GUN Ammo question (how old is old ammo?)ver.noob

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  1. subaru kun

    subaru kun New Member

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    In general, how long can I keep ammos. I've read that you should not fire ammunitions that are old. so how old is considered old?:o
    I see many WMD guys stocking thousands of ammos. do you guys shoot them and replace old ones with new ones? I know you dont want to keep ammunitions in humid places and such. and any general advices on ammunitions?
    thanks:)
     
  2. As long as the environment where the ammo is stored is of moderate temperature and humidity is low, the ammo will outlast you.
     
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    If stored in a good dry location, ammo can last quite a long time. I just used some 30.06 hunting ammo this past deer season that I've had for over ten years. Ran just fine.
     
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    subaru kun New Member

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    you guys are great:bigthumb:
    thanks for the info:cool:
     
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    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    I shoot x54 and x39 that was made 20 years before I was born :rofl:
     
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    maybe I said it wrong but Im 26 now:rofl:
    born in 82
     
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    you can throw some silica gel packets in with the ammo
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    I've fired ammo that was over 18 years old without a hitch and I've fired some military surplus 7.62x54R that was probably older than that.
     

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