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Old 11-13-2012, 22:37   #13
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Originally Posted by unit1069 View Post
That's a pretty anemic round if your stats are any reliable indication of the light Cor-Bon round through a G-17. I thought Cor-Bon was supposed to be a "hot" round, given that the Speer 115-grain standard pressure Gold Dot reliably produces that same velocity, as confirmed by tnoutdoors through his G-19.
Just taking a blind shot in the dark on this one, but it may have something to do with the fact that the Barnes 115 gr. copper bullet is much longer than your standard 115 gr. bullet, and as a result, the volume available for the powder is much less than a normal 115 gr. bullet. I've captured one of these rounds in a line of water jugs and it expanded to a decent size and had good penetration.
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