Asked in Militaria, Ammunition
What is difference between hollow point bullets and field tip bullets?
Hollow point rounds (JHP) have hollow tips and are designed to expand on contact. 'Field' tip cartridges are not hollowed out at the tip, and achieve their expansion through the use of soft, and often unjacketed, material at their tips. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
Difference between hollow points bullets and ball point bullets?
Hollow point bullets literally have a hollow point, and ball ammo does not. ...
Asked in Teflon
Why teflon tip bullets?
Some bullets are coated with Teflon to protect the barrel from excessive wear and fouling. Other coatings for bullets include molybdenum disulfide, wax, and other proprietary films. Some bullets have a plastic tip or plugs and are generically called "poly-tips" and people sometimes mistake this for Teflon. The plugs initiate rapid expansion by acting like a piston which gets driven into a hollow cavity in the bullet. Such poly tipped bullets are commonly used for hunting small or thin skinned animals. One popular...
Asked in Florida, Ammunition
What is Florida law concerning hollow point bullets?
No special law ref: hollow points.
Who invented bullets?
No colt did not invent bullets.! It is really a broad question. Some would say that a french enginer named Minnie Invented modern bullets. He made the Minni ball that was widely used by both side in the American Civil War. The reason that these bullets where special is that they where easy to load into a rifled musket, yet would plump up during the fireing to make contact with the rifling enabling great accuracy and speedy reloading. It was this bullet...
Asked in Ammunition
Are hollow point bullets prohibited in warfare by the Geneva Conventiion?