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Correct terminology

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by joken, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. joken

    joken Corvallis Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'm not going down the Magazine or clip road, but calling bullets "Tips","Points" or "Heads" is a amusing. I suspect if a person thinks a cartridge is a bullet then the pointy end must be the tip.
     
  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    :rofl1: Couldn't it be the bow of the boolit!! :beer:
     
  3. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Don't forget bullet head. I think there's only bullet, projectile and perhaps slug..
    can't think of any more right now
     
  4. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    .45 acp hollow points = flying ashtrays.
     
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  5. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I prefer "the leading edge of the spear."
     
  6. Nickb

    Nickb Moxee Active Member

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    There was a guy a few days ago that posted a classified add on Facebook. He was selling Sierra and Hornady 60grain bullets at $1/piece. Then a few days later he posted a picture of reloaded cartridges, still calling them bullets. His price is still higher than balls on a giraffe for .223 amo.
     
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  7. TwinStick

    TwinStick In the wind Active Member

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    "I don't know what it's called. I just know the sound it makes when it takes a man's life."

    That quote may be a bit off, but name that movie!
     
  8. 808hondacrguy

    808hondacrguy Eugene,OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Tropic Thunder! What do I win? :cool:
     
  9. TwinStick

    TwinStick In the wind Active Member

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    I have an old CA legal bullet button for an AK if you want it. :)
     
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  10. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    200gr Speer from the OLD days... They did have a wide open mouth.
     
  11. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep

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  12. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Dem pointy thingys on the end of the whatchamacallit.....
     
  13. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    bang bang roundies
     
  14. tdb59

    tdb59 OR Active Member

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    Only on boat tails...
     
  15. Papa Jon

    Papa Jon outer N.E. Portland Member

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    The "ouch part"
     
  16. TwinStick

    TwinStick In the wind Active Member

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    The "business end"
     
  17. the4thshake

    the4thshake Portland Active Member

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    The "tip" game always leads to more.
     
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  18. TwinStick

    TwinStick In the wind Active Member

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    It's a good way to get started, that's for sure.
     
  19. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Same, same Cor-Bon .45ACP H.P.s
     
  20. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    clip!
    (says the Devil's advocate!)