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asimazan
25-11-2011, 02:19 PM
A.O.A

To All PG members, my one question from senior members what is dangerous(killing range) of 32 bore revolver bullet

adeel123
25-11-2011, 04:04 PM
WaSalam,
Good question, but as far as i know... range is dependent variable on the weapon and bullet. So you are looking at a lot of answers :)

Denovo87
25-11-2011, 04:11 PM
asimzaman bro; as general safety rule .32 revolver bullet can be dangerous to the distance you can see with your naked eye. You need to be more specific in asking to get a specific answer ;)

asimazan
25-11-2011, 04:36 PM
Denovo brother what if I fire high velocity 32 bore revolver bullet with webley and scott revolver (image attached)




http://www.pakguns.com/asset.php?fid=3346&uid=6048&d=1315460225

Birdshooter007
25-11-2011, 09:11 PM
Can't see any pic till now.

Usama
25-11-2011, 10:54 PM
A.O.A

To All PG members, my one question from senior members what is dangerous(killing range) of 32 bore revolver bullet

I think you are asking about the Effective range of .32 ?
.32 has effective range of 50yds

Nazim Sahib
26-11-2011, 11:37 AM
Webley with good ammo can be extremelly accurate,more then alot of handguns out there.

American Lockpicker
30-11-2011, 03:21 AM
I would guess 30 meters.

Asiftt
06-12-2011, 01:12 AM
As a general rule all handguns, no matter what the caliber is; have an effective range of an average 40-50 meters or less. Unless you believe in some Hollywood myths...... :)

Faisji
06-12-2011, 09:16 AM
A.O.A

To All PG members, my one question from senior members what is dangerous(killing range) of 32 bore revolver bullet

Firstly killing range is highly subjective and vary greatly for a weak bullet like 32S&W.

The maximum point blank range for 32 S&W(the distance between a firearm (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firearm) and a target of a given size such that the bullet in flight is expected to strike the target without adjusting the elevation of the firearm.) is about 75 yards but the bullet by that time is slowing down and losing its effectiveness fast.

The 32 S&W has a starting KE of about 115 ft/lbs and if we accept the NATO definition of the point at which the projectile's kinetic energy dips below 85 joules (62.7 foot-pounds) as maximum effective lethal range I think we are talk sub 200 meters for that KE levels and maybe another 100 meters before it dips well below 15 ft/lbs which is the power exerted by a .22 airgun at the muzzle.

However it all depends on how the projectile was fired ,wind,temperature,health of the receiving party,Area where they might get hit.

Faisji
06-12-2011, 09:24 AM
As a general rule all handguns, no matter what the caliber is; have an effective range of an average 40-50 meters or less. Unless you believe in some Hollywood myths...... :)

Ummmm NO!

9 mm 120 grain bullet fired out of an average sized handgun at 45 degrees elevation will travel about 2400 yards before falling and arrive there at 330 ft/sec

A much slower 45 acp 230 grn will travel almost a mile before droppin at 33 ft/sec

30 bore round given the velocity at muzzle will go about 2500 meters and still have the lethal punch at around 400ft/sec

Asiftt
06-12-2011, 06:13 PM
Ummmm NO!

9 mm 120 grain bullet fired out of an average sized handgun at 45 degrees elevation will travel about 2400 yards before falling and arrive there at 330 ft/sec

A much slower 45 acp 230 grn will travel almost a mile before droppin at 33 ft/sec

30 bore round given the velocity at muzzle will go about 2500 meters and still have the lethal punch at around 400ft/sec

Thank for your information. But respectfully! we are not playing golf here , EFFECTIVE RANGE means hitting a target by aiming the weapon and targeting with its sights.

Faisji
06-12-2011, 06:36 PM
Thank for your information. But respectfully! we are not playing golf here , EFFECTIVE RANGE means hitting a target by aiming the weapon and targeting with its sights.

Last i checked stray golf balls were not causing fatalities. What you are simplifying is "maximum effective range" and depending on the shooter that can vary quite a bit.

What i have descripted is" maximum lethal range " since OP asked about maximum lethal range of 32S&W

EDIT:BTW Who drives the golf ball at 330 ft/sec(225 mph)?

Professional golfers can generally achieve a club head speed of 100 M.P.H. at the bottom of their swing. Tiger Woods, for example , can reach up to 125 M.P.H.

Asif Ali
06-12-2011, 07:14 PM
Thank for your information. But respectfully! we are not playing golf here , EFFECTIVE RANGE means hitting a target by aiming the weapon and targeting with its sights.
I would add that firing at 45 degree is just a scientific notation used for any projectile which need to be fired at maximum range is 45 degree. Here we are not talking about Canon or Missile, bullet fired through small pistols/handguns is intended usually for close quarter combat not in military battle field and effective hitting range is considerable lower.

Asiftt
06-12-2011, 07:16 PM
I explained EFFECTIVE RANGE, which is with no doubt correct info to help the OP to understand the effectiveness of his gun fire.
On the other hand what OP asked is a bit confusing too, i.e "Dangerous Range" , one can die by heart attack by even listening to a gun bang and one can live with a 10 rounds shot in his body. What is mandatory is asking or a sensible question; even mosquitoes are dangerous these days :) ........

Asif Ali
06-12-2011, 07:39 PM
Gun manufacturers and military analysts give each weapon a length in yards (or meters, if they’re so inclined). This distance is supposed to be the farthest that an averagely-trained soldier using that weapon is supposed to be able to hit a man-sized target consistently. But this number is rather controversial.

Caliber Weight Velocity Max Range Impact




.22 Long Rifle
40 gr RN
1255
2000
300


.223 Remington
55 gr SP BT
3240
3875
545


30-06* Springfield
180 gr SP BT
2700
5675
800


9mm Luger

124 gr RN
1120
2400
350


45 ACP
230 gr RN
850
1800
330


44 Magnum
240 gr FP
1760
2500
350



A good marksman with a rifle can generally hit his target at distances of up to 500 meters. Army snipers can hit their targets at 1000 meters and more.
Handguns have a very short "effective" range. Anybody who has ever done any shooting with a handgun will tell you that hitting anything over 30 yards away is as much luck as it is skill. That's not to say that a handgun isn't dangerous at longer distance though.