GUN cheapest place to get snap-caps

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  1. sp00n155

    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    I'm not paying 20 dollars for 6 fake bullets, I'd rather get 50 real ones for 4 dollars less.

    I need .45acp and 7.62x54r if they even make those
     
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    Local gun store was cheaper than online prices for me.
     
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    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    my local place doesn't carry them and Gander MNT wants 19.99 for 6 .45acp ones :ugh:
     
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    you can get real bullets for way cheaper than that
     
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    Do you even need them? A MN won't be hurt by dry firing and really any modern .45 won't be either.
     
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    Unless you are practicing for flinching or your tap rack, you don't need snap caps to dry fire. I dry fire my .45 1911 every night with a tuned action job. It doesn't hurt it one bit.
     
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    as I already stated in the very post you quoted. thanks for the tip.



    flinching.
     
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    well snap caps are good to have even if you don't use them for your daily dryfire practice. I use them to teach people how to safely handle a firearm (how to load, check, and clear). Use them to check loading and feeding when I do work to extractors or ejectors. Of course there are the flinching and malfuntion drills when used in conjuntion with live ammo.

    I consider snap caps tools just like any of my other tools such as loading dies, case guages, cleaning rods, etc. I don't mind spending a little more money on better quality.

    I like the metal snap caps that are anodized bright red or completely black so they can be differeintiated from live ammo. I definately want a metal rim that will not be damaged by the extractor nor damage the extractor. Spring loaded primer is also a plus.

    I keep as small collection of various snap caps in my gunsmith kit. Even for the odd ball calibers I don't shoot.
     
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    and what exactly are you gonna do with 50 of them?
     
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    :ugh:
     
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    If someone finds dummy rounds in 5.45x39 I'd be really impressed.
     
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    I have heard of taking a used round, pop the primer out, and put a new bullet in it, no powder. Then get some rubber, like from a pencil eraser and cut and force it into the primer pocket. Rubber will protect the firing pin and if you are doing flinch drills it looks just like a real round. I would mark a stripe on it so you can identify it.
     
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    the fibers and crap that a pencil eraser is made out of sticking all over my firing pin is not high on my list of things to get done.
     
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    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    what the fuck? I said 6 of them (snap caps) is about 20 dollars locally, I can get 50 real bullets for 16 dollars. reading > you
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    I might be wrong but I thought he was refering to the post 2-3 posts above his. At the link you can buy them 1 at a time or in a package of 50.

    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?p=103958061#post103958061
     
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    Those could be fun with primers too :rofl:
     
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    I've never seen one in 7.62x54R. I don't generally dry-fire my Mosin, but I guess you could make one with a standard round that has been sized and has a piece of rubber in the primer pocket. I did this with my 7.5x55 Swiss before I found a real dummy.

    I too dry fire my 1911 all the time, it doesn't do anything bad.
     

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