Grains – The Shooter’s Unit of Measurement

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What is a “grain”? What exactly are shooters referring to when they talk about grains? Bullet weight? Amount of powder in the case? Weight of the oxygen in the gun barrel? Experienced shooters know all this, but a great number of people are a bit “cloudy” about all this, I believe.

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