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there are a type of bullets which come with a phosphorous trace. i want to know what they're called...they're used to trace the "flight" of the bullet, i'd like to research these bullets but don't know what they're called.. :?:
 

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I think the bullet you are talking about are from Hornady, only as loaded ammunition. This was the "Vector" brand, and I don't know if it ios available now or not.

These cartridges showed a trace from the muzzle, unlike military tracer which only starts to burn at about fifty yards or so.

With any tracer ammunition, as with incindiary, they pose a fire hazard and should not be used except under very controlled conditions.

As I recall, these Vector cartridges photographed a bright yellow.

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Incidentally, military tracers are not intended to mark the bullet's flight. Their purpose is to mark targets, hence they do not start their burn until down range.

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Bob Wright said:
I think the bullet you are talking about are from Hornady, only as loaded ammunition. This was the "Vector" brand, and I don't know if it ios available now or not.

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I've still got several boxes of them in 9mm and 40. I'll have to pay attention next time I'm in a gun shop and see if they're still selling them.
 
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