I did an ammo inventory recently

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I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner » Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:53 pm

I hadn't actually made a total inventory in.... about forever. Figured it would be interesting to see what I had. When I got through all of it I counted 21 different calibers. Some I only had a few rounds of.... 7.5 French 45 rounds, 7.5 Swiss 45 rounds, 6.5 Carcano 22 rounds , etc. I had a lot of .22 rounds 1289. I still had a lot of Nagant 550. But the big surprise is I still have a lot of that once upon a time cheap Turk Mauser 8mm. I have over 1200 rounds of that stuff still left.

I'm going to the range next week. I think some Mauser rifles will make the trip.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby dhtaxi » Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:34 pm

Sounds like a fun day out.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby joseyclosey » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:55 pm

A Mauser fun day out.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner Delta » Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:14 pm

Nagant 550..........???????
What is that???

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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner » Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:11 pm

Actually 550 rounds of assorted surplus Nagant ammo.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:44 pm

Shot some of that Turk ammo today. It was some of the newer ammo. 1942. Only had one round that took a second tap to fire. Amazing how long ammo will keep if you treat it with a little care.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby DuncaninFrance » Wed Jan 22, 2014 5:16 am

First semi-circular range I have seen Robert, how does it work :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner » Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:08 am

I couldn't resist the Panoramic view.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner Delta » Wed Jan 22, 2014 5:13 pm

The first thing you learn at that range is................don't sit at either end........ :cool:

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Must be nice to not need a snow shovel.

Postby NuJudge » Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:35 pm

It's all of 10 F here, with snow expected tonight and tomorrow night.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:02 pm

NuJudge, I guess that means it is time for ice fishing in your neck of the woods. A friend of mine in lower Michigan went the other day and sent me a photo of his new portable fishing shelter. He caught one big bass after an hour and had to put it back because it was out of season.

I never could understand ice fishing. Seems a little crazy to me.
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Its even crazier when the ice gets rotten

Postby NuJudge » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:24 pm

After a long cold spell, inevitably the weather will warm, and in Southeast Michigan there are always reports of fishermen out on the ice when their part of that ice detached and moved under the prevailing winds out of the west, on a slow trip to Canada. The last numbers I heard were it cost $1800 an hour for a Coast Guard helicopter to go get them. I've heard people rescued say that they pay taxes, so they have a right to have the Coast Guard come rescue them.
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Re: I did an ammo inventory recently

Postby Niner » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:59 pm

If the Coast Guard goes after them. Down on the Gulf Coast you are pretty much going to get some help elsewhere than the Coast Guard even if you call them for help, unless you are in danger of drowning or have a serious injury. I've seen the Towboat US boat pull people in from out in the Gulf before. One boat I saw pulled in probably wasn't worth the cost of the tow. They charge by the mile going and coming. The average boat tow is advertised at just under $1000. I got their number...but hope I never have to call. Sea Tow VHF 26 or VHF 16.

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