Thread: .22 Hornet
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Old March 1, 2013, 11:38 AM   #19
Tom Matiska
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Smokeless Hornet is a close relative to the older BP 22 WCF. Whelen tinkered with smokeless versions of the WCF in the 20's but when introduced in the 30's it had a slightly larger head and base diameter than it's parent...... probably to keep the "hotter"(relative term) Hornet out of the older chamber.
A gun is like a parachute... when you need one you usually need it pretty bad...
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