GUN Is it safe to take apart a round?

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  1. WiLL

    WiLL Active Member

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    Lets say a surplus round like a 7.62 x 54r? I want to take the bullet and powder out of the casing. I just want to see how it looks. :o

    Is there a safe way of doing this? Precautions? I was just thinking of using a couple of vise grips and twist.
     
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    grizzy OT Supporter

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    I've done that before, but what you may want to do is take a dremel with a really small drill bit, drill a hole in the side of the case and use a syringe or something to squirt some water inside to make sure it won't go off. My uncle showed me that when a 9mm got stuck in his beretta.
     
  3. TwoGuns

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    I knew a kid who did that and set the powder off from the heat caused by the drilling, I wouldn't reccomend that.
     
  4. TwoGuns

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    Oh, and if you don't care about fucking up the casing or the slug, just pull it apart with pliers. Needless to say, don't grip it near the primer.
     
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    i've ripped apart a couple .223 rounds with pliars
     
  6. Clingman

    Clingman Clingman runs Bartertown.

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    Bullet puller :wavey:
     
  7. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    vice grips should be fine if you dont have a puller.
     
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    twofourtysx New Member

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    Just use pliars. Drilling a hole is the most retarded idea ever...dont be an idiot
     
  9. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    The hammer type suck, I reccomend one of the collet type that mount in a press :hs:
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    :werd: use a blow torch.
     
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    I just made this last night

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    My friend had a pile of rounds with once-fired casing and a bullet glued in by the looks of it so I took one and drilled it. I had no idea the bottom 1/6" was solid. I thought it was the same thickness all around.
     
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    Thats what I`ve always used.
     
  13. WiLL

    WiLL Active Member

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    So one gripping the bullet and the other holding the top or middle of the casing (away from primer) and just twist or pull?
     
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    i should make an EDU on this. The drilling is the hardest part.
     
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    reman New Member

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    :) Still not as cool with the bullets in them.
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    ^^^ next one to do:naughty:
     
  17. Keesh

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    Looks like it got a little dented in the vice.. Mine too :hs:
     
  18. reman

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    Yep but thats the .243 case, the top one (.270) barely has a dent.:eek3:
     
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    These keyrings are no acceptable on commerical flights. Cool though.
     
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    striker754 Chillin

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    put a rag around the vise so it doesnt fuck the brass up...
     
  22. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    what, that's a good idea :hsugh:
     
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    Is it wise to leave a live primer in there like that?
     
  24. Artyboy

    Artyboy Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of

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    You can just take a hammer and punch and pop it right out.
     
  25. Fire Sauce

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    Hmm.
     

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