ball ammunition

The back story:

I don’t remember what I used to expand the mouth, some tapered piece of metal I had laying around that did the job perfectly. Then I stole the .44 ball from my brother’s black powder stuff and glued it in.

I keep in with my ammunition display, and it’s convincing enough that people often ask me “what the hell shoots that?!” I usually come up with some line of BS about a hinged chamber that clamps around it. I’ll tell them that the neck acts as a venturi that increases the velocity of the expanding gasses like a rocket engine’s nozzle, while keeping chamber pressures down.

Rivals the 7.62x19mm cartridge I posted about last week.

I also just decided I want a wooden grip glock in this caliber.   The wood is to give it a retro feel.

Hat tip: USSMunkfish

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