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This is the last bullet you’ll ever need — watch and see the technology for yourself
RARE ^ | 04 June 2014 | Brandon Morse

Posted on 06/08/2014 4:50:58 PM PDT by maddog55

The standard for anti-personnel bullets since time immemorial has always been the hollow point. It mushrooms out on impact, giving the bullet a much larger profile and stopping it inside the target. Unlike the full-metal jacket, which is designed to wound, it will more than likely not pass through what you’re aiming at.

However, since we started using weapons, humans have never stuck with the “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” philosophy and the bullet is not exempt. This newest anti-personnel round not only replaces the hollow point bullet, it also makes it look like a sissy.

Meet the RIP round from G2 Research. Not only does this bullet look scary, it does scary things. It was intended to be used for gun-toting women against would-be attackers, and it’s guaranteed to kill anyone dumb enough to assault anyone who has this in the chamber.

G2 calls it “the last round you will ever need” and describes its effects as “radically invasive.” As you’ll see in the video, the bullet doesn’t just stay in one piece upon entering it’s target. The round uses its forward momentum to send the edges of the bullet ripping apart into your attacker. This not only puts a round into the target, it also sends shrapnel into various parts of the body as well, effectively destroying vital organs.

Video at the link..


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KEYWORDS: ammo; ammunition; banglist; hollowpoint; ripround
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1 posted on 06/08/2014 4:50:58 PM PDT by maddog55
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To: maddog55

96 grains in what caliber?


2 posted on 06/08/2014 4:52:11 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: maddog55

Isn’t this pretty much a dum-dum of the type outlawed for international war around the turn of the 20th century as just too gross?


3 posted on 06/08/2014 4:54:32 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: maddog55

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3116448/posts


4 posted on 06/08/2014 4:54:39 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Lurker

“At this time, G2 only has a 9mm version but plans to create various other calibers, including the 45 and shotgun slugs”


5 posted on 06/08/2014 4:55:47 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Learn To Search. Ask Me How.)
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To: Lurker

I believe that it is only available in 9mm.


6 posted on 06/08/2014 4:56:18 PM PDT by NY Attitude (Make love not war but be prepared for either.)
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To: Lurker

Currently 9mm. They are working on others. Info is in article.


7 posted on 06/08/2014 4:56:28 PM PDT by SuzanneC
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To: Lurker

Probably another 9mm bullet.Over the years manufacturers have tried ever trick they could think of to improve the 9’s stopping power.


8 posted on 06/08/2014 4:57:32 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: maddog55

He thinks cops are not civilians.


9 posted on 06/08/2014 4:57:49 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: maddog55

Did they really call it the RIP? Did they not learn the lesson of the black talon? Should call it the equal opportunity huggie bear, that way the libs will will ignore it.

Very interesting tech.


10 posted on 06/08/2014 4:57:49 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: maddog55

The YouTube channel Military Arms Channel did several ballistic gel tests with this bullet. Looked quite impressive.


11 posted on 06/08/2014 4:58:18 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: maddog55

Ouch, this is gonna hurt.


12 posted on 06/08/2014 4:59:33 PM PDT by stockpirate (Only a tidal wave of tyrants blood will return our tree of liberty......)
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To: maddog55

How is there any real different from “Black Talon” (IIRC)rounds from a few years ago?


13 posted on 06/08/2014 4:59:47 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: Lurker
96 grains in what caliber?

9mm

14 posted on 06/08/2014 5:00:25 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

12 ga round, my number 2 steel shot will do much damage to an intruder


15 posted on 06/08/2014 5:00:37 PM PDT by stockpirate (Only a tidal wave of tyrants blood will return our tree of liberty......)
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To: Farmer Dean

Still, you have to admit that the 9mm has come a long way. Most will still likely prefer a .40 or .45, but have a few extra thug plugs is hard to beat.


16 posted on 06/08/2014 5:01:14 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: maddog55

With ammo being expensive, I suppose a lot of people don’t mind paying a bit more for premium.

Yea, these would definitely be against Geneva


17 posted on 06/08/2014 5:01:29 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: stockpirate

I still have half a case of 4 buck lead. Can’t shoot geese with them anymore...


18 posted on 06/08/2014 5:03:50 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Learn To Search. Ask Me How.)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

Load these in a .358 Winchester or a 35 Whelen.How nasty would the wound channel be with the bullet at 3200fps?


19 posted on 06/08/2014 5:04:33 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: ansel12
He thinks cops are not civilians.

That's OK, a lot of cops seem to think civilians are not citizens...

