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#6300311 - 05/16/16 11:45 AM 50 Caliber round ...... I think
Elkhunter49 Offline
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A young guy was shooting a 50 Caliber a few spots away from me at the range yesterday (YEA). After he left I dug this round out of the berm. I think it was one of his but I'm not positive. What do y'all think!!!! I've got some other photos but photobucket is so slow and I've got to get back to work.
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#6300316 - 05/16/16 11:47 AM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: Elkhunter49]
chital_shikari Offline
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Whoa...

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#6300447 - 05/16/16 01:56 PM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: Elkhunter49]
Red Cloud Offline
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I'm no expert on the .50 but that looks like what I would expect. texas cowboy

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#6300537 - 05/16/16 03:42 PM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: Red Cloud]
Elkhunter49 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Red Cloud
I'm no expert on the .50 but that looks like what I would expect. texas cowboy


Neither am I, some guys on another forum told me said they thought it was a shotgun slug!!! confused2
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#6303220 - 05/18/16 08:02 PM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: Elkhunter49]
Dead Eye Mike Offline
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Registered: 05/01/13
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I agree about the shotgun slug. You would be digging several feet into the berm to retrieve a 50 BMG round and you would not see that type of expansion.

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#6307637 - 05/22/16 08:55 PM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: Elkhunter49]
BoomStick Offline
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when did they start making shotgun slugs copper jacketed, all the slugs I have seen are just lead?
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#6307723 - 05/22/16 09:59 PM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: BoomStick]
Dead Eye Mike Offline
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Registered: 05/01/13
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Loc: Highland Village
Here is one offering from Remington.
Copper slug

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#6308011 - 05/23/16 09:05 AM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: Elkhunter49]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
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Looks very much like shotgun slugs or saboted handgun bullets out of a muzzleloader look like. Like someone else said you would have had to dig a long way to find a 50 cal slug.
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#6322713 - 06/04/16 03:39 PM Re: 50 Caliber round ...... I think [Re: Elkhunter49]
Fishoutdoors2016 Offline
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Registered: 01/22/16
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Wow

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