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Posted: 10/11/2007 4:29:56 PM EDT
Or is it one that a range wouldnt want shot there because it might punch holes in the backstop? Its a fancy range that allows up to .50 caliber but no steel core or "aromor piercing".

the ammo
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:42:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2007 5:04:54 PM EDT by JaxxKat]
Never got into 54Rs, but they sure are cheap...Ide buy it just for the brass..I dont think it amour piercing ..
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:49:56 PM EDT
No, it just has a copper jacket and a lead core. You need a steel core for it to be armor piercing. The range shouldn't have any problems with it.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:53:54 PM EDT
Ive used it before... I am pretty sure its not armor piercing... ive used it before... went thru maybe a 8 inch thick log, stopped in the next.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:57:22 PM EDT
thanks yall
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:59:02 PM EDT
Lead core LB should be good to go. I've shot it before at quarter inch thick steel plate, and the steel just laughed it off.
Link Posted: 10/12/2007 2:15:36 PM EDT
steel core is not technically a.p. unless hardend, most centerfire rifles over 2k f.p.s. will penetrate soft armor reguardless of construction. my m44 will knock out aprox. 1/2-3/4 dia. slug of 3/8'' thick mild steel @ 50 yrds. w/ lead core light ball. the steel slug looks like it was punched out by a die.
Link Posted: 10/12/2007 2:21:48 PM EDT
The Russians use color coded tips like we do and they use black for AP like us.
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