hard lead


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Noun1.hard lead - a lead alloy that contains about 5% antimony
atomic number 82, Pb, lead - a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
grid metal - a kind of hard lead that is used for grids in storage batteries
2.hard lead - unrefined lead that is hard because of the impurities it contains
atomic number 82, Pb, lead - a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
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Ideal projectiles tend to be heavy and cast of a very hard lead alloy.
Capping such a bullet with a polymer tip almost did the trick, but they needed a heavier copper jacket with an interlock that the hard lead core could not get past.
So you can see you're having issues already if you're relying on a bullet to obturate yet you're using hard lead.
Hard lead bullets offer one other benefit: They handle higher pressures and velocities than softer lead bullets without leaving accuracy-robbing lead deposits embedded in the rifling.
Captain and talisman Fred Woodhouse then powered over for Huddersfield under the posts and, with a lead of only 14, that was going to be a hard lead to defend with the wind and slope against them in the second half.
Using hard lead crystal, the Monceau collection is "like sculpture." Six other collections are in development, he said.
Perhaps if you can get some very hard lead or copper jacketed bullets with a very thick jacket.
Lightly mark the design on the quilt top with a hard lead pencil or a marker of your choice.
Like hard lead bullets in a firearm, these hard pellets are the ones that shed their lead when the velocity climbs.
For many years I carried a stainless-steel four-inch S&W Model 629.44 Magnum (weighing 42 ounces) loaded with SAAMI-spec 300-grain hard lead ammunition as a backcountry "bear attack" sidearm, sighted dead-on at 25 yards.
A pencil with very hard lead is suitable for drawing guidelines.
It is common to use narrative when writing a feature story because there is no hard lead. You are telling a story.