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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 9/22/2002 5:17:41 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/22/2002 5:18:42 AM EST by LEADPOISON]
Centerfire systems has 1440rd case for $130. Is this stuff worthy of being shot in my AR's...ur, I mean hypothetically speaking, if I owned an AR.
Link Posted: 9/22/2002 10:29:39 AM EST

I want to know too!

Link Posted: 9/22/2002 10:47:37 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/22/2002 10:55:24 AM EST by Bushmaster-M4gery]
Me too...

After about 3 minutes of research it looks like this is made in guatemala. If I recall there was some talk about the surplus ammo from guatemala on this site. Time to search the AR15 archives.


edited to add:

AR15.com research appears to indicate to stay away from the tarnished guatemalan ammo. Do a search for "guatemala" and you will find some good information.
Link Posted: 9/22/2002 6:34:33 PM EST
I ordered some of the untarnished Guat ammo from Century Arms. It was shipped 1440 rounds in a wooden crate. First case looked ok for the price ($.10 a round). Function was perfect and only a few cases had tarnished spots. Second case ordered was supposed to be untarnished, but what I received was very tarnished. I was at the least very upset and called to have it returned.
I would not recommend the tarnished ammo, although some of it is probably not as bad as what I got. What I received was very tarnished, so bad that you could not read the headstamps. You want know till you open that wooden crate. I am not willing to take that risk.
Link Posted: 9/22/2002 6:55:27 PM EST
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