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For you 7.62x54r guys out there...

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by english kanigit, Feb 11, 2006.

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  1. english kanigit

    english kanigit Member

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    I need some help identifying a cartridge. I would like to know who makes it and any other interesting info about it.

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    Here's the headstamp. On the top it appears to be a '188'.
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    And on the otherside I'm assuming an identifying mark for the munitions plant.
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    I've got around 60-75 of these, they come packaged ready to drop into ammo pouches.
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    If you've got any thoughts please chime in. :)
     
  2. Cosmoline

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    Russian 147 grainers if I'm reading the stamp correctly. If a magnet latches to it, the round is post 1970 and has a mild steel core. Pull a bullet to check the weight and verify this.
     
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