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Press Fit Instead or Crimp?

Filed in Articles, Bullets, Reloading Ammo by on November 2, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1068
Press Fit Instead or Crimp?

By George Helser A lot of products are designed to be assembled using a “PRESS FIT”. That is a round plug (or other object) will be pressed into a bore where the bore diameter is slightly SMALLER than the plug diameter. For example, bushings are pressed into automotive suspension components and gears are pressed onto […]

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FMJ vs Plated Bullets For Reloading

Filed in Articles, Bullets by on April 9, 2014 1 Comment • views: 1309
FMJ vs Plated Bullets For Reloading

Several bullet manufacturers are offering plated bullets for reloading.  How are they different from FMJ (Full Metal Jacket) bullets? Both typically have a lead core.  Plated bullets are then copper plated via an industry-standard plating process. FMJs are made by a swaging process. The copper plating is thinner and not as hard as an FMJ’s […]

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223 Bullet Suppliers

Filed in Articles, Bullets by on June 28, 2011 3 Comments • views: 24949
223 Bullet Suppliers

The following people have .223 bullets/projectiles in stock as of 1/3/2016

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45 ACP Bullet Suppliers

Filed in Articles, Bullets by on June 26, 2011 2 Comments • views: 8743
45 ACP Bullet Suppliers

The following suppliers have .45acp bullets/projectiles in stock as of 1/3/2016

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Bullet Weight vs Barrel Twist

Filed in Articles, Bullets, Shooting by on June 15, 2011 7 Comments • views: 12241
Bullet Weight vs Barrel Twist

Rifling is a series of helical grooves cut into the barrel of a gun. It imparts a spin on the bullet, stabilizing it and making the gun more accurate. Long, long ago, back in the days of muskets, barrels were smooth. Due to the high cost and great difficulty of precision manufacturing, and the need […]

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