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Old May 21, 2012, 01:02 AM   #1
marklyftogt
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158 gr LSWC Cowboy vs match

Is there a difference between these two missouri bullet types?
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Old May 21, 2012, 06:47 AM   #2
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Yes their cowboy bullets are RNFP (round nose flat point) while the match is a SWC desiign (semi-wadcutter). They'll shoot about the same but the SWC will cut a cleaner round full caliber hole in the target. The RNFP will be a smaller hole with radial tears. A SWC will do a little more tissue damage as well and IMO is a better choice for Hunting larger game or SD if your so inclined. The RNFP at Cowboy velocity works pretty good on small game as it limits damage some.
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Old May 21, 2012, 06:59 AM   #3
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The rounded nose of the Cowboy bullets feed better through lever actions.
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