Originally Posted by PCJim
1. Quite probable, if there actually is more flash, that more powder is still burning as it is exiting the barrel.
2. Usually, the sooting goes away as the pressure is increased. The lower pressure does not adequately seal the case against the chamber wall, allowing gas to escape around the side.
Fred, you're tying faster than I can on this iPhone while watching the Bowl Game..
Yeah Iphones suck for typing & I don't get too excited about college ball games. So I am here, finishing up some work on the puter, getting ready to go to the gym. Yeah, I make time to do such things & still manage to reload & shoot!
"Given adequate penetration, a larger diameter bullet will have an edge in wounding effectiveness. It will damage a blood vessel the smaller projectile barely misses. The larger permanent cavity may lead to faster blood loss. Although such an edge clearly exists, its significance cannot be quantified".
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