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Ammunition Abreviations??

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by shakerharley, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. shakerharley

    shakerharley

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    Could someone please explain to me the meaning of the following terms when dealing with ammunition.

    FMJ/RN/FB
    JHP/FB

    I was looking at some ammunition on the website Powder Valley, Inc. and their prices are unbelievable but they also have these terms associated with the rounds so I was wanting to make sure before I purchase that they will be suitable for a G19.
     
  2. Kalmah

    Kalmah Supreme Member

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    FMJ = Full Metal Jacket
    RN = Round Nose
    JHP = Jacketed Hollow Point
    FB = Not sure about this one, but I would guess Flat Base.

    Do you have a link to where you're seeing the ammo?
     

  3. shakerharley

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    I don't know how to attach a link but the company comes up when searched.
    Powder Valley Inc.
     
  4. Gunnut 45/454

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    Kalmah
    You got them right, just need to add, BT for Boat tail, SP for soft point, JSP for jacketed soft point!:supergrin:
     
  5. shakerharley

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    Has any used this company and are they reputable?
     
  6. Kalmah

    Kalmah Supreme Member

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    You looking for ammo components for reloading, or loaded ammo? Their loaded ammo prices are plenty high.
     
  7. FatBoy

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    If this is what passes for a great deal in your area, I'd suggest you look around on the web. Maybe PSA, site sponsor and link at the top of the page.

    If I was a betting man, I'd say you were looking at the reloading supplies.

    FB
     
  8. tcruse

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    TMJ - Total Metal Jacket (usually plated - no exposed lead)
    TNJ - Total Nylon Jacket (Federal Nicad/Blazer Cabelas Herters)
     
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  10. CanyonMan

    CanyonMan In The Saddle

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    How about CBRNL. Saw that in laod book some where !

    Guesss this, and ya when a turkey ! Ya got to come out here and shoot it first though. :tongueout:


    Have a great Thanksgiving amigo's. I'm off to round up the realatives ! :faint:




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  11. PghJim

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    SJHP - Semi Jacketed Hollow Point.
     
  12. Tiro Fijo

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    Cup base round nose lead. When do we eat? :supergrin:
     
  13. CanyonMan

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    Wrong ! Not yet ! :tongueout:



    Good try though..





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  14. Tiro Fijo

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    You get an A+ for tryin, but I'm afraid your turkey dinner is going to be real cold man ! :supergrin:



    Good luck !




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  16. Tiro Fijo

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    I give. Enlighten me. :dunno:
     
  17. CanyonMan

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    LOL !

    I didn't think anyone would get it. I saw it n an old old reloading manual waaay back, (that I did not want) they called it CBRNL.


    Meaning to this: CowBoy Round Nose Lead

    I never load 'cowboy loads,' but did notice the load abbreviation ! :supergrin:


    Oh well, maybe you can come out next year and shoot your turkey because of "effort." ;)

    Have a great weekend.. I am off to Dallas, TX. to a big gun show. gotta run.





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