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Old 05-16-2018, 06:34 PM   #1
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Default What is this ammo ?

Digging around in stash yesterday and found this,,,
No other markings anywhere, so I thought I would
run it buy you guys.
Obviously Russian , but what is it ?

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Old 05-16-2018, 10:16 PM   #2
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It should translate to Cartridge Sport and Hunting. As for what's inside, I'm no help on that.
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:58 PM   #3
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odd it should say 5.45 or 7.62 caliber on it?
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Old 05-17-2018, 06:36 PM   #4
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Open it.
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Old 05-17-2018, 06:39 PM   #5
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odd it should say 5.45 or 7.62 caliber on it?
http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/AP0032.jpg
Not odd at all.

It's a can of commercial ammo ( you've linked to a military ammo can )
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Old 05-17-2018, 10:48 PM   #6
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In the words of Spock,

"Fascinating...".

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Old 05-18-2018, 03:37 PM   #8
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I opened it up and lo and behold, 3,750 rds. of steel case Russian 22lr.
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Old 05-18-2018, 03:41 PM   #9
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Go over to Rimfirecentral.com, under the Russian section and you can read about 3 pages of comments, opinions, and recommendations.
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I sure as sh*t hope that stuff is better than the Klimovsk "junior" make of steel 22Lr...

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Thats really neat, I didnt know they put 22lr into spam cans. If you ever decide to shoot it you have to share haha
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I sure as sh*t hope that stuff is better than the Klimovsk "junior" make of steel 22Lr...
or the Vostok...
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Steel case rimfire?

This sounds like a clusterfuck waiting to happen.
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Can I have firing pin destruction for $100?
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Old 05-20-2018, 08:56 AM   #15
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i have shot a few hundred steel rimfire before back in 1994/95 lots of duds never bought them again
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