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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 3/20/2006 4:15:33 PM EST
Anyone remember the Federal Nyclad blue bullet......I met a guy this weekend that swears by it and I remember hearing good things about it but it seems to be scarce.....I think the premise was soft lead covered by a nylon sleeve.....the bullet would retain its weight, flatten quite a bit and dump alot of energy....they also made it for the .38.

of course that would depend on what medium it was in.....

Link Posted: 3/21/2006 5:06:19 PM EST
Link Posted: 3/22/2006 5:18:03 AM EST
The NYCLAD bullet was designed for indoor police ranges where long term lead exposure was a problem. The base of the bullet is covered in a nylon material that keeps the lead from becoming airborne. The downside is the hot gas partially melts the nylon and you end up cleaning plastic out of your barrel on a regular basis. NYPD required NYCLAD for a while and it wasn't popular because of the cleaning issues.
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