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  1. #1
    Boolit Mold
    Join Date
    Jun 2009

    aluminum bullets ?

    .308 dia x 1.445 long
    106 gr
    turned , cut off tit on base
    very thin OD green coating
    ( chemical film ? )
    no pull marks
    Does anybody have info ?
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  2. #2
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Probably bullets intended for close quarter combat scenarios. Lehigh and some others still make them today too.

    ref https://www.lehighdefense.com/produc...ant=3708742404

    The CQ is a lightweight, hyper velocity design using an aluminum core and pre-stressed jacket. The aluminum core initiates the expansion slightly after contact, pressing back into the pre-stressed jacket and activating a violent, incapacitating energy transfer. The aluminum nose optimizes feeding and provides a barrier blind entry. The pre-stressed jacket separates into petals sized for appropriate penetration based on the specific cartridge. These petals, base, and core are all designed to penetrate no more than 18", transferring a huge amount of energy to the target in a very short timeframe.

  3. #3
    Boolit Mold
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Thank you

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