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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:25 am    Post subject: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Some lots of 22-250 Remington and 243 Winchester ammo have been recalled due to possible multiple loading of bullets into the case.



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Fiocchi Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

gee someone will be getting a butt kicking making a stuff up that big!!!!

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:14 am    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Remington has determined that one specific lot code of the 100 round box of 38 SPECIAL+P 125 GRAIN SEMI-JACKETED HOLLOW POINT (L38S2B) ammunition, may contain 357 Magnum ammunition. This packaging mix is specific to lot number: P24UA18R only. DO NOT USE. Usage of 357 Magnum ammunition in 38 Special firearms could result in firearm damage and personal injury.

www.remington.com/page...ecial.aspx

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

I didn't think you could put a 357 round into a 38....
Isn't the case too long?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:18 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

I think it is 357 powder loads into a 38 brass..
possible if using some low density powder.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Ouch! that could be bad....
I am glad they caught the problem and instituted the recall.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

gelandangan wrote:
I think it is 357 powder loads into a 38 brass..
possible if using some low density powder.

It's Remington covering all the bases - ammunition is indeed .357mag so wont fit for anyone except brainless gorillas using brute force.
Unfortunately those gorillas have to be protected from themselves, thus denying Darwin any success in cleaning up the gene pool. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:51 am    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Winchester is recalling 1 lot of 5.56 ammo due to possible wrong powder.

www.winchester.com/lib...-m855.aspx

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:56 am    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Remington announces a recall on 22LR thunderbolt ammo.

www.remington.com/en/p...rbolt.aspx

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:09 am    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Thanks OV1. There is no easy way to inform buyers when they get bad ammunition like this. Wrong powder!?!? I wouldn't want to drop the hammer on those rounds.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:26 am    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

This just illustrates how dangerous handloading can be.

You should always use factory ammunition to be safe.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 3:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Here is a site thats dedicated to keeping up on firearms, ammo recalls from the factory including powder from the manufactures.

www.ammorecall.com/

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Boy, first you can't find .22 ammo and now it might blow you up...

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

No, the 22 ammo has a lack of a crimp. not dangerous but it could get messy if a bullet popped of in the magazine.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Ammo Recall Notice Reply with quote

Yeah I sort of thought that myself....they're recalling ammo that you can't get anyway.

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