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    Surplus military ammo

    Hi all,

    looking for some info on surplus military ammo and if it is ok to use is. Standard .308, there is not much info on the packaging

    20 rounds 7.62mm
    ball sniper L52A1
    On the Head stamp it says lapur 308 win


    Cheers Dave

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    Use it for what??
    Target shooting fine, live quarry, needs to be expanding ammo, so you won't be able to use military spec ammo for that.... If it's just range work though shouldn't be a problem.
    Opinions are like arseholes....... we all have them, and most of them stink

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    Yes I know they are fmj, so was going to practice with them on the range and reuse brass.just wasn't sure if they were compatible with civilian rifles

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    Quote Originally Posted by swisher44 View Post
    Yes I know they are fmj, so was going to practice with them on the range and reuse brass.just wasn't sure if they were compatible with civilian rifles
    The primer pockets may be crimped so if you are going to reload you'll need a primer pocket reamer. If they are Berdan primed you will have difficulties decapping!

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