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Old May 28, 2000, 05:58 PM   #1
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Using existing, legal components, how would you load .25acp for Colt Vest Pocket 1906 or Browning Baby 1908 barrel length?
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Old May 28, 2000, 11:16 PM   #2
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Old May 31, 2000, 05:28 PM   #3
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I'd start with very tiny fingers, since the .25ACP is a PITA to load!

Seriously, what exactly is the genesis of the question? Are there "illegal" components to reload the .25? I'd think that any "middle of the road" load would be reasonable for those guns.

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Old June 1, 2000, 03:01 PM   #4
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On "illegal" components: older 29gr all-brass ammo is now illegal. Likewise, duplicating the Russian 5.45 PSM round (pointed steel core bullet) would be illegal...use of mostly hard materials makes the .25acp ammo "pistol armor-piercing" to our friends the ATFreaks.

So, within the pressure and OAL and material constraints, what kind of defensive load can be cooked up? The assumption is that only a diminitive .25 (Colt Vest Pocket or similar) can be used and Keltec P32 is not considered.

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Old June 2, 2000, 07:24 AM   #5
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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Oleg Volk:
the .25acp ammo "pistol armor-piercing" to our friends the ATFreaks.[/quote]

If I ever did decide that I needed AP I can PROMISE you it would be more along the lines of 30-06 that I would be considering, NOT a pip squeak like the 25Auto.

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