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    10-15-2017, 05:51 AM
    I once modified a set of pliers to hollow-point 22LR (hollow points, at that time, being illegal over here) Annealed the jaws of the pliers, clamped the jaws in a vise and drilled a guide hole (about 0.08) followed by a 0.22 drill in the parting...
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    10-14-2017, 11:24 AM
    The efficiency of the brake will diminish slightly with a hole larger than about 1 mm (.04) over bullet size, and not much is gained going smaller.
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    10-07-2017, 04:13 AM
    Based on my own experience with ribs on the slug nose, you'll have better results with your plain-nose slug. The combined slug/compression-wad and seal concept is interesting, but I'm worried if it will hold up under pressure without any permanent...
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    09-29-2017, 08:33 AM
    Could be the extractor binding due to dirt in the chamber recess. I (ab)used a 1200 when eider hunting for more than a decade and it never let me down.
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    09-27-2017, 02:50 PM
    Interesting video! I have wrecked at least four suppressors while testing various designs. One of the incidents I remember all to well: My hunting buddy and I was after foxes, and I had a clear shot from prone at a young'n at about 120 yards....
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check