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Towards more efficient revolver ammunition

.38 Special is a low pressure, straight case cartridge and can be reloaded fairly easily even with a single stage press. Knowing that the ammunition would only be used with a specific short barreled weapon, we can use a fast … Continue reading

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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.

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