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SIR VEYOR
04-29-2017, 04:45 PM
http://survivaldefenselab.com/2014/09/diy-ballistics-gel-the-easiest-method/

Saw this and thought it was kinda neat. Especially if you can get gelatin in bulk and a mannequin to make a body mould with.

Grizz Axxemann
04-30-2017, 03:01 AM
A 4x8 block isn't going to tell you much. You'd need at least 8 times that amount, and in one solid mass.

SIR VEYOR
04-30-2017, 07:14 AM
A 4x8 block isn't going to tell you much. You'd need at least 8 times that amount, and in one solid mass.

Well, I think that was to demo the process, but for 22 it's probably not that bad. And 4x8 if you're talking ft should work very well.

I'm thinking more fire for effect that scientific curiosity

Likeaboss
04-30-2017, 07:41 AM
Well, I think that was to demo the process, but for 22 it's probably not that bad. And 4x8 if you're talking ft should work very well.

I'm thinking more fire for effect that scientific curiosity
4x4x9 is even available on amazon, and from the marketing images...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170430/864471091ed79051ab8829b38062f187.jpg

A 4x8 block isn't going to tell you much. You'd need at least 8 times that amount, and in one solid mass.

Justice
04-30-2017, 10:56 AM
Knox Original Gelatin Unflavored is not ballistic gel. It's food. Just like congealed pan drippings(As in gravy makings) in a roasting pan.
A reusable, 16" x 6" x 6", block of real ballistics gel runs $175.00Cdn.
https://www.clearballistics.ca/

wolver
04-30-2017, 11:06 AM
To reuse it for remoulding, put in the microwave to turn it back to a liquid.

Rory McCanuck
04-30-2017, 03:34 PM
Knox Original Gelatin Unflavored is not ballistic gel. It's food. Just like congealed pan drippings(As in gravy makings) in a roasting pan.
A reusable, 16" x 6" x 6", block of real ballistics gel runs $175.00Cdn.
https://www.clearballistics.ca/
It's like a full-time f***ing job following you around and correcting your nonsense.
Gelatin is made from collagen. Where do you get collagen from?
Boiling bones.
Gelatin is gelatin; how you process it and how much you clean it and how you mix it are the only variables.

SIR VEYOR
04-30-2017, 04:13 PM
Knox Original Gelatin Unflavored is not ballistic gel. It's food. Just like congealed pan drippings(As in gravy makings) in a roasting pan.
A reusable, 16" x 6" x 6", block of real ballistics gel runs $175.00Cdn.
https://www.clearballistics.ca/
From Wiki:
Ballistic gels made from natural gelatin are typically clear yellow-brown in color, and are generally not re-usable. The more expensive synthetic substitutes are engineered to simulate the ballistic properties of natural gelatin, whilst initially being colorless and clear. Some synthetic gels are also re-usable, since they can be melted and reformed without affecting the ballistic properties of the gels, however they have been shown to have different fracture characteristics when compared to natural gelatin due to the bonds created in the mineral oil.

Clear is synthetic
Brownish is natural
Food grade isn't clarified, but it might be the same deal as commercial is one name, consumer is different name. MSDS sheets might explain, but not sure if it's available for consumers brand

Lee Enfield
04-30-2017, 06:36 PM
My son made a couple of smaller blocks using Knox this winter and is going to make a larger one this summer for sh*ts and giggles to see how it reacts to a .223.

Post #5 is wrong.

Grizz Axxemann
04-30-2017, 09:03 PM
Well, I think that was to demo the process, but for 22 it's probably not that bad. And 4x8 if you're talking ft should work very well.

I'm thinking more fire for effect that scientific curiosity

I was talking inches :P

Hence my quip of needing 8x the amount in a solid mass. :D


Knox Original Gelatin Unflavored is not ballistic gel. It's food. Just like congealed pan drippings(As in gravy makings) in a roasting pan.
A reusable, 16" x 6" x 6", block of real ballistics gel runs $175.00Cdn.
https://www.clearballistics.ca/

Would you PLEASE SHUT UP????? Seriously, No one around here pisses me off more than you. I seriously want to reach through my computer monitor and smack the smug off your face. Not even Nester pisses me off as much as you do with their mere EXISTENCE.


It's like a full-time f***ing job following you around and correcting your nonsense.
Gelatin is made from collagen. Where do you get collagen from?
Boiling bones.
Gelatin is gelatin; how you process it and how much you clean it and how you mix it are the only variables.

Can you PLEASE ban him? I'll offer you 10 loaves of Missy's epic banana bread as a bribe.

Rory McCanuck
05-01-2017, 12:11 AM
With raisins or chocolate chips???

SIR VEYOR
05-01-2017, 05:18 AM
With raisins or chocolate chips???

Ask for sprinkles, with maybe a cherry on top...

Isn't there an ignore? And if you ban him, wouldn't it just then mean you'd have to rediscover the feelings all over again after the momentary high from banishment satisfaction? Leave him in plain sight.

And he did provide a link of sorts...