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Author Topic: Can anybody help me?  (Read 15507 times)

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Can anybody help me?
« on: July 04, 2005, 10:24:09 AM »
I am currently studying for my post graduate degree in forensic science at the university of teesside, UK, and am undertaking a final project in the area of firearms.
My specific study area is the trajectory of cartridge cases from semi-automatic weapons, specifically 'glock 17' and 'sig p226'.
It has been very difficult to get any information on the above topic and would appreciate it if anybody could help to point me in the right direction.

thank-you for your time

Emily Johnston

Offline Evan Thompson

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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2005, 11:09:34 AM »
Our firearm section would be able to supply you digital videos of these two firearms being fired, documenting on the same videos where the fired cartridge cases land.   Please reply to
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Offline Phil Brereton

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Can anybody help me?
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2005, 04:06:48 PM »
Have you asked your local Police firearms unit, they should be equipped with Glocks and may be able to help you with SIG's as well.

Even if its only so you can measure heights and distances for ejected cases, It may prove helpful.

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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2005, 04:22:41 PM »
Force Science Research Center just did an extensive study on ejection patterns.

here is the info:



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« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2005, 12:44:17 PM »
Just want to say a big thank you to everybody who has replied to this post so far, all the information you have given has been fantastic and I'm checking out all of it!

This project wll be ongoing until September so any more possible help will be much appreciated!

Thank you again


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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2005, 02:44:51 PM »
Just a question: doesn't the cartridge load affect the case ejection trajectory? (standard vs +P vs +P+)
Brandon Bertolli, Radiographer, bbertolli(at)


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