bullet jacket

bullet jacket

[′bu̇l·ət ‚jak·ət]
(ordnance)
A metal shell surrounding a metal core, the combination composing a bullet for small arms; the jacket is either made of or coated with a relatively soft metal which engages the rifling in the bore, causing rotation of the bullet.
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Bullet jacket fouling is the bane of rifle accuracy, so anything that can reduce or remove it is a blessing.
The belt is made of the same brass as the bullet jacket, but it is then given a black oxide coating.
Prentice asked: "What caused these penetrating injuries?" to which McKay replied: "Two bullets and the third could have been caused by a bullet jacket striking the head base first."
Rifle builders and shooters alike must understand that bullets propelled by burning powder gas leave carbon and bullet jacket deposits in the bore and also cause bore erosion.
The primary benefit is bullets tend to conform better to the angular-sided lands, and at the same time the R-style lands aren't as apt to tear bullet jackets--and an intact bullet jacket translates to better accuracy.
Like all American Eagle products, the 338 Lapua Magnum boasts outstanding reliability and accuracy thanks to Federal primers and a uniform bullet jacket.
If any of these barrels had any bullet jacket fouling, that could ruin your salts bath.
* Cartouche 8mm balle M--in 1895 changes to the cartridge case and bullet jacket led to the Lebers cartridge being designated the 8mm Balle M (for Modifie--Modified).
Recovered near the body of the second suspect, meanwhile, were a caliber .38 revolver Smith and Wesson which was loaded with four live ammunition, two fired cartridge cases for caliber .45 and two pieces of bullet jacket fragment.
In addition to its existing product line the company has developed material for Bullet Jacket, Copper Clad Bonded for switchgear industry and bimetal metering assembly.
S.450 KRUGER Regulates the sale of ammunition; requires imprinting of a serial number on each bullet jacket and bullet lead; requires sellers of ammunition to maintain records of all sales; makes a violation a class A misdemeanor.
They have taken copper bullet jacket blanks, inserted a tiny parchment paper with the word "peace" written on it and soldered them closed with a peace emblem and loop.