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 Post subject: Junior Russian Ammo
PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2009 2:40 pm 
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Hi,

A friend recently moved and gave me over 2000 rounds of "Junior" 22 rimfire ammo. The box says it was made in Russia and "these cartridges are designed for initial training in shooting and hunting". The box also says "klimovsk stamping plant. klimovsk". Also has a lot number and a large C with a small p inside the C and a t between the arms of the C. It also has a backwards N inside a box.

Question: Are these OK to fire in 22 rifles and pistols? The lead bullets seem to be corroding or have some type of film on them. Any info would be helpful.

Thanks,

tonygrz


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 Post subject: Re: Junior Russian Ammo
PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2009 6:34 pm 
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If the "film" on the bullets ia a greyish-white, then it's normal lead oxidation.... no sweat. What would concern me about Eastern European ammunition is corrosive priming. If you're gonna shoot 'em, be doggone sure you clean the rifle THOROUGHLY before you put it away.

If it was me, I'd sell it to somebody I don't like and would hope to never see again.


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 Post subject: Re: Junior Russian Ammo
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2009 10:59 am 
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Thanks for the reply. Also on the box is "with brass cases...non-corrosive". It is the greyish color film you wrote about. I have several single shot and bolt action .22s that I may try it out on. I don't think they would work too well on autos.

thanks again for the great info.

tonygrz


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