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Re: 35 Remington Hornady FTX 165 gn .355" Why .355"? [message #46352 is a reply to message #45895] Wed, 16 December 2020 23:53 Go to previous message
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355 isnt a "bastard size". It's 9mm. The body and head diameter of the 223 case with a 357 bullet stuck in the end doesn't allow for enough taper to reliably run in an auto rifle so they went with a slightly smaller diameter bullet to give it a little more case taper.
 
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