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Old 09-25-2019, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by pocketshaver View Post
to make up for bad bullet placement? using bullets that are too small to begin with?

a lot of people mock the good old 38/200 load, but that bullet tumbles and does more permanent wound damage then a 9mm does.



Nothing makes up for bad placement, or too small to begin with. That's like closing the stable door after the horse gets out. The Brits used the .38-200 in the Webley MkVI. But, it wasn't the RN version like Remington loaded over here. It was a stubby fat bullet with a flat point. Not as good as the .455 but it did OK at close range.
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