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#6444247 - 09/08/16 06:11 PM What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph?
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i know its 3000 feet per second.
i kinda want to convert it to miles.

i wanna see if my oakley sunglasses are bullet proof. XD

it can withstand up to 102 mph, i think.

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#6444262 - 09/08/16 06:18 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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Just a little over 2045 MPH, I would NOT try it.

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#6444268 - 09/08/16 06:22 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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#6444271 - 09/08/16 06:25 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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#6444321 - 09/08/16 06:47 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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Most handgun bullets leave the muzzle somewhere between 800 and 1500 feet per second, but decelerate exceedingly rapidly.

http://www.calculateme.com/Speed/FeetperSecond/ToMilesperHour.htm
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#6444381 - 09/08/16 07:17 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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100 feet per second is approx 70 miles per hour. Easy to ratio that upwards.

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#6444388 - 09/08/16 07:23 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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#6444399 - 09/08/16 07:29 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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Divide your velocity by 1.466 to get MPH

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#6444411 - 09/08/16 07:36 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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...or go to Google and enter whatever fps you want to convert in the search bar like this:

1500 fps = mph

It will miraculously give you the answer.

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#6444415 - 09/08/16 07:37 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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Just a little bit slower than Superman.

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#6444436 - 09/08/16 07:49 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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Don't think your sunglasses will help all that much in stopping a bullet.
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#6444454 - 09/08/16 08:01 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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#6444626 - 09/08/16 09:59 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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Are you wondering if sunglases are suficent to protect you from flying brass caseings? If so probibltly yes. If you are talking the lead projectile then no.
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#6444630 - 09/08/16 10:02 PM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: stxranchman]
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#6445072 - 09/09/16 10:59 AM Re: What is the speed of a handgun bullet in mph? [Re: rebeca1987]
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