Random OAL measurements on new factory ammo

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Random OAL measurements on new factory ammo

Postby GoesBang » Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:50 pm

I randomly measure three different cartridges: All FMJ. All 9mm. 3 different brands.

Can you guess the brands by measurement?
1.160 WWB 9mm.jpg
1.119 Rem UMC 9mm.jpg
1.158  Perfecta 9mm.jpg
SCCY CPX-2-CB s/n 085x (Born on 4/25/13) Receiver replaced 3/14 s/n 129x
Ruger P95PR
Henry Golden Boy H004
Kel-Tec P11/P40
RIA 1911 Tactical FS 45 ACP
RIA M206 38 Special 2"

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Re: Random OAL measurements on new factory ammo

Postby lamarw » Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:10 pm

Sorry, I can not. It is based upon my unfamiliarity of commercially available ammunition. I reload for every rife (3 calibers), shotgun (3 gauges), pistol (4 calibers) and revolver (4 calibers) I own. The only exception is anything rim fire. :D
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Re: Random OAL measurements on new factory ammo

Postby economod » Thu Aug 13, 2015 5:12 pm

WAG, top to bottom ... Federal Champion, TulAmmo Brass Maxx (Bosnia), Winchester White Box
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2016 SCCY WOOD SHIMS > viewtopic.php?p=50025#p50025
9mm AMMO LENGTH > viewtopic.php?p=48248#p48248
CPX2 DESTROYED > viewtopic.php?p=51413#p51413
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Re: Random OAL measurements on new factory ammo

Postby getvicious » Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:41 pm

All three of those are within SAAMI specs for 9mm Luger ammo. But, given the measurements of magazines some people report, the short one may function better in many CPX's.

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