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by riude
Fri Sep 23, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: General Ammo Discussion
Topic: DIY Expanding/fracturing subsonic bullets
Replies: 11
Views: 2888

Re: DIY Expanding/fracturing subsonic bullets

Also tried that 8) but didn't make many tests.
That alloy is pain in the ass to drill, it sticks to drill like glue.
To make 15mm deep hole you need to take drill back and mechanically clean it 3-4 times.
by riude
Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: General Ammo Discussion
Topic: DIY Expanding/fracturing subsonic bullets
Replies: 11
Views: 2888

Re: DIY Expanding/fracturing subsonic bullets

I've tried that, but it's not working with such soft lead bullet. Remaining "wings" are too weak. Infact i had some fragmented in my suppressor :P I think centrifugal force created in 1:7.5 twist barrel ripped wings off. But beware, same thing happens if you make too deep cut when split in two. 10mm...
by riude
Fri Sep 23, 2016 2:42 am
Forum: General Ammo Discussion
Topic: DIY Expanding/fracturing subsonic bullets
Replies: 11
Views: 2888

DIY Expanding/fracturing subsonic bullets

Greetings First, sorry for my bad grammary, I´m from Finland :oops: Anyway, I needed expanding/fragmenting .30 subsonic bullets for varmint hunting. Target is quite small "Racoon dog", typically they weight 5-9 kg. They are quite strong little critters, if you shoot them with FMJ, they will run far ...
by riude
Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:28 am
Forum: Main Discussion Area
Topic: 300 Blackout Subsonic accuracy a joke???
Replies: 54
Views: 22968

Re: 300 Blackout Subsonic accuracy a joke???

Greetings from Finland, this is my first post here. 300blk is quite rare caliber here (also in whole europe). Anyway I wanted one, and had .223 Weatherby Vanguard converted 6 months ago.It has 17" barrel with 1/7.5 twist. I had only one quite specified reason to have blk, shooting "racoon dogs" (Nyc...