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Old 07-16-2018, 02:02 AM   #1
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This auction is for 2 rounds of Rare Chinese 7.62x39 Short Range Sniper Ammo. This is very rare ammo with a copper washed casing and a blackened steel core projectile. The head stamps are legible showing (31, 65). This is live unfired rare collectible ammo. You might never see another set like this.
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/771602281

Granted I've never seen any 7.62x39 ammo called "sniper ammo."
This reminds me of seeing a seller listing a rock for sale on GunBroker, but I think the $1 rock was a better deal.

Any one seen this Chinese ammo before?
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Old 07-16-2018, 02:05 AM   #2
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Short range sniper ammo is commonly known as regular ammo
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Old 07-16-2018, 04:54 AM   #3
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"short range" and "sniper" in the same sentence is a oxymoron
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Old 07-16-2018, 07:05 AM   #4
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Old 07-16-2018, 08:44 AM   #5
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Collectors ammo is only worth what someone is willing to pay.
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Old 07-16-2018, 08:57 AM   #6
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Collectors ammo is only worth what someone is willing to pay.
Exactly. There probably is someone out there willing to pay $50 a pop for these things
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Have no idea what it’s worth or what it is. Searching google for Chinese 7.62 doesn’t bring anything like it up at all.
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https://www.gunbroker.com/item/771602281

Granted I've never seen any 7.62x39 ammo called "sniper ammo."
This reminds me of seeing a seller listing a rock for sale on GunBroker, but I think the $1 rock was a better deal.

Any one seen this Chinese ammo before?
Link for the rock....been looking for a cheap truck rock.
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Old 07-16-2018, 11:36 AM   #9
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Exactly. There probably is someone out there willing to pay $50 a pop for these things
What was it PT Barnum said?
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flaky deal methinks
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Looks like plastic projectile stuff for indoor range practice without a backstop...
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Old 07-16-2018, 05:37 PM   #12
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Proof loads maybe? Doesn't look like a standard bullet profile and the paint seems to be on the projectile and the case...
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Looks like plastic projectile stuff for indoor range practice without a backstop...
That's exactly what I had already typed in and deleted on my earlier post...
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Old 07-17-2018, 02:29 AM   #14
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"short range" and "sniper" in the same sentence is a oxymoron
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At $50,000 a case I'm going to have to pass.
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I will wait until SOG has this ammo.....
Their batch wil be "noncorrosive"!
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Old 07-17-2018, 06:57 PM   #17
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HELL YES it is!!!!

I was in a bar just last night where these 2 Chinese SNIPERS were bragging how they used this EXTRA SPECIAL SHORT RANGE ammo to make these amazingly hard kills at ranges of...now hear this....40 and 50 YARDS!!!!!
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I've never seem target ammo with a round nose before.
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Hell, I should put this up at $1K

"E.German, Short Range, Anti-Terrorist Ammo"

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HELL YES it is!!!!

I was in a bar just last night where these 2 Chinese SNIPERS were bragging how they used this EXTRA SPECIAL SHORT RANGE ammo to make these amazingly hard kills at ranges of...now hear this....40 and 50 YARDS!!!!!
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Hell, I should put this up at $1K

"E.German, Short Range, Anti-Terrorist Ammo"

I think I still have some of this tucked away.
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I have a box of these. Got bored and dipped my Chinese rounds in black paint. I mainly use them for reaching out to 100yds. I do use them in a AK sniper rifle so they must be legit.
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Dang moly coated 7.62x39 - I guess maybe..... . But I will pass.
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