curious about this bullet

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    Question curious about this bullet

    notice the interesting star shape in the middle.


    gurus out there I'm curious about this bullet since I couldnt find anything about it, have any of you done any testing? does anyone know who makes it? looks like it'll do poor in 38 spl +p.

    both used by blazer on 38 spl +p and 357 mag the boxes just say JHP, I thought blazer only used gold dots from their parent co.
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    Don't know what it is, but I'd wager that the star shape is intended to be intentional "weak spots," if you will. Should help to cause the bullet to split into 6 distinct petals.
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    Notice the corresponding marks on the lip of the bullet too...most likely all of it is scoring designed to assist with expansion. Is this new ammunition?
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    Quote Originally Posted by falcon1 View Post
    Notice the corresponding marks on the lip of the bullet too...most likely all of it is scoring designed to assist with expansion. Is this new ammunition?

    I dont know if it is new, most likely it is since I haven't seen blazer ammo with this bullet before, this is why I'm so curious about who makes it.
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    I thought blazer only used gold dots from their parent co.
    No, they don't.

    Blazer ammo is for range use, not S/D. That's why it's cheap. Gold Dot bullets are Speer's top of the line product. There would be no point in loading them in cheap range ammo.


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    Probably a Speer generic type of uni core bullet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Crunch View Post
    No, they don't.

    Blazer ammo is for range use, not S/D. That's why it's cheap. Gold Dot bullets are Speer's top of the line product. There would be no point in loading them in cheap range ammo.
    point taken.

    but they do, where I go they have fmj like you said and gold dots only, they even have 45LC gold dots. well before the ammo craze they did
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    Quote Originally Posted by boscobeans View Post
    Probably a Speer generic type of uni core bullet.

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    dunno maybe. is not listed in speer's site and blazer's site only gives generic specs
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    It might be just how the bullet was molded together. It may have been fed into a press as 6 seperate pieces then stamp molded. The star shape in the center is where the relief is and the lead didn't completely fill it when it was stamped.


    Of course I could be totally wrong on that :)

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    you made me look, both 38s and 357s rounds look the same.

    it might indeed be a speer uni cor like bosco said, I just cant find pictures where I can see the face of the bullet
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