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Military ammo cache
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Gil Martin
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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 4:36 pm    Post subject: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

Finding good quality .30-06 US G.I. ammo is getting tougher by the day and is very expensive if you can find it. I needed .30-06 ball ammo for our military rifle matches held every month at our local gun club. A club member came up to me at a recent club meeting and asked when I was going to get my ammo out of his storage room. I did not know what he was talking about and went down to the storage room to investigate. I was amazed to see six G.I. .30 caliber ammo cans full of LC 69 .30-06 ball ammo in M1 Garand clips and bandoleers. It seems this ammo was the overflow from an ammo purchase in the distant past and was forgotten. I now have 1,728 rounds of ammo in 216 like-new M1 Garand clips for our matches. All the best...
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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 6:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

better save some for when the zombies attack.

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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 8:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

Sounds more like a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Cheers Cheers

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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 10:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

That's a real bonus Gil. Good thing your mate is an honest man...he could have hung onto it instead of returning it to you.

Watch out for the zombies mate.

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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 11:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

A thousand of anything (except debt Shocked ) is usually good to have, but a thousand ammo rounds are even better.

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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 1:54 am    Post subject: Re: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

great find. now tell me why you dont load em up your self??

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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 7:39 am    Post subject: Re: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

Elvis,
I am sure a quantity of that ammo find will go into my strategic ammo reserve here at home. A friend has a gun shop and offered to take all of it off my hands. Problem is, I need some of it to continue my monthly rifle matches. All the best...
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 4:53 am    Post subject: Re: Military ammo cache Reply with quote

Just as long as you don't pull the bone-headed stunt I did in my young and stupid years...got a huge bucket of mixed military .45 ACP ammo. A friend and I were shooting it up at a giant corn cob pile at his place. We found out what that red-painted tip on some of it meant. That darned cob pile burned for days! Tracers may look cool, but they don't just stop at going "bang"!

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