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Old 05-03-2012, 06:12 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Ljutic View Post
The short answer is so they will work in the Seecamp LWS32. The Seecamp needs an OAL of .910 or less.
Pretty much, yeah.

I can see why it happened that way when the Seecamp was the only game in town. But now that there are dozens of competing pocket 32's, you'd think that the ammo makers would change the OAL to work better with them. If they still want a piece of the LWS32 market they could very easily do limited runs of the old OAL and just mark those boxes "For the Seecamp LWS32."

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Well, I'm also thinking of the millions of old Walther PPK's and Colt 1903's that are still out there, which have longer barrels that can take advantage of JHP's. Those pistols must suffer from rimlock as well if loaded with JHP ammo.
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Stacking angle in the magazine also affects whether rimlock is possible. The more vertical, the more likely. More angle, less possible.
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