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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/26/2005 10:02:10 AM EDT
This ammo has the markings "T W 7 3" and comes 50 rounds loose per sealed plastic bag. The case is brass, the primer is silver, and there doesn't appear to be any evidence of a sealant. I got this at the local mom and pop gun store and he got it so long ago, he doesn't remember where it came from. I got a bag for a steal and figured I might try it out and see how it does this weekend.

Does anybody have any ideas? Thanks.
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 10:57:02 AM EDT
You got the 'unknown reloads' kind.
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 11:40:35 AM EDT
Be sure to close your eyes when you pull the trigger!
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 11:44:34 AM EDT
Twin Cities Ordnance Plant, Minneapolis, MN made in 1973
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 12:28:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/26/2005 12:28:33 PM EDT by terdferguson]
Upon much closer observation, the cases appear to have extraction marks on them. So I guess I did buy unknown reloads (although as Las_Vegas_HK said, they probably were originally manufactured by/at Twin Cities Ordinance in 1973). Oh well, I guess it's a good thing they were so cheap. I'm kind of scared to shoot them now knowing this.

[Forrest Gump voice] Reloads are like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get. [/Forrest Gump voice]
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 12:54:26 PM EDT
OT but Terd... do you visit the s2ki forum? I recognize your user name.
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 1:03:54 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/26/2005 1:05:29 PM EDT by terdferguson]

Originally Posted By shingaling:
OT but Terd... do you visit the s2ki forum? I recognize your user name.

I am one and the same, the infamous terd ferguson of s2ki.com fame. Who are you on s2ki?

Link Posted: 8/27/2005 11:11:51 PM EDT
Well, this mystery ammo didn't blow up my rifle. It was actually quite good. A detailed range report can be seen here...

my detailed range report and new rifle review
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