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cherokeeprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-22-08 11:03 PM
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125. It's impossible to compare a pear to a human skull.
By your first point, what I deduce is that since a human skull is MUCH harder, and MUCH denser than that of a pear, the pressure built up inside the closed space is more likely to make an exit out the rear, the weakest point as in the picture of the pear.

Two, I've seen the same kinds of pics with an apple and a .223.

Three, you made your own point... The bullet didn't exit President Kennedy's skull as a whole, very little of it is unaccounted for. Look at the X-rays. It disintegrated for the most part and not enough of it was left over to do ballistic comparisons on.

Four, "what the air is doing to the bullet" is not looking at the big picture. The wind and the bullet affect each other equally. Yes, the bullet is affected by the air in terms of where it's headed, but it's going to have the same impact when it gets there. A .50 caliber bullet doesn't have to contact your body in order to suck the meat off its bones. Now tell me why you've felt the wind from a car traveling past you at 35 miles an hour, and why you wouldn't feel the disturbance of the surrounding air if a projectile travels by you at 2000fps. Think of what a projectile traveling 2000fps brings with it when it hits you.
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