powder burn


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powder burn

n
(Medicine) a superficial burn of the skin caused by a momentary intense explosion, esp of gunpowder
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I told them I saw a pistol called the "Robert Goddard" The bullets were for all practical purposes small rockets that started a powder burn upon firing, and constantly accelerated until it reached the target, giving smaller ammo the hitting power of a much larger caliber.
This can affect ballistic consistency--remember what I said about a bit stiffer bullet pull being good for making powder burn more cleanly?
325 WSM gave us all the benefits our customers have come to expect in a WSM: Better accuracy due to positive headspacing on the 35degree shoulder, a more efficient powder burn due to more propellant surface area being exposed to the primer flash, plus long-action performance in a short action.
Unlike what is implied in the blurbs Powder Burn is a survival action adventure and doesn't have a real supernatural connection.
Winchester says the short, fat case has a very efficient and consistent powder burn and will give shooters and hunters exceptional accuracy and long-range performance.
They have to smell powder burn or cleaning fluid," says Gray.
24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RIVALUS today announced the release of POWDER BURN the first product in the new blaqseries, a supplement line dedicated to providing innovative formulations without dangerous ingredients.
belted magnum round because of the case design and efficiency of the powder burn.
The new cartridge's stubby case design is not based on any existing case and, according to Winchester, the design increases the efficiency of the powder burn, delivering bullet velocities equal to those of a regular length 300 Winchester Magnum.
Deputy District Attorney Don Glynn argued that testimony from the officers and circumstantial evidence, including gun powder burns on the roof of Soly's car, proved the prosecution's contention that Cunningham fired through the sunroof.
In a pistol barrel a sizable percentage of that slow-burning powder burns outside the barrel after it leaves the muzzle, or it doesn't burn at all.
Cobra Derringers are for up close work and, if they have to be used, the target will probably be close enough to receive powder burns.