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Posted: 5/30/2003 2:05:17 PM EDT
I was wondering if its safe to shoot new manufactured ammo?
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 6:28:37 AM EDT
Say again............
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 7:09:57 AM EDT
In what?
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 7:13:42 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2003 7:14:26 AM EDT by TomJefferson]
If it's OK to shoot the surplus, it will be OK to shoot the newer ammo. At least with a 8mm, the newer ammo is not as hot as the surplus.

Newer alloys are better suited to shooting than many of the older rounds that used steel or phospher Bronze for armour piercing.

I treat every shooting as the ammo may be corrosive especially for Russian ammo bulk packed for you never know what may have got mixed in.
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 9:45:38 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2003 9:48:16 AM EDT by Viper308]
Sorry my question wasn't that clear. My friend asked me the other day at the range if it was safe to shoot new manufactured 8mm ammo in my Mausers but I wasn't sure.

Thanks Tom
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