20 posted on 06/08/2014 5:06:38 PM PDT by null and void (Fascists never think they're fascists. They just think everybody should obey them.)
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To: RedMonqey

Black Talons were still lead. Copper is a harder metal. Talons mostly kept intact. These are designed to essentially explode on contact sending shrapnel throughout the torso.

I’ve seen similar brass bullets. Very destructive on gelatin.


21 posted on 06/08/2014 5:08:39 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: maddog55

Do the treaties on dum dum bullets apply to civilian use against thugs on the street? If I can load something besides FMJ in a 9mm that will drop a baddie without causing jamming issues, then it is worth a look.


22 posted on 06/08/2014 5:10:20 PM PDT by yawningotter
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To: RedMonqey
The Black Talon was replaced by the Ranger and I'm good with that bullet for my carry stuff.

This RIP bullet looks like it would make a REALLY interesting 12ga slug load though.

23 posted on 06/08/2014 5:11:58 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Pearls Before Swine

For internal use only.


24 posted on 06/08/2014 5:20:09 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Only outlawed for use by the military. Civilian enforcement officers are under no such prohibitions.


25 posted on 06/08/2014 5:20:35 PM PDT by X Fretensis
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To: maddog55

Will it make it through a hoody and a t shirt?


26 posted on 06/08/2014 5:20:40 PM PDT by sasquatch
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To: RedMonqey

The BLACK TALON sent the anti-gun world into spastic foam at the mouth fits!


27 posted on 06/08/2014 5:33:55 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: skimbell
This RIP bullet looks like it would make a REALLY interesting 12ga slug load though.

I saw on utube a rather interesting 12 ga slug. 2 slugs connected by piano wire. A lethal bolo. I think I saw a commercial variation with 3 slugs.

28 posted on 06/08/2014 5:40:21 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: maddog55

so—how’s it do on Kevlar vests?


29 posted on 06/08/2014 5:44:36 PM PDT by Flintlock (islam is a LIE; mowhommod was a MOLESTER CRIMINAL; sharia is POISON.)
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To: maddog55

Shotgun slug? Owwww!


30 posted on 06/08/2014 5:44:48 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: maddog55

Pretty sure you hit someone with a 500 gr. 50 cal. bullet they will lose all interest in being aggressive.


31 posted on 06/08/2014 5:53:00 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Farmer Dean

“Load these in a .358 Winchester or a 35 Whelen.How nasty would the wound channel be with the bullet at 3200fp”
You ought to see the wound channel a standard 158 gr. HP makes when fired out of a 35 Remington at 2400 fps. I’ve seen several deer shot with that combination, very impressive.


32 posted on 06/08/2014 5:54:48 PM PDT by MCF (If my home can't be my Castle, then it will be my Alamo.)
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To: maddog55

Dumb hype for a poorly designed projectile. Just looking at that I can see that it would almost certainly fail to achieve the F.B.I. minimum penetration in ballistic gelatin.

But, hey, most people don’t have the faintest concept of physics or anatomy, so they’ve got a big potential market of dim-bulbs to market that to.

I’ll check some of my gun forums and blogs to see if anyone has ripped this one to shreds yet, could be amusing.


33 posted on 06/08/2014 5:57:43 PM PDT by jameslalor
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To: jameslalor

Penetration will not be as good as a hollow point. This looks like much ado about nothing.


34 posted on 06/08/2014 6:02:42 PM PDT by buffaloguy
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To: jameslalor; maddog55
.... a poorly designed projectile.

I am also suspicious. Looks like a frangible round, something they used to spatter on specially armored aircraft for gunnery practice. But they were fired from belt-fed weapons, not mags. This baby looks like a poor penetrator and worse, a jam'o'matic in a pistol.

35 posted on 06/08/2014 6:10:34 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk ( A disbarred gay Muslim lawyer from Kenya as POTUS? Sure! What could go wrong?)
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To: maddog55
The Left can't call it the "cop-killer" bullet because they already used that one.

What scary name will they conjure up this time?

36 posted on 06/08/2014 6:11:18 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Lurker

“96 grains in what caliber?’

At this time, G2 only has a 9mm version but plans to create various other calibers, including the 45 and shotgun slugs.


37 posted on 06/08/2014 6:24:10 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: MCF

I once had some .357 reloads that were 125 grain hollow based wad cutters set upside down, 1200 fps. Good for about 20 feet as far as accuracy, but after seeing what one did to a water melon, I had very little doubt what it would do to a man.


