GUN What does pressure have to do with bullets?

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  1. adamlewis

    adamlewis Guest

    I saw this originally when looking at how to reload rifle ammunition but came acrosss the mention of pressure once again when looking at an article on the 454 Casull. It says
    Is the pressure just the force behind the bullet? Sorry if it sounds really stupid... :hs:
     
  2. eWRXshun

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    when you fire a bullet heat and gasses build up pressure in the chamber and barrel and force the actual bullet/projectile out of the gun.
     
  3. krott5333

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    yes, for a better explanation, read the speer reloading manual, it gives a whole chapter on pressure
     
  4. ShackleMeNot

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    The whole "pressure" explanation is bullshit.

    Just like with popcorn there are little spirits inside ammunition. When the primer ignites it makes the spirits angry and they push the bullet out of the case so they can escape.

    And now you know...
     
  5. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Nosler > Speer :fawk:
     
  6. krott5333

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    :coolugh:

    Hathcock used speer bullets :o
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    And if you read his reccomendations for rifles and ammo he liked Sierra Matchkings :eek3:
     
  8. krott5333

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    but the Sierra manual = teh lose :embd:
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    The Nosler Manual is the most interesting one I've looked at, they professional gun writers and hunters write the forewords for each caliber :cool:
     
  10. Goat

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    He also hasn't been in the service for years :noes:

    And almost everyone uses Matchkings now :o
     
  11. krott5333

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    speer = tried and true...
    if it aint broke dont fix it..

    1911 > beretta m9
    M1 garand > M16

    :fawk:
     
  12. Goat

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    Bah, Nosler Partition = first reliably expanding, weight retaining, jacket hunting bullet.

    I do agree with the second part though :big grin:
     
  13. footratfunkface

    footratfunkface New Member

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    Dude, that's sensitive information. You're not supposed to spread that.
     
  14. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    It's personal preference, we aren't arming a militia.
     
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    and knowing is half the battle


    GI JOEEEEE!!!!

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  16. Vermincelli

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    well if you want to be technical yes the M16 has been in service longer than the Garand, BUT if you consider the evolution of the M1/M14/M21 line and all it's variables, it's no contest
    M16 was issued in 1965 and is currently issued.
    The M1 Garand was issued in 1936 and it's latest version, the M21 is currently issued to SEALs and Marine Recon.

    The whole M9 vs M1911 is personal choice. The Marines are converting back over to 1911's as their primary sidearm.
     

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