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    "Bullet Heads"

    Why do people refer to the projectile that leaves a gun barrel as a "head"or even worse a "bullet head'?
    It is a BULLET, its that simple. The head is the base of the cartridge case that houses the primer. Not having a pop at new re-loaders here, there are some rifle builders that describe BULLETS as heads on their stock lists.
    Last edited by buck52; 31-03-2015 at 17:20.
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    Who cares, we all know what is meant.
    Opinions are like arseholes....... we all have them, and most of them stink

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    Quote Originally Posted by deerstalker.308 View Post
    Who cares, we all know what is meant.
    You won't mind someone talking about his "gun", because we'll all know he means his rifle? Or maybe he means his shotgun?

    Heads are what sailors use, not a component of small arms ammunition. Let's use the correct tterms and encourage others to do likewise.

    -Pedant

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    I thought they were booooollets
    Sorry could not resist

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    When you shoot a deer, is it a bullet that kills it, or do you head butt it to death?










    It is better to remain silent, and let them think your a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt
    Last edited by Colonel; 31-03-2015 at 18:12.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMS906 View Post
    You won't mind someone talking about his "gun", because we'll all know he means his rifle? Or maybe he means his shotgun?

    Heads are what sailors use, not a component of small arms ammunition. Let's use the correct tterms and encourage others to do likewise.

    -Pedant
    actually you're quite correct, makes no odds to me, too many self righteous pendants out there who just live to correct other people and make a point.
    Opinions are like arseholes....... we all have them, and most of them stink

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    I'm not even going to comment on this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaothead View Post
    I'm not even going to comment on this one.
    You just did.......
    Opinions are like arseholes....... we all have them, and most of them stink

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