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Reclassified ammo...

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by SilentStalker, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. SilentStalker

    SilentStalker Well-Known Member

    Can someone tell me what it means when someone puts in the description that the ammo they are selling has been reclassified?
  2. Vaarok

    Vaarok Well-Known Member

    Never seen reclassified. I've seen remanufactured, which just means commercially reloaded or military reject lots that were broken down and reloaded.
  3. dbro822

    dbro822 Well-Known Member

    I believe that it is a load that was made for the government, and once it hits surplus levels it is then given a new product code and offered to the public.
  4. SilentStalker

    SilentStalker Well-Known Member

    ^^^thanks guys. I am just trying to make sure it was nit surplus turned down or something! You know I do not want to buy any problem ammo if you know what I mean. I have found a pretty good stash at a pretty good price and if I can make absolutely sure there is nothing wrong with it then I will share the wealth ;)!
  5. medalguy

    medalguy Well-Known Member

    Need more information: caliber, type, etc. It could also be ammo once made for LEO only and no longer any attempt made to keep us lowly commoners from getting our hands on it. Things like Federal Hydra-Shok come to mind.
  6. SilentStalker

    SilentStalker Well-Known Member

    Its not anything that extravagant lol. It is a good size lot of xm 5.56. Prices are pretty good to.
  7. medalguy

    medalguy Well-Known Member

    If it's US 5.56 then it might be a lot that didn't pass government QC for any reason and the manufacturer is selling it on the surplus market. Could be something like a contact overrun or just about anything else.
  8. mgkdrgn

    mgkdrgn Well-Known Member

    I would ask the seller what it means. We can speculate all we want, don't count for diddly.

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