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Old 02-08-2010, 8:40 PM
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Originally Posted by BlackRifleFan View Post
why is it so important we stay supersonic? What happens at this point other than the sonic boom?
No good things can come of the bullet going subsonic before the target.
The bullet gets disturbed, possibly begins tumbling and may even end up flying backwards.
Any of these are really bad for the precision, causing groups to open up radically, if the bullets even strike the target at all.
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