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Towards more efficient revolver ammunition

.38 Special and .357 Magnum revolvers are very versatile but they have one annoying down side in the short-barreled guise: a considerable muzzle flash. That’s not surprising, considering that the same cartridge may end up in a 2″ subcompact wheelgun … Continue reading

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I didn’t think much about the local wildlife until my cat took to venturing outside regularly. Now I have to worry about coyotes, skunks, foxes, raptors and other cats. Ammo | Revolver

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Charter Arms .44Spl Bulldog with CCI “flying ashtrays”

Brassfetcher gelatin test results from a 4″ barrel. Results from 2.5″ barrel are quite close. 44Special and 45ACP are almost ballistic twins. Wider hollow points possible in revolver rounds make up any difference. Bulldog | Blazer ballistic data

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