A description of “Defective Cartridges” for magazine rifles tests that was required by the Office of Board on Magazine Guns, NY, Dec. 17, 1890. Cartridge used was a .30 cal. experimental made by Frankford Arsenal (.30-40 Krag predecessor).
- No. 1: Cross-filed on head to nearly the thickness of the metal.
- No. 2: Cut at intervals around the rim.
- No. 3: With a longitudinal cut at the whole length of the cartridge, from the rim up.