ballistic pendulum

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a physical pendulum consisting of a large mass suspended from a rod

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Lapp, a former military police officer who has been teaching for 20 years, said the so-called ballistic pendulum experiment is completely safe.
Although Bob Ferguson, the current superintendent of the Tamalpais Union High School District, was unaware of the experiment, both Lapp and Holleran said they believed the ballistic pendulum experiment was legal.
A guitar pick was attached to the pendulum of a ballistic pendulum and swung across the guitar string to pick it.
The match organizers would shoot the ballistic pendulum with a "standard" gun and load, usually a Colt Combat Commander with 230 gr.
We tried to estimate velocity and pressure by means of bullet drop, ballistic pendulums, primer flattening, case head expansion, bolt lift (with bolt-action rifles), not to mention recoil, report and how loudly the bullet thwacked into the backstop.
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