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Old February 25, 2013, 01:10 PM   #33
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Why are .38 Special and .380 ACP called that when they are actually .355-358?
The only reason I know this is because it was covered in my CC class last month. If I remember correctly, they include the brass in the measurement of the round, not just the bullet itself.
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