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Old 09-27-2012, 15:19   #22
Tiro Fijo
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Originally Posted by SouthernBoyVA View Post
...Inertia dictates that a lighter bullet will accelerate more quickly in a shorter barrel than will a heavier bullet which relies on more barrel length to develop its velocity.

Bingo. After all, the majority of shots are going to be within 25 yds. (and a lot less for civilians) and velocity loss does not even enter into the equation at that distance for all intents & purposes.
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