38 posted on 06/08/2014 6:26:14 PM PDT by rustyboots
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To: Kenny Bunk

How about in a .38 or .357? Or better yet- a .44 mag with a six inch barrel?


39 posted on 06/08/2014 6:26:28 PM PDT by themidnightskulker
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To: maddog55

A 115 grain 9mm has a muzzle velocity of about 1300 fps. I’m guessing this would have a muzzle velocity of almost 1600 fps.


40 posted on 06/08/2014 6:34:39 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: maddog55

In the war with Mexico in 1846-47, the United States lodged a formal protest in the International Court, because Mexican troops used copper bullets. Copper ammunition was considered poisonous, because it would react with body fluids and form poisonous compounds. A wound could kill you in a few months and make you sick for a long time before it finally did you in.


41 posted on 06/08/2014 6:34:39 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Unarmed people cannot defend themselves. America is no longer a Free Country.)
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To: themidnightskulker; maddog55; jameslalor
I watched their video, which I probably ought to have done before offering an opinion. Quite impressive. If you haven't already, take a look.

However, they did not address an issue I think might be important. That is, if the target has a any kind of harder shell, how well will this bullet penetrate and break up?

Also driving the bullet faster might make this projectile work less well. Intriguing. Perhaps they'll try it, patents permitting, with a soft ballistic tip. That might make it feed better in an automatic. Those jagged edges scare me.

But in the .38, .357, or .44 revolvers you mentioned, it should chamber just fine.

42 posted on 06/08/2014 6:37:42 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk ( A disbarred gay Muslim lawyer from Kenya as POTUS? Sure! What could go wrong?)
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To: maddog55
In 9mm this ammo is basically crap.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psGFPRpWZ3w

43 posted on 06/08/2014 6:41:06 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: maddog55

Reminds me of the Extreme Shock “Fang Face” round. Google it. Naaaaasty. Which is exactly why I purchased a bunch of it.


44 posted on 06/08/2014 6:43:38 PM PDT by 60Gunner (Fight with your head high, or grovel with your head low.)
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To: maddog55

If looks could kill. The latest greatest until it meets the real world. Can we say shot placement?


45 posted on 06/08/2014 7:23:51 PM PDT by Steamburg (Other people's money is the only language a politician respects)
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To: Yo-Yo

I’ll stick with Gold Dots.


46 posted on 06/08/2014 7:26:19 PM PDT by IndispensableDestiny
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To: maddog55

Is there something special about this? The same round (RIP) was being sold several years ago, when I was in college. Remember watching some youtube video on it.


47 posted on 06/08/2014 7:30:37 PM PDT by Svartalfiar
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To: jameslalor
Dumb hype for a poorly designed projectile.

I'm not a fan, either. The primary kill mechanism for a good bullet is blood loss - primarily through the exit wound left by an expanded round. The best round would mushroom to the largest practical diameter, but not shed any parts to carry off energy that should be used by the bullet for better penetration. The only limit is that you don't want to waste a lot of energy on the far scenery so rounds like .357 actually over-penetrate.

The Evans and Sarnow data pretty much showed that any modern round has about a 60-65% probability of one-shot stops with full-metal-jacket rounds, and an 85-90% probability of one-shot-stops with well-designed expanding rounds. That includes 9mm through .45ACP. It also includes .357Magnum, which doesn't do any better because it wastes too much energy on the far scenery - adding to the risk that some innocent bystander will get hurt.

So I'll stick with a well-designed expanding bullet, and I prefer 9mm because there isn't a significant difference in the Evans and Sarnow data between that and the competitors (.40, .45) and I like the extra rounds I can get in the same overall size pistol.

On the other hand, the only way I'd ever have a one-shot stop on someone is if he fell so fast the other 8 or 9 went over his head.
48 posted on 06/08/2014 7:58:35 PM PDT by Phlyer
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To: Lurker

“96 grains in what caliber?”

Initial rounds are 9mm, but they have plans for .380 (9mm short), 40 S&W, and .45 ACP, before they move on to rifle ammunition.


49 posted on 06/08/2014 8:18:15 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: IndispensableDestiny

Speer Gold Dots or Winchester Rangers are my carry loads.

I find it amusing that all Winchester needed to do was re-name the scary-sounding Black Talon to the innocuous-sounding Ranger and all is well. Don’t tell the hoplophobes that the Rangers are “product improved” compared to the BT’s. There are some seriously impressive You Tube jello shoots with .45 ACP 230gr Rangers.


50 posted on 06/08/2014 8:30:13 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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