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Posted: 1/14/2021 7:13:19 PM EST
I'm hearing some rumors that an ammo manufacturer in India is exporting millions of rounds of 5.56mm ammo to the US. Anyone hear of such a thing???

Link Posted: 1/14/2021 7:25:11 PM EST
Years go there was some surplus Indian .308 imported that was junk
Link Posted: 1/15/2021 6:37:32 AM EST
Nice hole for some enterprising company or country to fill.
Link Posted: 1/15/2021 8:00:37 AM EST
Last decent ammo from that part of the world was probably made in the Dum Dum Arsenal
Link Posted: 1/15/2021 9:10:29 AM EST
India is corrupt to its core, no way would I trust ammo from there.
Link Posted: 1/15/2021 9:18:40 AM EST
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Originally Posted By onthebreeze:
India is corrupt to its core, no way would I trust ammo from there.
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Components...and then only maybe.
Link Posted: 1/15/2021 9:42:16 AM EST
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Components...and then only maybe.
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They'd be akin to a poor-mans lower-quality alternative to the PPU crap bullets (the PPU brass tends to be GTG)
Link Posted: 1/15/2021 6:17:19 PM EST
The 7.62 stuff from the 70’s was decent. The 90’s stuff was downright dangerous.

I wouldn’t buy anything from there now.
Link Posted: 1/24/2021 9:46:08 PM EST
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Originally Posted By wm69:
The 7.62 stuff from the 70’s was decent. The 90’s stuff was downright dangerous.

I wouldn’t buy anything from there now.
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Yes.  Even worse was there were sellers at gunshows that were selling the 90s Indian ammo and calling it Australian.  I ended up with 600 rounds of that stuff because I didn't think to open up the cans and check the headstamp until I got home.

Link Posted: 2/12/2021 10:59:14 PM EST
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Originally Posted By wm69:
The 7.62 stuff from the 70’s was decent. The 90’s stuff was downright dangerous.

I wouldn’t buy anything from there now.
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IIRC Great Britain's MoD was still buying ammo from India into the 80's. QC ended when The Crown quit buying.
Link Posted: 2/13/2021 3:56:29 AM EST
Link Posted: 2/13/2021 9:58:02 AM EST
At least when you call them about an issue they have plenty of call centers.

The bad thing is any ammo hitting the shelves will get sucked up and most consumers won't care where it came from.  The good news is it might allow for a little blip to help domestic mfgs to catch up some.
Link Posted: 2/26/2021 9:11:46 AM EST
Link Posted: 2/26/2021 11:43:38 AM EST
Hard pass....
I guess if a purchased a cheap Bear Creek upper/lower/barrel, and dunked it in motor oil while wearing full protective gear, i would consider it.
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