the KB thread at the firingline?
     
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    No, link?
     

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