unknow BULLET???

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unknow BULLET???

Post by KAWA » 22 May 2002 18:16

WHAT KIND OF BULLET IS THIS...?? :x :x Image

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hmm

Post by MadJim » 23 May 2002 00:06

looks like a dummy or training round. Does the case have a head stamp?

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Post by T.R.Searle » 28 May 2002 19:11

do u know what country it is from? it might be one of those little japanese 8mm pistol rounds

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nope

Post by MadJim » 28 May 2002 23:47

its not 8mm Nambu. I can throw a picture up off 8mm Nambu if anyone is interested.

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8mm

Post by KAWA » 29 May 2002 19:29

i think it is a 8mm... :wink:

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Post by T.R.Searle » 29 May 2002 22:26

sure put a pic of the 8mm on MadJim.... i would like to see it :mrgreen:

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Post by Caldric » 30 May 2002 01:11

8mm Nambu is bottleneck round.

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8mm Nambu

Post by MadJim » 30 May 2002 21:40

Here is a scan of a recently loaded 8mm Nambu. I have four originals around here somewhere - but can't find them at the moment. The originals are brass cased with a dull silver bullet. They have no headstamp.

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Post by Zygmunt » 31 May 2002 20:02

Is it even meant to be a round of ammunition anymore? I believe that in the Red Army, a soldier's personal information would be written on a piece of paper, and sealed inside a spent cartridge case, and worn on a necklace; the Soviet equivalent of American dog tags. The way this item has been modified to take a screw-thread would seem to fit this, no? On the other hand, the rimless nature of the cartridge is not consistent with it being a Russian 7.62x54mm, which I am sure was the type most often utilised for this purpose. To get any further, we need more photos; this time with a ruler in the shot to give an idea of scale, and one of the base of the round, so that any headstamps will be visible.

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Post by Andy H » 31 May 2002 20:21

Looks like a training round that we would use in Army cadets (many years ago) when doing magazine loading exercises.

:D Andy from the Shire

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Post by wolfen » 04 Jun 2002 06:50

It might be a headspace gage :D

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unknown cartridge

Post by Sledge » 22 Jun 2002 15:31

wolfen wrote:It might be a headspace gage :D


It could be a battlefield headspace guage....

But as I look at it, I think it looks like a World War One 7mm cartridge.


But I am willing to bet it is a dummy round, probably used for ceremonies, as the intricate screw in design would suggest.

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Post by ozs86 » 06 Jul 2002 10:39

may be it is not a bullet... :roll:

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Maybe it is not a bullet...

Post by Zygmunt » 09 Jul 2002 12:46

Please go on ozs86, we are all wondering what you think it is.

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Maybe...

Post by I_own_a_mauser » 27 Jul 2002 22:38

It could be a blank round, used for scaring off civilians or something, a type of warning shot.
I'd like to know where you got this image, Kawa.

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