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Offline kgarrison

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Machined bullet
« on: July 16, 2021, 12:53:23 PM »
I received six 380 Auto caliber cartridge cases with casework recently and noticed machining marks on the bullet.


I thought it was interesting and wondered if anyone has had experience with these before.


What I noticed most was that there was still leftover chips in the grooves that were cut into the solid copper bullet.


Would the chips and gross machining marks interfere with comparisons at all?
Kirk Garrison
Firearms and Toolmarks
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept.
Scientific Investigations Division
kgarrison@sbcsd.org

Offline Axel Manthei

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Re: Machined bullet
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2021, 05:29:24 AM »
Kirk,
it looks like a copy of a LeHigh Defense L.L.C. bullet.

https://www.lehighdefense.com/

LeHigh has only be seen with four cuts so it is reasonably to assume it is a copy.

All the best
Axel


Offline Zachary Kotas

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Re: Machined bullet
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2021, 10:43:14 AM »
They look like G9 ammo.


https://g9defense.com/

Zach Kotas
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