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Etymology of "Wadcutter"

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  1. Big Al 29

    Big Al 29 TS Member

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    Why are wadcutter bullets called wadcutters?

    wad=papper and the bullet is designed to cut through paper for better target scoring?
     
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    Should we confuse him with "semi-wadcutters"?
     
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