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Post by pokeeejoe » Tue Dec 19, 2006 9:16 am

In another area, in a thread on a stolen pistol, the following comment was made...
>Another idea... I've thought of this before but don't know if
>the police do it or not. Do you have any projectiles(bullets)
>that have been fired through it? If so, maybe you could give
>one to the PD so that they would be able to match up if it's
>used in a crime? Just an idea...

I've never even thought about saving fired bullets. Would this serve any real purpose?

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Post by otaku » Tue Dec 19, 2006 11:03 am

Another question:

Along the same lines, is it a good idea to save casings in case the gun is stolen?
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Post by HotShot308 » Tue Dec 19, 2006 11:07 am

Are you referring to the brass bullet casings? If so, your pistol doesn't leave any discernable marking on your casing. I keep mine for reloading though.
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Post by Southrider » Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:35 pm

eh? no extractor claw mark, firing pin dimple, characteristic crimp on the case mouth?

no indication of the chamber on the body?

that's some clean gun ya' got.

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Post by Rentprop1 » Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:54 pm

I bet reloaded rounds will throw any CSI way off the track.........just FYI
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Post by freehunter » Tue Dec 19, 2006 8:04 pm

need actual bullet to check against groves. its easy to change groves.

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Post by Rocksarge » Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:59 pm

They also look at firing pin indentations.
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