Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

CorBon DPX 38+P stamped "Winchester"?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by Bob79, May 9, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Bob79

    Bob79 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2004
    Messages:
    586
    Location:
    USA
    Question here, I finally found a box of the Cor Bon .38+P 110gr DPX, and the cases are stamped "Winchester", is this normal?

    The bullet looks like a DPX round should, but should it be stamped "Winchester" on the bottom? I thought it would say "CorBon"?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Futuristic

    Futuristic Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2004
    Messages:
    109
    Location:
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Maybe.

    I hope someone else has definitive info on this, but I can say that Cor-Bon USED to use Winchester brass.

    Back in the day, 15 years ago, Cor-Bon used Winchester brass for all (or almost all) of their loads. They didn't start having brass made with their own headstamp until some years after they started.

    As to why they would be using it now, I don't know.

    Futuristic
     
  3. Sundles

    Sundles Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2007
    Messages:
    236
    Corbon normally purchases whatever brass they can get the best deal on at the time. Been doing it that way for many years.
     
  4. Lone_Gunman

    Lone_Gunman Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2002
    Messages:
    8,056
    Location:
    United Socialist States of Obama
    I though Corbon had quit doing that and started having their own name on the brass.
     
  5. Bob79

    Bob79 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2004
    Messages:
    586
    Location:
    USA
    Huh, I guess I may have to call Cor Bon to find out for sure?

    When I got home I checked some of the Cor Bon traditional JHP in 110gr 38+P, and it was stamped w/ 2 stars, with a line in between them. Kind of like...*___*, but with the line being centered between the two stars.
     
  6. hotsauce

    hotsauce Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2006
    Messages:
    59
  7. Headless

    Headless Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2006
    Messages:
    636
    my boxes of 110gr have 'corbon' stamped on the brass
     
  8. DB

    DB Member

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2004
    Messages:
    51
    Location:
    Georgia
    I really like CorBon Ammo.... About 3 years ago I bought a box which had Winchester headstamp and was puzzled. I thought sombody at the store might have switched Winchester for the Corbon ammo before I bought the box! I was concerned. I wrote CorBon about it and very promptly received the reply below which made me feel better...

    Subject: RE: Winchester Headstamp?
    With smaller lots that we run, sometimes we'll use Winchester head stamped brass. We have to purchase brass in quantities of 500,000 to get our head stamp on them and it often takes several months. If we need to make a run or lot of ammo, we will sometimes substitute their brass.

    Mike Shovel
    Sales Manager
    COR-BON/Glaser
     
  9. Bob79

    Bob79 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2004
    Messages:
    586
    Location:
    USA
    Thanks for the info DB!

    Sounds like it's OK then, I shall not worry any more.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page