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Old 9th July 2014, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by holly View Post
There used to be a thing called a ballistic pendulam , GC gerald Cardew made em . you shot at the pendulam and depending how far it went up the gauge . that was your power . sounds a bit crude ,
I remember them from the RF range in the Peaks.

The maths makes sense.

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Old 10th July 2014, 01:26 AM
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They used em in practical pistol to determin whether you made the required power ( IE a lighter load gave more accuracy and quicker target acquistion ) i reckon if they were made from modern materials . they would be good for FT now . very little to go wrong ??? HOLLY
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