.22 WMR CCI 30-grain TNT

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posted on September 25, 2012
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This .22 WMR bullet from CCI is designed to almost explode, or show extreme fragmentation, when used from a rifle on small rodents or varmints. And that it does—it is simply wicked on prairie dogs. Due to the drastic reduction in velocity from the short-barreled North American Arms Pug revolver, however, this bullet performed more like a controlled expansion bullet. It expanded almost 1.5 times its original diameter and penetrated 8 inches in the block of 10 percent ordnance gelatin.

Load Handgun MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
.22 WMR CCI 30-grain TNT NAA PUG (1-inch barrel) 732 8.25 0.34 30

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