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Posted 2 years ago

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Got this in a junk box at a military estate sale, unknown round with no markings, looks like a primer hole in the brass, compression system, any clue what this is?

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Bullet-- exact measurements will tell more.

    scott
  2. papa papa, 2 years ago
    2 and a quarter inch long and half inch fat.
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Sounds like a standard .50 cal round.

    scott
  4. papa papa, 2 years ago
    Glad to hear that it is not a high explosive incendiary 50 cal round. You never know until you ask?
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Itt's called a "boat-tail bullet". Principle gives more surface area for the propellant to act on & less "upset" as the bullet leaves the muzzle. Works well but normally too expensive to make to justify the slight increase in performance for anybody but governments using your money.

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