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I say take it to myth busters. Even Sherlock Holmes can't wrap his head around this one.
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Just measure the diameter of the hole and compare it to projectile diameters...real easy

List of common rifle diameters
.172" - .17 HMR
.223" - .22 Short, Long, Long Rifle
.224" - .22 WMR, .222 Remington, .223 Remington, .22-250 Varminter, .223 WSSM
.243" - .243 Winchester, 6mm Remington, .243 WSSM, .240 Wby. Mag.
.257" - .25-06, .257 Wby. Mag.
.264" - 6.5x55, .260 Remington, .264 Win. Mag.
.277" - .270 Winchester, .270 WSM, .270 Wby. Mag.
.284" - 7mm-08 Remington, 7x57 Mauser, .280 Remington, 7mm Mag. (all)
.308" - .30 Carbine, .30-30, .300 Savage, .308 Winchester, .30-06, .300 Mag. (all)
.311" - 7.62x39 Soviet, .303 British
.321" - .32 Winchester Special
.323" - 8x57JS Mauser
.338" - .338-57 O'Connor, .338 Mag. (all), .340 Wby. Mag.
.358" - .357 Magnum, .35 Remington, .35 Whelen, .350 Rem. Mag.
.375" - .375 Mag. (all), .378 Wby. Mag.
.416" - .416 Rigby, .416 Rem. Mag., .416 Wby. Mag.
.429" - .44 Rem. Mag., .444 Marlin
.458" - .45-70, .450 Marlin, .458 Win. Mag., .460 Wby. Mag.


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Just measure the diameter of the hole and compare it to projectile diameters...real easy

List of common rifle diameters
.172" - .17 HMR
.223" - .22 Short, Long, Long Rifle
.224" - .22 WMR, .222 Remington, .223 Remington, .22-250 Varminter, .223 WSSM
.243" - .243 Winchester, 6mm Remington, .243 WSSM, .240 Wby. Mag.
.257" - .25-06, .257 Wby. Mag.
.264" - 6.5x55, .260 Remington, .264 Win. Mag.
.277" - .270 Winchester, .270 WSM, .270 Wby. Mag.
.284" - 7mm-08 Remington, 7x57 Mauser, .280 Remington, 7mm Mag. (all)
.308" - .30 Carbine, .30-30, .300 Savage, .308 Winchester, .30-06, .300 Mag. (all)
.311" - 7.62x39 Soviet, .303 British
.321" - .32 Winchester Special
.323" - 8x57JS Mauser
.338" - .338-57 O'Connor, .338 Mag. (all), .340 Wby. Mag.
.358" - .357 Magnum, .35 Remington, .35 Whelen, .350 Rem. Mag.
.375" - .375 Mag. (all), .378 Wby. Mag.
.416" - .416 Rigby, .416 Rem. Mag., .416 Wby. Mag.
.429" - .44 Rem. Mag., .444 Marlin
.458" - .45-70, .450 Marlin, .458 Win. Mag., .460 Wby. Mag.
I just started reloading cartidges a few weeks ago and had some .30 bullets laying around, took it out and compared it to the hole in the rim.







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Take the rim to the range and put another hole in it, then you'll know. Start with a .308


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Wow. That's crazy. Did this happen on I-35?

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Wait... can we see more pics?

Do you have any pictures of the damage to the tire?

How about a picture of the damage from inside the rim?

What's with all the damage below that bullet hole?

I showed the pics to a buddy and he's convinced that you got pissed and started shooting at the rim.... some bounced off, causing those marks below the bullet hole, then you stepped up the weapon and shot through.

More pics would shut him up.....

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definitely a bullet hole, as I have made maybe a couple in my day... Looks to be high velocity and fairly close range. The clean penetration and apparent dent made after the bullet passed through the tire leads me to believe that it was a FMJ type bullet as if it was an expanding type bullet the tire could have opened it up to produce a more jagged entrance. Just my two cents. Either way, glad you are safe and thanks for sharing!

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Wow. That's crazy. Did this happen on I-35?
Yeah I-35N just before William cannon


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Wait... can we see more pics?

Do you have any pictures of the damage to the tire?

How about a picture of the damage from inside the rim?

What's with all the damage below that bullet hole?

I showed the pics to a buddy and he's convinced that you got pissed and started shooting at the rim.... some bounced off, causing those marks below the bullet hole, then you stepped up the weapon and shot through.

More pics would shut him up.....
Sorry man, new pics are no go.
I'm on vacation whores!!!

Jeep and the wheel are 1800 miles away


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ha, well then enjoy that one man! Have fun and forget the stresses!
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Ok guys just an update. I get back down south on Saturday and I will update you guys on the progress. My brother has been helping me get the wheel fixed while I have been enjoying some kick a$$ snow up here in Idaho.
I will post pictures on Sunday or Monday of the repair.


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