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February 24, 2002, 06:31 PM
What does the term "gas-checked" mean when referring to
rifle ammo?


February 24, 2002, 07:25 PM
a gas check is a brass cup, crimped onto the base of a lead bullet in order to prevent leading, and allow you to propel lead close to or at jacketed speeds
these can only be aplied to bullets designed for gas checks, they are smaller right at the base go to http://leeprecision.com/catalog/browse.cgi?1014596557.322=bullmol2.html
you can see the bullets designed for this