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Old 07-20-2008, 09:57 PM
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Default Question for Slip-Fit Conical Shooters

When you shoot a slip fit conical, does the recovered bullet show that the bullet does in fact obturate to fill the grooves of the rifling?
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Old 07-20-2008, 10:43 PM
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Never recovered a slip fit that was in good enough form to show any signs of rifling
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Old 07-20-2008, 10:48 PM
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Yes you will often find the bottom flattened out and rifling marks on them.
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Old 07-20-2008, 10:54 PM
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Yes you will often find the bottom flattened out and rifling marks on them.
?? As in the bottom section (one tenth?, one quarter?, one third?) expands to take the rifling, but the major portion of the bullet does not?
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Old 07-20-2008, 11:11 PM
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more of deformed on the bottom and then the top where they hit are really flattened. Of course most of my conicals hit steel traps so maybe I am not a good judge of how they react. Anything will flatten in that steel trap.
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Old 07-20-2008, 11:32 PM
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Of course most of my conicals hit steel traps so maybe I am not a good judge of how they react. Anything will flatten in that steel trap.
Well, would you please go out and shoot one straight up in the air, and catch it in a bucket of water when it comes down. I really would like tosee what an undamaged one looks like?

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Old 07-20-2008, 11:39 PM
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I just checked the maxiball that i shot out of the omega into the sand and i found some very swallow rifling. the maxiball is close to a slip fit in the omegas 502 bore.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:50 AM
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The few that I have recovered do definitely show the lands and grooves on the shank of the bullet. The bullet is obturating to the bore.

I thought I had one here in the collection but I can not find ot to get a picture...

UC might have some pictures...
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Old 07-21-2008, 03:49 PM
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Mike, you may have to give UC a lesson in posting pictures!!!
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:40 PM
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You kidden!!! UC is a genius at that stuff...
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