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What is the proper title for the configuration of the projectile on the bottom? It is pictured with a TMJ.
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Default It's hard to see in the picture....

Does the bottom bullet have a hollow point? They appear to be jacketed. What is the core made out of? It looks really light colored.

If it is a hollow point, the hollow appears to be very wide, ala Speer Gold Dots which were derived from the 'flying ashtray', a semi wadcutter with a very wide opening.

This is all conjecture. Can you take some pictures at a different angle, lighting? Except for the bottom looking hollow the two bullets look almost the same.
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Truncated cone
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Kind of looks like a solid copper bullet, but I need a better picture
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Looks like it might be a TCHP - Truncated Cone Hollow Point
But more/better pictures would be needed for more positive ID
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It is shaped like a TC FMJ. But, it has the center core filled in. The caliber is .40 S&W.

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It is shaped like a TC FMJ. But, it has the center core filled in. The caliber is .40 S&W.
You mean a semi-jacketed TCSP - Truncated Cone Soft Point (exposed lead nose)?
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Looks to me like a bad TC or one that has been messed with.

As mentioned, a 45 degree "Micro-view" of the tip would help matters.
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If i'm not mistaken it's the truncated one, right?
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