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In this instructable I will show you how to make Ballistics gel like the FBI and Mythbusters use. 
Ballistics gel is as dense as human flesh. You could go out and get a dead pig to test ballistics on or you could  use ballistics gel instead.

Step 1: Materials

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- unflavored gelatin 
-water
-spoon
-measuring cups
-table spoon
-container
-food coloring (optional)
-lavender essential oil (optional)
 
1tri2god2 years ago
just wanted to say thank you for this...I made a sheet of it, put a flesh latex coating on it to help simulate skin, and subdermal fat to run a simulation lab for peri-mortal c-section for my ER residents...worked great!!!
sgfidlin (author)  1tri2god2 years ago
Where do you teach?
NYC
1tri2god2 years ago
Hi! Hey, quick question...how long can this gel sit out side of the fridge?? Hours, days???
sgfidlin (author)  1tri2god2 years ago
i still am using the same ballistics gel for about a month all i need to do is re melt it and let it sit in the fridge overnight!
sgfidlin (author)  1tri2god2 years ago
Hi. The longest I let it sit out for is about an hour in room temperature and it didn't lose its shape and it stayed the same consistency.