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Posted: 9/10/2004 3:07:50 PM EDT
I found this in Shotgun News under the J&G Sales ad.

"7.62x54R Match quality 148 grain FMJ Brase case"
340 rounds for $38.59


Does not say if it is non corrosive. This seem very inexpensive. Is this good ammo?
Link Posted: 9/10/2004 3:32:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/10/2004 3:35:41 PM EDT by Gavino]
Hello,
I like it, the ammo that they have is 7.62x54R surplus FMJ, 440 rd in sealed tins. It is made in Albania and is corrosive ammo. I was up thier about 3 weeks ago and bought some, it works good in my Mosin Nagant rifles, a lot better than the Czech Silver Tip ammo my bolts tend to stick with the Czech ammo. Check out thier web site www.jgsales.com/
Later,
Gavino
Link Posted: 9/10/2004 5:43:02 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/10/2004 7:09:03 PM EDT
Thanks guys! I do hundreds of rounds a week so the cheeper the better. I have not shoot corossive ammo before though. Will this type of ammo rust away my gun? If I clean it right away will it be ok?
Link Posted: 9/10/2004 7:33:39 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 12:47:10 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 6:47:34 AM EDT
Hey!

After polishing the chamber on my MN 91/30 I've had no problems shooting the Czech 147gr Silvertip ammo. In my rifle it's very accurate and cheap. Now, the claim is that's it's non-corrosive. I usually bring a can of "breakfree" to the range and spray the bore and bolt after shooting. I've left it in the closet for a few days before cleaning and have had no problems.
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 8:20:12 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 9/11/2004 12:30:29 PM EDT
Water is what cleans corrosive salts.

Dennis Jenkins



Originally Posted By RS39:
ALL milsurp 54r is corrosive! CZ and Hung 147gr are my favorites. Albanian seem to have a slightly slower burn and the best fireball from MN carbines. Buy by the crate at about 7-8 cents a shot.

I use Sweets 762 for the corrosive cleanup, then normal oil.

Link Posted: 9/11/2004 5:08:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By M4_Aiming_at_U:
SkagSig40,

What part of CO do you live in? I just moved to Weld County.



I'm also in Weld County. Maybe we can get together and shoot. My buddies and I go just about every week.
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 5:31:53 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 9/12/2004 12:23:22 PM EDT
Windex also works.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 3:19:31 PM EDT
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