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 Help identify this ammo for me.
streetdog156  [Member]
6/15/2011 6:48:01 AM EST
I bought a thousand rounds of this ammo at an auction. The case is green-brown with a the #3 at 12 o'clock and #97 at 6 o'clock on the headstamp. 123 grain hollowpoint bullet. I'm looking for country of origin, and is it corrosive. Thanks for the help.
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1Devildog  [Member]
6/15/2011 8:29:23 AM EST
It's Russian, made by Ulyanovsk in 1997, and most likely non-corrosive. There have been reports of odd lots of corrosive Russian 7.62x39mm from the mid 1990's, even though they are marked as being non-corrosive. If it is a big deal to you, just test it first to be sure.

streetdog156  [Member]
6/15/2011 9:25:06 AM EST
1DD, Thanks for the quick reply, and the help.
streetdog156  [Member]
6/15/2011 9:26:42 AM EST