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Posted: 11/6/2001 4:10:19 PM EDT
"J C"

Also, is there a list somewhere that shows headstamps and their corresponding makers?

If not I will contribute this one:

Winchester = Winchester
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 4:12:26 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 7:42:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 7:44:48 PM EDT
Jappy Crappy
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 7:47:31 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 8:45:51 PM EDT
It might have been, now that you mention it. It for sure had a two digit date stamp. I went through about 2000 cases on Sunday, all mixed headstamps and that is the one that I didn't know.
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 9:13:50 PM EDT
J.C. Penny
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 10:15:18 PM EDT

Originally Posted By grimshaw:
Jappy Crappy

Hey, I take offense to that comment as I am half Japanese.
Actually, I can only take half offense to that.
I'm an equal opportunity offender myself and really don't give a rat's ass as I complain about Asian drivers all the time. I was born and raised here so "I'm an excellent driver". (My favorite quote from 'RainMan').
Maybe J C means "Junk Chinese". Makes sense if it is made by Norinco.
Link Posted: 11/7/2001 5:07:06 AM EDT
It is "CJ" then "XX" two digit year, I don't know what it is either but I've got a lot of it. I also have "MAL" then "5.56" then "X-XX" month and year", "IMG" then "5.56" then "XX", and lastly "XX" appears to be year at 12 o'clock and then another number "XX" at 6 o'clock? Anyone?
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Link Posted: 11/7/2001 6:54:09 AM EDT
"JC" = Jesus Christ
I believe this is surplus from the crusades. Brother Maynard fired it from the "Righteous Rifle of Niniva". I've heard it runs a little "hot" with hard primers. I've got some in my collection next to the "Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch"!
Link Posted: 11/7/2001 6:37:00 PM EDT
No offense intended Sydwaiz!I'm Norwegian myself. A nation of only 4 million people, yet the same land area as Japan.We hang our heads in shame. No one wants to reproduce with us!
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