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    Gentlemen,
    the jacket is hollow. The tip is missing and the lead is oxidized too. this would explain the 9 grain difference in weight from the ball bullet illustrated. Both beach-dug from the same aircraft range.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimiles View Post
    But surely if the lead was hot enough to melt it would run out like a liquid?
    True Jim, and in cases I have seen that often happens, but if the fire is not of sufficient strength then the lead is extruded.
    Any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts has been dealt with accordingly by eod personnel

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    @ TimG
    I forwarded your answer to the guy’s on side.
    They can confirm it because they found also a lot of items in that aria who were extended to extreme heath.

    I would like to thank all members who response to the question.

    Dutch
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