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Ballistics Coefficient

Ballistics Coefficient is the ratio of a bullets Sectional Density to its coefficient of form. Coefficient of form is a number which describes a bullets shape. Ballistics Coefficient is important because, all other variables being equal, a bullet with a higher Ballistics Coefficient will: Lose less energy and speed in flight Drop less on the way to the target Penetrate more effectively into a target Ballistics Coefficient is abbreviated BC. Books on Ballistics and Ammunition Stopping Power: A ...

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6.8 SPC

6.8 SPC (Special Purpose Cartridge) was developed by Remington and the U.S. Army 5th Special Forces Group. 6.8 SPC was designed to give greater firepower for CQB (Close Quarters Battle) than the standard 5.56mm round. An M-16 chambered in 6.8 SPC can fire a 115 grain bullet at a velocity of 2,850fps. The 6.8 SPC is based upon the 30 ...

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Reloading Data

Independent Reloading Data Reloading Data from Ammunition Manufacturers Reloading Safety Information Reloading Forms Introductions to Reloading Downloadable Free Software for Reloading Web Based Free Software for Reloading Books on Reloading Independent Reloading Data AmmoGuide Interactive Cartridge Information and Reloading Data Accurate Reloading Started by a group of shooters, whose interests include hunting, target shooting and plain plinking. The idea was ...

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Shotgun Gauge

Gauge is a measure of shotgun caliber. A smaller gauge number means a larger shotgun, a larger gauge number means a smaller shotgun. Shotgun gauge is determined by taking a pound of lead and creating a set of lead balls exactly the diameter of the inside of the shotgun barell. If 12 lead balls weigh one pound, the shotgun is ...

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Sectional Density

Sectional Density is calculated by dividing a bullets weight by it’s diameter. Sectional Density is important because, all other variables being equal, a bullet with a higher Sectional Density will: Lose less energy and speed in flight Drop less on the way to the target Penetrate more effectively into a target The M855 5.56mm bullet has a Sectional Density of ...

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Ammunition

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Bullets

Bullets are available in an enormous variety of shapes and compositions, each one designed to meet one specific purpose. We created this guide to assist you in selecting the best possible bullets for your requirements. Accelerator Discarding Sabot Boattail Bonded Frangible Projectile Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Hollow Point Lead Lead-Free Match Metal Point Monolithic Round Nose Soft Point Spitzer Wadcutter ...

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Reloading Equipment and Supplies

Manufacturers of Reloading Equipment and Supplies Resellers of Reloading Equipment and Supplies Books on Reloading Manufacturers of Reloading Equipment and Supplies Dillion Precision Dillion Precision manufactures the Square Deal B, AT 500, RL 550B, XL 650, Super 1050, and SL 900 reloading presses. Lee Precision Lee Precision is a family owned and operated business. Our specialty is making the best ...

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Reloading Equipment

Manufacturers of Reloading Equipment and Supplies Resellers of Reloading Equipment and Supplies Books on Reloading Manufacturers of Reloading Equipment and Supplies Dillion Precision Dillion Precision manufactures the Square Deal B, AT 500, RL 550B, XL 650, Super 1050, and SL 900 reloading presses. Lee Precision Lee Precision is a family owned and operated business. Our specialty is making the best ...

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FN 5.7 x 28

The 5.7 x 28 round was developed in the 1980’s by Fabrique Nationale Herstal (FN) of Belgium. FN 5.7 x 28 is a rifle caliber round, but shortened to be small enough to be used in pistols. This gives weapons in thr 5.7 x 28 caliber enormous magazine capacities. The FN P90 rifle has a standard magazine capacity of 50 ...

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