frangible bullet


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frangible bullet

A bullet which has a pre-scored outer jacket with a plastic round nose, containing compressed lead shot within. The result is a controlled fragmentation on impact, producing increased damage and less clothing-related problems. The tips, however, possess no explosive charges. If the gun barrel is not smooth and has any metallic projections, the bullet may split into two or more parts on leaving the gun barrel.
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With the frangible bullets the box was perforated also but the holes were smaller and more uniform, sort of like sand particles had been blasted through the box.
As an observer, I didn't expect to see several of the things we now take for granted and we've recently seen new defensive and an ever-increasing lineup of non-toxic and frangible bullets for training.
Highly frangible bullets can make a mess of an animal that would otherwise be prime eating.
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This stuff doesn't stop any but the most frangible bullets. In fact, it tends to plug hollowpoint pistol bullets and make them penetrate deeper once they emerge on the other side.